Each year on the second Tuesday of October we mark Ada Lovelace Day at Edinburgh Napier University as part of the worldwide celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. The purpose of this activity is to showcase role models who will encourage more girls into careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), and to support women who are already working in STEM. Continue reading
The second BCS Women Scotland event was a lively and well-attended evening meeting last Tuesday at IBM’s Edinburgh offices in St Andrew Square. Delegates came from a range of business organisations including Amazon, HSBC, IBM, TescoBank, Toshiba, and UBS. There was also good representation of female staff and students from the computing departments of Abertay, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier, and Heriot Watt universities.