Little Miss Geek

Is Wearable Technology the Answer to Get More Girls in Tech?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

The number of females working in the technology industry may be decreasing by 0.5% every year, but out of this frenetic school scene of creativity and wearable technology came girls rushing to sign up to Mr. Talbert's computer science class next year.

The Incomplete Package

Belinda Parmar | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

Packaging often gets overlooked but is incredibly important to both men and women - I believe this to be a fatal error. As Apple have demonstrated, packaging is everything. From the look, feel and slow seductive movement of opening the box - you are appealing across all senses.

Get Your Geek on This Christmas!

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

It's that time of year. Frost is in the air and mince pies are in the oven. Bells are ringing. Tills are ringing louder. The big day is fast approaching and we're well aware that Santa's sleigh is practically full. But since we've been extra-specially nice this year, I'm sure he's got time to listen to a few late requests...

Should a Mobile Network Give You Something Back?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

It's hard for a customer to relate when a big company tells them a portion of their money is going to charity; although it's an admirable gesture, it's still difficult to feel that connection, to feel like you're really doing something.

Review: Motorola RAZR i

Belinda Parmar | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

I think the Razr will be a big seller this year. Skinny has always been fashionable.

Geek and Proud

Belinda Parmar | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

It's time for women to reclaim the word 'geek'. Let's make our young women feel proud when they look at the phones in their pockets, the tablets on their tables and realise that hey, they might be just that little bit geeky too.

Are Men Just Better at Technology?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

Many people still don't believe that women are equipped to understand tech. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are all considered natural 'boys'' subjects. Women break computers, men fix them. Women use technology, men create technology.

Support Ada Lovelace Day

Belinda Parmar | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

For Lady Geek, Ada Lovelace day is a bit like Christmas. Lady Geek was set up in 2010 with the aim of bringing women and technology closer together, and our most recent campaign 'Little Miss Geek' is working to inspire the next generation of women to join the technology industry.

Three Myths That Are Wrecking Technology's Image With Women

Belinda Parmar | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

'I'd rather be a dustbin man than work in IT'. These are the exact words of an 11-year-old girl. That's how she responded to my suggestion that she consider a career in technology. Ouch.