ABOUT THE EVENT:
Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers and support women already working in STEM is a technology-focused day for women. It includes talks, networking and workshops centred around entering the Technology industry and creating new opportunities.
When one woman helps another, amazing things can happen. Professional careers leap forward. That's what Women in Technology is all about.
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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WOMEN IN TECH...
- Currently, women hold only 5 per cent of leadership positions in the tech industry.
- At Google, women make up 30 percent of the company’s overall workforce but hold only 17 percent of the company’s tech jobs.
- At Facebook, 15 percent of tech roles are staffed by women.
- At Twitter, it’s only 10 percent that are women.
WHY ATTEND THE ADA LOVELACE DAY?
Organisations are slowly starting to recognise the benefits of employing more women in the Technology sector.
Only one-in-six of tech specialists in the UK are women, compared with 47% of the entire workforce, research from the Tech Partnership’s Women in IT scorecard reveals. Worse still, fewer than one-in-ten of these women are in leadership positions.
The event is held at the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, it is a modern and dynamic place to work and study providing state-of-the-art facilities and undertaking internationally leading research.
If you think Technology is an area that you would like to focus on your career move, come down and visit MHR at the event, we have a number of open vacancies.
Did you know?
The number of working women in technology is significantly lower than most other UK work sectors. Just 17% of those working in Technology in the UK are female.
FOR YOUR SAT NAV:
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG8 1BB