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February, 2011


February 25, 2011  12:16 PM

We need legislation to get more tech women into boardroom

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"lord davies", "women on boards", GSMA, quotas, report, Women in Technology

Clare Grant is director at the Women in Mobile Data Association. She shares her views about Lord Davies's independent review into women on boards.  

While any initiative like the Lord Davies report which aims to spark...

February 24, 2011  3:59 PM

Is Lord Davies’s women on boards quota aim patronising?

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"female role models", "gender stereotypes", "lord davies", "women on boards", quota

Lord Davies's independent review into women on boards has been released today.

Lord Davies recommends that UK-listed companies in the FTSE 100 should be aiming for a...


February 22, 2011  8:00 AM

Shortlist revealed for CWT everywoman technology awards

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"technology awards", everywoman, shortlist

Everywoman and Connecting Women in Technology (CWT) in association with www.womenintechnology.co.uk, have revealed the finalists of the CWT everywoman in Technology Awards.

Computer Weekly...


February 18, 2011  12:56 PM

INQ CEO: Pretty girls use iPhone and Blackberry because Android is too complicated

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At Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last week, INQ Mobile CEO, Frank Meehan, quipped to Mashable:

"If you go to a nightclub in any city in the world, the pretty girl has an iPhone...


February 16, 2011  9:43 AM

Workplace power is more of a slur than improvement for gender equality

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"peter johnson", "women in IT", power, womenintechnology, Workplace

I recently wrote a blog about the top 10 most powerful women in Silicon Valley and the differences between the power women wield in the workplace compared to men.

I got in touch with Peter...


February 3, 2011  8:00 AM

UK maternity provisions contribute to women leaving IT. Will we see a change in maternity laws?

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"maternity laws"

The government has come under a lot of scrutiny of late, with public spending cuts not proving very popular. But there is a beacon of light in all the doom and gloom - Nick Clegg's plans to reform maternity leave.

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