Tag Archives: Women in tech

PCR September issue out now: Women in Tech & Diversity Special

It goes without saying that it’s important to have the right people for the job as after all it’s the employees that keep the cogs of a business turning. There are many companies in the channel already that put a significant emphasis on creating a balanced and inclusive workplace culture. …

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Exabeam supports FirstBoard.io to Increase Women Leaders on Technology Boards 

Exabeam is supporting FirstBoard.io, a network of highly qualified and diverse technology leaders seeking corporate director roles. “Having industry-leading companies like Exabeam support the goal of increasing diversity in the boardroom is critical to really pulling our mission forward,” said Rita Scroggin, founder of FirstBoard.io. “We are grateful to have an …

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PCR September issue: Top 25 Women in Tech – Nominations now open!

PCR’s Top 25 Women in Tech returns in our September print edition, where we’ll be highlighting the most influential women in the UK PC and tech channel. Nominations are now open for this year’s list, so click here to find out how to be included. We’ll be featuring women that …

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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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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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