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Making History: GAZE Celebrates Marriage Equality Vote in Ireland

Dublin Castle was the place to be last weekend as the crowds of happy Yes campaigners celebrated a historic referendum result. For those who weren’t there, this well-produced video captures the spirit. It’s produced by GAZE – Dublin’s International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival which will be held this year from 30 July to 3 August. Related articles […]

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Internet Access is Key to Gender Equality – Chelsea Clinton

As International Women’s Day is celebrated this week, a new report compiled by the Clinton Foundation together with the Gates Foundation, claims that access to the Internet is a key factor when it comes to improving women’s participation in educational, economic and societal opportunities. The Full Participation Report is driven by a ‘big data’ approach to over 850,000 data points, collected […]

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Tim Cook Comes Out: “I’m Proud to be Gay”

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has publicly declared that he is gay, in an editorial published today in Bloomberg BusinessWeek. #455048252 / gettyimages.com He writes that he has been “open with many people” about his sexuality for many years, but that coming from “humble roots”, he doesn’t seek to draw attention to himself. However, he says that he […]

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For Microsoft, Diversity is a Business Imperative

In the latest video in our series recorded at Microsoft’s International Women’s Day event, Cathriona Hallahan, MD of Microsoft Ireland explains that diversity isn’t just a “nice to have” for companies like hers: it’s a business imperative.  This is one of a series of videos recorded at Microsoft’s Chic2BGeek event, which Technology.ie is publishing this week in the […]

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Natalie B Coleman is a Role Model for Entrepreneurs

[youtube]http://youtu.be/dUZcCBx2UjI[/youtube]   “I’m not a naturally techie person … but I have had to learn to love it because it’s vital for me”, says fashion designer Natalie B Coleman. She was one of the speakers at the Chic2BGeek event for secondary school girls held at Microsoft Ireland’s Sandyford campus on Friday, ahead of International Women’s […]

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Microsoft Ireland Celebrates International Women’s Day with Students

International Women’s Day is on March 8th, but Microsoft Ireland decided to celebrate it a week early by inviting girls from a number of secondary schools to an event focused on career opportunities for women, at their Sandyford headquarters this morning. TV presenter Collette Fitzpatrick chaired  a panel discussion which included entrepreneurs Katie Cantwell, founder of […]

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