Getting into the Tech Industry- Hints, tips and advice!
Jul
15
7:00 PM19:00

Getting into the Tech Industry- Hints, tips and advice!

Hosted by Leanne W. and Amy S.

We are very excited to announce our first event sponsored by British Land.

We aim to increase the diversity of thought and experience in the Technology industry through providing advice, support, and networks for non-techies who want to move into the industry.

In this first event we welcome non-techies wanting to explore a career in tech as well as those already in the tech industry who are willing to act as mentors, sponsors and advisors for others. A fantastic evening of brief talks from speakers who will share their experiences and hints & tips as well as some fun and informal networking!

FEATURING GUEST SPEAKER - Joanna Manawa - MPC Film - VFX Department Manager

First jobbers, career changers, returners to work or part timers, interested in how to get in the Tech Industry with no coding or technical experience? This is for you!

Developers, computer scientists, programme managers and business analysts, who want to support others into the ever expanding world of tech? Come along and join the community to increase the diversity of thought within technology!

*Please note this event is for over 18s only

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UNBOUND LONDON
Jul
17
to Jul 18

UNBOUND LONDON

More Than Just a Conference

Get to Know Unbound: What's It All About?
 

Unbound festivals are renowned for bringing together the people at the centre of the innovation. The festival will attract and bridge the gap between 5,000 startups, investors and businesses, who will travel to London to hear from 100+ influential speakers, uncover pioneering ideas and take part in immersive brand experiences, hackathons, startup battles and networking sessions.

Join the finest minds in AI, fintech, sustainability, energy, investment, blockchain, digital wellbeing and more, to make invaluable connections and discover inspirational insight and emerging technologies that will shape the future of your career and your business.

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Summer HI Tech Festival
Jul
17
9:00 PM21:00

Summer HI Tech Festival

  • 4 Christopher Street London, England, EC2A 2BS United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Description

Welcome to Summer HI Tech Festival - Tech for all.

Summer HI Tech Festival - Tech for All is part of the Panda Innovation series that will be orginized 7-8 times in a year in London. It is embedded in a series of events to connect entrepreneurs and investors. Through these events we are seeking to provide UK talent and key opinion leaders with a platform to connect locally with Chinese investors. Join us on June 17th of July to discover the latest tech developments and investment trends and join the global discussion.

Summer HI Tech Festival - Tech for All kicks off at 9:45 am and runs until 9:00 pm.

Keep an eye on the page. New updates daily. And check our webpage somerco.com

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The Drone Tech Conference London
Jul
18
10:00 AM10:00

The Drone Tech Conference London

Description

The highly anticipated Drone Tech Conference London, will commence on the 18th July 2019.

The conference is the first of it’s kind in London, bringing together important stakeholders, experts, companies and government bodies together to work towards the responsible growth of this incredibly innovative and diverse industry. The drone industry impacts every major industry in the UK, from healthcare, to transport, to construction, etc. The benefits of supporting and growing the industry are huge, but naturally with any major disrupter tech, there are major concerns.

Drone tech can be a game changer, fiscally alone it has a potential uplift of £42 billion in GDP over the next 10 years, but more than that, drone tech can save lives, both through fast access to time sensitive medication, and by reducing accidents in industry and on roads. The industry can also make vast improvements to environmental issues, reducing waste and fuel use, while making another 628000 jobs for the UK economy.

But privacy concerns, and safety concerns, particularly around air traffic are important. And there are solutions we should be addressing to lessen these concerns.

At the Drone Tech Conference London, the many potentials and pitfalls of the industry will be explored, and the platform will connect investors, corporates and government, and is a must attend events for senior industry stakeholders. This conference will be the first of its kind, bringing together important stakeholders in the drone industry, and the most innovative companies in 2019 together to emphasise how important the drone industry will be for London over the next 10 years.

We will hear talks and panels from NATS, UK Parliament, SkyPorts, NATS, RelmaTech, PWC, Drone Major Group and ARPAS.

Invited will be all major media outlets, major industry stakeholders, drone innovators, investors, experts and drone communities.

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Think Creatively In The Age of Digital Distractions - by a TEDx speaker
Jul
18
5:30 PM17:30

Think Creatively In The Age of Digital Distractions - by a TEDx speaker

If you live in the UK, 35% of your job will be taken by robots in the next 10-20 years. In the US, this reaches 47%. However, the more creative element your job has, the less likely it is to be automated. But creativity needs brain space and a calm mind - a big luxury these days.

In this brand new, interactive and highly insightful talk a TEDx speaker, author of "Homo Distractus" and digital wellness thought leader Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina explores, how to build creative thinking in the age of digital distractions to prepare ourselves for the future. We'll discuss, whether robots can be creative, what makes someone creative from the neuroscience perspective, and the impact of information overload and digital distractions on creativity.

Questions we will be covered:

- What is creativity from the neuroscience perspective? What happens with your brain when you have an ‘AHA!’ moment?

- Relationship between daydreaming, boredom and creativity.

- What can we learn about ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ creativity from the Nobel prize winner Daniel Kahneman?

- What are the impact of information overload and digital distractions on creativity? How do our devices impact our two brain systems?

- The future of work. Why it’s vital to keep developing creativity in the age of Artificial Intelligence. What can and can’t robots do?

- How can technology be helpful to enhance creativity and innovative culture? How can it intervene?

- How do you encourage creative thinking and innovation in yourself?


Schedule:

17.30h - Open Doors
18h - 19:00h Talk

REGISTRATION AND ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE MANDATORY! No tickets at the door


About the speaker:

Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina, TEDx speaker, international coach, author of Homo Distractus, and founder of a London-based tech-life balance consultancy Consciously Digital. Anastasia is a frequent speaker at global conferences, such as GSMA's Mobile World Congress and appeared multiple times in the national and international press, including BBC, ITV, Metro, Guardian etc. Anastasia's TEDx Talk has been viewed more than 110,000 times on Youtube.

