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Advancing Diversity in Tech: Insights from the Bletchley Park Roadshow

Apr 16, 2024 8:08:42 AM

The historic grounds of Bletchley Park are synonymous with groundbreaking codebreaking efforts during World War II where women played a huge role in the advancement of computing. Since then the UKs tech innovation landscape has changed dramatically, and Bletchley Park has continued to witness pivotal moments in this transformation, such as the UKs first AI summit. However, despite our rapidly advancing tech sector, women and many other groups remain underrepresented and underserved by the UK tech industry. And that's why the Tech Talent Charter's Diversity in Tech roadshow, which was held at Bletchley Park a few weeks ago, is a key addition to the celebrated narrative that runs through the site's history.

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Tech for all: The power of Disability Inclusion in the workplace

Dec 14, 2023 2:34:19 PM

The tech industry is where innovation meets creativity. This industry is at the forefront of embracing diversity and inclusion. It is no secret that for any industry to thrive, it must reflect and embrace the wider society at large. This is particularly true when considering the potential of the 7.7 million disabled people of working age (DWP) in the UK, a significant yet underemployed talent pool that could add immense value to the tech ecosystem. Recognising this untapped potential leads us to explore the compelling reasons behind disability inclusion in the workplace.

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Inclusive Hiring: Neurodiversity

Nov 14, 2023 12:55:09 PM

Neurodiversity is the natural variation in human brain function and development. It encompasses a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to ADHD/ADD, autism (ASD), dyslexia, Tourette's syndrome, and bipolar disorder. Individuals with neurodivergent conditions have diverse ways of thinking, learning, and communicating. They also bring unique strengths and talents to the workplace, such as innovative thinking, problem-solving skills, creativity, and attention to detail.

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