WTHub is all about conversations, and recently we sat down for one with Phil D. Hall of Cassini Global Health. We’d heard him give a talk about his work on using Artificial Intelligence in healthcare, and at one point he asked the room where the women were, making the point that unless the developers of AI are diverse, the resulting AI won’t be.
So we met with Phil to find out more about what he is doing, and what he thought of our ideas for getting more diversity in SW tech.
Continue reading “Talking AI, ChatBots and GHAIA”
There’s been quite a bit of discussion in the media on the gender pay gap recently, after a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies stated that many women are penalised for taking time off to have children.
Reading more carefully it seems that it is not so much taking maternity leave that is an issue but that women with children often return to work part time and so they “lose out on subsequent wage progression, meaning that the hourly wages of men (and of women in full-time work) pull further and further ahead”
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It’s always nice to hear positive thoughts about what you are trying to achieve and we were delighted to be featured as one of the top female tech groups in the SW in this article from Alice Whale at TechSpark.
Women’s Tech Hub was born from a desire to support and bring together the different groups and meetups for women in tech, and find ways of helping the organisers avoid burnout!
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With an ‘official’ launch date of Nov 3rd we are working hard on our plans and getting our house in order, still meeting people who are keen to support the women’s tech hub, making connections with companies that support diversity and slowly buillding a community of people who are signing up to our meetup group and LinkedIn.
Continue reading “Summer Connections”
Achieving Diverse Leadership was the title of an event organised by the Women in Management Committee of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) earlier this month in Bristol. It was billed as a networking event for people “committed to developing even better led and managed organisations” and women were there in abundance.
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