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Developing careers: Introducing our new DevOps: Theory and Practice course
July 31st, 2019

Developing careers: Introducing our new DevOps: Theory and Practice course

By Harriet

We're committed to helping people enter tech and develop their careers, so we're so excited to launch this week our brand new course open to developers and tech professionals - DevOps: Theory and Practice!

The power of a team - Our retrospectives
July 9th, 2019

The power of a team - Our retrospectives

By James

As a team we always do a retrospective following each Tech Returners cohort. Similar to agile retrospectives (following sprints) we focus on improvement and development. I'm always humbled by just how much our team care about continually improving both themselves but also the lives of our returners and employers.

6 things we learned at Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019!
July 3rd, 2019

6 things we learned at Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019!

By Harriet

In June 2019, our Tech Coach Harriet had the opportunity to travel to London for Women of Silicon Roundabout, a 2 day conference designed to connect and inspire women in technology whilst also pushing the agenda for action on gender diversity and inclusion in the industry. Here are our main takeaways!

Tech Future Female Leaders Session 3: Confidence. Bravery and Career Path Changing
June 25th, 2019

Tech Future Female Leaders Session 3: Confidence. Bravery and Career Path Changing

By Natalie

Our Tech Future Female Leaders programme is designed to develop and empower female leaders in the technology sector. In session 3 our cohort heard from motivational speaker Penny Haslam on how to make themselves a little more famous, here Maria shares her experience of the session.

Have you ever been to a workshop and you felt like you’ve really connected with the agenda and the trainer?  Well workshop 3  led by Penny Haslam was one of those workshops!

My vision for reframing women in technology
June 24th, 2019

My vision for reframing women in technology

By Beckie

A few months ago, I was contacted to speak at an event talking about my journey as a women in tech and have the opportunity to share my experiences and advice to others. I thought great!!! That was until I heard the final words of that sentence "the cost of the event is £6000. It wasn't the first time I'd felt excluded from such an event...

Returner Stories: Ruth
June 19th, 2019

Returner Stories: Ruth

By Natalie

Returner Stories shares the experiences of the women who make up the statistics. In this edition we hear from Ruth on how a lack of flexibility and career development prompted her to pursue a career in tech but that whilst she'd seen others make the leap it didn't seem possible for her.