We kicked off the October half-term with a 2-day ‘big data’ themed hack at Christ Church college Oxford, sponsored by BIPB. Over the weekend, 30 girls and their parents played with data (lot of numbers and stats) on topics as diverse as boybands, Build-a-Bear and nutrition to create beautiful data visualisations and informative infographics. http://www.pinterest.com/stemetteh/bipb-stemettes-data-hack-example-infographics/ Our sponsors, Business Intelligence specialists BIPB flew in Hannah Curtis – a consultant from their New York office to help girls get to grips with industry tool Qlikview and a big data feed from Twitter. Saturday started with some icebreaking activities, a delivery of muffins […]

Thank you September!

September is nearly over and as expected, we’ve been doing a lot of planning this month. There have also been a couple of highlights and lots of opportunities that have been sent to us. Check them out below – there’s a lot to get through! September roundup We kicked off September with a couple of appearances at Campus Party with the EU Commissioner for Innovation and Mozilla Foundation CEO Mark Surman. Head Stemette also joined a Women in Technology panel. Some of the girls who won tickets to Campus Party were there to witness it all – and of course […]