Women Go Tech Blog

Expectations for the candidates: what do you need to become a specialist at TransUnion?

Along with the significant growth of the technology industry, the number of open positions for various tech specialists in the market is also continuously increasing. However, even though the candidates have many vacancies to choose from, they don’t always get selected. Likewise, companies might have a huge demand for tech specialists but they precisely hunt […]

Follow-up of Online Knowledge-sharing Workshop in Sweden

Lithuanian mentorship and content sessions programme Women Go Tech together with the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania, continue working on a shared vision to build global partnerships and encourage women’s participation in the tech sector. This time the knowledge sharing workshop dedicated to the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem took place in Sweden. […]

What Does A Back-end Developer Do? An Interview with Women Go Tech alumna and a web developer

There is some kind of mystery surrounding back-end development. We often hear that it is something users do not see or that it is something created somewhere in the back of the websites. But with the help of Women Go Tech alumna Roberta Beniušiene who now works as a web developer, we will dispel some […]

Career in Engineering for Non-Techies: Mission is Possible!

The engineering has seen radical changes and innovation in the past decade but many of us still hold various stereotypes and common misconceptions about the sector. What is why we decided to sit down and have a chat with engineering leaders to get insights about modern engineering and career opportunities for people coming from non-technological backgrounds. […]

5 Reasons You Should Pursue a Career in IT Operations

This year Women Go Tech programme has a new tech track called IT Operations. IT Operations is an ideal tech track for women who want to work maintaining and supporting computer and information systems. If you are a problem-solver who also happens to have good communication skills, this career might be just for you! So […]

Follow up of Denmark visit in Denmark
Emilija Pečiulytė

Follow-up of Norden visit in Denmark

Lithuanian mentorship and content sessions programme Women Go Tech together with the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania, continue working on a shared vision to build global partnerships and encourage female participation in the tech sector. This time the knowledge sharing workshop dedicated to the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem took place in […]

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Emilija Pečiulytė

Norden Follow-up: Knowledge Sharing Workshop in Iceland

Lithuanian mentorship and content sessions programme Women Go Tech together with the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania, continue on building global partnerships to encourage female participation in the tech sector. Recently the knowledge sharing workshop dedicated to the development of an inclusive tech ecosystem was organized in Iceland.  During this visit, representatives from […]

Q&A Session With Anushka Sharma, Founder of NAAUT

Once you find your community of interest, for example, people who are interested in space or AI, how do you make the most out of it? It does not matter if you have a business card with you or not – you should seek meaningful ways to connect to other people. There are different ways […]

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Emilija Pečiulytė

Norden Follow up: Knowledge Sharing Workshops in Latvia and Estonia

Overcoming challenges of gender diversity in the technology sector requires pooling resources together and sharing best practices among different stakeholders and organizations. Although there are a number of powerful social initiatives addressing the lack of gender diversity in different countries, they all need to learn and share their knowledge, expertise, and lessons in order to […]

Developing an Inclusive Tech Ecosystem in the Nordic and Baltic Regions

This year Women Go Tech, with the support by the Nordic Council of Ministers, has launched a project to identify grass-root social initiatives that are encouraging female participation in tech sector, with the aim to build a partnership network across the Baltic Sea Region. The project will help to share experience and knowledge across different […]

Discover your Talent: Žydrūnė Vitaitė chosen as Lithuania’s ambassador for European Vocational Skills Week

Statistics show that even 60% of Vocational Education and Training (VET) graduates find their first long-term job within a month of finishing their studies, this number rising to 80 % after six months. To highlight the benefits that VET brings to people of all ages, the European Commission is organizing a European Vocational Skills Week […]