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February 1, 2019  8:13 AM

The women in tech debate: are we still in the era of unconscious gender bias?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"tech skills", "women in IT", "women in tech", gender, IT skills, Stem

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post, Dr Joanne Phoenix, interim executive director at Sensor City asks how far we've really come in eliminating gender bias In recent years, we have seen a significant shift in gender imbalance,...

September 5, 2018  10:13 AM

#MeToo and the impact on industry

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in tech", Engineering, Stem

GUEST BLOG: In this guest post Mark McBride-Wright, founder of EqualEngineers, talks about how the #MeToo campaign has impacted the technology industry  The #MeToo campaign has become one of the largest movements for female...


July 25, 2018  1:48 PM

Three ways leaders can increase diversity in tech

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", IT jobs, IT skills, Stem

In this guest blog post, Vivian Chan, Founder and CEO of Sparrho, suggests three ways in which leaders can increase diversity in tech.  Women make up the


July 2, 2018  9:42 AM

The pipeline problem; how do we get more girls into technology?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "Girls in Tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", Creativity, Diversity, Stem

In this guest post, Jo Morfee, co-founder of Innovate Her, discusses the UK's digital skills pipeline and how to encourage more girls to be part of it One of the main factors impeding technology companies globally is the lack...


June 4, 2018  7:39 PM

Stem gender pay gap can only be addressed by closing the skills gap

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"gender pay gap", "pay gap", "role models", "women in IT", "women in tech", IT skills, Skills, Stem, Women in Technology

In this contributed blog post, Simon Jones, innovation director at Black Pepper, discusses how closing the tech skills gap can contribute towards closing the gender pay gap. Nearly fifty years after equal pay legislation came into force, in...


May 24, 2018  3:39 PM

It’s time to stop stalling on women in STEM

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", Stem

In this guest post, Sheila Flavell, COO of FDM Group discusses the problems faced by women in the Stem industries. The gender pay gap reporting process has left...

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May 14, 2018  2:32 PM

Wise Conference 2018: The importance of calling out bad behaviour

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in IT", "women in tech", Engineering, Maths, science, Stem, Technology

The 2018 conference for Wise, a campaign for gender balance in technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem), highlighted some of the key failings of the Stem industries when it comes to gender imbalance and emphasised the need to call these issues out when they are apparent. It’s...


March 26, 2018  10:09 AM

How can we tackle the unconscious bias faced by women in Stem?

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in IT", "women in tech", Bias, Stem

In this contributed blog post Maria McKavanagh, COO of Verv  discusses unconscious bias in the technology industry and how we can tackle this issue faced by women every day.  While we are seeing a tangible rise in the number of...


August 10, 2017  3:51 PM

FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards 2018 open for nominations

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in IT", "women in tech", IT jobs, IT recruitment, Stem, Women in Technology

The FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards 2018, partnered with TechUK, is now open for nominations. Everywoman’s eighth annual women in tech event is searching...


August 2, 2017  12:10 PM

GUEST BLOG: Millennials In Focus

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"Women in science", "women in tech", Engineering, IT education, Maths, Mentoring, science, Stem, Technology, Women in Technology

In this guest post Jess Wade from Imperial College London describes her experience at an event designed to encourage millennials to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem).  In summer 2017 at a Getty Images Gallery in London, Innovate UK celebrated the...


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