There is a lot of talk at the moment about how positive role models can help encourage young girls to pursue exciting careers in technology. The current results of our Women in Technology survey show that over 46% of the 500+ respondents answered the question: "What inspired you to get into technol
With the launch of the results of our women in technology survey, we took the opportunity to chat with Sue Urses, VP of Human Resources at Ivanti, about her experiences and thoughts on how businesses can better support women at work. Below are her insights. Being a woman working outside the home in
We recently interviewed some of the ladies who attended our Women in Tech lunch at Interchange Madrid. Enjoy the video and interview transcript below. What’s the best thing about being a woman in tech? "Being a woman in tech is taking what is viewed as a male-dominated environment and work
We all know that the IT workforce of today is facing a massive skills shortage. Tech in the UK is booming, with the UK digital technology sector being worth nearly £184 billion, and turnover of companies within it growing by 4.5% between 2016 and 2017 (compared with the UK GDP which only grew by 1.
Many hiring managers strive to hire more women into tech roles but face challenges when it comes to attracting female talent. This subject comes up time and time again at our networking events so I thought I would collate some of the useful ideas and guidance I have learned and am putting into pract
Women in technology is not only a huge trend, it’s an important movement for the progression of women in a perceived male-dominated environment. The gender pay gap is slowly but surely closing and we are being treated with more respect. So why is it that some women often find other women the most d
Imposter syndrome is a subject that comes up time and time again when I am chatting to women in tech and it seems to me that it affects more people than we realize—me included. The term was coined by Suzanne A. Imes and clinical psychologist Pauline R. Clance in 1978 and it is a concept which descr
We recently interviewed Ivanti product manager, Lara Hellman, about her experience returning to work after taking time out to raise her lovely daughter, Beatrice. Q: What was the hardest thing about coming back to work after maternity leave? LH: There were a few things. Obviously leaving my baby wit