Women in Technology

How To Define An Accomplishment On Social Media! It's Hard!

Laura Wheeler | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Wheeler

Does romance really trigger a more powerful response than other areas of our lives? Certainly liking an announcement can simply be a way of wishing people well, but why not care as much about announcements in other aspects of life?

Being Bold, Brave And Cyber Secure - Women In Security In 2017

Carmina Lees | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech
Carmina Lees

all women everywhere Many of today's twenty-somethings don't realise that they have the potential to hold a technology role, without the need to code. There are skills required between professional careers and trade work, meaning they combine technical skills with a knowledge base rooted in higher education.

Why 2017 Is The Time For Responsible Leadership

Marco Comastri | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK
Marco Comastri

Ultimately, all of us need to make the right choices to ensure we use technology to develop skills in a way that helps everyone to succeed. This needs to be our response to the challenges posed by technology and globalisation - and it's everyone's responsibility.

Five Steps Men Can Take Today to Address the Lack of Women in STEM

Anne-Marie Imafidon | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech
Anne-Marie Imafidon

As long as men in STEM continue to unconsciously perpetuate poor workplace habits through lack of confidence we'll have a big problem on our hands. A diverse workforce is maintained by a combination of retention, attraction and hiring of diverse talent. Improving men's willingness and ability to challenge these norms, and redefine the status quo, will help to ensure that we have a comprehensive solution.

Business Training, circa 1987

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK
Sigrid Daniel

The discovery of my old school magazine from 1987 has made me even more proud to be associated with Founders4Schools, an ambitious tech-led non-profit...

Men Rule the World, and That's Ridiculous  -  But I Still Need Their Help

Clare Sudbery | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Tech
Clare Sudbery

I'm a senior software engineer. I've been doing this job now for sixteen years. Most of the time when I'm at work, I'm not thinking about the gender of myself or my colleagues. I don't think "Ugh! It's a man!" every time I sit down next to one of them. I also don't think "Ooooh! A man!" I don't even think, "Hmmm, another one of those man-people."

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

Vanessa Whiteside | Posted 26.11.2016 | 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 13.07.2016 | 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. ...