We aim to create a support system for women in tech, focusing on practical strategies and signposting.
We offer lightweight and reasonably priced jobs boards and passive recruitment.
A collection of help and advice articles that may help you with your next career move or just be of interest!
24 September 2023
We've shared with you the free or cheap online resources and the government backed bootcamps in previous posts. Now we thought we should share with you something with slightly more commitment but a great gateway into the tech industry.
13 August 2023
We have a lot of members who are looking to come back into the industry after taking a break, most commonly while producing the next generation of (hopefully) great engineers and techies. The best place to find out about returner programs is with StemReturners, and we have had great feedback from members who have used them so thought we'd take a look and share some of their current programmes with you.
31 July 2023
Ivy Li is one of our Women's Tech Hub members and has agreed to share some of her learnings with other members, which we love.
Women in data
23 July 2023
Have you ever been to a large tech conference and felt 'othered' - we know that it is common for our members and thought we'd talk through some of the issues and some possible solutions.
30 June 2023
For those of you not yet a member of the Bristol Equality Network meeting we'll give a quick summary of the census data from their last meeting. For more details on how to solve some of the DEI issues or join the group take a look at their page here.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
20 June 2023
However you want to cut it – ethical thinking, human-centered design, due diligence, safety; the possibility of mass scale and speed predictive technologies is changing how we and the world lives.
11 June 2023
For our members wishing to dip their toes into the tech world but who are not sure where to go and whether or not it’s a career for them then we would suggest looking at MooCs and other online resources.
Women n Tech
7 June 2023
The Department of Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) has launched the Portfolio of AI Assurance Techniques.
2 June 2023
If you love Data (and who doesn’t? .. or are we just geeks!) take a look at some of the training courses below. This is only a teaser list there are plenty of more specialist groups out there who you can speak to if you are looking to transfer into this area.
14 May 2023
We'll put together a series of these for you to dive into and research the industry starting with how best to skill up.
This week we have Electronics and web design/Development resources.
12 March 2023
A pretty recent term that we picked up from MIT and read up on a piece from the Harvard Business review – its essentially how companies pivoted due to Covid, but well worth a read up to see if your company will cope with the next pandemic/armageddon etc.
Digital business transformation
Sandra Machon has a series of posts on medium about life as a data scientist with some great resources and we like that she’s sharing her ideas on where and what to look for to support other women (and men if they read her obviously!). As she’s building up other women in the industry we thought […]
13 December 2022
Makers are Europe’s longest-running coding Bootcamp and are now an established career building platform offering multi-training and employment routes into tech. Interestingly they are taking an inclusive and interesting front-ended approach to apprenticeships and will be running these with companies in the city. They’ve agreed to sponsor a workshop with us and to present their […]
29 November 2022
The scheme offers SMEs free and impartial advice on how technology can help their business. An online platform helps them to: The scheme also offers eligible SMEs a grant token worth up to £5,000 to cover up to half of the costs of pre-approved, digital technology solutions. The Help to Grow: Digital scheme launched in January 2022. […]
9 October 2022
Female software engineers have never been in more demand as digital transformation projects, new technologies and unparalleled innovation reshapes the world of tech. As a leader in the digital transformation space, Kainos’ leading women in technology join us for a lively discussion looking at: Sadly we noticed that this will be the final year: ALD […]
WE had loads of fun with Makers.Tech last week and there was a LOT of interest in their offerings so here is more info for those whe weren’t able to make it. Makers are excited to support the Women’s Tech Hub members to find a job in tech. We offer a range of different training opportunities […]
2 October 2022
If you have a business idea you would like to put into action, Launch Space can help you do just that. We’ll give you free business support and expert advice for up to 12 months so you can focus on achieving great things. We also have a small number of bursaries available for eligible entrepreneurs. […]
1 September 2022
From September 2022, we will do hands- on projects, mainly a selection from Kaggle. You are welcome to suggest a project too! This will be on top of our usual “bring your own topic” for discussion! When: Every other Wednesdays, 18:30-20:30 Where: Ground Floor, DeskLodge House, 2 Redcliffe Way, Redcliffe, Bristol BS1 6NL Who: Anyone interested in Data Science Machine […]