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AI Tech Meetup
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

AI Tech Meetup

Join us at the monthly AI tech meetup co-hosted with Intuit. We have speakers to share the latest work in AI and practical experiences with machine learning, deep dive into tech details how to solve engineering problems. This session will focus on NLP, fraud detection and data anayltics in practice.

This would be a great opportunity for you to connect with other like minded engineers, data scientists share and learn from each others experiences.

Agenda:

  • 6:00pm - 6:25pm: Checkin & Dinner

  • 6:25pm - 6:30pm: Welcome and opening notes

  • 6:30pm - 7:00pm: Democratizing State of the Art NLP Deployments with Adapter Layers, by TJ Torres

  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm: Building a real-time fraud-detection system in Spark, by Andreas Mavrommatis & Nick Hoh

  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm: People Analytics, by Hai Harari

  • 8:00pm - Mixing & Close

Speakers:

  • TJ Torres, Staff Data Scientist

  • Andreas Mavrommatis – Senior Data Scientist

  • Nick Hoh – Senior Data Scientist

  • Hai Harari – Director People Analytics and Technology

Directions & parking:

Intuit Headquarters, Building 20, 4th floor, rooms: Shoreline and Terrace Skyview Lounge

2600 Marine Way Mountain View, CA 94043

More events:

  • weekly online AI tech talk series, workshops and courses. link

  • Monthly AI tech talks at San Francisco/Bay area: https://www.meetup.com/aittg-sfsv/

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Navigating the recruitment maze: how to find a job you'll love
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Navigating the recruitment maze: how to find a job you'll love

Hands up if you enjoy job hunting...

We asked this question at a recent event, and there was only one person who said they enjoyed the process of looking for work (and it came with quite a few caveats).

Whether you have broad-ranging skills that don't fit neatly into a box, or you're moving into digital as a second career, returning after a break, or just finding it difficult to find a job you'll love, this event is for you!

We'll be joined by an amazing panel who will be sharing their tips on how to navigate the recruitment maze, stand out and find a job you love (hopefully!).

Our panelists are:
- Jacqui Barratt, Founder & CEO of a recruitment company, salt
In 2003 Jacqui alongside her brother founded salt. Today, salt is globally, the largest specialist digital recruitment company with over 200 staff and offices in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia, America, UK, and Dubai. Jacqui says, "With 25 years and counting, it’s fair to say that recruitment runs through my body
and soul."
Find out more about Jacqui here: https://www.welovesalt.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacqui-barratt-b975022/

- Sinead Bunting who specialises in digital performance marketing and creative brand transformation. Most recently she was the VP of Marketing for Monster in Europe, the global jobs website.
Sinead is the creator and co-founder of the Tech Talent Charter, (TTC) an industry-wide collective, whose aim is to deliver a more diverse tech workforce. The charter is supported by the UK government and over 300 signatories such as Cisco, Vodafone, HP, BBC, EY, Cancer Research and Global Radio.
Passionate about encouraging diversity and success in business, she also created the ‘Monster Confidence’ programme, working with social enterprise Stemettes for the last three years, helping students gain greater confidence to achieve their huge potential in a STEM career.
https://uk.linkedin.com/in/sineadbunting

- Recruitment coach Ellie Rich-Poole
With over twenty years’ experience both in-house in HR, Resourcing and Talent Management and within Executive Search as a head-hunter, Ellie set up her own business in 2016 to support both organisations and individuals as The Recruitment Coach.
She is a Barefoot trained Coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation. And during a sabbatical in Chile, she took some time out to train with Digital Mums in Social Media Management so she also helps individuals with their social media, as well as leadership teams who want to improve how they use LinkedIn in relation to their employer brand.
Find out more about Ellie here: https://www.ellierichpoole.com/https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellierichpoole/

This event will be hosted by our brilliant sponsors, Photobox Group and their event space in Clerkenwell.

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#WomeninTech Breakfast: Candid Talks with Technical Leaders
Jul
19
8:00 AM08:00

#WomeninTech Breakfast: Candid Talks with Technical Leaders

  • 1 Market St #200 San Francisco, CA 94105 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Career Advice You Can't Google

Join us for an intimate discussion as our panelists provide insight into how they’ve grown their careers, developed meaningful relationships with engineering and executive leadership, and how they’ve used their own influence to impact technical and product decisions. How do these leaders manage various stakeholders? What were the pivotal moments that got them to that next step in their career?

Panelists and attendees will get the opportunity to network after the discussion. Coffee and breakfast are on the house!

Speakers include:

  • Roojuta Lalani - Principal Software Engineer Salesforce

  • Bianca Tamayo - Senior Software Engineer Tesla

  • Maureen Botoman - Director of Engineering Pluralsight

  • Pamela Martinez - Founder and CTO Snowball Wealth

  • Maria Verba - Quality Engineer Lead Handshake

Agenda

  • Breakfast & Networking: 8:00 am-8:30 am

  • Panel + Q&A: 8:30 am-9:30 am

  • Free Time with Panelists and Attendees: 9:30 am-10:00 am

Attendees can submit specific questions for panelists upon registering.

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Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party
Jul
20
1:00 PM13:00

Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party

StartOut LA and Podshare present "Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party" a intergenerational networking event for new and seasoned entrepreneurs.

Join us for our summer networking party as we help both new and seasoned entrepreneurs build business relationships in the Los Angeles Technology Ecosystem. You won't want to miss!

Schedule:

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm — Summer Networking Party

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Women in London Talk Tech - Tech for Good: AI, Blockchain, Crypto
Jul
24
6:30 PM18:30

Women in London Talk Tech - Tech for Good: AI, Blockchain, Crypto

Description

Join us for a fun-filled evening to discuss all things tech and celebrate the women who are making their mark on the Industry 4.0 scene.

