DIT College of Business Students take part in Workday's Future Females in Tech Event

13 June 2018

Four DIT College of Business female undergraduate students were among the 37 undergraduate female tech students from across Ireland selected to participate in Workday's Future Females in Tech Insight Event.

Claire Farrell studying BSc Business Analytics, Gillian O'Connor, Estera-Georgiana Corbu and Julie Bulanda all studying BSc Business Computing, visited the Workday Dublin office on the 6th and 7th of June for an all-expenses paid fun, informative and educational packed schedule to include; Team Tech Challenges with Engineers to enhance & develop technical skill set, a work shadowing morning with Workday employees and a career speed dating with Workday Managers to learn about all departments within the business. 

The two-day tech event for female undergraduate students was developed to inspire and help students understand the graduate careers on offer within the technology sector and to gain first-hand experience with Workday. Helene Almeida McArdle, University Talent Acquisition & Programmes Manager at Workday commented ''Workday Dublin truly enjoyed hosting the first ‘Future Females in Tech’! 37 amazing students completed the 2-day programme. The future of tech is inspiring!''

Farrah Higgins, Lecturer in Business Computing at DIT College of Business shared her enthusiasm ''The event was a fantastic opportunity for our female students to learn and connect with female engineers and managers at Workday. The technology sector needs more women studying, working and leading in IT to make gender equality in this area a reality''

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