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TechUPWomen 2019/20


TechUPWomen 2019/20

TUW is a multi award winning, trailblazing programme developed closely with industry, which takes women from underserved groups and retrains them into tech careers

Graduates from the TechUPWomen 2019/20 programme have had great success, finding new roles or promotions within a wide range of industries, or in education. This includes:

  • manufacturing (Jaguar Land Rover and MSP)
  • software (Double Eleven Ltd)
  • education (JISC and Code Nation)
  • service (HR in One)
  • public sector (Newcastle City Council, HMRC, the Civil Service and Durham Constabulary)
  • board positions
  • further education

How Far We’ve Come!

Watch a mini-documentary tracing the exhilarating journeys of TechUPWomen 2019/20 participants

Meet some of our successful graduates

TechUPWomen 2019/20 in numbers

Of the 100 all-female participants of the programme:

  • 54%
    were from ethnic minorities
  • 46%
    with declared disabilities
  • 21%
    identified as LGBTQ+
  • 40%
    with caring responsibilities

Within the tracking period of the programme:

  • 64%
    participants completed the course
  • 50%
    had a new job or promotion

Residential Weekends

Durham University

TechUPWomen welcome event

Edge Hill University

The second TechUPWomen residential

University of York

The third TechUPWomen residential

University of Nottingham

TechUPWomen celebration event


TUW2019 playlist

TechUPWomen 2019/20 participants created a brilliant Spotify playlist, full of uplifting tracks to enjoy whenever you need a bit of motivation and empowerment on your own journey into tech

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