Women in tech

Why aren’t women heading more tech startups?
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startups

Why aren’t women heading more tech startups?

Women are in incredibly short supply as founders of top tech firms. What’s going on, and can the situation change for the better?
20 May 2021
AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech
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Careers & training

AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech

Command Shift will find tech jobs for underserved group
19 May 2021
AWS and The Dream Collective aim to bring more women into tech
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Careers & training

AWS and The Dream Collective aim to bring more women into tech

The SheDares learning program offers women expert advice on how to pursue a career in technology
17 May 2021
Why aren’t women heading more tech startups?
The Business Briefing Issue 49 - Why aren't more women heading tech startups? - IT Prowhitepaper
Business strategy

Why aren’t women heading more tech startups?

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29 Apr 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: What happens when you’re the only woman in the room
The IT Pro Podcast: What happens when you’re the only woman in the room
Careers & training

The IT Pro Podcast: What happens when you’re the only woman in the room

We find out what it’s really like to join an all-male team
26 Mar 2021
International Women’s Day: Where now for women in tech?
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Business strategy

International Women’s Day: Where now for women in tech?

Women have a long history of making strides in technology, yet recognition – and fair treatment – remain elusive
8 Mar 2021
Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'
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Careers & training

Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'

Only three universities can boast computer sciences teaching staff with more than 30% female representation
19 Jan 2021
Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)
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Careers & training

Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)

The pandemic has exacerbated issues for women in an industry where representation is already a problem
24 Nov 2020
Trend Micro and Girls in Tech join forces to tackle the tech gender gap
cyber security

Trend Micro and Girls in Tech join forces to tackle the tech gender gap

The partnership will offer cyber security training to females around the globe
2 Jul 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Bridging the gender data gap
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: Bridging the gender data gap

Biases in data sets are a major hurdle to developing effective products and services. How can we fix the problem?
5 Jun 2020
Is it time to get rid of women in tech?
Business strategy

Is it time to get rid of women in tech?

With International Women’s Day taking place this weekend, perhaps it’s time to reexamine the way we think about gender in the industry
6 Mar 2020
Women earn a fifth less than men in tech industry, PwC reports
Careers & training

Women earn a fifth less than men in tech industry, PwC reports

Only one in five of ICT graduates are female
5 Mar 2020
How women in cloud are challenging the narrative
Business strategy

How women in cloud are challenging the narrative

Although the skies are gloomy for women in tech, the cloud may be a silver lining
5 Mar 2020
Proportion of women in tech roles ‘flatlining’
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Careers & training

Proportion of women in tech roles ‘flatlining’

Although women now occupy a million STEM roles, the percentage of women in tech has barely risen since 2009
5 Dec 2019
The IT Pro Podcast: How upskilling can improve diversity
Business strategy

The IT Pro Podcast: How upskilling can improve diversity

We explore how to plug your skills gap and address inequalities at the same time
15 Nov 2019
Oracle underpaid women and minorities by over $400m, US says
Business strategy

Oracle underpaid women and minorities by over $400m, US says

Complaint claims Silicon Valley giant prefers hiring Asian students so it can underpay them
23 Jan 2019
CEO Antonio Neri wants to address HPE's diversity imbalance
Diverse people
Careers & training

CEO Antonio Neri wants to address HPE's diversity imbalance

Neri reaffirms commitment to inclusivity, but statistics show there's plenty of room to improve
20 Jun 2018
Less than 1% of girls study Computer Science at A-Level
Women in STEM
Careers & training

Less than 1% of girls study Computer Science at A-Level

The number of women studying Computer Science dwindles
12 Apr 2018
Microsoft accused of inaction on 238 discrimination claims
Business strategy

Microsoft accused of inaction on 238 discrimination claims

Redmond faces potential class-action lawsuit over handling of discrimination and harassment claims
14 Mar 2018
Hiring more women could boost the UK economy by £8.5tn
Careers & training

Hiring more women could boost the UK economy by £8.5tn

We need more than pay cuts to close the gender pay gap and data could be the key to solving the problem
8 Mar 2018
Equality: Are we nearly there yet?
Careers & training

Equality: Are we nearly there yet?

Equal pay for equal work doesn’t seem like a big ask, but it remains a big problem
8 Mar 2018
Trainline and Code First: Girls open women in tech programme
Careers & training

Trainline and Code First: Girls open women in tech programme

Initiative focuses on training more women in coding and providing them with mentors
7 Mar 2018
In 2018 women in tech will value transparency above all else
Careers & training

In 2018 women in tech will value transparency above all else

The time for words and gestures is gone — now it's time for action
7 Mar 2018