“STEM fields”

September 7, 2015  10:36 AM

Who are the women in IT?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"STEM fields", "Women in computing", "women in IT", Careers, Computer science, High performance computing, Skills

The IT sector covers a wide variety of careers and firms - but who counts as an IT professional?

A while ago I was chatting to a woman who had quite a senior IT job. On finding out I had a Computer...

August 22, 2014  10:48 AM

A call for culture change in tech

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"General Certificate of Secondary Education", "Labor shortage", "Nora Zeidan", "STEM fields", "Thomsons Online Benefits", "£2.6 billion", GCSE, United Kingdom

Nora Zeidan, senior software engineer and young mother, works at Thomsons Online Benefits and discusses how a concerted effort needs to be made by educational...

May 30, 2014  3:52 PM

Using robot wars to teach robotics

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Computer-aided design", "East Barnet School", "Ian Jenkins", "Robot Wars", "STEM fields", Mathematics, robot, Robotics

How do you get girls fired up about a subject that they consider masculine and geeky? Get them competing in a 'Robot Wars' style battle, explains Ian Jenkins, head of design & technology (D&T) at East Barnet...

November 27, 2013  3:06 PM

Britain lags behind Europe on training women IT pros

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Czech Republic", "GCE Advanced Level", "Institute of Physics", "Scott Fletcher", "STEM fields", Apprenticeship, BRIC, britain

Companies should provide more apprenticeships for women in male dominated industries such as IT to encourage more young people to take up a career in the sector Scott Fletcher, chairman and founder of

October 15, 2013  11:07 AM

Ada Lovelace: The ultimate technology role model

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Sheryl Sandberg", "STEM fields", "Women in science", adalovelace, Big Data, information technology, Marissa Mayer, Women

This is a guest blog by Jennifer Hiley, senior consultant in digital transformation at Infosys Lodestone

September 29, 2013  7:34 PM

Life skills: Why education reform should focus on knowledge of the modern world

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Colleges and Universities", "STEM fields", "United States", Academia, Business, Education, Technology, YouGov

This is a guest blog by Fiona Woods, head of human resources Europe at Cognizant.


August 28, 2013  10:43 AM

A response to female tech issues of today, and how to handle them

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Baltic States", "Ipanema Technologies", "STEM fields", France, guardian, People, Technology, Women

This is a guest blog by Béatrice Piquer Durand, vice president marketing of Ipanema Technologies

June 19, 2013  3:24 PM

Attracting more women to the sector is the obvious answer

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Automotive industry", "Institute of Physics", "Scott Fletcher", "STEM fields", britain, Engineering, IME

In the last few months I have noticed more and more males banging the women in tech drum to attract more females into technology. And encouragingly today I heard from another one....

September 21, 2012  5:59 PM

How to encourage more women into engineering: IEEE WIE’s three simple steps

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Diane Greene", "Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers", "STEM fields", "Ursula Burns", "women in engineering", Engineering, Marissa Mayer, WIE

Members of the IEEE and the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE)

August 29, 2012  10:41 AM

Creating a level playing field: Encouraging women to pursue careers in STEM subjects

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Science and Technology", "STEM fields", "Young Women (organization)", Engineering, Organizations, People, Student, Women

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