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Busting The Myths About Working in Technology - #TechTeamTour

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Published on Aug 30, 2016

“Girls can’t work in technology” – “You have to be a coder to work in technology” – “You can’t be creative in technology” - Sona and Mike from Tapadoo, Claire, Maria and Daniel from Udemy.com and Louise and Nelson from Altify tackle the myths and stereotypes many people hear about working in technology – you may be surprised by their answers!

About the #TechTeamTour

The #TechTeamTour wants to help you discover cool technology career options. Have you ever considered working in technology when you finish school? There is a myth that technology careers are only for boys, this isn’t true, technology is for girls and boys and we need lots of different people to shape the future. Technology has the ability to change the world, making it better for everyone. Technology is and belongs everywhere; at music festivals, in video games, on college campuses, in apps, on film sets on TV and at sporting events. If you want to help change the world and be part of the process check out the rest of the #TechTeamTour video series to go behind the scenes at Irish technology companies!

Students and teachers! Explore 100+ STEM career stories on www.SmartFutures.ie, which you can search by school subject or interest, access free career infographics and TY resources or register for free career talks in science, tech, engineering and maths.

Parents, students, teachers – if you would like a free T.Y visit from a female technology role model – please visit www.verifyrecruitment.com/ali for more information about The Ada Lovelace Initiative by Verify Recruitment.

© Copyright of The Ada Lovelace Initiative by Verify Recruitment in association with Smart Futures and Science Foundation Ireland 2016

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