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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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Make Menopause Your Business

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With 47% of women experiencing symptoms of menopause which disrupt their lives, it’s never been more important for employers to be supportive of these women and make menopause mainstream in the workplace.

Focusing on Neurodiversity when Supporting Women in the Workplace

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Diversity and inclusion have become integral to driving innovation and success in the tech industry. But one aspect of diversity that often goes overlooked is neurodiversity, which refers to a variation in cognitive functioning and neural processing among individuals. This encompasses a wide range of conditions, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

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How to deal with imposter syndrome

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Do you regularly feel like you aren’t worthy of what you have achieved? Do you usually attribute these achievements to luck or good timing? If so, you might be suffering from imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is a term used to describe a behavioural health phenomenon whereby an individual has chronic feelings of self-doubt. This is […]

Women in STEM in 2024: 4 Common Misconceptions

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Empowering the Next Generation If 2024 has taught us anything so far, it’s that closing the gender pay gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields should remain a priority. In the interests of keeping fervent discussions alive and well, following International Women’s Day, it’s important to not let prevalent issues fall by the […]

A Woman’s Guide to Breaking Into the Tech Industry

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We live in an incredibly digital world, with the vast majority of us relying heavily on technology in our daily lives. Because of this, the industry offers unparalleled opportunities for lucrative careers with great development paths. Despite this, women still remain underrepresented in the IT sector, with current figures suggesting that just 26% of the […]

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International Women’s Day 2024

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International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th March every year and is a day for recognising the achievements of women, but also acknowledging the changes that still need to be made to achieve gender equality. Whilst we have seen big improvements over the years, there is still a long way to go. For example, women […]

How to juggle a tech career with being a Mum

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Balancing motherhood with a career can come with many challenges, leading many women to delay starting a family, especially in fast-paced tech environments. Many women have concerns revolving around potential career setbacks, such as the fear of losing a senior position or facing reduced pay after maternity leave or career breaks for childcare. In the […]

How to get involved with International Women’s Day 2024

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International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women and has become a key date in the calendar. The is day is celebrated on March 8th and this year the theme is ‘Inspire inclusion’ because when we inspire others to understand and value women’s inclusion, we forge […]