Everybody is welcome to join…. And the best thing is you don’t have to be a 'techy'!! Our inspiring speakers will change your perspective on an industry that may seem scary & inaccessible.

We are a network of women and men with the same vision, to see gender parity by 2030. Learn, laugh and connect with like-minded people.

And... you can become part of the Revolution by donating :)

We have a dream, to inspire every tech-curious woman to join the technology revolution by providing them with a diverse array of female role models, access to the resources that they need and a mentor for life. Our vision is that by 2030, 50% of the tech space is occupied by women.

To keep our events running and to help us to develop the #MentorForLife programme we have added an option to allow you to donate as little or as much as you like. We have suggested a £9 donation, to cover the costs of hosting and filming the event.

This month’s topic is ABCs of Tech for Good - AI, Blockchain, Crypto!

EVENT AGENDA

06:30 pm: Arrive in style, drink and network your socks off!

07:00 pm: Event commences with Susan Maddison opening the evening

07:15 pm: Your WONDERFUL Speakers!

Elena Sinel, Teens in AI - Changing the world, one teen at a time

Elena Sinel is an award-winning social entrepreneur and founder of Teens In AI and Acorn Aspirations, motivated to make a difference in the world by empowering young people aged 12-18 to solve real problems through technologies: AI, VR, AR, MR and blockchain.

She recently spoke at UN AI for Good Global Summit and UN AI for Good Global Summit

Follow her on Twitter @elena_sinel

Maria Woncisz, Luno - Crypto for Good

Maria worked in public affairs and in communications consultancies between Warsaw, Paris, and London before moving into tech. She worked at Adzuna managing Singapore, India, France, and Poland before her passion for cryptocurrencies and innovation in FinTech led her to Luno.

Follow her on Twitter @maria_woncisz

08:00pm: Question time with our 50:50 gender balanced panel

Duncan Murray - DustAid

Duncan is currently a Senior Manager at Prudential plc and is an experienced and respected figure in the financial industry. He is also a Director of the Ormiston Trust, one of the largest independent charities in the UK. He has a passion for improving the education of those less fortunate and revolutionising transparency in the charitable sector via the use of Blockchain technology, and to this end founded DustAid.
Follow him on Twitter @dustaidorg

CryptoArnie

Social Activist on Grassroots Social issues such as Homelessness and Austerity, Arnie is now motivated to change the way campaigners and political organisations use blockchain to solve resource and logistical problems. From no tools to blockchain, Arnie now actively invests in disruptive Blockchain Startups via ObsidianCapital.Fund
Follow him on Twitter @the_cryptoarnie

08:30 pm: Networking and Sign Up to #MentorForLife programme

09:00 pm: To the Cocktail Bar

Location TBC - announced at the event

Viva La Revolution!!

Natalie and Susan

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For more information or to join Women In Tech Revolution Mentoring programme please email mentor@witechrev.com

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Shout out to Barclays Rise London for sponsoring our meetups!!

Rise is the Barclays open innovation programme and a community of the world’s brightest thinkers and doers, from rising startups to industry leaders, working together to create the future of financial services.

If you’re involved in FinTech, you need to be involved in Rise #HomeOfFinTech

Find out more at www.thinkrise.com

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Bluefruit Agile Huddle 2019
Aug
5
to Aug 16

Bluefruit Agile Huddle 2019

Running 5 -16 August, this free programme is for anyone aged 16 and over who has a keen interest in a software development career and wants to find out what it’s like to work as a developer. Hosted at Bluefruit HQ in Redruth, and now in its fifth year, you’ll learn more about coding in a professional environment with trainers who currently work in software companies across Cornwall.

Experience the tech scene in Cornwall

There are over 2300 digital tech jobs in Cornwall, according to Tech Nation. Software development is a core part of many of these jobs but getting the hands-on experience to feel confident in choosing software development as a career can be difficult.

Agile Huddle aims to give you the practical experience that you don’t necessarily get in the classroom or learning by yourself. It aims to give you a taste of what a tech career can be like.

This hands-on two week-programme is a great way to expand your coding skills beyond languages and get a taste of what it’s like working in a team, in Cornwall, and with the kinds of development practises and project management that businesses like Bluefruit use every day.

Who’s the Agile Huddle for?

Aside from having a real passion for programming, this two-week programme is aimed at people who are at any stage in their software engineering education or career. So long as you are aged 16 or over, and you want to learn and work as part of a team, we encourage you to apply.

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Women In Tech Scotland
Sep
3
8:00 AM08:00

Women In Tech Scotland

Women in Tech Scotland was voted the best Diversity Event in 2018 at the Scottish Diversity Awards, and enables people and organisations to connect, learn and take action on gender diversity and inclusion. We do not shy away from controversy and we look to open people's minds to new ideas by pushing boundaries.

Through inspirational keynotes, deep insight into tech trends and business strategy, technical classes, and career development workshops, this conference provides all the content and networking opportunities needed to flourish in the tech sector.

Beginning with one small conference two years ago, we have grown rapidly, becoming the largest global Women in Tech Event Series. Be part of the community - join us to make an impact on the gender gap and supercharge your career at Women in Tech Scotland 2019.

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EICC Live: Women in Tech
Sep
3
6:30 PM18:30

EICC Live: Women in Tech

  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As part of our EICC Live series of free public talks, we look forward to welcoming the following speakers, all of whom are leading the way in their areas of expertise in Edinburgh's fast-growing tech industry.

Sharon Moore, MBE | Technical Leader at IBM Travel and Transport 
Sharon Moore, MBE was appointed IBM UK CTO for Public Sector in January 2019. She marries the needs of industry with the potential of technology and breadth of IBM, to transform technical capability into real business results. You will often find her on stage discussing the impact and value of technological advancements.

