University Tech Starter is back!

Friday, 9th October: After the last year’s success, the CWIT Early Careers team launched a fully virtual 2020 edition of University Tech Starter – a programme targeting female STEM students in colleges across Ireland, empowering them to choose a career in tech. We are planning three events this year starting with the first one in […]

STEM Teacher Internship – Inspiring the Inspirers

Thursday, 8th October: Dublin City University has today launched the 2021 STInt (STEM Teacher Internship) Programme which will provide pre-service STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) teachers with the opportunity to gain skills and experiences within the STEM Industry.  We all have had that one teacher that inspired us to step outside our comfort zone […]

Join CWIT’s Book Club in October

Wednesday, 7th October: Earlier this year Early Careers have introduced a Virtual Book Club for people to share their passion of reading with others and no we are back for our October read! So far, we have finished reading two books: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by […]

CWIT SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES RETURNS

The CWIT Summer Speaker Series returns next week with some more fascinating insight into life as a woman working in the technology industry. This event welcomes Raisa Babu, Solutions Engineer with New Relic, who will be discussing ‘Going the Extra Mile’ in her career. Raisa is an experienced toastmaster and computer engineer. She is passionate […]

CWIT LAUNCHES ONLINE SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES

Tuesday, 30th June: The early careers team in CWIT has launched the first ever CWIT Summer Speaker webinar series with the over-arching theme of ‘Closing the gender gap in STEM’. On each episode we will be joined by a guest speaker at the top of their careers discussing relevant & challenging topics within this theme. […]

Cultivating Change in Tech: Power2Fly & New Relic

Monday 29th June, 2020: On 8 July, PowerToFly and CWIT member New Relic will host Cultivating Change in Tech, an invite-only virtual event to give women professionals an opportunity to meet New Relic’s women leaders and male allies, learn about the platform, and discuss how the company supports equity and inclusion.  PowerToFly is an online […]

CWIT launches virtual book club

Thursday 30th April: Early Careers have introduced a Virtual Book Club for people to share their passion of reading with others. This is the perfect opportunity to discover new books, read compelling stories, share your thoughts and hear the opinions and views of your fellow readers all from the comfort of your own home. If […]

How Ireland’s technology companies are responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

Monday 20th April: Across the globe, governments and health professionals are working tirelessly to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic whilst mitigating the economic effects that this crisis is undoubtedly going to have. Many industries have been hit hard by the situation as it’s difficult to know at this point when life will be restored to some […]

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 […]