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Women in Technology

Helping to make technology a more diverse and inclusive working environment


Why aren’t there more women in technology?

Our mission is for women to be equal participants in creating and developing the new tech businesses, products and services that shape our world.

But this mission isn’t so simple. Women are underrepresented in our industry and part of our challenge is changing the perception of what a career in technology offers. We believe that increasing the number of women in tech will add essential diversity to our sector and help inspire the next generation.

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Women in Tech at PwC

  • Top 50

    We're proud to be one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020

  • 31%

    The percentage of women we have in our tech workforce

  • 5

    The number of colleagues featured in WeAreTechWomen's TechWomen100 Awards 2019

How we’re inspiring women and girls to consider a career in technology

Explore some of the research and resources we have to support women and girls at key stages of their personal and professional lives, helping to create a pipeline of future tech talent. 


The technology gender gap starts at school and persists through every stage of girls’ and women’s lives. According to our own research, school girls are being put off tech subjects and careers and only 3% of them say a career in technology is their first choice.

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Graduates and apprentices

For those who want a blend of work experience and study, we offer Technology Degree Apprenticeships to school and college leavers, and graduate programmes to university leavers.

Learn more and apply here

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To change the ratio and boost the diversity of future technologists, we need to inspire students to consider a career in technology. Tech We Can provides free lesson plans and resources for teachers and schools in the UK.

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Parents and carers

We provide advice and support for balancing work and home life, as well as options for coming back into the workplace after short or long-term absences.

Working parents / carers bring huge value to our firm and we want to ensure that they are supported at every stage.

View our policies here

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Flexible workers

We know that everyones lives are different and that traditional working patterns might not be right for you.

Our Flexible Careers Network (FCN) is one way we offer the flexibility you might need to continue to progress your ambitions. This is a network of individuals who have registered their interest to join PwC on a flexible contract.

Learn more and search for flexible contract opportunities

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Working later in life

We’re committed to creating an environment that enables our people to prioritise their wellbeing and take care of themselves.

For older women in particular, our Be Well, Work Well initiative includes guidance on menopause in the workplace and financial wellbeing.

Learn more about our wellbeing vision

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The Tech She Can Charter

In 2018 we collaborated with a group of organisations to take action and change the ratio for women in tech careers. The Tech She Can Charter is a commitment by organisations to work together to increase the number of women pursuing and working in technology roles in the UK.

Find out more and join the Tech She Can Charter


Contact us

Sheridan Ash

Sheridan Ash

Women in Tech Leader, Technology & Innovation, PwC United Kingdom

Becky Hartley

Becky Hartley

Women in Tech programme manager, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7702 698052

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