05/04/2017

Women of Wearables at the Wearable Tech Show 2017 London

After Women of Wearables was born at the Wearable Tech Show in London in 2016, it was perfect timing to celebrate our one year anniversary by partnering with the Wearable Tech Show 2017 in London Excel this year! Over 7-8 March 2017, the Wearable Tech Show greeted 5,035 visitors, 109 exhibitors from over 20 countries on the show floor and 234 speakers over 100 sessions in the conference programme. Women of Wearables were proud to exhibit in the Launchpad along […]
05/04/2017

How 35 Kids Learnt About Wearable Tech in Manchester

After successfully winning funding from the Trafford Housing Trust, Women of Wearables delivered wearable tech workshops at Sale Library in Manchester to 35 kids (and some adults!) over the February school holidays. Our workshops enabled girls (as well as boys, mums, dads and grandmas) learn how to make their very own light up bracelets using conductive thread to build a circuit and sew the LEDs into the bracelets. While they built the tech and learnt about electronics, the best part of […]
05/04/2017

How Cisco and Women of Wearables collaborated to inspire 62 future girls in tech

During the February 2017 school holidays, 44 girls in London and 18 girls aged 16-18 in Manchester were chosen from a number of applicants vying for a spot on the Cisco Pathway to Your Future work experience program. It was a pilot that Cisco decided to run especially for girls to address the lack of women in IT. Pathway to Your Future is a four day work experience program at Cisco that allows the girls to discover how the world […]
15/01/2017

Top 10 FAQs UK #TechNation Exceptional Talent Visa

Since receiving my UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa in Digital and Technology in July 2016, I have been contacted by people from around the world showing amazing support and asking questions about their applications. I love listening to their stories and why they want to apply to settle in the UK.   To help with making the process easier and less daunting, I would like to share some common questions that I am often asked and my answers after […]