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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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Women in Tech in London

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Around 19% of the UK tech sector is made up of women. It’s no secret that the tech industry has a significant gender gap. However, when it comes to the UK tech hubs going above and beyond to bring about real change and increase the representation of women in tech, London is leading the way.  […]

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How Trainline are Connecting People with the Charities Tackling Coronavirus in the Community

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During the initial stages of lockdown, travel was only permitted for essential reasons such as key workers travelling to and from work, which saw travel companies experience a devastating drop in passenger levels almost overnight.  So when COVID-19 grappled the country, travel tech company Trainline immediately set to work helping as many people as possible […]

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Women in Project Management

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The job of a project manager is to facilitate and support all stages of a project. Starting with initial planning stages then progressing to execution and then on to the monitoring and regulating on the project once it’s in its later, established stages of completion.  Project management is an exciting and varied career choice and often the […]

Work, Life and Parenting During COVID-19

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Latoyah Walters works as an Executive Assistant for one of the world’s leading IT consultancies, Avanade. Although she was used to a demanding work schedule with lots of spinning plates, COVID-19 has added additional and unforeseen pressures to Latoyah’s daily life.  Here, she shares her experiences as a working parent during extraordinary circumstances and a […]

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The Future is Female: Opportunities for Women in AI

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The global pandemic has had a varying impact on different tech sectors, but for Artificial Intelligence, the demand for more experts and professionals in the industry is expected to boom. In fact, according to recent research, the AI jobs market is expected to see a growth of up to 16% in the next year. As the job […]

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Top 10 Virtual Training & Self Development Opportunities for Women in Tech

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Working and learning remotely is going to be the new normal for a while to come. For many, the extra free time the pandemic has given them, in the evenings and at weekends especially, or during the day if they’ve been furloughed, may have prompted them to consider learning a new skill. Whether by committing […]

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Cybersecurity Needs More Women

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Cybercrime is a threat to every business that operates online. Technology, in particular, has proved to be an industry with an increased risk of attacks, with recent statistics revealing that Government, Technology, and Retail suffered 95% of security breaches in the past four years. For people wanting to pursue a career in Cybersecurity, statistics like this […]

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Amanda Cavallaro: A Role Model for Women in Tech

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Amanda Cavallaro: A Role Model for Women in Tech Amanda Cavallaro is a driving force for change for the future of women in the technology sector. Passionate about increasing female representation in tech, highly skilled, and an experienced developer she has inspired and continues to inspire many women wanting to pursue a career in tech. […]

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Revealed: The Top 3 Issues Facing Women in Tech & Their Most Influential Role Models

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Specops Software recently used data gathered by Ivanti to create a visual demonstration of the top issues over 500 women working in the tech sector are experiencing. The data emphasises that there is still work to be done to achieve even greater female representation in the industry, however, despite the challenges, there’s emerging evidence to […]