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Breaking down the gender and digital divide for International Women's Day 2022

Tuesday 8th March 2022 was International Women's Day and to celebrate our Engagement Officer, Sophie Mackenzie attended Norfleet School for Girls.

There has been a gender divide in the technology industry for years, but this divide is slowly but surely reducing.

According to Women in Tech, only 19% of the technology workforce is women, with this gap beginning in school at GCSE level and only growing wider in further education. 

By talking to the Norfleet School for Girls students about their digital potential and sharing stories of influential women in technology, Sophie sought to inspire the girls to consider a career in tech and close the gender gap within this male-dominated industry. 

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