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Technology is Fast Becoming a Woman's World

Sheila Flavell | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Tech
Sheila Flavell

The selection of Marissa Mayer as the CEO of Yahoo put women in technology well and truly in the spotlight. According to Lady Geek, you don't have to have a 'magnetic attraction' to computers; you do not have to live and breathe them, instead you need a keen mind, a willingness to learn and a healthy interest.

IT: Why Do We Not Have More Female Representation?

Sheila Flavell | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Tech
Sheila Flavell

. It seems to me that the subject taking over the technology headlines is not that Yahoo! has hired a new CEO, but more the fact that she is a woman succeeding in an extremely male dominated field. Mayer is now one of three female leaders in Silicon Valley joining Meg Whitman (CEO, Hewlett-Packard) and Sheryl Sandberg (COO, Facebook).

Have Women Rejected IT as a Career Choice?

Sheila Flavell | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Tech
Sheila Flavell

I believe that one of the main reasons for the shortage of women in IT is due to the lack of female role models in the industry - what if Steve Jobs had been a woman?

The Importance of Mentoring for Women in IT

Sheila Flavell | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Tech
Sheila Flavell

As the Chief Operating Officer of a leading IT services supplier I have long been an advocate of mentoring for women and strongly believe that the method is especially relevant for women working within the field of IT.