Edinburgh, 14 December, 2016: Scotland Women In Technology (SWiT) provides a network for women in technology. It is a joint initiative between Cisco, Dell, HPE, IBM, HSBC, JP Morgan, Skills Development Scotland and now Sopra Steria, which aims to attract, inspire, empower and retain women by developing a community and network to help grow women’s contribution in the IT industry.
This year Sopra Steria has become a board member of SWiT. Silka Patel, founder and Chair of SWiT said: “We are delighted that Morag Taylor and Donna Montesclaros from Sopra Steria have become members of Scotland Women in Technology (SWiT). It is valuable to have their insight, expertise and industry specific experience, as their addition to the board compliments our current membership. We look forward to striving to make tangible changes to the female Scottish technology landscape and those who work in it.”
Morag Taylor, Account Manager, Sopra Steria commented, “It is a privilege to be asked to join the board of SWiT and Sopra Steria is proud to be involved as active stakeholders helping to lead and drive change for women in technology across Scotland. I’m personally excited about having the opportunity to help empower, influence and mentor others women alongside a strong alliance of senior female role models, I look forward to making a difference.”
Morag and Donna will be working with the board to organise SWiT’s technology and personal improvement networking events that connect and inspire members.
Interested in finding out more about SWiT? Take a look at their Linkedin and Twitter pages.