Nov 01, 2012— read in full
Resources for women in tech
In fact, the first ever computer program was written by a woman - Ada Lovelace - who devised it when computers were still only a theory. Later, Grace Hopper invented some of the first programming languages, invented the word “bug” for a software error and was awarded the first Computer Science “Man” of the Year Award from the Data Processing Management Association.
Women in Technology provides lots of information to help you achieve your potential in the tech world, including:
- A recruitment service
- A job search tool
- Training events
- Interviews with women working in technology
- An email newsletter on tech news and upcoming events
More locally, “Girl Geek” groups have sprung up across the country - and around the world - to give women working, studying or just interested in technology and science a chance to meet up and share their passion.