Levelling the playing field for equal opportunity in IT

Getting more women to choose to work in IT has been a recent focus of both business and government

4th December, 2016
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Catherine O’Keeffe, training manager, PFH Technology Group

Tech has a women problem” – the headlines are unavoidable, both the positive and the negative. On the positive side there are initiatives to encourage girls to study so-called “stem” (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, or re-train women for new IT roles. In the negative column there are stories of boys’ clubs, glass ceilings and hostile working environments.

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