Sharon is a board member of the CENSIS Innovation Centre. She was honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours 2018 for services to women in technology based industries, and presented with the 'Inspirational Women in Leadership' award at the inaugural Scotland Women in Technology Awards 2017. She is Deputy Chair of BCSWomen, leads BCSWomen activity in Scotland, and is a board member of Scotland Women in Technology.

Dr Patricia Vargas | Founder Director, Robotics Lab & Associate Professor/Reader in Computer Science & Robotics, School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences, Heriot–Watt University
Dr Patricia A. Vargas is a member of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Executive Board, and a member of the Higher Education Academy, IEEE Robotics and Automation, and Computational Intelligence Societies plus an exec member of the IEEE Ro-Man Standing Steering Committee. She received her PhD. on Computer Engineering from the University of Campinas, Unicamp (Brazil) in 2005. She was a post-doc at the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics, University of Sussex (England, UK) for 3 years. Her research interests include but are not restricted to Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Robotics, Swarm Robotics, Computational Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Human–Robot Interaction, Robotethics, Rehabilitation Robotics and Neurorobotics.

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WomenHack
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

WomenHack

WomenHack is a community that empowers women in tech through events, jobs, and reviews. We aim to create a more inclusive and diverse workplace for all. Our diversity recruiting events target some of the most talented women in tech which include software developers, designers, and product talent.

Our events are kicked off with diversity talks, followed by 5-minute rapid interviews to keep things engaging and fun. It will be a casual evening that allows for maximum face-to-face exposure and interaction with everyone in the room. Get to know who you are talking to by going through the list of candidates who have signed up for the event a day before.

We invite you to join us in working towards the vision of equalizing the playing field in the tech industry while building mutually benefitting from an inclusive team.

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Edinburgh Engineering & Tech Careers Fair 2019
Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

Edinburgh Engineering & Tech Careers Fair 2019

  • dinburgh Napier University Merchiston Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ever considered a career in engineering or technology? Looking for some opportunities for when you finish school or college? Or, perhaps you are already in your career and are looking for a change? We also welcome group registrations from schools, colleges and academies.

Our exhibitors will be ready and waiting to tell you all about what it is like to work for them and what you can expect from pursuing a career with them. We will also have some training providers and educational establishments to talk about how they will support you alongside employers.

EqualEngineers connects inclusive employers with diverse talent in engineering and technology.

We want to increase social mobility within the engineering and technology profession. EqualEngineers specifically targets female; ethnic minority; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+); and disabled engineers, and other underrepresented groups in the profession.

Come along and find out about apprenticeships, placements, internships, graduate and returnship opportunities from engineering and technology employers.

If you are an exhibitor and would like to showcase your opportunities to our audience, email us at info@equalengineers.com.

EqualEngineers believes it is time for a focussed effort on diverse talent in engineering and technology and to bring diverse candidates under one roof. Why not also check out opportunities live now at EqualEngineersJobs today.

We look forward to welcoming you to our event!

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Tech Festival; Transforming Retail Together
Oct
2
to Oct 3

Tech Festival; Transforming Retail Together

Tech• is the most important two-day festival of digital commerce and the technology driving it.

It is the only event where retailers, tech suppliers, FMCGs, start-ups, investors and analysts join forces to work out how they will not only survive the digital revolution, but nail it. At Tech. we put the most disruptive thinkers under the spotlight - from the companies that are revolutionising their industries, to the tech firms creating the most innovative products.

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STEM Girls Day October 2019
Oct
10
9:00 AM09:00

STEM Girls Day October 2019

  • The National Museum of Computing (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Why should I attend?

  • Hear from women in the business and learn how innovative hands-on activities can link to future careers.

  • Join in dynamic careers talks throughout the day with women in business to start thinking about your next career move into technology and cyber roles.

  • Tour the museum to see where today’s technology has come from.

  • Hands-on activities that you will participate in to inspire you to potentially understand that you can!

Who will be there?

Women who have been successful in STEM Roles, hear about their decisions early in life that lead to a fabulous career. Hopefully, girls who want to learn, be inspired and who are keen to look at a future in STEM 

The National Museum of Computing: Block H, Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB

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Black Girl Fest 2019
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Black Girl Fest 2019

First release tickets on sale NOW.

The UK's first festival celebrating Black women and girls is back and better. We've been working hard and we can't wait to share all the details with you!

The theme for Black Girl Festival 2019 is ‘Taking Up Space’

This year, we want to break down barriers and create new seats at the table. From tech, literature to hair and beauty, we want to take up space across various industries and champion inclusivity.

Alongside carefully curated talks, workshops and masterclasses, we’ll be hosting a marketplace, exhibitions, live performances, screenings and more.

If you are a Black woman or girl and are unable to afford the cost of a ticket, please email us at blackgirlfestival@gmail.com with your full name and 'Free ticket' and we will provide you with a free ticket. Children under the age of 4 go free.

The 'Adult and pay it forward' option means that you'll be paying for your own ticket and covering the cost for another black woman or girl to attend.

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Edinburgh Community Event
Oct
16
12:30 PM12:30

Edinburgh Community Event

We are delighted to be running our first Community Event in Edinburgh this year. We ran our first Scottish event in Glasgow in 2018 and it was a great success. 

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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London Community Event
Oct
23
11:30 AM11:30

London Community Event

Our first London event of Autumn 2019 will be held in the Congress Centre. Our London events are always sold out so please act fast to secure your place. 

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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Manchester Community Event
Oct
30
1:15 PM13:15

Manchester Community Event

We are excited to be returning to Manchester for our autumn 2019 North West event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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Birmingham Community Event
Nov
5
1:15 PM13:15

Birmingham Community Event

We are excited to return to Birmingham for our 2019 autumn events. Our Birmingham events always sell out so please act quickly to avoid missing out.

