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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...

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...


June 26, 2017  9:32 PM

Bright Little Labs – a brainstorm into how to engage kids with Stem

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

Tech ambassador Detective Dot, created by Bright Little Labs, is a member of the Children's Intelligence Agency - but how can the CIA be used as a platform to engage...


January 4, 2017  2:42 PM

GUEST BLOG: The endless possibilities of a tech career

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in tech", IT career, IT skills, Technology

In this guest post Sarah Davies, head of higher education and student experience at Jisc, explains why a tech career does not have to be daunting To some people a 'tech career' could seem daunting, with many perceiving technology based careers as mathematical,...


November 15, 2016  3:49 PM

GUEST BLOG: From baby to boardroom – breaking barriers

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

In this is contributed blog post from O2's HR director Ann Pickering, she discusses the barriers women can face when trying to move up within an organisation - Breaking barriers for women in tech: From baby to boardroom Much has been done in recent years to encourage more women...


October 11, 2016  8:18 PM

GUEST BLOG: Women in tech will grow alongside digital

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in IT", digital, Diversity, IT jobs, IT skills, tech, Technology, Women, Women in Technology

In this blog post, Vicki L. Hanson, president for the Association for Computing Machinery, explores the possibility that as digital becomes a vital part of all industries, more women will begin to enter the IT sector.  In May, it was my honor to be elected as the...


August 5, 2016  3:11 PM

GUEST BLOG: Where are the Women in IT?

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

Jenny Hogan, EMEA Operations Director for Digital Realty, talks about the women working in data centres across the world, and why Stem careers are important.  When you think of a data centre, you are likely to think of cages, racks and servers. Most people don’t immediately associate...


July 27, 2016  3:44 PM

GUEST BLOG: The time for change is now, not later!

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
change, Change management, Diversity, Engineering, Maths, science, Stem, Technology

This guest post by Adelle Desouza, group CSR manager at Colt Technology Services looks in to why many people are all talk and no action when it comes to change. I have written for a few years now on the


July 6, 2016  11:55 AM

GUEST BLOG: The tech sector needs more female role models

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

In this guest blog by Steve Brown, programme Manager at Next Tech Girls, Brown discusses the need for more female role models in the tech industry to encourage girls to pursue tech roles.  Gender imbalance in technology has...


June 29, 2016  4:17 PM

GUEST BLOG: To create more female engineers, we need to create more strong female role models

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"role models", "women in engineering", "women in tech", Engineering, schools, Technology

In this contributed blog post, Elaine Baker, the engineering director for the Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems, explains the need for strong female role models in building the next generation of engineers.  The Big Bang Theory, a massively popular US TV...


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