Influential women in IT: Carrie Hartnell, Intellect

Carrie Hartnell, Associate Director, Intellect

Creating female role models in IT education

Computer Weekly recently hosted an event to celebrate the most influential women in UK IT. We invited some of the top female IT role models in the UK to discuss the role of women in developing the UK's high-tech economy. This video is one of a series of the speakers talking to the audience of female IT leaders.

How can educators interest girls in IT-related careers? Carrie Hartnell talks about the importance of engaging role models in attracting young women to technology and skills throughout education including primary schools, as well as the value of diversity throughout education.

As Programme Lead for Intellect’s industry strategy work, Carrie Hartnell is responsible for promoting the important role of the technology industry to and within the UK economy. She has been responsible for the development and delivery of Intellect’s business programmes in both the horizontal and vertical markets, and has been part of the Intellect team for over nine years. Carrie is actively involved in the furthering of skills and diversity in the technology industry, and sits on advisory committees for the ITCE Sector Panel and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics panel.

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