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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Bristol Community Event
Nov
13
1:15 PM13:15

Bristol Community Event

We are excited to return to Bristol again this year for our 2019 autumn event held at We The Curious.

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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Dublin Community Event
Nov
20
1:15 PM13:15

Dublin Community Event

We are very excited to be running our first ever STEM Women Dublin event this autumn! Be sure to download your ticket to be part of our very first Irish event. 

Students and Graduates: We have a limited number of tickets for our events and they sell out very quickly, please fill out the form on this page to register your interest in attending and we will be in touch soon.

Employers: If you are an employer interested in exhibiting at this event please fill out the below form and we will send you an event brochure. You can also contact us by emailing info@stemwomen.co.uk or calling 0151 236 8000.

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Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs
Nov
25
6:00 PM18:00

Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs

The November meeting of Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) celebrates women entrepreneurs in tech with a panel discussion among leading women who have founded, grown, sold, and promoted businesses in the tech sector. Our women entrepreneurs event is timed to take place immediately after Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from 18-24 November this year.

Audrey Mandela, WiTT Chair and co-founder of Multimap.com, will chair the panel. Our speakers will be announced closer to the date.

Our panel will discuss their views and experiences, including:
• panelists' own challenges in starting and growing (and in some cases selling) their businesses;
• best and worst decisions made while building their businesses;
• whether panelists believe there are differences between male and female entrepreneurs, the types of businesses they start, their management styles, and their experiences raising capital;
• views on scaling up businesses started in the UK; and
• advice for other women entrepreneurs.

We would like to give our sincerest thanks to Bird & Bird for hosting this event.

We look forward to seeing you on November 25th!

The WiTT Board

Annette, Audrey, Helen, Michelle, Stephanie and Yasmeen

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London 2 Community Event
Nov
27
11:30 AM11:30

London 2 Community Event

Our final event of autumn 2019 will be our London 2 event held in the fantastic Science Museum. Our London events are very popular and always sell out. Please act quickly to avoid missing out. 

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday 27th November, 2019

Location: Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

Timings: TBC

Event Formats: Panel discussions, skills sessions and face to face networking with top graduate employers.

Dress Code and Requirements: Smart casual dress code and please bring a notepad for taking notes. You are welcome to bring a printed copy of your CV to hand out to employers

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Beautystack Hosts: Women in Tech Showcase
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

Beautystack Hosts: Women in Tech Showcase

Description

If you're a woman, working at a start-up, come and show off your latest work to your London peers at the gorgeous Beautystack offices. Create a short presentation of a piece of work you're super proud of that you created and showcase it in 7 mins!

It could be...

  • A new feature on your app

  • A piece of design work you created for a campaign

  • A growth strategy you implemented

  • A Onboarding Process you designed

  • A Social media campaign you launched

Things you might want to share

  • What gave you the idea?

  • How did you pitch it internally?

  • How much budget did you allocate?

  • What metrics did you measure for it?

  • What did you learn from doing it?

Whether you're a Founder, HR, Design, Software Engineer, come and pat yourself on the back at this event!

To present, please email catherine@beautystack.com

Drinks and Snacks Provided :)

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Women in tech coffee morning - ice breaker
Jul
11
8:00 AM08:00

Women in tech coffee morning - ice breaker

Description

Join EMBOLDEN_HER's first ever group coffee morning!

Our weekly coffee morning initiative is growing quickly and we've had some great feedback so far! With over 50 women in tech meeting weekly to network one-on-one, this event is a chance for new and existing members to meet each other, network and share our experiences over some free breakfast.

If you're not signed up to the weekly coffee morning, please sign up here: https://bit.ly/2DE9kUY

WHAT IS EMBOLDEN_HER?

An initiative for women in tech to network, aimed to bridge the gap from having women working in tech to driving them to become leaders in tech.

WHAT IS THE COFFEE MORNING INITIATIVE?

An opportunity to meet women in tech and network one-on-one. Each Sunday, everyone signed up gets paired up and you have a week to meet to discuss a given prompt.

WHAT IS THIS EVENT?

This event is an ice breaker so that all the women signed up can meet in a big group, have some free breakfast, tea and coffee, and chat about our experiences. The event will be going from 8 until 9:30 but feel free to drop in for as little or as long as you like!

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London Microservices Meetup
Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

London Microservices Meetup

Details

The schedule for this meetup is being firmed up.

If you have any suggested talks, then please submit it here (https://forms.gle/AoNirstSfodeiHtbA)!

Agenda:

6:30 pm: Arrive, food & drinks, networking

7:00 pm: Brief introductions

7:05 pm: First talk (TBC)

7:45 pm: Quick 5-minute break

7:50 pm: Second talk (TBC)

8:30 pm: Finish, networking

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We're big supporters of Meetup Mates: https://meetup-mates.com. If you would like to attend this meetup but you feel overwhelmed by the idea of going and networking by yourself, Meetup Mates is a great way to connect with like-minded people to go to meetups with!

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July 2019 NY Tech Meetup
Jul
9
9:30 PM21:30

July 2019 NY Tech Meetup

Join us for NYC's most famous and longest running monthly tech event! You'll see a fantastic lineup of New York tech companies presenting live demos of their products, followed by an afterparty where you can network with the community and meet our demoers and sponsors.

Want to get $5 off your ticket? Join the NY Tech Meetup Community on GoldenWheel at https://goldenwheel.io/wheel/nytechbeta where a discounted ticket link can be found under "Highlights" section!

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Tech it Out!
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Tech it Out!

Find out how to stay ahead of the fintech game – and what Starling sees as the core principles of technology

About this Event

Starling is on a mission to disrupt the banking industry and make money management easier for everyone.

About this Event

Having raised £233 million since we started out, we have exciting plans to accelerate our product roadmap and expand significantly.

