We need your opinion on the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector

The current state of women in the digital world is far from balanced, and depending on the country and company, across Europe there is only 1 woman employed in ICT to 5 or 7 men. In Malta, however, there have been as yet insufficiently detailed statistics and qualitative data collated from the Maltese Digital Sector Read more about We need your opinion on the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector[…]

Inspiring and empowering young girls through entrepreneurial skills workshops

Developing entrepreneurial competences is key for young girls’ future education and careers. Women constitute 52% of the total European population but only 34.4% of the EU self-employed and 30% of start-up entrepreneurs. Women are also the largest untapped entrepreneurial and leadership potential in Europe. Only 5-15% of high-tech business is owned by women. According to the Read more about Inspiring and empowering young girls through entrepreneurial skills workshops[…]

Consultation on Gender Equality Mainstreaming Framework

In her role of Women Web-Entrepreneurs Hubs (WeHubs) Malta Node Coordinator, Anamaria Magri Pantea –  Managing Consultant of Ascend Consulting, is a member of the Consultative Council for Women’s Rights (CCWR) to the Malta Ministry for European Affairs and Equality (MEAE). Following a number of discussions with CCWR, on 8th March 2019 the Honourable Minister Read more about Consultation on Gender Equality Mainstreaming Framework[…]

Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’

  As the Women Web-entrepreneurs Hubs Malta Coordinator, Ascend Consulting has been involved for some time now in the set up and work of the Women in ICT Focus Group of eSkills Malta Foundation. The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.  Most of the Digital Read more about Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’[…]