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women in technology
Ada Lovelace
09
Oct

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

Today marks Ada Lovelace Day, which is in honour of the first computer programmer. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of Lord Byron and her mother raised her after her father died. Fearing that her daughter would inherit several of her infamous father’s poetic traits, Lovelace was raised in a strict environment based on logic, science...
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19
Sep

Six reasons why women should learn to code

On 7 March this year, social enterprise Code First: Girls launched a campaign which aims to teach 20,000 women how to code by 2020. But why does CEO Amali de Alwis believe that we need to “flood the tech industry with women”? Here are six reasons why women should consider learning to code. It promotes...
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Morgan Stanley event featured
02
Jul

19/07/18: Women in Technology – Recruitment Event | Morgan Stanley

This event offers Technology professionals the chance to explore careers opportunities at Morgan Stanley. Join us for an evening of inspirational insights from leaders in the industry and the Firm. You will hear from Vanessa Vallely founder of WeAreTheCity, who recently received an OBE for services to women and the economy. You will also have...
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13
Apr

Take down the barriers

Here, Treesje Verlinden, chief operating officer of Microsoft recruitment partner Curo Talent, explores gender disparity, specifically within the technology sector. The generation barrier Debates in any arena have the concept of general ethics or values that provide guidance. A climate of change over many decades in the arena of women in the workforce has overseen...
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10
Apr

24/04/18: Deloitte Technology Consulting Recruitment Event

Are you looking for a new opportunity in technology? Come and join Deloitte. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of innovation every day? Creatively solving clients’ most critical technological challenges? Working alongside some of the most talented pioneers in the industry? Then Deloitte could be the right place for you. Come along...
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07
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Deborah O’Neill | Partner at Oliver Wyman Labs

In her time at global management consultancy Oliver Wyman, Deborah has supported some of the world’s biggest financial institutions and developed a passion around user centricity for business reporting. She is an alumnus of Imperial College, London, and recently co-authored an article for the Harvard Business Review entitled “Using Data to Strengthen Your Connections to...
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05
Mar

Apprenticeships: Championing alternative routes into STEM careers

It is widely known that the tech industry is made up of only 17 per cent women and that less girls study subjects in Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths (STEM). So with fewer females in the pipeline what are companies doing to attract students to join their firms and why would an A-Level student choose...
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technology Thomson Reuters
05
Dec

Gillian Tans’ five top tips for women in technology

Don’t be afraid to fail: Don’t be afraid to think outside the box and question the norm. You have to be fearless and make sure your ideas are heard. Ask probing questions, push boundaries and don’t shy away from failure—learn from your mistakes and use them to fuel deeper insights and understandings of your product...
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