Emma McGuigan

Entries by Emma McGuigan

Bridging the Gap: STEM Subjects Are NOT Just for Boys

(1) Comments | Posted 12 October 2015 | (18:58)

This autumn, a swathe of digital natives took their first step onto the career ladder, joining graduate schemes across the country with innate technical skills and a digital understanding that wouldn't have existed five years ago.

The mass use of digital technologies is having a profound...

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Empowering Young Girls to Become the Future Leaders of the Digital Era

(0) Comments | Posted 20 March 2015 | (17:53)

Over the past few years, we've seen the technology industry in the North East thrive and I think it's safe to say that the area has established itself as one of the leading knowledge hubs for cloud computing, software development and data analytics in the UK. This development...

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Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

(1) Comments | Posted 30 August 2013 | (13:54)

Amongst the finalists for the LBG First Women Awards was Eleni Antoniadou, the scientist who developed an artificial trachea that was used in the first successful fully functional artificial organ transplantation, and Hanna Sykulska-Lawrence, an engineer who participated in NASA's Phoenix Mars mission and designed hardware that is now working...

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Empowering Women Through Structured Networks

(1) Comments | Posted 12 July 2013 | (15:27)

There is a famous quote by Madeline Albright, the first woman to become the US Secretary of State - "There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women." I am passionate about helping other women to succeed in the workplace as I have been lucky...

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Women in Technology

(0) Comments | Posted 10 June 2013 | (17:59)

First Fergie and now Becks, a changing of the guard you might say for football in what surely remains one of the last bastions of men in spite of the increasing acknowledgement of the ability of the players in the women's game.

Technology unlike football is starting to celebrate...

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