A couple of weeks ago we met up with the Economic Secretary to the Treasury Harriet Baldwin, who is also interested in improving gender diversity in the finance and tech industry. We just had a thank-you forwarded on from the company we were invited to meet her by.
We have been working with KETL as you may be aware from our previous blog and now they have just announced their offering of free training sessions with desklodge support – Brilliant News!!
They are looking to promote women back in but we’re sure they are happy for women wanting to move careers to come along and see if it interests them (personally we are also a bit tempted!) Continue reading “Fancy trying out for a career in Data? KETL can help”
To those of you who have been to the F3F we have had some interesting discussions. One that came up was about knowing how much to charge as freelancers. If women charge less then we believe it follows that the industry associate us as being worth less.
Continue reading “Freelancers – Know your worth!”
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.
Continue reading “Getting Women Into Conferences”
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.
Continue reading “KETL Supporting WTH ~ Bristol”