The possibilities of using AI are practically limitless, and we are at an early stage of recognizing its full potential. It is crucial to approach this technology with an open mind and readiness for innovation, while maintaining ethical principles and responsibility for its applications – said Monika Mrówka from Accenture, in a conversation with Future Collars during the 5th international edition of Women in IT Day.
ourage and support are crucial in every field, not just in IT. With the right determination and support, every woman has the strength to achieve outstanding results in the field she chooses – emphasized Karolina Gałka, referring to her challenging and triumphant career in IT, during the fifth international edition of Women in IT Day 2023, organized by Future Collars.
Women in the tech industry still encounter wage gaps, earning on average 13 percent less than their male counterparts. Despite inspiring examples of women in executive positions, such as CEOs in technology, their representation across the industry remains...
The latest data from McKinsey shows that women in Europe hold a mere 22% of jobs in tech. Not much, right? Wondering why? Part of the puzzle lies in the historical exclusivity of universities, which, for the longest time, were a male-only affair.
“In today’s dynamically changing world, technical skills, continuous learning, and adaptation are key,” said Dr. Aleksandra Suchorzewska from Accenture in an interview with Future Collars during the 5th international edition of Women in IT Day.
How can we map the best initiatives supporting women to start a career in tech, or reconvert, or upskill to add digital competences to their current professional profiles? The European Digital Skills Awards 2023, organised by the Digital Skills and Jobs Platform of the European Commission, certainly provided some answers, and what a rich panorama of projects, grassroots initiatives and EU funded initiatives emerged among the awards applications!
Artificial Intelligence, understood as a cognitive tool, represents a breakthrough in the way we approach education and professional work. The availability of AI tools, often at low cost or even for free, opens doors to the IT industry that were previously harder to access,” stated Anu Passi Rauste of Headai during the 5th international edition of Women in IT Day 2023 (15.11), highlighting the potential of AI in retraining and upskilling.
In her interview with Future Collars, Mihaela Tudor emphasized that automation and digitization are essential for the survival of companies, although this process requires significant resources. While discussing the implementation of technology, she noted that the experience of companies can vary depending on their size, with smaller businesses having the opportunity for a more productive process with the right partnership and education.
Magda Dziewguć, Director of Google Cloud in Poland, on the crisis of leaders and the role of technology
As managers, we must understand what people truly want to do instead of constantly imposing requirements on them. If a person lacks internal motivation, imposing it from the outside will be of little use,” said Magda Dziewguć in an interview with Future Collars during the 5th international edition of Women in IT Day (November 15).
What are the challenges for women in the IT industry? – The problem is the stereotype that IT is a male-dominated field. We need to change that. Women have a different perspective that is essential for innovation. IT is no longer just about coding but a wide range of possibilities where women can play a key role,” said Artur Kurasiński in an interview with Future Collars during the 5th international edition of Women in IT Day (15.11). His words shed light on the need to break stereotypes and open doors for diversity in the world of technology.