The Rise of Women Taking Jobs in Engineering

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Skyscanner are currently hiring for a number of exciting engineering roles. Find out more, and apply here. 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 […]

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

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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 . Tech workers can also find exciting digital start-ups in Glasgow where the tech sector contributes £1.31bn […]

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Women in Tech in Manchester

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Over the past decade, the tech scene in Manchester has grown and is currently the fourth largest IT hub in the UK after London, Reading and the Bristol & Bath area. There are several big names that have set up home in the city which has resulted in the creation of 62,500 tech jobs. And […]

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What are the Different Types of Imposter Syndrome?

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Imposter syndrome is something that is discussed frequently at women conferences, personal development courses or leadership events for women. Imposter syndrome is described as a psychological term referring to a pattern of behaviour. This pattern of behaviour is where people self-doubt their accomplishments and are often afraid of being exposed as a fraud. Imposter syndrome […]

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Top 10 Instagram Influencers for Women in Tech

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Whilst there are a few role models and influential women in tech, where else can you be inspired to enter the technology industry? Through social media and online presence perhaps? Instagram is one of the most used social media channels in the world and there are so many influential and hard-working women that show off […]