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'The real Q is a woman': boss of MI6 makes pitch for female recruits

June 28, 2017

January 26, 2017: Sir Alex Younger, speaking at Women in IT Awards, says James Bond films give MI6 a global profile – but their stereotypes are not entirely accurate The agent known as Q, inventive head of gadgets at the UK spy agency MI6, has always been portrayed in the James Bond movies as a man. But the real head of Britain’s secret service, Sir Alex Younger, revealed on Wednesday night (January 25, 2017) that Q is in fact a woman..... “The more different people you have in the room, in these high-pressure circumstances in which we operate, the better the decisions. So success for me is a deeper, broader range of technological skills in MI6 and more diversity, in particular more women.” https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jan/26/the-real-q-is-a-woman-boss-of-mi6-launches-drive-for-female-recruits?CMP=share_btn_link  

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