Join us for an exclusive evening to hear about how we built a bank from the ground up, the technology behind Starling, and how we retain reliability and speed of delivery in everything we do.

Taking place at The Hoxton in London on the 9th July, this free event is an opportunity to hear how our technology team sees the future of banking. Just in case that wasn’t enough, there’ll also be great food and drink on offer.

We’ll be kicking things off at 6.00pm, for a 6.30pm start. There will be some short talks from our engineers, followed by a Q&A session where you’ll discover more about our approach to development.

Why should I attend?

Come along if you work in technology (or think you might want to) or if you simply want to learn more about Starling. Equally, if you just fancy an evening of networking over a few drinks, that’s fine too!

Sounds good. How do I sign up?

Just hit 'Register' on this page to send us your details. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Tech Startups and New Ideas Night
Jul
3
6:30 PM18:30

Tech Startups and New Ideas Night

Description

We take pictures and record video on events for future events and social media and our partner websites.

Main discussions of the night:

1) Challenges facing start-ups and right stuff that must be done on time;

2) Opportunity for up to 5 minutes speaking for 9 businesses. Please email to irfan@heptagonevents.com if you are interested in speaking.

Time table is given below:

6:45pm to 7:30 pm: Networking time;

7:30pm to 8:00pm: Speech or practical experiences of start-up challenges;

8:00pm to 8:45pm: 9 minutes speakers.

8:45pm to 9:30pm: Networking time again.

On this event join us for networking and relaxing night out. You should bring your business cards and energy to speak about yourself. This is an informal way to introduce yourself and make long lasting contacts.

Why to attend?

Answer:

1) To network;

2) To learn Networking skills;

3) To relax and have a chat;

4) To learn as to what others are doing;

5) To build or to retain old connections.

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She Made It: Take Control of Your Career Destiny
Jul
3
6:30 PM18:30

She Made It: Take Control of Your Career Destiny

She Made It is a new event series designed to help women take control of their career destinies. Covering topics including career change, workplace wellbeing and more, each event brings together women who are experts in their field with those looking to own their work life.

The first topic in our series is:

Land your dream job: How we tried, failed and triumphed.

We all want to "do what we love" but what's the truth behind getting there? At our first event we'll hear real life stories from women who have been there, done that, failed - then nailed the application process. Plus we'll hear tips on overcoming Imposter Syndrome and staying getting you job ready.

Speakers:

Jessica Sapick - Google Product Marketing Manager and founder of highbrow eyewear.

Charlotte Zhao - codebar, Director and founder of ALA Learning

Becks Hookham - Makers, Careers coach with 6 years experience in the education, tech and medical fields. 

Agenda:

18:30 - 18:50 - Networking, cocktails and finger food.

18:50 - 19:00 - Intros and welcome

19:00 - 19:20 - Jessica Sapick talk and Q&A

19:20 - 19:40 - Charlotte Zhao talk and Q&A

19:40 - 80:00 - Becks Hookham talk and Q&A

20:00 - 20:30 Meet the speakers and networking

20:30 - Close

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TechHubTuesday Demo Night
Jul
2
6:30 PM18:30

TechHubTuesday Demo Night

TechHub Demo Night isn’t about pitching for funds, it’s an opportunity to show the community what you’re working on, get some feedback, and see what others are toiling away on.

Come along and check out the best tech startups around at our legendary Demo Night – you’ll not want to miss the next big thing!

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Women - Successful and Recognised Leadership Masterclass
Jul
2
9:00 AM09:00

Women - Successful and Recognised Leadership Masterclass

Ensuring you have a recognised voice at the table, standing by your own achievements and addressing situations where you are not acknowledged by individuals or groups as you should have been identified as some of the key challenges that women face in leadership roles.

This programme is designed to overcome and enhance skills already acquired so women can be the best they can be in their role as successful, recognised leaders and inspire and educate those around them effectively.

You will be coached through a high intensity programme with your peers who you can also learn from and be inspired by. You will discover how to address limitations you put on yourself and how to stand out as THE credible leader in any space, no matter how male dominated.
Trainer:

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Tech Career Fair: Exclusive Tech Hiring Event
Jul
1
11:00 AM11:00

Tech Career Fair: Exclusive Tech Hiring Event

SF Tech Career Fair

We will be hosting a SF Tech Career Fair with our hiring partners from fast growing startups and Fortune 500 companies in technology in the Bay. Available roles that our hiring companies are looking to fill are of the following:

  • Software Engineering

  • Product Management

  • Data Scientist

  • AI/Machine Learning Engineer

  • Data Analyst

  • UI/UX Design

  • Marketing

  • Sales

To make sure your profile is visible and accessible to hiring partners and companies in their system please make sure you complete your profile and upload your resume to the platform.

Steps:

  1. Complete the Sign-up form here or the link below and upload your resume to the system to get your QR code/Digital resume: https://bootcareers.com/signup?code=SFTechCareerFair2019

  2. Await for outreach by hiring companies for pre-screening interview

  3. Attend the career fair and check-in at hiring companies just with your QR code/Digital resume -No paper resumes necessary-let's save some trees and expensive ink

*If you are selected for pre-screening by one of our hiring companies please select one of our available workshop+pre-screening interview dates here.


Employers:

All available slots have been filled for this job fair. Signup to get your company on the waitlist here and we will reach out to you when a slot opens up.

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Future Stars of Tech
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Future Stars of Tech

There is no more exciting industry to be part of today than technology. Innovation shapes everything we do, and it is improving lives and driving transformation in the business world faster than ever. The world’s most influential companies are tech-driven.

But despite efforts from employers, educators and government to make technology more inclusive, female participation remains stubbornly low. Women occupy just 16% of IT jobs in the UK and make up less than 14% of CIOs, less than 10% of tech CEOs and less than 5% of board directors at tech firms.

