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Technology is too important to be left to men...
Supporting Colleges to Tackle the Technology Gender Gap Together


Thursday 19 April 2018

1300-1600
(Registration from 1230)

Event Details
Dundee and Angus College
Gardyne Campus
Gardyne Road
DD5 1NY



Summary

Women are under-represented in technology roles across the workforce in Scotland, and this represents a potential loss of talent to a sector which is in growth and which has significant numbers of unfilled vacancies. However, with appropriate targeted intervention there exists a prime opportunity to respond to the needs of the digital technology sector by encouraging and supporting more women to join the talent pipeline by taking up a technology-related course at their local college.

This event aims to:

• set out the support that is available to colleges tackling the gender gap
• demonstrate how role models can make a difference (and how you can get involved)
• provide information on what jobs are available and what employers are looking for
• share the practical steps institutions are taking to recruit more girls and women

This is a problem waiting to be solved, something that will benefit us all. So, find the time and join us at Dundee & Angus College on Thursday 19th April and be part of that solution.

Who should attend

Education (schools, colleges, universities and other training providers), employers and support agencies.

Aims

This session aims to:

• Share approaches to encouraging women to consider a career in technology
• Raise awareness of the activities and resources available to tackle the gender gap
• Offer an opportunity to network with colleagues