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London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe

London's technology industry has highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
London’s technology sector has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe, according to a global study of 50,000 start-ups.
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ITU's global campaign to encourage more girls + young women to take on ICT studies + careers http://girlsinict.org Join the conversation via #GirlsinICT
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Tech Entrepreneur Encourages Rwanda’s Young Women to Venture into ICT

Tech Entrepreneur Encourages Rwanda’s Young Women to Venture into ICT | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Akaliza Keza Gara is only 27, but she’s achieved much for women in Rwanda’s technology sector in just a short space of time.

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Inspiring Girls to Be Tech Entrepreneurs

Inspiring Girls to Be Tech Entrepreneurs | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Inside a conference room on the 36th floor of Rockefeller Center, a group of 17 high school girls are animatedly talking about their startup plans....
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Decoding Women in Tech: Thriving in a Brogrammers' World

Entering technical fields can be daunting to anyone but historically women enter at lower rates than men. Women represent 12% of computer science grads and h...
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In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized - NPR (blog)

In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized - NPR (blog) | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
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In Tech Marketing Jobs, Women's Successes Are Rarely Recognized
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It's no secret that there aren't a lot of women in Silicon Valley and the tech industry in general. There is one exception — marketing and public relations.
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Coding sexism out of the UK tech industry - Wired.co.uk

Coding sexism out of the UK tech industry - Wired.co.uk | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
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For Sherran, sexism has become so commonplace that even women fail to notice it. "I feel like I am becoming blinkered to it," she explains.
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ITU, UN Women to Recognize Work in Tech for Gender Equality

ITU, UN Women to Recognize Work in Tech for Gender Equality | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of ICTs to promote gender equality. 

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Silicon Republic recognises leading women role models in STEM

Silicon Republic recognises leading women role models in STEM | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
A special reception to celebrate leading women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) was held by Silicon Republic last week, and attended by many remarkable women leaders from Ireland and abroad – and quite a few men.
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Worrying signs for UK female tech sector as gender gap widens

Worrying signs for UK female tech sector as gender gap widens | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
A new report published in the UK appears to show worrying signs for gender balance in the UK tech industry as the gap between males and females widens.
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Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 1

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 1 | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
As Silicon Republic’s Women Invent Tomorrow campaign launches for a second year, we publish Part 1 of our listing of some of the leading women in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths.
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How Google's Megan Smith Is Changing the World for Working Women

How Google's Megan Smith Is Changing the World for Working Women | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Who do you picture when you picture women in tech?
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MainOne, Huawei, Phase3 Telecom Support Girls in ICT Train

MainOne, Huawei, Phase3 Telecom Support Girls in ICT Train | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

This year's Girls in ICT Day event, the 3rd since eBusiness Life started the campaign in 2012, which is scheduled to hold in Lagos on June 19, 2014 is part of the ITU campaign to sensitize young girls and encouraging them to take up ICT as a career.

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Women and ICT in Africa: A new digital gap

Women and ICT in Africa: A new digital gap | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

Gender inequality remains deeply entrenched in many African societies. Many women and girls still do not have equal opportunities despite this being enshrined in the law. Yet ICTs are important tools for advancing gender equality, women and girl's empowerment, and a more equitable and prosperous world.

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"We can Transform the Tech Industry"

"We can Transform the Tech Industry" | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
AkiraChix, in partnership with iHub and Intel, hosted the Girls in ICT Day celebrations on 26 April 2014 at iHub’s premises in Nairobi, Kenya.
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[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech - htxt.africa

[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech - htxt.africa | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
[WATCH] Silicon Valley women CEOs on being a leader in tech htxt.africa Today we give you part two of the series, a video that explores the complexities and demands, but also provides some solid advice, on what it means to be a woman at the...
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Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language

Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language Black Girls Code, Kimberly Bryant, black women in computer science, girls, STEM, (#Tech: Kimberly Bryant; Sisterhood Leader Teaches Young Girls about Coding Language
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Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap

Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Engineering giants bet on summer camps to inspire more female engineers (Cracking the Girl Code: How to End the Tech Gender Gap - TIME http://t.co/6Z0oqrsbxX - @BotballRobotics has been doing this...
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More Women Working at eBay Than Other Tech Giants - Headlines & Global News

More Women Working at eBay Than Other Tech Giants - Headlines & Global News | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
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The stats show that women make up 42 percent of its global workforce, which is more than most tech giants, according to CNET.
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Geekettes: More women in tech | Made in Germany

So far, most startups have been founded by men. But the women's network Geekettes wants to change that. The group helps tech-savvy women realize their ideas. They organize network meetings,...
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Technology for gender equality: Global awards

Technology for gender equality: Global awards | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

ITU + UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of ICTs to promote gender equality.

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Google and Square Recruit Girls Early to Tackle Tech’s Gender Problem

Google and Square Recruit Girls Early to Tackle Tech’s Gender Problem | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it
Recently, tech giants like Square, Google, and smaller players like Codecademy, have begun using both their substantial resources and expertise to get more young girls interesting in coding.
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Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 2

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths – Part 2 | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

From world-beating academics, to inspiring science communicators, from tech business leaders to early entrepreneurs, we were truly spoilt for choice, so here we publish the second of two lists of some of Ireland's leading women in the knowledge economy.

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Meet the Woman Who Spends Her Entire Day on Instagram

Meet the Woman Who Spends Her Entire Day on Instagram | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

A lot of people think that coding is boring, but you have to understand the impact that you’re having by submitting one or two lines of code. Just submitting one extra line of code into the Facebook repository impacts a billion people. Same thing with Instagram!

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MainOne, Huawei, Support eBusiness Life on ICT Girls Day Celebration

MainOne Cable Company, Huawei Technologies and Phase3 Telecom have joined forces in collaborating with eBusiness Life Communication to celebrate this year's ICT Girls Day, scheduled for Lagos on June 19, 2014.

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Alfa celebrates the “Girls in ICT Day” for the second year in a row

Alfa celebrates the “Girls in ICT Day” for the second year in a row | Women & Girls in ICT | Scoop.it

On the occasion of the internationally- celebrated “Girls in ICT Day,” Alfa organized a celebration with the participation of 25 female students from different schools. This initiative, set by ITU, comes as part of Alfa’s commitment to enhance the role of women in the telecommunications sector,

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Cisco empowers young women to break into ICT

Cisco Saudi Arabia saw a strong turnout at its annual Girls in ICT Day held at its offices in Riyadh, with young women learning about the innovative technology-related careers of tomorrow.

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