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March, 2010


March 31, 2010  3:18 PM

Will the Institute of Web Science get more women into technology?

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"Institute of Web Science", "web science", "Wendy Hall", Women in Technology

Dame Wendy Hall called the current situation surrounding women in technology "depressing" during an interview on Friday, saying the situation over the last 20 years

March 26, 2010  4:17 PM

SXSW 2010: What Guys are Doing to Get More Girls in Tech

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panel, sxsw

When I attended SXSW (you can read more about it over at Computer Wekly's news blog) my interest was piqued by one panel in particular: What Guys are Doing to Get More Girls in Tech.

It was pitched as an opportunity to...


March 24, 2010  5:01 PM

A few great posts for Ada Lovelace Day

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"Ada Lovelace Day", Women in Technology

Here's a selection of a few great posts for Ada Lovelace Day - please leave a comment or email if I've missed anything brilliant.
Elsa Bartley, a web designer and developer, blogged on Robin Hunicke, a games designer and producer. Elsa says in her blog, "While at EA she...


March 24, 2010  3:04 PM

Ada Lovelace day: time to highlight achievements

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"Ada Lovelace Day", Women in Technology

This is a guest post by Katy Bairstow. Katy has worked in the IT industry for over a decade for companies like EDS. She currently works as a freelance web designer and developer and blogs infrequently...


March 15, 2010  2:46 PM

Top ten women in technology

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Women in Technology

This is a great V3 article featuring female technology researchers. It highlights people who have had a profound impact in computer science and the wider technology industry and shows just how huge womens' contribution...


March 9, 2010  1:06 PM

Great female IT role models: Sheetal Mehta

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"Sheetal Mehta", microfinance

Sheetal Mehta is founder of Shanti Microfinance, which is a social enterprise charity that provides access to technology and capital for entrepreneurs in slums and villages in Gujarat, India.

She's a former director of venture capital...


March 8, 2010  12:18 PM

Better pay and recognition

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Not only is today Internation Women's Day, it's also the fifth birthday of womenintechnology.co.uk, so we asked the women in our network what their 'birthday wish' for women in IT would be. The top answers were: a closing of the gender pay gap, more respect and more support in the workplace from...


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