This lack of diversity is having critical implications on innovation and decision-making, and paints an off-putting image for young women thinking of joining the industry at a time when a digital skills shortage exists across the UK. For this to change, employers must recognise their female rising stars and nurture them into senior leadership.

By identifying and promoting the industry’s top female career climbers, Future Stars of Tech presents a tomorrow where diversity is a positive force, not a challenge, in the world of technology. By boosting the visibility of female talent in the first eight years of their career, the initiative provides a platform for encouraging young people to follow in their footsteps while tackling the biggest issues holding back diversity in the technology industry.

From the company behind the Women in IT Awards (world’s largest tech diversity event), Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today (technology’s largest careers fair for female university students and early graduates) and Information Age (leading business-technology website), Future Stars of Tech unveils a generation of female tech leaders that will be unmatched by any previous generation in its diversity of people, strategic thinking and innovation.

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The Art of Tech Vol. 3
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

The Art of Tech Vol. 3

Startup Coil & Muyingo Events invite you to "The Art of Tech"

Attendees will enjoy an evening filled with:

  • VR Experiences

  • Projection Mapping

  • Music Performances

  • Immersive Art

  • Delicious cocktails, local beer, and select wines

  • An opportunity to support local art non - profit Free Arts

  • Great Conversations with like minded people in the tech, art & start up world.

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Game Changers: Women in Tech Talks & Ask Us Anything @Yelp
Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Game Changers: Women in Tech Talks & Ask Us Anything @Yelp

Join us for an inspiring and empowering evening of networking and TED-style talks with five women at different stages in their career, working in diverse fields in the tech industry. Hear their powerful stories on how they are achieving their goals, creating change in the tech industry and more. After each talk, we will have an 'Ask Me Anything" style Q&A.

There will also be an opportunity to network with the other guests and speakers before and after the event. Talk with industry movers and shakers, make professional contacts, share experiences with your peers and get inspired to take the next steps in your career.

The event is open to all genders and professional backgrounds.

Guests must be 21 and older to attend.


SPEAKERS TBA soon


Agenda

6pm - 6:30pm Registration and networking

6:30pm- 6:50 pm Introductions and announcements

6:50pm - 8:00pm TED talks and Ask Me Anything

8:00pm - 8:55pm Networking continued

Yummy pizza, salad and beverages

Thank you to our sponsors

Yelp

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

PARTNER WITH US

  • If you are interested in sponsoring an online or offline event, advertising your business, having a vendor/demo/business table at our event e-mail us at info@theexpatwoman.com.

  • If you would like to hire from our network of diverse and talented professionals, post your job on our job board.

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold The Expat Woman, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.

You agree The Expat Woman, is not responsible for circumstances that may necessitate for substitutions or cancellations of speakers.

By Participating in the event, you grant The Expat Woman permission to capture photo/video of the event.

By registering for this event, you also consent to receive email communication from The Expat Woman and its programs about events and updates that may interest you.

Tickets for this event are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you have the option of giving it to a friend or team member to attend in your place.

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WinTechSeries Awards
Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

WinTechSeries Awards

We are celebrating the excellence and success of inspirational women working in the tech industry, and notable groups and individuals championing diversity within the UK sector.

Our wide range of categories recognises the diverse individuals within the industry – from young professionals to C-level leaders, disruptive start-ups to leading companies, and internal teams to influential networks.

This is your opportunity to showcase your projects, initiatives and efforts to the top businesses and leaders in the industry, as well as make a positive impact in pushing the boundaries for gender diversity within the sector.

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Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019
Jun
25
to Jun 26

Women of Silicon Roundabout 2019

The digital revolution is now - shape the change so it benefits us all, don't just watch it happen!

Join 6,000 tech leaders & professionals to be empowered with the skills, knowledge and connections you need to supercharge your career!

You'll gain deep insight into the latest tech, learn strategies from the world's most successful companies, and engage in career-boosting personal development workshops.

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Let's Talk About Money  - DevelopHerUK
Jun
19
6:15 PM18:15

Let's Talk About Money - DevelopHerUK

Okay, so let's talk about money. It’s never easy discussing how you get more money from your manager, but we’ve all been in situations where we want to negotiate our salaries, ask for a promotion or move away from feeling undervalued. 

DevelopHer is proud to partner with Thread, to host a panel speaker event bringing inspiring speakers from different industries to give their own tips, advice and experiences on how they’ve negotiated and communicated their own worth. We'll discuss all things money - how to get it, how to ask for it and how to value it.

During the panel event we’ll touch on the following topics:

  • How to document your achievements

  • How to communicate your value

  • Tactics for negotiating salaries, bonus or packages

  • Where to find the right support and how to spot the right opportunities

  • How to respond when things don’t go your way

  • What to do with your money when you do get it

On the panel discussion we have the following speakers sharing their experiences and advice:

You'll also have the chance to network and get advice with others in the same situation as you.

Agenda:

6.30 - Arrival & Refreshments
7.15 - Introductions
7.30 - Panel Discussion on Negotiating Money
8.30 - Q&A - come armed with questions!
8.45 - Networking & Drinks
9.30 - Close

Huge thanks to our event sponsors Thread, a stylist shopping app for men.

SPEAKERS:

Zoe Bayliss Wong, Director at Depop

With almost a decade of e-Commerce & fashion retail experience, Zoe is a finance & operations specialist within high growth digital platforms. Zoe is currently a director at Depop, the cult Gen-Z ‘social shopping’ app popular with 13m+ global users – most under 25. During her time at Depop, the company has grown 500% and raised $30m+ in funding, landing her a place on the Forbes “30 under 30” list. In her spare time, Zoe is a lifestyle contributor for online publications and is currently writing a personal finance book for young people.

