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CompTIA to launch Advancing Women in IT community in UK
The CompTIA Advancing Women in IT community is due to launch in April and Nancy Hammervik, senior vice-president industry relations at CompTIA, said 1,000 women in the UK have already expressed their interest in joining.
The winner of Computer Weekly's Most Influential Woman of UK IT 2013 announced
Joanna Shields, CEO and chair of Tech City Investment Organisation has been elected as the winner of Computer Weekly's Most Influential Woman of UK IT 2013
European Survey on Professional Success
The European Survey on Professional Success is conduc ted by the Social Enterprise for Education and Lifelong Learning - knowl, the consultancy company Militos Emerging Technologies & Services, with the cooperation of ICAP Group S.A., with the aim to shed light into the meaning of professional success and generate findings which can serve as a source of motivation and become tools of substantial support.
The Female FTSE Board Report 2013
The authors of the 2013 Cranfield Female FTSE board report have expressed concern that after a short period of growth, complacency may again be setting in when it comes to improving the number of women on the boards of the UK’s top companies
Bundestag in Germany rejects mandatory quota for women in company boards
The German parliament has the 18 April 2013 rejected a proposed minimum quota for female company executives.
Margareth Øvrum - Winner of The Most Influential Woman in Technology Award Norway 2013
In 2013 the prestigeous award goes to Margareth Øvrum, Executive Vice President of the Statoil group's first female led platform on the Gullfaks field.
Global Board Ready Women Database launched by the Commission
In line with the quotas introduced in November the European Commission announced launch of a Global Board Ready Women searchable database including 8000 names from the start.
Equality Pays Off - New EU Program launched
The EU has launched a new programme called Equality Pays Off. It aims at supporting the efforts of companies in tackling one of the major challenges of the future – skills shortage – by promoting equality between men and women, thereby reducing the gender pay gap.
European Commission approves Directive on Gender Quotas on the Boards of Directors for companies listed on the stock-exchange
The historic legislation of the European Commission sets an objective of a 40% presence of the under-represented sex among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges by 2018 by public undertakings and by 2020 for publicly listed companies.
WinIT - Sweden's biggest IT network for Women launches its manifesto
Sogeti has taken a bold initiative to unite girls in the Swedish IT sector in the Women Inspiration Network IT.
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European e-Skills Week Project Passion Competition 2012
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Launch of the Bulgarian N-PoC of the ECWT
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Simula Research Laboratory delivering ahead of its Gender action Plan (2009-2012)
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Jana Huisman, 18 - Young Ambassador for Photonics
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Summary of the Women4Energy Conference 2013
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It's a digital world now and the digital world is for everyone!
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Interview with Fabianne Ruggier, about the expectations of MITA
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ECWT commiting to active involvement in EURICCA, the new European Research and Innovation Agency for Cultural Clusters Initiative
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ECWT with a key role in Arab Women in ICT Summit follow up
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DIGITALEUROPE, ECWT, EUROPEAN SCHOOLNET Join International Girls in ICT Day
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Women Invent Tomorrow
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MW-Sonet Final Conference ALTA '2011
The conference aim is to promote European cooperation about advanced learning technologies and...
e-skills Week 2012 Conference on Competion, Growth and Jobs puts high emphasis on added value of Women & e-skills agenda
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New High-Level Advisory Committee of the ECWT
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