The Shift project released some great free photostock pictures under a Creative Commons licence so that people can use them to showcase the diversity of their companies, go see @ Shift stock photography
Here at Womens Tech Hub ~ Bristol we believe that we need to be seen and heard to encourage more women and girls into the tech sector. We are highly committed to being present at as many events and conferences as possible, not only to ensure that industry is aware of us but also so that women who are attending events know that there will definitely be other women to talk to.
On Saturday 24th June we hosted our first summer conference at Watershed in Bristol. It was nerve-wracking to organise but rather wonderful to meet so many people who are as concerned as we are at the current lack of diversity in the tech workforce. We know it is not just a local issue, it’s a national one, but we do belive that Thinking Globally and Acting Locally is a good way forward. So we invited mostly local speakers to our three panels on Recruitment, Retention and Resilience, to come and share their thoughts on how to change things, and what they are doing to change things. Continue reading “Diversity in Tech 2017”
Last call for tomorrow’s Diversity in Tech event http://www.wthub.org/diversity2017/ which starts at 10am. The talks finish at 2.30 so we are inviting all meetup groups in to spread their word ~ no charge after 2.30 so pop along and say hi even if you haven’t been able to make it to the event. Continue reading “Talks and Tees ‘One size does not fit all!’”
We are delighted to introduce the Women’s Tech Hub community to Bugsnag, who are sponsoring Diversity In Tech 2017. Bugsnag started in San Francisco and now have an expanding team in Bath, UK. This is what they do: