The number of women working in tech is just 30%, but it wasn’t always this low. In fact, women were – and still are – instrumental in shaping the industry.
Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not yet a mother. I am writing this article as a business owner who wants to change the perception of hiring mums back into the workplace and give mums out there (who need it) the courage and confidence to re-enter the workplace, and not only this but […]
The number of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is static or dwindling, depending on which set of statistics you look at. But why is this?
“It’s a dirty little secret among women that we don’t support one another.” – Susan Shapiro Barash Despite still being in the early stages of my career at the age of 27, I can recall many times when I have felt unsupported by women in the workplace. Whether it was the instant judgement from […]
The “bromance” movie may have had its heyday, but look anywhere in the media and you’re still far more likely to see depictions of male friendship and bonding than you are women. In fact, when it comes to women, you’re most likely to see them being pitted against each other: who’s more desirable? Who is, […]
You may be wondering why should you – or any of us – care about women in the computing industry. And the answer is simply because it is essential to us as a society and the wider global economy. Gender diversity has an immediate impact on the success of technological development, which Nora Denze demonstrated with […]
Episode VII deliberately breaks the ‘damsel in distress’ trope with it’s plucky protagonist, Rey. But is she a victim of her own success?
I was captured by the suspense-driven plot from the beginning and I was not alone in the love of this franchise. Catching Fire: Part II, the final instalment of The Hunger Games series, has had the 4th biggest box office weekend opening in history. As the final film approaches us this month I wanted to reflect […]