How She Did it! Tech inspiration for International Women’s Day

Friday 3 March 13:18

It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday March 8th, to celebrate the occasion and to try to help improve the gender imbalance in the digital industry, Women in Tech is holding a career info evening for girls and women interested in the sector.

Just 15% of the Jersey digital workforce are female, globally the figure is 25%. When you look at software developer roles the numbers are even smaller – just 4% globally and too small to measure in Jersey. This is despite the fact the first computer programmers were women and it is well recognised that gender balanced teams far out-perform those which are single gender.

Six women who are already working in Jersey's digital sector will be on hand on March 8th, to talk about how they got into the industry, what their job is like and give advice to any other women or girls thinking about a digital career.

The event starts at 5.30pm with some networking, before a series of five to ten minute informal talks from each of the Women in Tech members. Then there will be the opportunity to have a one-on-one discussion to talk through your own career options and get personal advice.

Emma Gamble: Business Intelligence Analyst (Data cruncher)

Anna Philpot: Senior Consultant, Bespoke Development, C5

Nicolle Maltwood: Digital Marketing Assistant, Switch Digital (works across all areas)

Geraldine Cardwell: Internet and Intranet Manager, Digital Delivery Team, States of Jersey

Audrey Lescot: Online Marketing and Social Media officer, The Busy Queen Bee.

Ping Ho: Digital Project Manager, Quadra Digital.

It will be the perfect opportunity to come and get advice in a friendly and supportive environment.

The event is taking place at the Digital Jersey Hub, Grenville Street, St Helier.


  • Subsidised Skills Training for Employees Business Licensing | Social Security Department | States of Jersey

    › read more
  • Building a Foundation: Working with the Voluntary and Community Sector Where: St. Pauls Centre When: Wednesday 26th September Time: 1pm to 4pm Cost: FREE

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Excel Introduction

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Excel at Intermediate Level

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Excel at Advanced Level

    › read more
  • Marbral Advisory - Blockchain for lawyers Early Bird: €75.00 - Standard: €115.00

    › read more
  • Marbral Advisory - Blockchain Basics Early Bird: €75.00 - Standard: €115.00

    › read more
  • A Very Special Evening of Celebration! - Jersey Chamber of Commerce 250th Gala Event You are Invited to a Very Special Evening of Celebration!

    › read more
  • GTA Guernsey - IoD Accelerated Company Direction Programme Course Cost: £5,750.00 | Course Length: 5 days (generally 08:30-19:00)12-16 November 2018 |

    › read more
  • Jersey Business - Enterprise Week 2018 FREE EVENT

    › read more

Chamber Knowledgebase

Our frequently asked questions

Contact Magazine

Click here to view the latest digital issue of the Channel Islands Business Magazine.

Jersey Airport / Harbours

The latest arrivals and departures, select a link above

Charity of Choice 2018

Click here to learn more about the vital work of the Jersey Employment Trust and how you can help.

The Benefits of Membership

Networking opportunities, including our popular luncheons
Topical seminar programme
Support and guidance on doing business in Jersey

And become one of over 500 member businesses supporting Chamber in its aim of ensuring that local business is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local economy.

Call 01534 724536
› About Chamber

Copyright © Jersey Chamber 2012 - The Jersey Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments and views. However, the posting of comments is subject to our terms which can be read here. Comments posted by users of this site are not the Chamber's comments nor do they represent the views of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

↑ Back to top