Tag Archives: Diversity

Speakers for Schools partners with Corsight AI on STEM for ethnic minority students

Social mobility charity Speakers for Schools has partnered with Corsight AI  to provide 170 virtual work experience placements to young people across the UK. The placements will take place in the week commencing 19th July, and target young people from ethnic minority backgrounds aged between 14-19. Ethnic minorities are largely underrepresented in STEM …

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Tech Data focuses on diversity with LGBT Business Resource Group

Tech Data has launched a new business resource group (BRG) for LGBTQ+ personnel in the UK and Ireland. Known as SPECTRUM, the group encourages a place of diversity and inclusion. The group has been launched to align with Pride Month. Allies and anyone at all interested from Tech Data UK and …

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PCR SEPTEMBER ISSUE DIVERSITY SPECIAL FOCUS: HOW TO GET INVOLVED!!

In the September issue of PCR we will be looking at Diversity in the channel, which includes our annual Top 25 Women in Tech feature. Alongside this we will be looking at TECH CHANNEL INNOVATION: It’s been a difficult couple of years following the global pandemic so we are keen …

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PCR June Life in the Channel with Mimecast’s Hannah Mayersbeth

Hannah Mayersbeth, MSP Sales Manager at Mimecast on cybersecurity, inequality and why more women should get involved in this sector. In cybersecurity women only represent 20% of the workforce. Here Hannah Mayersbeth, MSP channel manager at Mimecast, has become one of the rare female leaders in this industry. PCR caught …

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HUAWEI launches women developers program

Huawei’s launch of its Women Developers (HWD) program is intended to encourage more women to join in technological innovation by providing participants with more opportunities and platforms for career development and skill training. Any woman developer from around the world can register to join the program on the HUAWEI Developers official …

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Study names UK universities leading the way in gender diversity in Computer Sciences

A new study by cybersecurity technology company, CrowdStrike, reveals which UK universities are leading the way in boosting gender diversity in the Computer Sciences. The underrepresentation of female academic staff in the Computer Sciences is fuelling a vicious cycle in which young women are dissuaded from pursuing a career in the growing field and miss out on highly paid and in-demand positions. Research shows …

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Exertis Group drives inclusive culture through new internal diversity initiatives

 Exertis has launched a new set of diversity and inclusion initiatives, to demonstrate its strong commitment to fostering a diverse culture across the business. “A diverse workforce with equal representation supports the development of an excellent, progressive company culture,” said Nick Foster, Exertis’ HR Director. “The new initiatives have been introduced …

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PCR Nov isue Life in the Channel: Okta’s Stevie Dennis

Stevie Dennis, Regional Alliances Manager UK&I at Okta, gives her take on learning from experience, post Covid remote working relationships and embracing diversity Tell us a bit about your experience in the channel and your current role at Okta Working in the Alliances team at Okta is my perfect job! …

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Encourage, nurture, unite

Vodafone’s Head of Partnerships and Alliances, Kathy Quashie, discusses her experiences of promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives in the telco channel, and what more can be done to improve equal representation in a traditionally male-led industry. Throughout her career, Kathy Quashie, Vodafone’s Head of Partnerships and Alliances has always found …

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Transformative thinking

It’s the 21st century but still in many instances the issues of racial and sexual inequality persist. 2020 has been a year of great change and has seen the uprising of ‘Black lives matter’ campaigners stand up and fight for equality and equal representation and this may just be the …

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