Who are Scotland Women in Technology?
Scotland Women in Technology (SWiT), exists to Champion, Celebrate, and Invest in women in the technology sector in Scotland. Founded in 2008, SWiT is a not-for-profit organisation with a drive to put gender equality at the forefront of the technology industry in Scotland. SWiT is run by a board of committed volunteers who have the vision and alignment to promote and champion gender equality at the heart of our proposition.
"We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world."
Champion & Celebrate
Championing diversity and gender equality in the technology sector, both now and for future generations, is a key priority for SWiT. We want to help shine a spotlight on some of Scotland’s most inspirational female technology leaders and encourage more young women to pursue a career in technology and innovation.
SWiT believe our multifaceted approach of investment - through; working with schools to encourage our young people to consider a career in the technology industry, Celebrating the women who are at the forefront of the industry and lastly, through enabling and empowering those who are figuring out their next steps small grants for training and development.
At SWiT, we are dedicated to making sure innovation is led by women too, and that the key benefits from their talents and ambitions are considered and heard.