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Two Prestigious Honours for Software Skillnet's Women ReBOOT Initiative

November, 2018: The Software Skillnet and Technology Ireland are proud to announce two prestigious honours for the Women ReBOOT initiative, recognising our contribution to the promotion of female engagement in the tech sector.  

European Institute for Gender Equality Best Practice recognition
European Institute for Gender Equality

The European Institute for Gender Equality (an EU body) carried out an analysis in 2017 to identify the top 10 best practice initiatives across the EU to foster the inclusion of Women in ICT.


Women ReBOOT was selected as one of the 10, out of 80 submissions from researchers in EU member states. 

The Women ReBOOT best practice EIGE case study has now been published and highlights our unique, sector-led approach to combat the skills shortage and persistent gender inequality, connecting companies with a business need for new talent streams with qualified and experienced women seeking to return to tech after a career break.

It is an honour for Software Skillnet and Technology Ireland to be recognised and credit is due to University College Dublin for their work as the Irish research centre for EIGE.


Women In Tech - Best Practice Case Study

The Women In Tech Initiative Award (WomenXTech from the Dublin Tech Summit)
WomenXTech Awards

Women ReBOOT will also be recognised with the Women In Tech Initiative Award at the inaugural Women In Tech awards, 
which take place on 22 November, 2018.

 

Women In Tech Awards from the Dublin Tech Summit is Ireland’s first annual celebration of women and diversity in the technology industry. The Women in Tech Initiative award is a special honour presented to one organisation that has demonstrated exceptional initiative to support women in ICT, and is announced in advance of the awards ceremony. The Software Skillnet is looking forward to accepting this award. Further information is available at the link below. 

Women in Tech Initiative Special Recognition Award

Now almost two years since its inception, Women ReBOOT continues to grow and evolve to meet the talent needs of tech sector businesses by re-activating and re-introducing women to the tech workforce. Awards such as these recognise the progress we have made, with the great support of our funders and partners, spurring us on to do more, and better, in the future.

Women ReBOOT 2019 is now Open For Applications