Women in Digital



The Digital Recruitment Company is proud to present it’s Women in Digital series. This series aims to explore how women’s roles in the Digital Industry have evolved and to investigate if age-old gender bias still exists in the Digital Industry.
In 1985 35% of computer science students were female. By 2015 this figure dropped to just 17%. In the 1980s the IT sector was a new, refreshing industry opening doors to both males and females. However, has Computer Science since developed a male dominant stereotype? Initiatives developed from the likes of Google, Facebook and LinkedIn are looking to boost the number of women in the industry through various internal training regimes.

At the Digital Recruitment Company we want to share the stories of females who have challenged the stereotype and built a successful career within the Digital sector. In 2016 we’re looking to increase the representation of females in the industry by sharing the stories and advice of influential females already within the sector, and reaching out to those looking to pursue a role within digital.

 Melanie Yenken is up next in our women in digital series. Check out what the Schibsted Media Group Head of UX has to say on matter here

Kate Greenstock, Digital Director of Pancentric Digital is here for you this time. Watch Kate here and tell us what you think of the mini series.

We’ve sat down with Tesco Bank’s Head of Digital Marketing Manila Mclean to talk women in digital. Check out what she has to say here

Anna Singer is with us this time round. Take a look at the Head of UX at Aqueduct has to say in her mini-series here

Another Pair for you here.. We’ve got Sarah Edwards & Lucia Aranguren from Make it Clear. Watch their vlog here

Sarah Mann is up for you in this mini series. As the Digital Operations Manager at OMD UK Sarah sure has a lot to talk about.. Check it out here

Double trouble for you this time round with the co-founders of UX-Ling Corner Enor Anidi & Leah Ryz! Check out their vlog series here

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the wonderful women who helped us kick start the campaign last year. See the 2015 playlist here

Another exclusive here for you! See what Jess Butcher, Co-Founder & Director of Blippar has to say here

We’ve got an exclusive vlog with the wonderful Anja Klüver, Founder & Service Experience Design Director at Prospect. Check it out out here

We’ve got a brilliant young lady here for you to watch. Take a look at Masuma Rahman the Digital Project Manager at TeamSpirit here

Watch our full chat with Jey Bernal, Head of Social at Impero, has landed! Check out the full blog post here

Check out our Women In Digital chat with Despina Tapaki, Digital Director at BD Network. See full blog post here

An exclusive Women In Digital interview with Debbie Ellison, the Head of Digital at Geometry Global. Read the full blog post here

We were lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with the wonderful Sally Owen, Global Digital Director at IBM iX. See the full blog post here

After the release of the fantastic John Lewis Christmas Advert we sat down with Lara Burns, the Head of Digital at Age UK. See the full blog post here

Check out our chat with had with Caroline Goodwin, Delivery Director at Wolff Olins. See the full blog post here

We sat down with Sevil Crespo, the Group Account Director, to see what she has to say about women in the digital industry. See full blog post here

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