Tag Archives: Women in tech

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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Tracy Pound Selected as Chairwoman of the CompTIA Board of Directors

British technology entrepreneur, business owner and activist Tracy Pound has been selected to serve as chairwoman of the board of directors of CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry. The founder and managing director of Maximity in Birmingham, England, Pound is the first industry executive from Britain to …

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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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Kaspersky’s women in tech latest findings

Over a third (38%) of women working in the IT and tech industry claim that a lack of females in the sector made them wary of entering the profession, according to Kaspersky’s latest Women in Tech report, Where are we now? Understanding the evolution of women in technology. Highlighting the importance of role …

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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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How can we can elevate Women in STEM?

Having undergone the struggles of growing up in war-torn Afghanistan, Okta developer Sara Daqiq, argues that more female representation is key towards the progression of the industry… Stats today show that only 15 per cent of Engineering graduates are female. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) has, in the past, been male dominant, which in …

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Diversity in tech: Creating a winning workforce

Over the years, the industry we work in has often been criticised for its lack of diversity. Traditionally, tech and IT was seen as a boys’ club. But we have seen a shift over the past decade, where more women are taking up managerial and exec roles, companies are understanding …

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Half of women in tech feel the gender pay gap is still an issue

New research from Ivanti has found that the majority of women who work in the technology industry are still experiencing inequality when it comes to salary and career progression. The Ivanti Women in Tech Survey 2019 surveyed over 800 women about their experiences and priorities working in the technology industry. Despite the …

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