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June, 2011


June 23, 2011  12:22 PM

Are you the joker or an organiser? Change your role at work by breaking with tradition

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Nikki Walker_Cisco.jpgNikki Walker, diversity & sustainability director at Cisco Europe guest blogs...

June 16, 2011  5:32 PM

Avanade sets up women in IT initiative to increase number of female staff from 14% in UK

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"graduate scheme", "women in IT", Avanade, recruitment, Women in Technology

Pamela Maynard_high res.jpgBusiness technology services firm, Avanade, has launched a new initiative to tackle its lower than average number...


June 10, 2011  11:46 AM

A firm with a majority female board and 165% increase of women in digital sector? Unheard of…

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While some European organisations are struggling to bring a single woman to its boardroom table, UK IT recruiter FDM has revealed it has a majority female presence on its managerial board.

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June 6, 2011  2:02 PM

Debra Lilley becomes first female chair of UK Oracle User Group

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Fujitsu, ukoug

Debra Lilley.jpgDebra Lilley became the


June 6, 2011  1:55 PM

Should parental leave be longer and more flexible?

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"david lloyd george", "federation of small businesses", "matnerity leave", "paternity leave", "vince cable"

The government is considering plans to extend parental leave by four weeks and enable the mother and father to split the leave between them.
 
At the moment, mothers are entitled to 52 weeks leave and


June 6, 2011  1:53 PM

The London Hopper Colloquium 2011 debates computer research, Smart Dust and tooting your own horn

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Caroline W_London Hopper.jpgCaroline Wardle, professor at Queen Mary, University of London,...


June 2, 2011  11:27 AM

Reports from BCSWomen Lovelace Colloquium

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"aberystwyth university", "Ada Lovelace", "bcswomen lovelace colloquium", "hannah dee", bcswomen

hmd1.jpgHannah Dee, lecturer in computer science at Aberystwyth University and BCSWomen deputy chair, writes a guest...


June 1, 2011  4:10 PM

Janet Lustgarten, CEO at KX Systems, on shampoo apps, databases and founding her own company

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"arthur whitney", "janet lustgarten", "kx systems", "morgan stanley", "pan american airways", "women in IT", a, Computer science, Engineering, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Women in Technology

janetpaloalto300dpismall.jpgFrom building applications for buying shampoo to founding her own...


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