Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →

Cross-Party Group On Videogames Technology – 11/12/13

Last week saw the third cross-party group on videogames technology take place at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.  The group was created to give the video games and interactive sector representation within the parliament and address the issues facing the industry on a national level. The minutes for the meeting have now been drafted -... Continue Reading →

Cross Party Group On Video Games – Holyrood, December 11th

The third Cross-Party Group on Videogames will take place in Holyrood on the evening of Wednesday December 11th, from 17:30 - 19:30. The focus of this will be Skills & Creativity In The Video Games Industry.  Speakers will include Gina Jackson from Creative Skillset, David Martin from Skills Development Scotland and Brian Baglow from the... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Asks Questions About Diversity Within The Games Industry

The issue of diversity and the role of women in games and technology is something which has been much in the news over the last few weeks.  From highs and lows of GDC, to the wider issue of women's role in technology, it's an issue which has been gaining momentum in the recent past. So... Continue Reading →

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