Twas the night before Web Summit….

An Cosán's Young Women in Technology

Eithne Harley, Chairperson of the Advisory Council of YWIT shares how it all began.

EH_Blogpost

Writing this post on the eve of the Web Summit is a joyful reflection on my interaction with An Cosan over the past few months.  I work at Accenture and lead the production of our celebration of International Women’s Day every year. An Cosán were the Charity Partner for the event in March 2014 and in the prep meeting with Liz Waters, CEO of An Cosan I told Liz about a programme I came across on Twitter called Tech Mums run by what seemed like a very interesting and highly accomplished woman Dr Sue Black!

This “idea” really resonated with Liz who had attended the launch of our research all about trying to uncover why so many young girls are not attracted to careers in STEM. Little did I know that at our  event Liz…

View original post 351 more words