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Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs – 2016 WiTT hosted its annual women tech entrepreneur panel session, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, on 16th November; the event was kindly sponsored by DLA Piper at their London offices. The panel comprised Jess Butcher, Co-Founder of Blippar, Tania Boler, Co-Founder and CEO of Chiaro and Barbara  [ Read More ]

WiTT’s October meeting featured a screening of  selected presentations from TED, TED Global, and TEDx events that look at how women (and some men) use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. We’d like to thank MPC for giving us access to their fantastic Screening Room this year. The talks we screened were: James Veitch, Unsubscribe  [ Read More ]

Disruptive innovation, the fourth industrial revolution, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, the rise of the digital enterprise… no matter which buzzphrase you prefer (if any), it’s clear that the competitive landscape in most industries is changing rapidly. And in many cases those changes are driven by technology and by new, innovative players. This event — a  [ Read More ]

Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from 22 to 25 February — had a record-breaking 101,000 attendees from 204 countries. Security, privacy, net neutrality, 5G, the Internet of Things, and Virtual and Augmented Reality were just a few of the key topics at this year’s  [ Read More ]

The Internet of Things: What it is, and why it matters The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a major ‘buzz’ term in the tech sector over the past 18 months, with tech firms, telecoms operators, start-ups, industry vertical players and government bodies all jumping on the bandwagon. The IoT currently reigns at the peak  [ Read More ]

WiTT holiday party!

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  Celebrate the season with WiTT! Please join Women in Telecoms & Technology from 6-8 pm on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at the Science Museum’s Smith Centre for holiday drinks and networking. Smith Centre, Science Museum Exhibition Road, South Kensington London SW7 2DD

When it comes to encouraging women into science, technology and engineering, we just haven’t got the messaging right. Most girls decide that jobs and careers in science are “not for people like me.” At this special WiTT members-only dinner Averil Macdonald, Professor of Science Engagement, Diversity lead for nine University physics departments in the South  [ Read More ]

Lessons from Women Tech Entrepreneurs – 2015 WiTT hosted its annual Women Tech Entrepreneurs panel session on November 18th, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event was held at Campus, and refreshments were very kindly sponsored by Google. The panel comprised Vicky Brock, Founder and CEO of Clear Returns; Sarah Turner, Director of Digital Strategy, Turner  [ Read More ]

On September 28th 2015, WiTT held an event that was a bit of a departure from our usual format. The Foundling Museum, which contains the collection of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery, very generously hosted us. The Museum had just opened a major new exhibition that focused on the  [ Read More ]

WiTT June 2015 meeting: TED Talks!

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WiTT’s June meeting once again featured a screening of selected presentations from TED, TED Global, and TEDx events that look at how women (and some men) use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. Our meeting was held in the auditorium of the Deloitte Academy. We’d like to thank Deloitte for hosting our meeting and sharing  [ Read More ]

The April meeting of Women in Telecoms and Technology (WiTT) featured a panel discussion of key trends in mobile communications. Our panelists brought us news and views from this year’s Mobile World Congress, which took place in Barcelona from 2-5 March. The meeting was be held on Tuesday, 28 April, from 6:00-8:15pm at the GSMA’s new offices.  [ Read More ]

According to a recent report from Accenture, global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures has more than tripled during the last five years — from under $930 million in 2008 to more than $2.97 billion in 2013. And the vast majority of investment in Europe is going to companies based in London. The first 2015  [ Read More ]

The November meeting of Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) celebrated women entrepreneurs in tech with a panel discussion among leading women who have founded, grown, sold, and promoted businesses in the tech sector. Our women entrepreneurs event was timed to take place during Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from 17-23 November 2013. We were  [ Read More ]

Big Data: Big Opportunity or Big Concern? On September 30th 2014 Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT)  held a joint meeting with Women on Boards (www.womenonboards.co.uk) where we  discussed an important topic for our industry: big data. Much has been written about big data: today we produce in two days as much information as mankind  [ Read More ]

June 2014 WiTT meeting: TED Talks!

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At our 18 June 2014 meeting, we screened and discussed selected presentations from TED, TED Women, TED Global, and TEDx events that looked at how women (and some men) use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. The meeting was once again  at the fantastic Screening Room at MPC, a private screening room in Soho.  [ Read More ]

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