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December 16, 2019  5:10 PM

Breaking the boundaries – women in tech need to take charge

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "female role models", "women in tech", inclusion, Software Engineers, Women in Technology

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post, Yaara Letz, partner consulting engineer at Tyk, explains why women in tech need to carve out their own career path rather than wait for diversity and inclusion initiatives to slow push through change. Gender diversity has been...

March 27, 2019  10:41 AM

The challenges and solutions of the UK’s tech skills gap

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"women in IT", "women in tech", Software engineering, Software Engineers, Women in Technology

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed post Claudia Harris, the new chair of software bootcamp Makers, discusses the challenges and solutions to the UK’s tech skills gap - could encouraging more women into the tech industry be the answer? The UK’s digital skills crisis is well...


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...


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...


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 22, 2016  4:11 PM

How the Earlham Institute is showcasing female Stem role models

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"role models", "women in IT", "Women in science", Curriculum, IT careers, IT education, IT skills, Stem, Women in Technology

The Earlham Institute is working hard to break down preconceptions about who can have a Stem career, and Rob Davey and Peter Bickerton took the time to tell Computer Weekly how. In the lead up to


June 29, 2016  8:46 AM

GUEST BLOG: Five inspirational women in tech (and what we can learn from them)

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Women in Technology

In this contributed blog post Ellie Martin, co-founder of the Startup Change Group, highlights five women who act as an inspiration to others in the technology industry, and how we can all learn from their...


June 8, 2016  10:33 AM

Ex-Thomas Cook CEO, now IBM exec Harriet Green on women in IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Business, Diversity, IBM, IT industry, Women in Technology

Few female business leaders in the UK have smashed through the glass ceiling into the male-dominated worlds of the boardroom and the City as successfully as Harriet Green. Now


June 3, 2016  4:09 PM

The career diaries of two women in tech

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
Careers, Diversity, IT careers, Women in Technology

In this contributed blog post, two women at differed points in their careers describe their experiences persuing a career in the tech industry. Ritu Mahandru, vice-president of application delivery at CA Technologies,  and general business intern at CA Technologies, Annabel Sunnucks, discuss...


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