PA’s Women in Tech network partners with WeAreTechWomen

02 September 2021 2 min. read

PA Consulting’s in-firm network aiming to promoted diversity in the technology sector has partnered with WeAreTechWomen. PA’s Women in Tech will boost the cross-industry network’s efforts to diversify the workforce and increase the number of women working in the tech industry.

Founded in 2015, WeAreTechWomen helps women working in technology to maximise their potential. In the last seven years it has helped more than 5,000 women through events, conferences, and awards ceremonies. With a membership of 30,000 diverse female members, it has also worked with over 50 multi-sector corporate organisations helping them to attract, retain and develop female tech talent. It’s partners include a number of businesses, such as Sky, BAE Systems, Oliver Wyman and JP Morgan.

PA Consulting’s Women in Tech network has become the latest organisation to partner with WeAreTechWomen. The collaboration that will further boost the network’s efforts to diversify the workforce and increase the number of women working in the tech industry.

PA Consulting partners with WeAreTechWomen

Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTechWomen, noted, “We are delighted to welcome onboard PA Consulting to WeAreTechNetworks. PA’s Women in Tech is a valued addition to the network, and we look forward to working with them to share, generate and execute ideas to help progress the careers of women in tech and to attract more women into the industry”.

Women in Tech is a team of women from across PA Consulting, using their experience to ensure the future of technology is more diverse. The network does this by providing learning and development opportunities, such as coding courses, technical meetups and mentoring schemes to build supportive communities of engaged women, industry partners and allies.

In its partnership with WeAreTechWomen, PA’s Women in Tech network will gain access to a wealth of resources, helping to support PA’s own offering, such as its coding courses and community meetups. At the same time, the collaboration also further allows PA’s Women in Tech network to support those women who wish to return to – or make a career change into - the tech industry.

Teresa Stephenson, Women in Tech External Relationships Lead at PA Consulting, added, “We’re so excited to partner with WeAreTechWomen as their focusses and goals align perfectly with our own at PA’s Women in Tech. Both organisations are passionate about raising the profile of women in the industry and helping our teams attract, retain, and develop their female tech talent. We hope this partnership can help boost our respective efforts.”