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Here you will find helpful articles and guides that can advise you on getting started in a career in technology or how to make it in the world of tech as a woman. Along with what job role is ideal for you, the skills required and how much you could earn from it.

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Female Entrepreneur Secures £1.3 Million Investment for Tech Start-Up ‘Bimble’

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Last month we celebrated five exceptional women leading the way in travel tech. As a fast-growing industry, it’s a highly innovative space for talented tech pioneers transforming the way we experience the world around us. Having just launched with an investment of £1.3 million, travel app Bimble is a new female-founded innovation reinforcing the value of female […]

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Women in Tech Launches The Women in Tech Employer Awards 2020

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Women in Tech are excited to announce the launch of The Women in Tech Employer Awards 2020. The awards will celebrate employers and individuals going above and beyond to help close the gender gap in tech. There are so many tech companies in the UK that are making innovations in their recruitment processes, offering flexible […]

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Top 7 Social Isolation Ideas and Activities for Women in Tech

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With the UK in lockdown like many other countries grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, right now the reality of daily life is that as a nation we’re more socially isolated than we’ve ever had to be before. As the majority of people are living, working and learning from home for the foreseeable future we’ve compiled […]

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5 Free STEM Resources for Home Education

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With UK schools closing due to the Covid-19 pandemic, parents and carers nationwide are suddenly in a situation whereby all pupils are having to be effectively homeschooled until further notice. This places huge pressure on those parents and carers who understandably may not know where to start with home education and ensuring their children are […]

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6 Top Tips for Working from Home Productively

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With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, there is currently a rise in people heeding government advice to work from home, in order to protect themselves and others. For many workers, the phenomenon of working away from the office may be new, and working away from colleagues, resources, and office routines may take some getting used […]

top 10 role models for women in fintech

Top 10 Role Models for Women in FinTech

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Financial Technology is an emerging and revolutionary technology sector that uses technological innovation to improve upon the way financial services operate. The FinTech sector currently generates an approximate revenue of £6.6bn a year, which is set to rise considerably as more and more people embrace the concept of a cashless society. At present women makeup under a […]

International Women's Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

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International Women’s Day was first celebrated over 100 years ago in 1911. Today it is acknowledged around the world annually on 8th March. In 1911 the day took place on 19th March and saw millions of people march and rally to campaign for women’s rights.  It’s a day to draw attention to the issues facing […]

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5 Women Leading The Way in Travel Tech

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Travel Tech is a rapidly growing sector in technology. From online travel agencies, e-tickets for trains and planes, to flight tracking and ridesharing apps, technology is revolutionising the way we travel. Research by Accenture has discovered that the ratio of female to male managers globally is a meagre 17:50, it’s an issue affecting various industries, […]

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Can Remote Working Help Close the Gender Gap in Tech?

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The gender gap in tech isn’t necessarily a result of the lack of females wanting to pursue a career in the sector. Evidence is increasingly pointing towards the lack of flexible working opportunities for women in tech placing a barrier in the way of gender equality in the sector. Whilst more flexible working opportunities alone […]

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How Do I Get into Tech?

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It’s not unheard of that the technology sector can offer a lot of employment opportunities. However, it has become apparent that several tech companies have trouble finding tech talent. The tech talent gap continues to grow, and within the decade there will be thousands of tech positions that will need to be filled. It is […]