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Women’s Equality Day – How can tech companies bridge the gender gap?

Today is Women's Equality day and it is no secret that the tech industry is male-dominated or that there are still large disparities when it comes to gender representation.
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The role of teachers and teacher educators in addressing the gender digital divide

Gender equality is essential to develop and sustain the capacity for sustainable development although, ironically, STEM subjects and professions see the greatest gender digital divide and especially in developing economies.
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Only 25% of global senior-level positions held by women in economics

Women are noticeably underrepresented in many academic professions, with a distinct lack of women in economics – particularly in universities.
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Gender equality in male-dominated fields takes continuous effort

A study analysing long-term recruitment measures for gender equality has found that they work, but require a sustained commitment for success.
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STEM: Improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness

Dr David Morris, Director of the Etelman Observatory, discusses the importance of improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness, particularly in the STEM disciplines, including physics, astrophysics & astronomy.
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Bringing back women to the workforce

Patrice Williams, HR Manager for Vuram, discusses how to tackle the tech gender gap and elevate women in the workforce.
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Ada Lovelace Day: Tech’s most influential women share their views

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day 2021, the top women in the tech industry talk about what the day means to them and for the wider tech world.
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Why schools are failing female students for success in tech careers

Holly Smith, Senior Solutions Consultant, Databricks, explores why our current education system still falls short in helping female students navigate careers in tech.
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National Coding Week 2021 – Tech experts tackle the main issues  

Eight experts working across technology companies in software development, AI, public sector IT, data analytics and cybersecurity give their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities around National Coding Week.
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Women’s Equality Day: Breaking the gender bias in male-dominated industries

In recognition of Women’s Equality Day 2021, a range of female industry experts draw on personal experience and offer advice to other women on gender bias in male-dominated industries.
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Science should be for everyone

Open Access Government take a look at the British Science Association’s work to foster inclusivity in science, creating community cohesion and engagement.
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Women in Engineering Day: How has the pandemic impacted gender diversity?

To mark International Women in Engineering Day 2021, several senior tech execs discuss how the pandemic has impacted gender diversity in the industry.
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Gen Z female entrepreneurship is vital to UK economy

Sharon Davies, CEO of Young Enterprise, discusses how unleashing the untapped potential of female entrepreneurship in Generation Z is vital to the UK’s economic recovery.
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#ChooseToChallenge: International Women’s Day challenges gender bias

Nine industry experts discuss why it is important to challenge gender bias, stereotypes and discrimination in the workplace on International Women’s Day 2021 .
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International Women’s Day: Tech experts discuss tackling gender biases

In recognition of International Women's Day, a range of influential experts in the technology sector discuss tackling gender biases in the industry.
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How to tackle the gender gap in artificial intelligence

To celebrate International Women's Day on the 8th March, a diverse range of women across the AI sphere tell us what it’s like as a woman in the AI industry and provide practical tips for those looking to break-in.
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New data examines presence of LGBTQ people in STEM

While US researchers are rightfully examining ethnicity and gender in their fields, the data for LGBTQ people in STEM fields has been notoriously lacking, until now
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COVID-19 research is widening the gender gap in academic medicine

A new study has found that fewer women were first authors on COVID-19-related research papers published in the first half of this year, suggesting a worsening gender gap in academic medicine.
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Does family-based sexism impact future academic decisions?

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) analysed family-based sexism in baccalaureate programmes at Spanish secondary schools.
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Women in technology: Closing the gender gap once and for all

Following the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, this year 12 female technology professionals shared their advice and perspectives as to how we can close the gender gap once and for all.

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