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Women in Tech

A practical guide to increasing gender diversity and inclusion

By (author) Gillian Arnold, Hannah Dee, Clem Herman, Sharon Moore, Andrea Palmer, Shilpa Shah Edited by Gillian Arnold

Publication date: 26 Jul 2021

It has long been recognised that the technology industry is not diverse and gender inclusive. In the UK, the numbers of women in technology roles has remained stubbornly beneath 20% for the last twenty years. With this book we hope to help address that. This guide to addressing the gender imbalance offers expertise, initiatives and true stories to support those wishing to bring greater gender diversity into the workplace. It aims to inform regarding background, theory and policy; advise on concrete actions that can be undertaken, and to be an exemplar for companies, organisations, establishments and campaigns in the form of real world case studies.
Paperback - £24.99
Editor Gillian Arnold is Managing Director for Tectre, an IT Recruitment and Training company focussed on supporting women in technical roles. She's also chair of the CEPIS Women in ICT Taskforce and past chair of the BCSWomen specialist group. The authors of this book are all women in tech, ranging from professors of computer science and gender, to CTO-level practitioners.

Dimensions: 244x170mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780175614

240 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

  1. The Business Case for Diversity
  2. Computing in Schools
  3. Women in Higher Education Computing
  4. Unconscious Bias
  5. Establishing a Programme/Project to Attract and/or Retain Women in Tech
  6. Attracting Women into Tech
  7. Retaining and Progressing Women Within the Technology Industry
  8. Conclusion