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Awards celebrate 2017's women in tech
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Awards celebrate 2017's women in tech

Software engineers, developers, security experts, students and lecturers were all recognised for their achievements
12 Dec 2017
'Sobering' diversity figures in IT must improve, says BCS
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'Sobering' diversity figures in IT must improve, says BCS

Women make up just 17% of tech workforce, figures show
4 Dec 2017
Tech firms commit to diversity with Tech Talent Charter
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Tech firms commit to diversity with Tech Talent Charter

The Charter now has 90 signatories, as well as new funding from DCMS
23 Nov 2017
TechWomen50 Awards releases 100-strong shortlist
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TechWomen50 Awards releases 100-strong shortlist

Women in tech shortlist recognises the achievements of techies across Britain
6 Nov 2017
Uber's HR chief hasn't met with whistleblowing engineer
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Uber's HR chief hasn't met with whistleblowing engineer

Liane Hornsey says there'd be no benefit in meeting with Susan Fowler - report
10 Oct 2017
Race a bigger factor in tech's glass ceiling than gender
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Race a bigger factor in tech's glass ceiling than gender

But it's especially hard to get promoted in Silicon Valley if you're a minority woman, report notes
3 Oct 2017
Uber's ex-CEO appoints two new directors to its board
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Uber's ex-CEO appoints two new directors to its board

Kalanick is trying to to take preemptive action ahead of a new board proposal
2 Oct 2017
Google is being sued for gender pay gap
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Google is being sued for gender pay gap

Former female Googlers have filed a lawsuit against the search giant
15 Sep 2017
Witchsy exposes sexism with fake male CEO
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Witchsy exposes sexism with fake male CEO

Witchsy invented a fake male CEO, and instantly noticed things getting easier
1 Sep 2017
Uber donates $1.2 million to Girls Who Code
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Uber donates $1.2 million to Girls Who Code

Susan J Fowler – the author of the Uber sexism memo – is unimpressed by the gesture
25 Aug 2017
Google 'cancels memo meeting amid abuse fears'
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Google 'cancels memo meeting amid abuse fears'

CEO says workers fear they could face online abuse for speaking up - report
11 Aug 2017
500 Canada 'to kill fund after US founder's sexism scandal'
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500 Canada 'to kill fund after US founder's sexism scandal'

The startup fund's potential investors didn't want Dave McClure involved at all - report
1 Aug 2017
Google must share salary data in gender pay gap dispute
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Google must share salary data in gender pay gap dispute

The snapshot of 8,000 salaries is a fraction of the Department of Labor's original request
17 Jul 2017
TalkTalk CEO doesn't want to standout as "woman in tech"
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TalkTalk CEO doesn't want to standout as "woman in tech"

Tristia Harrison offers solutions to draw more women into the industry
23 Jun 2017
Diane Greene promises to protect women at Google
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Diane Greene promises to protect women at Google

The Google exec used International Women's Day to raise the issue of workplace sexism
9 Mar 2017
Just 3% of women plan to embark on careers in tech
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Just 3% of women plan to embark on careers in tech

Male-dominated culture and little information put women off tech sector, says PwC
6 Mar 2017
Google CEO responds to child's adorable job application
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Google CEO responds to child's adorable job application

Hereford girl inspired by stories of 'bean bags, slides and go-karts'
16 Feb 2017
Technology gender gap widens in the North
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Technology gender gap widens in the North

Skill and gender divides are becoming increasingly pronounced, research shows
15 Feb 2017
Why women must fill growing tech skills gap
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Why women must fill growing tech skills gap

Study claims 142,000 new jobs will be created by 2023
18 Jan 2017
Startup launches campaign to place 1,000 women in tech
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Startup launches campaign to place 1,000 women in tech

Structur3dpeople's initiative will help build up the skills of women in tech
5 Jan 2017
Why are women such a problem?
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Why are women such a problem?

We’ve reached the end of our spotlight on women in tech month, but why are we even having to talk about this stuff?
2 Dec 2016
Profile : Ginni Rometty
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Profile : Ginni Rometty

The CEO of IBM who brought Watson to life and transformed IBM’s growth-strategy
30 Nov 2016
Hopper and Hamilton to receive Presidential Medal
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Hopper and Hamilton to receive Presidential Medal

President Obama names computing pioneers as recipients of Medal of Freedom
28 Nov 2016
Profile: Grace Hopper
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Profile: Grace Hopper

The first lady of software who invented the concept of executable programs
23 Nov 2016