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women in tech
2018 Hatch Fearless Female Founder FFI launch party (11) featured
06
Dec

Female founders involved in one of the UK’s first BAME incubator programmes set to pitch their businesses

Twenty fearless female founders of colour are on the path to launching their own businesses following a chance to develop their ideas through a trailblazing South London incubator programme. Launched by Hatch enterprise in mid-October with the financial support of NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator programme is one of the UK’s only small...
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03
Dec

A career in coding | Catherine Bowden

I actually fell into coding by accident, as it happens. At school, I was always strongest in maths and science. I quickly realised that I wanted a career in something technical, so when it came to choosing my degree, I applied to study Bioengineering at Imperial College London. Excitingly I was accepted, and off I...
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women in STEM featured
30
Nov

How can we encourage more young women into STEM?

By Matabe Eyong, Research Chemist, BP A science career was not always on the cards for me. I grew up in Cameroon, where it was a common belief that women are less likely to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (“STEM”). So how did I end up as a research chemist at one...
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Matabe Eyong featured
28
Nov

Inspirational Woman: Matabe Eyong | Research Chemist, BP

Matabe has an impressive academic career – she holds three university degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a double major in Chemistry and Biological Science, and a Master’s degree in Physical Chemistry. Matabe gained experience in various different industries – she worked for cosmetics, food and beverage  and oil and gas companies. Following...
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28
Nov

WeAreTechWomen Conference 2018: In Pictures

WeAreTechWomen, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its third full-day conference for female technologists at etc. venues, St Paul’s, London. The conference, proudly sponsored and supported by Worldpay, saw over 400 attendees from across the technology sector and a range of companies including Amazon, BT, Credit Suisse, Dell, Dyson, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Santander, Sky, and...
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27
Nov

WeAreTechWomen Conference 2018: In Words

WeAreTechWomen, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its third full-day conference for female technologists at etc. venues, St Paul’s, London. The conference, proudly sponsored and supported by Worldpay, saw over 400 attendees from across the technology sector and a range of companies including Amazon, BT, Credit Suisse, Dell, Dyson, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Santander, Sky, and...
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23
Nov

Lifting the lid on web development: from a female perspective

For those wanting to get into web development, life experience is becoming more and more invaluable. Here, Ashleigh More-Hattia, a web developer and instructor at RED Academy, talks about how she got into the industry and the typical work she tackles – and gives her top tips to women thinking about entering the sector. I’ve...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
21
Nov

To be it, you must see it | Why diversity is key to improving life changing technology

In an increasingly complex world, we need everyone – women and men, a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures – to solve the hard problems we face and make the world a better place. We live in a time dominated by technology and algorithms, it’s simply unavoidable. While machines are beginning to ‘think’...
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