Women in Technology

Gender Equality Needs to Happen Across Every Industry, Tech is Just the Starting Point

Vanessa Whiteside | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Tech
Vanessa Whiteside

As the stereotype goes, geeks are weird and socially inept. All you have to do is look at TV, news and the other elements of popular culture to find out why. Think back to watching cartoons like Dexter's Lab and you'll notice how from a young age we are fed the notion that geeks are unfashionable.

Tech Careers for Women: Decoding the Myths

Sarah Lawson Johnston | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Lawson Johnston

Companies can make a difference by acknowledging the issue and working on any internal imbalances. Adding talented women to the executive team, giving promotions and making women feel valued, as well as inspired.

Celebrating Women's Contribution to Science

Annette Thomas | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Tech
Annette Thomas

When I'm asked about the best piece of advice I would give to any woman seeking a career in the fields of science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) - where government figures show that women hold just 15.5% of jobs - my first response is to pick a good mentor.

Adding Girls Into the Tech Equation

Anne Marie Neatham | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech
Anne Marie Neatham

The technology industry constantly pushes boundaries. Unfortunately we have not succeeded in removing the perceived boundaries that stop women from opting to work in technical careers.

You Really Have to Be in It, To Win It

Wendy Tan-White | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK
Wendy Tan-White

Or do you? Several start-up businesses recently told me that they have enough 'traditional interest' to grow their companies satisfactorily over the ...

Meet Poppet, The New Magazine Getting Little Girls Interested In Tech

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to technology, it really is still a man's world. Women make up 49% of the UK labour force but they account for just 17% of IT and te...

Women in Technology

Emma McGuigan | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma McGuigan

Perhaps somewhere along the way we as women lose the curiosity to try and understand how things work and how to solve problems. Personally I think it is far more likely there is an image problem with technology and I believe we should be able to do something about this if we work together.

Advice For Women Working in The Tech Business World

Beatrice Piquer Durand | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Tech
Beatrice Piquer Durand

Juggling a hectic work schedule with demanding family life can be an enormous challenge, and the pressures of a small business environment can be particularly tricky. The nature of small businesses mean work time threatens to bleed into 'home time'.

The Importance of Ada Lovelace Day

Helena Jidborg Alexander | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Tech
Helena Jidborg Alexander

Ada Lovelace the world's first computer programmer. Yes, I am serious; the first computer programmer was indeed a woman.

ZTE Grand X (Review)

Belinda Parmar | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Tech
Belinda Parmar

You get a 5 megapixel camera and the luxury feel without the hefty price tag, allowing you to upgrade in a year's time and spend the money you saved on another great mid-range phone.

Interview: Diana Stepner, Head of Future Technologies, Pearson

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Tech

The Women of the Future awards are an annual programme that seeks and rewards the female leaders of tomorrow. But one woman whose job title is ess...

Booth Babes Maintain Gender Divide At Tech Fair

Melanie Hick | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Tech

CES might display the latest in technology innovations, but the world's largest gadget conference maintains gender stereotypes that are far outdated. ...