September CWiT Book Club – “Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates”

Our September Book Club discusses Moment of Lift, a book where Melinda Gates shares lessons she learned from extraordinary people, who have given focus and urgency to her life. Join us for a relaxing evening of inspiring discussions on the 6th of September. The book covers topics such as maternal and new-born health, family planning, […]

FIT The ICT Talent Pipeline

FIT continues their mission to increase access and inclusion for female tech apprentice candidates through their ‘Women choose tech’ programme. ‘Women Choose Tech’ was set up by FIT in 2021 to attain 33% female participation in tech apprenticeships by 2022, one positive step to help contribute to an improved gender balance in the ICT specialist […]

CWiT Fireside Chat with Lisa D’Arcy

Welcome to the firstConnecting Women in Technology Fireside Chat! Lisa D’Arcy from HPE is our speaker for the August session. Join us to hear about Lisa’s career path to Global IT Solution Consultant & Global D&I Lead, as well as her deep passion for STEM, Inclusion & Diversity, Women’s advocacy and her path within CWiT. […]

From the classroom to the boardroom: Building alliances in STEM

We are very fortunate in Ireland to have two things in abundance – companies that are genuinely committed to initiatives that increase the pipeline for diverse talent in STEM careers; and groups of volunteers that willingly give their time to make this happen.    How do we make sure we do this in a way that makes the best use of these important resources? This is […]

Supporting STEM students to transition into tech careers

A diverse workforce is the key to unlocking innovation and inclusion in the industry. We’re encouraging STEM students to consider tech as an attractive career choice.   The continuous growth of STEM industry jobs means an increasing demand for experts. Although Ireland has the second highest percentage of STEM graduates per 1,000 students in the EU, the percentage […]

A STInt in the Industry for Teachers

I am delighted to welcome pre-service teachers to Accenture Ireland Summer Internship programme for the 6th consecutive year, during which the students who are qualifying as teachers will get a stint in the industry as a part of our interns group. The only difference is that instead of looking for a job in the tech […]

Join CWiT Book Club in July to discuss “Man Explain Things to Me”

Welcome to CWIT – Connecting Women in Technology Book Club! Here books are the starting point to explore literature which help us to learn about ourselves and the world around us, for the purpose of empowering women. Every two month we get together to share our views on a particular book and on broader topics […]

CWiT and 30% Club working together to advance gender balance in the technology sector

Dublin, May 27th, 2021: CWiT,  a network representing the country’s largest technology companies located in Ireland and 30% Club, a leading campaign promoting gender diversity in business in Ireland have come together to form an alliance.  Starting in May, CWiT and 30% Club are partnering with a common goal to campaign for increased inclusion in […]

Engineering opportunities in Microsoft

Microsoft Ireland is looking to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 highly skilled engineers. Candidates will be involved in the development, deployment and support of new cloud services and emerging technology solutions for customers around the globe. The company is currently hiring people for positions in Software Engineering, Customer Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering […]

45 of Ireland’s largest companies sign up to ELEVATE, the Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) pledge to improve diversity and inclusivity in Irish workplaces.

THURSDAY 20th of May: 45 of Ireland’s  largest companies have publicly committed to improve inclusivity and diversity in their workplaces by signing up to ELEVATE, the Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) inclusive workplace pledge. BITCI recently commissioned Deloitte to assist with the research for a new report – Diversity and Inclusion in Focus – […]