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February 2014

Mary’s trains her first #techmums class

By #techmums, education, savvify, schools, tower hamlets, women in tech


Team #techmums: Sue, Mary and Emma outside Bishop Challoner Girls School this morning


Hi, I’m Mary,

Today was my first delivery of the #techmums course to 13 mums.

What a great morning! I have to say that I went in not really knowing what to expect. The mums arrived looking a bit apprehensive, and I am guessing they were feeling much the same way as me.

We needn’t have worried. As the tea and coffee was poured everyone started to relax. Sue gave an uplifting intro and we were off setting up Google accounts.

It was good to see how keen everyone was to get started. By the end of the session the atmosphere was buzzing. No matter what their level each mum had accomplished something and learnt something new. The smiles and shouts of “see you next week” as the mums were leaving was good to see.

Bring on the next module.

Baroness Martha Lane-Fox to be #techmums patron

By #techmums, education, savvify, women in tech

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Exciting news hot off the press today is that Baroness Martha Lane-Fox of Soho CBE is to be our #techmums patron. We have long been fans of Baroness Lane-Fox and her support for women and digital skills so are absolutely *delighted* to have her as our patron.

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Baroness Lane-Fox said of #techmums

“Digital skills are fundamental in every day life and so I am delighted to support this inspiring initiative – more women empowered to do more – what’s not to love?”

We look forward to doing some fantastic things together. Watch this space.