women in tech

29/11/2016

How I received an Exceptional Talent endorsement by Tech City UK | #TechNationVisa

On 22 June 2016, the day before the announcement of Brexit, I was recognised as having an Exceptional Talent in Digital Technology by endorsement from Tech Nation. Tech Nation only issued 200 endorsements per year to individuals wishing to enter or remain in the UK under the Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa Scheme. With Manchester being one of the cities in the North that benefits from the fast track route, I was able to take this opportunity and apply for the 18 […]
07/11/2016
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Wearable Tech Workshop | Manchester

After turning our gloves into smart gloves and designing our light up pencil cases, we invited our special WoW women in Manchester to try their hand in creating their own wearable projects. It felt like a mini factory in our office when we hand made and hand sewed our pencil cases using our trusty sewing machine to design bespoke pencil cases for our WoW Women. It was all worth it when we completed our pretty pencil cases ready for our […]
03/11/2016

Wearable Tech Workshops with FDisrupters Liverpool

After securing funding from Awesome Liverpool we were able to deliver our wearable tech halloween workshops to FDisrupter girls aged 14-18 in Liverpool. The location was at Launch22, a fantastic incubator space for start ups and early entrepreneurs space to grow. Rachael Yeung and I started the workshop by providing the girls with an overview of the wearable tech fashion industry and showed them how wearable tech can be used to create something that is fashionable and FUNctional. The girls […]
01/11/2016

WOW Talks | Women in Tech event London

Our co-founder Maria Butkovic and Wearable Tech assistant Rachael Yeung exhibited at the WOW Talks TV’s first women in tech event on 20th September 2016 in London. Here is Rachael’s account of it all. Setting up the exhibit space in the morning with our brand new display banner as we braced ourselves for the crowd of inspiration hungry school pupils to arrive.  We were informed that there would be 400 school girls arriving to be inspired! The event started with […]