Tag Archives: Women in tech

PCR MAY ISSUE OUT NOW: SUSTAINABILITY SPECIAL!!

With the government placing an increased focus on sustainability in its operations, suppliers looking to win and retain contracts in the public sector will have to ensure they’re meeting new standards. But how can becoming more sustainable help suppliers work better with the public sector? To answer this we spoke …

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Tech Data launches DEI focused business resource group Embrace

Tech Data has launched a business resource group (BRG) focused on diversity, equality and inclusion called Embrace. David Watts, managing director, UK and Ireland, Tech Data, said: “Tech Data is committed to maintaining a culture that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion and we are really looking forward to getting Embrace underway and seeing …

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Skillsoft and iamtheCODE Partner to Enable One Million Females to Learn How to Code by 2030

Skillsoft is embarking on a strategic initiative with iamtheCODE, the first African-led global movement to mobilise government, private-sector, and philanthropic foundations to advance STEAMED education for women and girls in marginalised communities. The partnership is designed to support iamtheCODE’s mission to train 1 million women and girl coders worldwide by 2030 …

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PCR Top Women in Tech call for comment on Industry Experiences and Diversity roundtable Q&A

Ahead of International Women’s Day next Tuesday we are calling for comment from the tech and IT channel’s females in leadership positions to provide comment on their experiences as a female tech leader and passion for driving greater diversity in the sector. If you are a female in a leadership …

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PCR Feb’s Life in the Channel with Forcepoint’s Lauren Marsden

Lauren Marsden, Director for Channel Sales in UK&I for Forcepoint shares her personal experiences as a female in a leadership role within the channel and why more ladies should consider a career in IT. Lauren Marsden, currently Director for Channel Sales in UK&I for Forcepoint, has held her position at …

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Google Cloud’s Adaire Fox-Martin

Back in July, Google Cloud welcomed the arrival of newly appointed Adaire Fox-Martin as EMEA Cloud President, bringing more than two decades of tech leadership to the role. Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR caught up with Ms Fox-Martin to find out about how’s she’s got to where she is professionally, …

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The Diversity Lag – It’s Why We Need Women in Tech

Sally Cooper, Operations Director at Ramsac has spent over 30 years in a male-dominated industry, here she offers more insights on creating a workplace of diversity and inclusion – one that encompasses disabilities, race and neurodiversity. High profile breaches often eclipse other issues in cybersecurity, including the problematic lack of …

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Delivering On Gender Diversity: Why The Technology Industry Sits At A Crossroads

Sherry Lowe, Chief Marketing Officer at Exabeam focuses on creating gender diversity and the importance of encouraging more women into tech. Despite growing emphasis on the importance, value, and impact of gender diversity in the technology industry, there remains a huge amount of work to be done. What’s also becoming …

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The importance of female representation in the data centre sector

Carlyn Foster, Head Of Marketing at 4D Data Centres, looks at how we can encourage more women to pursue jobs in the data industry and the positive effects diversity can have on the sector. There’s been talk of a skill shortage in IT of late, but that has long been …

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Tackling Diversity in the Tech Industry

Lysa Campbell, CEO at Retail Marketing Group discuses the current state of diversity in tech Over the last few years diversity in the tech industry has slowly been improving; it is clear that companies have been trying to take steps in the right direction to become more inclusive through various …

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