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Pictured in PayPal's Ballycoolin office at the ‘Young Women in Technology' workshop are female transition year students from Luttrellstown Community College and Castleknock Community College

PayPal Supports Female Students in STEM

PayPal recently welcomed female Transition Year students from Luttrelstown Community College and Castleknock Community College into its Ballycoolin, Dublin office for a workshop as part of the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown’s Young Women in Technology Project. The workshop reflects PayPal’s drive to encourage more women to seek careers in leadership, business and technology. The event gave […]

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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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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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