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Spotlight on Women in IT • Episode 1 • Laura Malins, Vice President of Product at Matillion Laura Malins, Vice President of Product at Matillion. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
STEM Day: Female tech experts share their thoughts STEM Day takes place annually on 8th November, serving not only as an opportunity to celebrate the successes across the across the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sectors, but to reflect on what must be done to improve it. Unfortunately, women still only make up a mere 24% of the STEM workforce. So, what can be done to encourage and retain women in STEM?
My journey into tech Anaïs Urlichs, a Developer Advocate at Aqua Security, has, in a very short time, established herself as a true influencer in the Open Source community. With 19,000+ followers on Twitter, and 250,000+ total views on YouTube, her work has earned her numerous accolades, including CNCF Top Ambassador, and places on the Open UK Honours list and the GitHub Star program. She spoke to Digitalisation World about her career to date, her role at Aqua, and the challenges women in tech face.
Why are we still fighting for gender equality in telecoms? We must start with the fundamentals By Sarah Grange, Head of Deployment (UK), VX Fiber
Alarming lack of women in executive roles, despite FTSE 350 improving boardroom gender diversity Women account for almost 40% of directors on FTSE 100 boards and 39% on FTSE 250 boards, largely meeting the new Women Leaders Review targets; but there is an ‘appalling’ lack of progress of women into executive roles (senior board positions).
New job, new challenge! By Grethe Brown CEO of DiffusionData.

Women in IT

Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace. Watch out for video content which will be added over the next few weeks.
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