Maternity Leave improves company performance

Why the right attitude to maternity dramatically improves company performance

A company’s attitude to maternity leave is far more important than its policy. Many businesses have progressive staff maternity policies.  But look beneath the policy to the attitude of the...


Diverse Founding Teams

'In Defense of Diverse Founding Teams' - by Adam Pisoni

Original article by Adam Pisoni as published on MEDIUM I co-founded Yammer in 2008 with an all white, all male team. Like most startups, at the beginning we were more focused on product market fit...


TLA Women In Tech Changing the Gender Landscape

Changing the Gender Landscape

“Women want the same things millennials do. They want collaboration, they want to be included in the creation, they want to have life, not work-life balance, they want to have purpose and values met...


Tech London Advocates is campaigning to increase diversity in tech and to mobilise the private sector to encourage change.

TLA DIVERSITY IN TECH - A MANIFESTO FOR LONDON

Tech London Advocates is campaigning to increase diversity in tech and to mobilise the private sector to encourage change. This is a global challenge and one organisation cannot do it alone. But, we...


177 women speakers in the UK who could speak at your tech event

177 women speakers in the UK who could speak at your tech event

This is just a tiny sample of the thousands of women speakers working in tech in the UK, including startup founders, vendor executives, CIOs, security experts, developers, technologists, lawyers and...


Entrepreneur Lu Li on the Startup Gender Gap, and New Book ‘Dear Female Founder’

Advocate Lu Li's book 'Dear Female Founder' - the new startup book for future female entrepreneurs

‘Dear Female Founder’ is a brilliant book compiled by TLA WiT advocate, Lu Li. It contains 66 letters of advice to the next generation of female entrepreneurs. The book itself is divided...


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Nikki Watkins quoted in Marketing Week as one of the top 10 takeaways from the Festival of Marketing

[excerpt] Diversity is a big buzz word in the industry at the moment yet Scott Knox, who was speaking at the Festival of Marketing as the founder of PrideAM but also leads the MAA, said he is yet to...


Sarah Luxford comments on the Tech London Advocates #DiversityinTech Report

Sarah Luxford speaks out on Gender Diversity at the TLA #DiversityinTech event

Gender Diversity at London Tech Firms Still Has Room for Improvement. What’s worse: some managers don’t think increasing diversity will improve their company’s growth. When it comes to...


Women Bring More Tech Expertise to the Boardroom Than Men Do

A new study reveals that Women Bring More Tech Expertise to the Boardroom Than Men Do

If you want a director with plenty of tech experience on your board, hire a woman. According to new Accenture research, female members of corporate boards are nearly twice as likely as their male...


Sheryl Sandberg: Women Are Leaning In—but They Face Pushback

Women Are Leaning In—but They Face Pushback. Companies can start to overcome that by setting goals and measuring progress and by encouraging women to keep negotiating – writes Lean In founder,...