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June, 2009


June 26, 2009  5:05 PM

From old boys’ club to ladies’ room: Contrasting photos from W-Tech

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W-Tech

The large Common Room at the IET building in Savoy Place was the venue for the drinks reception for W-Tech's evening networking event. On the wall just above where I sat gulping my mineral water is a group portrait by June Mendoza of various past Presidents...

June 26, 2009  3:48 PM

Be the boss you wish you had (W-Tech, Suzanne Doyle-Morris)

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boss, Leadership, W-Tech

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June 26, 2009  3:28 PM

W-Tech as reported on Computer Weekly: Bringing women in IT together

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events, W-Tech

Computer Weekly's reporter Rebecca Thomson reported on W-Tech - her story 'W-tech starts the drive to bring women in IT...

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June 24, 2009  9:03 PM

Journey through a career in project-management in IT services (W-Tech

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Careers, Project management, W-Tech

proj-man.jpgSpeaker: Stephanie Small

Stephanie Small from Hewlett-Packard (HP) is going...


June 24, 2009  5:08 PM

Pictures of women in engineering found at the IET (W-Tech)

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"women in engineering", IET, Women in Technology

While getting lost en-route to the session on 'How to be the boss you wish you had' (which I'll blog from home, as it was interactive so I didn't get chance to dig out the laptop during the session), I found a whole board in the IET building celebrating women in engineering:


June 24, 2009  3:21 PM

Living in the future (Lesley Gavin, W-Tech)

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futurology, W-Tech

w-tech.gifOops. Overloaded my laptop, so crashed for the start of this session. (And thanks to forgetting to build...


June 24, 2009  2:02 PM

Interacting with technology – speech, touch, presence, etc (W-Tech)

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"round-table video", Microsoft Surface, Multi-touch, presence, touch, voice-activation, W-Tech

Speakers: Jane Lewis, PFE from Microsoft UK and Eileen Brown IT Pro Evangelism Manager

(Aside: Jane Lewis kicked off by mentioning this was the first time she'd presented to a room that's almost women-only. Looking round, I can count one chap on the back row.)

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June 24, 2009  1:01 PM

How to behave in an all-male team (W-Tech, Christina Ioannidis)

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"male-dominated teams", behaviour, gender, W-Tech, Women

woman-male-world.gifWhat a way to get crowd engagement! Christian Ioannidis kicked off her session on...


June 24, 2009  12:02 PM

Having fun and being a great technical professional – at Microsoft (W-Tech)

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"family commitments", Microsoft, volunteering, W-Tech, work/life balance

abstract art in the IET Riverside RoomMicrosoft has fielded the speakers for this session on "Having fun and...


June 24, 2009  11:32 AM

W-Tech first impressions – welcoming, but confusing!

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events, W-Tech

It's a beautifully sunny day in London, and the walk from Embankment to the IET building on Savoy Place for today's...


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