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  • 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 Members’ Dinner with Professor Averil Macdonald: STEM: Not for People Like Me?

    When it comes to encouraging women into science, technology and engineering, we just haven’t got the messaging right. Most girls decide that jobs and careers in science are “not for people like me.” At this special WiTT members-only dinner Averil Macdonald, Professor of Science Engagement, Diversity lead for nine University physics ...

  • Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs: 18 November 2015

    Lessons from Women Tech Entrepreneurs - 2015 WiTT hosted its annual Women Tech Entrepreneurs panel session on November 18th, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event was held at Campus, and refreshments were very kindly sponsored by Google. The panel comprised Vicky Brock, Founder and CEO of Clear Returns; Sarah Turner, Director ...

  • 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 June 2015 meeting: TED Talks!

    WiTT's June meeting once again featured a screening of selected presentations from TED, TED Global, and TEDx events that look at how women (and some men) use, influence, and create technology and technology-based solutions. Our meeting was held in the auditorium of the Deloitte Academy. We'd like to thank Deloitte for hosting ...

  • 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 ...

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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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