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  • WiTT June 2016 event: Disruptive Innovation

    Disruptive innovation, the fourth industrial revolution, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, the rise of the digital enterprise... no matter which buzzphrase you prefer (if any), it's clear that the competitive landscape in most industries is changing rapidly. And in many cases those changes are driven by technology and by new, innovative ...

  • Post-Mobile World Congress Panel discussion on March 22nd

    Mobile World Congress — the world’s biggest and most influential mobile event, which took place in Barcelona from 22 to 25 February — had a record-breaking 101,000 attendees from 204 countries. Security, privacy, net neutrality, 5G, the Internet of Things, and Virtual and Augmented Reality were just a few of the ...

  • WiTT February 2016 event: The Internet of Things: What it is, and why it matters

    The Internet of Things: What it is, and why it matters The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a major ‘buzz’ term in the tech sector over the past 18 months, with tech firms, telecoms operators, start-ups, industry vertical players and government bodies all jumping on the bandwagon. The IoT currently ...

  • WiTT September 2015 meeting: Art & Tech, and The Fallen Woman

    On September 28th 2015, WiTT held an event that was a bit of a departure from our usual format. The Foundling Museum, which contains the collection of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery, very generously hosted us. The Museum had just opened a major new ...

  • WiTT 28 April 2015 meeting: Key Trends from Mobile World Congress

    The April meeting of Women in Telecoms and Technology (WiTT) featured a panel discussion of key trends in mobile communications. Our panelists brought us news and views from this year’s Mobile World Congress, which took place in Barcelona from 2-5 March. The meeting was be held on Tuesday, 28 April, from 6:00-8:15pm at ...

  • Fintech Trends: WiTT February 2015 meeting

    According to a recent report from Accenture, global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures has more than tripled during the last five years — from under $930 million in 2008 to more than $2.97 billion in 2013. And the vast majority of investment in Europe is going to companies based ...

  • September 2014 WiTT/Women on Boards meeting: Big Data

    Big Data: Big Opportunity or Big Concern? On September 30th 2014 Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT)  held a joint meeting with Women on Boards (www.womenonboards.co.uk) where we  discussed an important topic for our industry: big data. Much has been written about big data: today we produce in two days as much ...

  • Vodafone Connected Women report

    Vodafone, in collaboration with Professor Linda Scott of the Saïd Business School and Accenture Sustainability Services, has prepared a report on how mobile can support women's economic and social empowerment. The research shows that scaling up these services across the markets in which Vodafone operates could benefit 8.7 million women in ...

  • An evening with Dame Stephanie Shirley

    The first joint meeting of Women in Telecoms & Technology and Maggie Berry's Women in Technology Network (and WiTT's first meeting of 2014),  featured a conversation with Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley, one of the UK's most influential and inspirational women in technology. Stephanie Shirley arrived in Britain in 1939 as an ...

  • Watch: WiTT Founder Stephanie Liston discusses women in tech

      WiTT Founder Stephanie Liston discusses women in tech at the Broadband World Forum, 2012.

Welcome to the Women in Telecoms
and Technology (WiTT) website

WiTT is an informal networking group focused on education and enhancing women’s careers by sharing experiences and lessons learned in members’ career development. We encourage mentoring and provide excellent networking opportunities.

The Group meets every other month and our members include business women at all stages in their careers in organisations including BT, Vodafone, Everything Everywhere, IBM, Intelsat, Ofcom, Reuters, lawyers, consultants, accountants and entrepreneurs.

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