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Tech Talent Charter: Baroness Morgan speaking on 5 ways to make technology can work for everyone

@NickyMorgan01 sets out for @TechNation the five principles she sees as critically important if we are to achieve this vision:

Winners of the 2019 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service announced

Young people aged 18-24 are most likely to say they have felt lonely

Sherry Coutu CBE appointed as Non-Executive Board Member to DCMS

Digital Secretary Jeremy Wright has appointed Sherry Coutu as a Non-Executive Board Member to DCMS for a term of three years.

Finalists announced for the International Tech Hub Network’s Female Tech Founders and TeXchange programmes

#DCMSTechHubs - Two tech programmes get underway in early 2020 developing global networks of #entrepreneurs The International Tech Hub Network has a busy 2020 ahead, delivering delegations and network-wide programmes, and launching Tech Hubs, all whilst continuing to support entrepreneurs around the world who are using technology to solve local development challenges.

Member Appointed to the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art

The Secretary of State has appointed Pippa Shirley as a Member of the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art (RCEWA) for a term of four years commencing on 15 October 2018.

Board announced for new UK Council for Internet Safety

The Government has today announced the organisations that will sit on the Executive Board of a new national body to tackle online harms in the UK.

£1 million funding to train charities in digital skills

£120 million for UK-wide festival in 2022

Martin Green CBE, the mastermind behind the hugely successful Hull UK City of Culture 2017, and the former Head of Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been asked by government to develop plans to curate, manage, and promote a UK-wide festival in 2022.

UK-South Africa Tech Hub partners with Future Females Business School

Supporting female entrepreneurs and gender inclusion in tech spaces in South Africa: Future Females Business School Local networks have found the biggest challenges that female entrepreneurs face when starting and growing a business are access to support structures and role models, and lack of funding, according to an informal 2018 survey conducted across Future Females and Startup Grind communities. With the Total Early Stage Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA) rate for South African women at just 9%, there is a critical need to improve gender inclusion and increase available skills in the market. Historically, despite high volumes of applications to the Future Females Business School, only 64% of applicants could afford to join the programme.


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