Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An Investigation of the Barriers to Women Entering, Staying, and Progressing in the Sector, and Actions to Ameliorate This

Helen Graham, Vanesa Fuertes, Valerie Egdell, Robert Raeside

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Abstract

This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, and solutions to, this problem.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh Napier University
Commissioning bodySkills Development Scotland
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

Keywords

  • Women
  • ICT
  • digital technology
  • Barriers to employment
  • Barriers to progression

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Women in ICT and Digital Technologies : An Investigation of the Barriers to Women Entering, Staying, and Progressing in the Sector, and Actions to Ameliorate This. / Graham, Helen; Fuertes, Vanesa; Egdell, Valerie; Raeside, Robert.

Edinburgh Napier University, 2016. 12 p.

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