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International Women’s Day 2022: Accelerating action, breaking bias, creating change

Whilst women account for 48% of the global workforce, they remain significantly outnumbered in the technology industry - only 26% of jobs in computer-related sectors are occupied by women and just 27.1% of managers and leaders in the...

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Could tech skills shortage actually be good for diversity and inclusion?

As the global war for tech talent heats up amid a changing work landscape and push for hybrid working, what impact will this have on how businesses recruit tech roles and will it increase diversity?

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Women in Indian tech: a journey of promise

A look at how India’s tech sector invests in helping female talent reach their greatest potential.

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Women in the workplace and why equity matters

Studies have consistently shown that boosting diversity and gender equity in the workplace benefits organisations and their bottom lines, and researchers have confirmed that having more women in the workplace increases well-being for...

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Addressing ageism in tech will help to rectify the industry’s digital skills shortage

In this piece, Sam Schofield, Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales at online learning provider Udacity, discusses why an age-diverse workforce is imperative for business success and how tech companies can strive to...

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From growing ransomware threats to improving D&I: Our global highlights from 2021

A run through of some of our best stories from 2021.

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Inclusivity leads to diversity: How men can be better allies for women in tech

A rising proportion of women are developing coding skills compared to the current proportion of female programmers and software developers. Joanna Hodgson, solutions architect lead at Red Hat explains the value that men can bring by...

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Can technology help recruit a diverse and inclusive workforce?

Some organisations are still struggling to embrace D&I, and the problems usually start with the first step: the hiring process. How can enterprises use technology to employ a more diverse workforce?

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Mind the gap between leaders’ perceptions and employees’ realities in tech

A report highlights a chasm between executive and minority views on diversity.

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Coders push back against offensive terminology

A number of organisations are leading the charge in getting offensive, exclusionary terminology removed from the computing world.

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The evolution of women in tech

Donna Kelly, Senior Vice President at CGI UK looks at how women can navigate complex situations with their colleagues, and how the industry has evolved and how far it still has to go.

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Neurodiversity and tech: a win-win equation

What are the wide-ranging benefits of hiring neurodivergent employees and how can employers attract talent from this mostly untapped source?

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Tech's gender imbalance: Is progress being made?

Despite decades of progress towards workplace equality, women remain hugely underrepresented in the UK's technology workforce. The technology sector should do more to support women, and arguably, is best placed to do so. So what needs...

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Can remote working help solve IT skills shortage and gender imbalance?

Closing skills gaps and improving gender diversity throughout the IT industry have both proved major challenges for many years, but does the cultural shift towards remote working caused by COVID-19 offer a golden opportunity to...

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