Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2021

Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

Every business starts with an idea. Each of the millions of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that operate across the globe every day started with an idea that took shape in someone’s mind and made its way to market.

UWE have teamed up with I’m an Engineer to connect local school students with engineers

During this month-long ‘Meter Zone’ (all the engineering zones are named after different units of measurement!), several local engineers from the West of England region joined chat sessions with secondary school students, answering questions on a variety of topics, ranging from why they chose engineering as a career, possible new technologies for carbon neutral cars, the impacts of Covid_19 on working life, working internationally and much more.

7 Pieces of Bad Career Advice Women Should Ignore

Young women entering the workforce are typically inundated by a wide range of career tips to help them succeed. Although most of this advice is probably well intended, that doesn’t necessarily make all of it helpful.

Decades of Failing to Recognize ADHD in Girls Has Created a “Lost Generation” of Women

Girls are closing one gender gap we don’t want: diagnoses of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Between 2003 and 2011, parents reported an increase of ADHD diagnoses of 55% for girls, compared to 40% for boys…

Stuff we spotted and thought we would pass on in case you missed it

Mashable:
Learn to build video games with this stacked training bundle

Want to start learning how to code your own video games? Consider the Complete Learn to Code By Making Games in Unity Bundle. This collection of classes includes eight courses and over 900 lessons on coding, machine learning, Construct 3, and more.

MIT Technology Review:
Geoffrey Hinton has a hunch about what’s next for AI

A decade ago, the artificial-intelligence pioneer transformed the field with a major breakthrough. Now he’s working on a new imaginary system named GLOM.

BBC Tech News:
Tech Tent: Bye-bye Silicon Valley, hello global workforce?

Phil Libin is a serial entrepreneur who, until recently, could not imagine working anywhere but Silicon Valley. As chief executive of the note-taking app Evernote, he was not a fan of working from home – indeed he banned video meetings at the company, believing people needed to be in the room to make a proper contribution.

Events

Workshop Wednesdays
Workshop Wednesdays

We’re back this Wednesday with WebDev101 project and PyLab. Details of each of the groups and what they are up to you can find on their respective pages PyLAB and WebDEV101. For our members wishing to catch up, we will also have Women Tech Hub members hang out for you. For more detailed chats and support, you can mail us at info@wthub.org to arrange a 121.

GirlGeekDinners

Will be back on the 29th of April – details on our page. Sign up on the Bristol GGD #83 Life in the Data Highway or Bath BGGD Reloaded #14 – Life in the Data Highway. Girlgeekdinners page. The first speaker announcement is from Anna Wykes on Data Engineering for Data Scientists. The second is Jennifer Chakravarty, Jenny is a brand-new data scientist, she will talk about applying for jobs in data science as a newbie, deciphering job ads and finding her feet.

There’s also an up-to-date list of this week’s events and future conferences on our pages.

Keep an eye on our jobs board as there are some seriously great purpose-driven companies looking to improve their inclusivity by reaching out to our members & candidates. If you are currently looking for a job or considering a move or simply interested in working in tech then feel free to mail us for a chat on info@wthub.org.

Conferences

UK FinTech Week 2021 – 19th – 23rd April

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ISER – 977th International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering and Management (ICSTEM) 19th – 20th April

ISER

Is a prestigious event organized with a motivation to provide an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to SHARE their research findings with the global experts. ICSTEM 2021 will be held in  Oxford, United Kingdom on 19th – 20th April, 2021.

ICGFAT 2021: 15. International Conference on Gender, Feminism, Art and Technology April 22-23

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Brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Gender, Feminism, Art and Technology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Gender, Feminism, Art and Technology

This Week’s happenings have moved to our Events page

As a suggestion from one of our lovely members (Thanks Gabs #1!), we have also set up a “buymeacoffee” page for those wanting to give us a small thank-you. Check it out here.

Women’s Tech Hub products

Candidates page advertises the skillsets of the women we have looking for roles in the area (and some of our male allies).

Jobs Board for those wanting to advertise specifically to our members in the area – check it out here.

Engage with our members, advertise your companies and share any jobs then you can support us by sponsoring the Workshop Wednesdays – details here.