Xilinx highlights the benefits of joining CWIT

Paul McGovern, Director of Worldwide Technical Support, Xilinx, explains why he joined the CWIT team and why leaders should get involved….  “I am lucky to have a diverse engineering team. I inherited most team members from great mentors and stewards, and 30 percent are women. We have folks hailing from Nepal, Tunisia, Shanghai, Tallaght, and […]

CWIT commends the winning project at the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

  Dublin, January 14th, 2020:  CWIT has welcomed the findings of the winning project announced at last week’s BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, both aged 16, from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, scooped the top award at the 56th Exhibition for their project, titled A statistical investigation into the prevalence of […]

Dell Women’s Entrepreneurs Network holds it’s first regional summit in Amsterdam

Last month, one of our founding members, Dell, through its Women’s Entrepreneurs Network held their first regional summit in Amsterdam. DWEN brings together inspiring female entrepreneurs, international media and Dell executives for two days of collaboration, thought leadership and networking. By spotlighting female entrepreneurial success and creating a supportive atmosphere, DWEN helps a group of like-minded […]

STEM Teacher Internship Programme Secures Highly Competitive Funding

In early December 2019, Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, announced that 47 projects are to receive funding to improve public engagement with STEM and to promote STEM education with under-represented groups. The STEM Teacher Internship programme is one of only a few projects that will receive two-year funding for […]

CWIT Early Careers Team launches ‘Tech Starter’

1st October, 2019: The Early careers team within CWIT has launched a new initiative called Tech Starter, which involves working with universities to encourage and motivate students in tech related courses to continue with their studies and career path. The team held its first panel discussion last month in UCD, which was a huge success […]

Connecting Women in Technology teams up with 30% Club

4th October, 2019: On Friday 4th October, Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) held a Masterclass on ‘Engaging Men and Women in the Diversity Journey’ which was presented by Peter Cosgrove, founder of the Future of Work initiative on behalf of the 30% Club.  Kindly hosted by Xilinx, over 100 men and women from across our […]

Connecting Women in Technology scoops Initiative Award at Women in Tech Awards

10th October, 2019: Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) was awarded the ‘Initiative’ Award at the Dublin Tech Summit Women in Tech Awards which took place on 10th October in the RDS in Dublin.   Each year, the Women In Tech Initiative recognises one not-for-profit organisation that has demonstrated exceptional initiative to promote women in tech. […]