Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from 27 February – 2 March 2017 — had a record-breaking 108,000 attendees from 208 countries. This year, MWC showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation: according to the GSMA, it is simply The Next [ Read More ]
13 March 2017, 6pm-8:15pm, at Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW 2016 was another landmark year in cybersecurity. According to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), there was a 40% increase in the number of data breaches in the U.S. compared with 2015. More than 4.2 billion records were exposed [ Read More ]
On 13 December 2016 Women in Telecoms & Technology hosted our annual holiday party at the Science Museum’s Smith Centre. In addition to drinks, canapés and networking, members and guests were able to enjoy seasonal shopping with Prettly (find and book beauty professionals who come to you) and Trunkaroo (delightful and enriching hands-on STEM project boxes for children).
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 ]
25 April 2013 was “Girls in ICT Day,” an ITU initiative which occurs on the 4th Thursday of April every year. (Here’s the ITU’s press release: http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2013/15.aspx) The event aims to empower and encourage girls and young women to consider careers in the sector of technology. This year the European Commission, European Parliament and the International [ Read More ]
Smart Cities, 20 February 2013 WiTT’s first meeting of 2013, on February 20th, featured a panel discussion on the topic of Smart Cities. The meeting was hosted by Charles Russell, at Fleet Place in London. Ian Taylor, former MP and Science Minister, chaired the session. Our panelists were: Svetlana Grant, Director, Smart Cities, Connected Living [ Read More ]