WITsend

Just a quick post to say thank you to the people over at Computer Weekly’s WITsend blog for welcoming me on board as a guest blogger! I’m really looking forward to contributing and engaging with their readers about more women in IT issues. My first post is now up, discussing how I recently signed the ECWT Code of Best Practice for Women in ICT on behalf of womenintechnology, so please have a read!

Worth a read

We’ve recently put together a list of our favourite blogs for women in technology – and we thought we’d share it with you:

http://anitaborg.org/category/news/blog – the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology is an American not-for-profit organisation, whose Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing was a major influencing factor beind our recent event, W-Tech.  “Changing the world for women in technology, read about what’s happening with women in IT on the other side of the pond. 

http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=nav.7708 – the BCS women’s forum is dedicated to increasing the number and proportion of women in IT but also building a better profession for both men and women. Their site is great for news and advice, interesting research, case studies of female role models and discussion in their forum. 

http://www.ukrc4setwomen.org/html/women-and-girls/getsetwomen-blog/ – The blog from the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology, with stories and thoughts from members of the network.

http://www.theglasshammer.com/ – an award winning blog for women executives in financial services, law and business, with bloggers giving their perspectives from around the world. Have a read for career tips, interviews and news for businesswomen.

http://thenextwomen.com/ – this blog calls itself a ‘business magazine for female internet heroes’ and is home to with inspirational stories from tecchie women as well as interesting news updates.

http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/witsend/ – written by Computer Weekly’s journalists, this is a great read for female technologists with news on diversity, technology, careers and other women in tech related things.

http://www.womenintechnology.co.uk – we couldn’t leave our own site out! Take a look for information on our training and networking events, the latest IT jobs, news, advice, white papers, useful links and lots more!

We’re always on the lookout for other interesting blogs to read so let us know of any that you recommend!

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