Getting Women Into Conferences

One of the biggest issues that we are aware of in women’s career progression we believe is due to the lack of their presence in the industry and visibility of opportunities.  We know that this is partly due to lack of women speaking or attending conferences, whilst we do not condone getting the ‘gender card’ to be accepted to speak at a conference we are actually aware that this isn’t due to the quality of women speakers but more due to a lack of them coming forward and submitting papers.

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KETL Supporting WTH ~ Bristol

KETL is a data management and integration consultancy with a great ethos that is working with WTH ~ Bristol to explore ways to improve the diversity of their workforce. 
Helen Woodcock
, KETL’s Marketing and Business development manager,  has been a great supporter of the WTH during our start up period and Ian Cray their MD is also fully behind the initiatives we are putting in place. It’s great to have such positive support for our ideas.

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WTHub News ~ May 2016

Welcome to our first ever newsletter for members, which we will send out monthly by email as well as uploading a version ~ do let us know if you prefer not to receive the email version.  This newsletter is a way of keeping you up to date with our progress as we develop Women’s Tech Hub (WTH) in Bristol as well as a way of sharing upcoming events and opportunities that we have been told about.
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Kona Coaching

We’ve been looking around at reasons why women sometimes give up and leave rather than stay in their work – and we came across an impressive webinar from Kona Coaching. They’re a group of chartered occupational psychologists who say they are on a mission to help people thrive in their working lives.

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