The Blog Squad
Meet the brilliant minds behind our Blog.
Our take on technology is different to the norm. We're a team of 30+ content contributors, all passionate about technology + diversity, we undertake to provide you with the latest news, most thought-provoking articles and practical advice on how to either enter or find the inspiration to remain in the tech sector.
A brighter future is again in sight. All it takes is the next election.
Is it really women who degrade themselves, or is it society that degrades women?
Has anyone actually thought of just paying the average man and woman the same? Yes, they have, and it works.
The secret to career progression in plain sight.
Equal pay lays the foundations for good business.
What the US election reveals about attitudes towards women in power.
Sugar may be sweet, but it isn’t the only ingredient in the recipe for success.
One country is ahead of the rest when it comes to nurturing tech talent, and it probably isn’t your first guess.
Can prejudice really be programmed into robots? Vivien investigates...
Diversity is a key, but we must use it to open the right doors.
"It’s been a heart-rending time to be both a woman and an immigrant in this country..."
Bet you haven't thought of all 5
The growth of gendered neologisms is reinforcing ‘Men vs. Women’, rather than making us equal.
A look at some of the amazing females founding tech companies and products that are shaping the perception of the tech industry and women’s role within it.
Role Models: Why Visibility is Crucial to Closing the Technology Gender Gap
The future's bright for a career in tech. So what's stopping you? Charlotte Anderson looks at the facts.
Choosing University Subjects?
Gifts to thrill tech lovers of all ages & genders.
The 'He' in 'She' is just as important.
The snail pace of change could be down to too many words and not enough action.
Let's focus on individuals who bring in a range of diverse views, experience, and knowledge. It's the only way to stay on top.
Great minds may think alike, but diverse minds think differently. If you want to be at the top, its thinking differently that counts.
This is why.
Numbers may be low for employing women, but that doesn’t mean startups can’t find solutions to change that…
Want a quick break into the tech industry? Coding bootcamps may be your best bet.
Gaming is an industry both males and females enjoy. So why is it that the guys are getting all the fun?
The UK has made a shaky start to tackling the gender pay gap. But they always had to start somewhere.
Is it her experiences in a supportive environment that gave her power or her experiences with her adversary?
The mentorship model asks those who are successful to pay it forward. So remember to stand on the shoulders’ of giants: ask for advice and be generous with giving it. It’s necessary if we’re all going to move forward.
All our digital assistants are women, or at least women sounding. With such consistency across the board, there must be some good reasoning behind it. After all, artificial intelligence is just a reflection of ourselves.
"In my four years in industry, I've never worked with another female engineer. It's easy to forget this."
Think of early diversity like an investment. The consequences are long term and it will save you time and money in the future.
Feeling at a loose end this summer? Not to worry, here's how to make the most of it.
Plus a surprise bonus that inspires the meaning of teamwork.
These scientists changed the world, so why have so many of us have never heard of them? They also happen to have something else common.
Let's take a step back and reflect on the concept and why it's worth fighting for.
A list of 5 amazing women and their multi-billion dollar start-ups, based in the United States.
With great technology, comes great responsibility to use new technology to benefit mankind.
How a toxic, sexist, and chaotic work environment caused a startup giant to lose $10bn in value.
It’s time to banish the myth that only millennials and technophiles can write programs.
Do you think you have the necessary requirements to support those in STEM? You may be surprised.
How financial transparency leads to equality in the workplace.
Are you a Mum interested in finding a role in technology? Not sure you have the right skills or experience? Claire explains why you already do.
An Engineer oversees the system as whole using engineering principles, whilst a developer focuses on creating functional software.
A basic appreciation and understanding of how to code will become an essential business skill in the future. So prepare for the future: learn to code.
As the demand for top talent increases, tech companies are becoming more supportive of their employees' family responsibilities. Claire shares her story.
Has the recent Silicon Valley sexual harassment news have you worried about your job or search? Follow these simple tips for finding a non-toxic workplace.
It’s about the wonder, power, and equality she inspires in children.
Close your eyes and imagine an engineer. Was he white, antisocial, and maybe wearing a hoodie? That’s not rare, but here’s how you’re wrong.
Those conferences, hackathons, meetups, seminars, etc., that you always say you’re going to go to but then don’t? That’s your loss. Don't let it be.
Upskill yourself in 2017 & add coding to your NY's Resolutions.
Our daughters are the future of entrepreneurship.
The World of Code is the World of the New-Age Poet, Let's Educate Ourselves to Be a Part of It.
Britain's longest-running Sci-Fi series has taken a big step in the right direction. But can they pull it off?
"Like all great love stories, my nontraditional love for coding started off as a mild hatred."
Tech is the fastest growing industry and a great one to work in. But where to start?
As the tech industry gains traction, the talent in banking is going with it.
Do you need to take a look at your values? Every day is a chance to change. Here are some ways to start…
Surround yourself with people who bring the best out of you.
When stress takes its toll, you'll be thankful you read this.
Mindfulness: It’s a word you may have heard a lot on the websphere, but maybe it’s not clear how it relates to you and your work.
8 Tips for Conference Wellness
An interview with the Founder of LLI Peru
Secret Diary Of A Code Girl Tells All...
Startup Culture has been the talk of the town lately with founders competing to provide freebies and more time to play than work. Here‘s how to make your startup culture a successful one.
Did you know you should be looking for a career sponsor as well as a mentor if you’re a woman in tech?
9 Top tips from an expert in the field.
From aspiring medical student to budding tech entrepreneur, Olivia shares her story.
My first Hackathon landed me a job at Facebook. Here’s how to make yours a success too.