An interview with the First Female Microsoft Apprentice of the Year

The IT sector is an exciting, evolving and ever expanding market industry to work in. In fact, 500,000 new professionals will be needed in the UK over the next five years to fill the expansion in jobs and what is a growing skills gap. A great way to fill this void is through IT Apprenticeships. The Apprenticeship … Read more

About Ed Jones

Ed Jones works for Firebrand Training as a Technical Writer and Head of Content Creation. A self-professed geek, he enjoys DIY (aka wrecking) on his PC whilst chasing after all the latest gadgets.

Inspire: Three Questions with Ortis Deley

In our third video of our Inspire series we asked Ortis Deley former Gadget Show presenter and all round gadget fiend what got him into gadgets and technology. What you may not realise is that Ortis has a BSc in Pharmacy and has also been on Tomorrow’s World. You can find out more about Ortis … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Inspire: Three Questions with Kate Russell

In our second video in our inspire series we catch up with BBC Click’s Kate Russell.  Many of you probably know Kate from her time at BBC Click but did you also know that she is a published author and has spoken at Girl Geek Dinners! We asked Kate three questions to provide an insight … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Inspire: Three Questions with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Find out what Sir Tim Berners-Lee wanted to be when he was a child, find out what he sees as important for young people to understand when considering a career in technology and get to know what his favourite toy was as a child!

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Tech Talkfest – event and TV

I’ve been looking forward to two things for ages – finally making a technology TV show to combine my day job and my outside interests, and running a technology event where all the cool people in the tech industry can meet up. The first episode of Tech Talkfest TV launched on 4th September. I’m super … Read more

About Zoe Cunningham

Zoe Cunningham has been working in technology for over 12 years and is currently Managing Director at Softwire Technology. In her spare time she volunteers with a Ghanaian development charity, produces and presents two radio shows and plays backgammon to world class level (she won the Ladies' World Championship in 2010!).

Battle of the sexes – Most Powerful woman in Television puts the pressure on

New research shows the earning power of women is on the rise – something that, the Most Powerful Woman in Television, Disney’s Anne Sweeney knows all about.

There’s good news for female workers this week with the news that the earning power of young women has now surpassed that of their male counterparts.

News of the shift, driven by the growing number of women attending college and moving into high-earning jobs, comes in the same week that MeetTheBoss.tv broadcasts an exclusive interview with Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair and President, Disney ABC TV Group: the so-called Most Powerful Woman in Entertainment.

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About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

3 Questions: Reene Chauhan

Name: Reene Chauhan Role: European Resourcing Co-ordinator at Diageo 1. What is your current job and what are the best and most challenging parts of it? I’m currently on secondment (from a Global Systems Analyst role) to our HR function – Resourcing for England. The best part is meeting a wide variety of diverse applicants … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005