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women in tech
Computer Programmer
16
May

Bank of America Merrill Lynch joins Code First: Girls 20:20 campaign

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has announced its joining Code First: Girls’ campaign to help 20,000 women in the UK and Ireland code by 2020. Over the past three years, Code First: Girls 20:20 Campaign has taught more than 5,000 women how to code for free, and their alumnae have been hired by a...
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Attitude Future Leaders Blog
08
May

Don’t waste time | Drop the people pleasing & close your eyes and ears to the haters

So those of you who are old enough to remember the ground breaking onset of ‘Web 2.0’ will be able take a trip down internet memory lane with me. You’ll appreciate how peculiar it was in 2005 to take up the art of blogging. How novel it was to be one of those terribly ordinary...
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PHA
02
May

Why now is the perfect time for women to start a career in tech

The UK will need another one million tech workers by 2020 to meet its growing digital skills gap according to the latest statistics by London Tech Advocates. A Tech City report revealed one million digital jobs were advertised last year – but more than 45,000 were left unfilled. Of the current population, 49.6 per cent...
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diversity in cybersecurity featured
27
Apr

Building a winning tech team via dynamic diversity

According research by Linkedin, only 28 per cent of software engineers are women. This figure has only increased by three per cent over the last 15 years, and, worse still, women in leadership roles have only risen a mere 2.3 per cent. The way I see it, the tech sector is hampered by unconscious biases...
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26
Apr

Gender is not a barrier to working in IT

  Last year, less than 10% of those completing an A-level computing course were female. In 2016, UCAS warned that the gender gap in UK degree subjects had doubled in eight years, with computer science suffering the largest gender disparity. The long term effects are clear: only 17% of employees in the UK tech sector...
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