Women in Tech Australia 2018: Five speakers tell us their experiences at this year's event

This year, over 800 people attended our Women in Tech Australia event in Sydney. The two-day conference was filled with fascinating talks from successful women in tech, practical workshops, and networking opportunities. 

Nearly a third of women in tech say lack of female leaders & role models hinders careers

October 19, 2018 | D Cody

New research has shown that up to a third of women working in or studying tech-related roles believe a lack of leadership from women in top positions is negatively affecting careers in tech.

Building business in Blockchain - Jessica Hofmann, Founder and Managing Director, Atos Blockchain Factory

Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that generates so much buzz and has so many expectations to fulfil, is still on its way up. A lot has been said, yelled sometimes even, and now it’s time to see what sticks and discover how Blockchain can add true value to our...

International Day of the Girl: Celebrating Opportunity and Gender Equality

October 11, 2018 | D Cody

11th October marks International Day of the Girl, an international observance day declared by the United Nations to celebrate opportunity for girls, and raise awareness of the importance of gender equality. The day was first celebrated in 2012 by Plan International, a group...

The History of Women in Tech: 7 Influential Pioneers Everyone Should Know

October 8, 2018 | Georgina Varley

Erasing stereotypes, finding your passion and public speaking - Q&A with Jinali Patel

  Jinali Patel, R&D Manager at MPC Film, joined us at this year’s Women of Silicon Roundabout conference. We talked to her about some of the biggest challenges she’s faced in her career, why we need more women in the tech sector and what motivates her to succeed. 

Being Truly Disruptive - Nhung Le Nguyen

October 3, 2018 | Nhung Le Nguyen

I hear speakers use the buzz phrase “be disruptive” and I often wonder whether they have considered the power behind their choice of words.

She Can STEM: Google and Microsoft join campaign led by Ad Council

September 11, 2018 | D Cody

Google, and Microsoft have partnered with the Ad Council, in order to launch the ‘She can STEM’ campaign, aimed at getting more girls interested in science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers.

We Asked Women in Tech: What Percentage of Tech Sector Employees are Women?

August 28, 2018 | D Cody

In the push towards equality in the GCC, FemmeNiche is born

Appetite Creative Solutions is based across 3 countries UK, Madrid and Dubai. I love all three, and all three are quite distinctively different. Dubai is arguably the most interesting, a fantastic place, a cosmopolitan and a world-leading international business center.

UK A-levels – Girls Studying STEM subjects Drastically Increases

August 17, 2018 | D Cody

An analysis by software company Exasol has shown that the percentage of female students studying STEM-related subjects at A-level has increased from 6.5% to 11.8% in the last five years alone. 

Hearts, Minds & Machines for a Better Future

After decades of technological advancement, we have reached a point in history where we now need to focus our efforts on controlling it carefully.

From learning a language, to building a rocket ship: Women of Silicon Roundabout's Career Garden goals and how to achieve them

July 4, 2018 | D Cody

No dream is too crazy. That’s why we gave this year’s attendees at Women of Silicon Roundabout a career garden to pin up their goals for the next year.

Women of Silicon Roundabout 2018: In Pictures

June 29, 2018 | D Cody

We are so proud of the success of this year's Women of Silicon Roundabout. This year, over 4,000 attendees came to learn, share their experiences and supercharge their careers with us. 

How can businesses attract and retain more women in technology?

How can businesses attract more women in technology? Jo Hannaford, Head of EMEA Technology at Goldman Sachs, explores how businesses can make a change.

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