Facts about women in tech

8 Facts About Women in The Tech Industry

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Gender diversity in the workplace is something businesses and organisations have been working towards for decades. For the tech industry in particular the equal representation of women and men may still have decade’s worth of work left to go. As it stands just 17% of the tech workforce are women. To demonstrate in more detail […]

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Funding and Business Grants for Women in Tech

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Securing funding and business grants for any small business or start-up is a challenging task. But if you’re a women in tech trying to secure funding it can be especially difficult. Recent research has suggested that men are four times more likely to achieve success pitching for funding for start-ups than women. This may be […]

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7 Top Tips for Recruiting Women in Tech

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Sometimes employers may not realise that their recruitment strategy is not appealing for women. From the type of language selected to describe a job to a company’s transparency around equal pay, there are some vital steps to take if you’re passionate about attracting more women to apply for your tech roles. We have put together […]

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The Rise of Women Taking Jobs in Engineering

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Traditionally, engineering has been a male dominated job. In the past, few women entered STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related careers. However, the situation is starting to change. This change is important because there is currently a skills shortage within the engineering industry. This means that it’s vital for engineering candidates to be sourced […]

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Top 7 Inspiring Podcasts for Women in Tech

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Podcasts are a highly accessible resource to gain insight and inspiration on women’s experiences in the tech industry.  Anywhere you are able to use your phone, tablet or other device you can access an empowering, educating and inspiring podcast. It’s never been easier to learn on the go. There are hundreds of podcasts for women […]

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The Women in Tech Graduate Guide

in Advice & Guides, Graduates

It is known that there is a lack of women in the technology industry and there is a serious demand for tech talent due to a skills shortage. With just 17% of the technology workforce being women, it is clear that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in tech to […]

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5 Companies Making a Difference for Women in Tech

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Inspiring women to pursue a career in tech starts as early as the classroom. By providing young women with the confidence to study STEM subjects and carry their studies through to GCSE’s and A levels, more female students are viewing tech as a natural career path after graduating with STEM degrees. However, despite this the […]

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Women in Technology Survey 2019

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What is the gender gap?  The gender gap is the difference between the number of women and men that is reflected in social, political, cultural or economic skills or attitudes. It is evident that the gender gap in technology has become an issue over the years. Although some companies are showing commitment to increase the […]

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4 ways to empower women in technology

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As a woman in tech, it is likely that you might have experienced an isolation effect of being the only woman in the room, bro culture or you’re aware that you’re one of the only women who is entering and staying in the industry. This isn’t a new problem in tech, in fact it has […]

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Women in Tech in Scotland

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In the last decade, Edinburgh has become one of the most thriving UK tech hubs. This is confirmed by a recent Tech Nation UK report which shows that the city has seen a 536% increase in digital start-ups between 2006 and 2016. Tech workers can also find exciting digital start-ups in Glasgow where the tech […]