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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What are the different types of imposter syndrome?

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What is imposter syndrome? 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 […]

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 […]

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 by 2020 there will be thousands more tech positions that will need to be filled. It is often […]

Kate Morris: Returning to the Tech Industry after 18 years

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Here we speak to Kate Morris who after 18 years and having 4 children, returned to the technology industry. Kate got a job opportunity at Deloitte and here she speaks in detail about her return to the sector. There are great opportunities to return to the tech sector, even after an extended break.  One way […]

Women in gaming

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Similar to the rest of the tech industry, there is a small number of women in gaming. Just 21% of women are found working in the games industry and a small fraction of those are transgender/other category. In the 70s and 80s the gaming industry was a bit different as there were more women involved […]