We could go on and on about the initiative and why we think it’s important…but why should you just listen to us talk about it?

After all, Next Tech Girls is all about, well, the girls!

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

They’re the ones who take the leap into tech work experience with top companies, many of them with no previous work experience.


So it makes more sense for them to describe their placements in their own words, so that you can get a real feel for what it’s like to be a Next Tech Girl stepping foot into the world of work.

Whether these girls choose to pursue dedicated careers in the technology sector or not, there’s no doubt that work placements offer them a fantastic opportunity to learn about what it’s like to be immersed in a professional environment and learn from the experts.

And who knows, maybe it will help to inspire the female CEOs, CIOs, UX experts, data engineers and developers of the future…not to mention the countless other tech careers that girls can go into. Now, without taking up any more of your time, take a look at the videos below to see what the girls have been up to.

  • What makes a great role model – perfection, or relatability?

What makes a great role model – perfection, or relatability?

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s a chicken and egg situation. * * It’s difficult to get more women interested in working in tech without clear role models. But it’s hard to create more role models without getting girls interested in [...]

  • Eliminating bias in the tech industry at the application and interview stage

Eliminating bias in the tech industry at the application and interview stage

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

You know there's a problem in the tech industry when statistics like this no longer come as much of a surprise. Sky News recently reported that 39% of women say "they've been denied a significant [...]

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