Women in Computing – Breaking Myths and Broadening Horizons
|Date||Wednesday 11 Feb 2015|
Room P107, University of Bedfordshire (Luton Campus), Park Square, Luton LU1 3JU
The University of Bedfordshire BCS Student Chapter invites you to an inspirational evening on Wednesday 11 February 2015 dedicated to female graduates, students and professionals looking for a career change who are interested in pursuing a career in the world of technology.
Hear first-hand from some of the industry’s technologists how they have excelled in their field and taken steps to address the gender imbalance in the industry. From networking to practical advice the evening will give you an insight into the spectrum of varied and rewarding opportunities open to anyone embarking on a career in IT.
Only 17% of IT professionals in the UK are women. According to research, while women achieve 57% of Bachelor degrees, just 12% of computer science degrees are awarded to women. Why is this happening?
Guest speakers include:
Everyone is welcome, and you are warmly invited to attend.