Ben Martin, Senior Insights Director at OneFourZero

Ben is currently Senior Insights Director at digital consultancy onefourzero, using data to evaluate businesses and inform investment decisions. He previously held senior marketing and research positions at Aol (now part of Oath), The Telegraph and comScore, where he used diverse research methodologies to make sense of audience behaviour on behalf of global brands. His work has spanned 40+ countries, and he has presented at events across 5 continents. Outside work Ben has a keen interest in personal finance and investing, particularly the psychology and behavioural economics that influence people's financial lives.

Megan Morass, Founder of Full Fat Agency, Podcast Presenter of The Slice, Public Speaker & Writer for Refinery29

Megan is a successful entrepreneur, co-founding Full Fat - the UK’s leading cultural PR agency, focusing on amplifying experiences to Generation Z and Millennials. She has also co-founded two entrepreneurial focused businesses, Flock and Power Diva. Both focused on helping women build business in the UK and North America. Megan has established herself as a key player in the vibrant entrepreneurial scene in the UK, sitting on three boards, guiding them through the process of growth. One of her favourite subjects is negotiation and money. Megan has given talks on both PR and communications and the successes, struggles and current world of entrepreneurs. Audiences have included IBM, The Guardian Newspaper, Shoreditch House London, Soho House New York, The Trouble Club London and many more.

Josh Michielsen, Senior Software Engineer at Condé Nast International

Josh Michielsen is a software engineer, hobbyist data scientist, photographer, cyclist, and doge owner living in Cambridge, UK. He specialises in container orchestration, software development, continuous delivery, and cloud operations. He currently works as a Senior Software Engineer for the Cloud Platform team at Condé Nast International, where he helps to drive the vision of a truly global platform to house the worlds largest online publications, including Vogue, GQ, Wired, and Vanity Fair.
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SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Thread aims to reinvent how the world buys clothes, from the ground up using stylists and clever algorithms. You can read more about the company at https://www.thread.com/jobs#our-company

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Women Entrepreneur, Professionals & Returners Network UK Launch
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

Women Entrepreneur, Professionals & Returners Network UK Launch

Organised By: BrandWok Limited

Networking & Launch Event for Women in Tech

Women Entrepreneur , Professionals and Returners Network UK is launching a community engagement networking platform for all women to connect together. This is the first ever group which will engage a diverse combinations of women to explore more opportunities , exchange and sharing of knowledge and promote employment supporting workshops with industry expert panel and speakers. Eventually offering more right opportunities for innovative ideas, investment opportunities, crowdfunding and hiring of  right talent in various fields.

Women

Contributors

  • Meghana Torane

  • Aditi Gupta

  • Pradnya Punekar

Women EPR Network Team

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Hopperx1 London, one-day conference modelled after our Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC).
Jun
14
8:00 AM08:00

Hopperx1 London, one-day conference modelled after our Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC).

Organised By: AnitaB.org

Women transform Technology

Hopperx1 London is a one-day locally organized event modelled after our Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). This immersive event brings together women technologists at all levels – along with leading companies from industry, academia, and research – to build relationships, learn, and advance their careers. 

The program includes keynote speakers, panel discussions, as well as workshops and talks by inspiring women from our London WiT community, which will be split into Technical, Professional Development, and Community tracks. 

By listening to women in technical industries and participating in hands-on workshops, you will gain insight into recent technology trends in the city, what it takes to be a successful woman in tech, and tips and stories from women creating technologies that are changing the world.


Our objectives include

  • Deliver opportunities and tools that allow women to grow, learn, and develop across the entire technical career path, including student, academic, re-entry, and transitional stages

  • Advocate for solutions that benefit women across multiple dimensions, including race, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, and temperament.

  • Champion women technologists in industry and academia by calling for accountability, transparency, and lasting change.

  • Shatter cultural perceptions that limit women in their quest to build meaningful careers and claim positions of influence in technology

  • Strengthen our collective, diverse voices, showcase women Innovators. Hopperx1 London offers a platform for local women to present and discuss their work. Apply to give a talk or lead a workshop.


Agenda overview

  • Start at 8am Registration and breakfast

  • Opening keynotes 8:45am to 10:30am

  • Career fair runs throughout the day until 5pm (tbc)

  • Closing keynotes  -  Executive Panel and closing talk  5:15pm  -  6:15pm

  • Closing Reception 

The full agenda can be reviewed here


General Registration and Free Registration for students studying STEM-related degrees

We welcome people of all genders and backgrounds to attend 2019 Hopperx1 London. Our program will be designed to:

  • Celebrate technical impact and accomplishments of women and gender diverse folk at all career and academic levels

  • Enable women to network with peers, allies and mentors in the London area, and support one another along their career paths

  • Equip women and allies with technical and career skills through a variety of interactive and hands-on sessions

  • Inspire curiosity and action whether you are an experienced technologist or new to the technology field

Registration

We appreciate your enthusiasm for Hopperx1 London and your commitment to gender diversity in technology. To make attendance accessible to all, we will provide flexible registration options, including a full day general registration, discounted price for students, and a limited number of scholarships that provides free admission to all sessions, career fair, lunch, and reception.

Register here


Free Registration for STEM-related students

We have a limited number of free registration spaces still available for undergraduate students and post-graduate students to attend our one-day Celebration to gain access to career workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime. 

Please apply via https://forms.gle/AdWTH1pmx94PLJRk6


Speakers

  • Brenda Darden Wilkerson - President and CEO of AnitaB.org

    Keynote Speaker

  • Mico Yuk - CEO and founder of BI Brainz and the BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology

    Keynote Speaker

  • Wincie Wong - Digital FinTech Champion & Diversity in Tech Ceiling Breaker - Head of Rose Review at Natwest

    Keynote Speaker

  • Ali Heron - SVP and Head of Engineering at Two Sigma Investments LP

    Keynote Speaker

  • Nicola Palmer - Head of Corporate and Operational Information Systems at Eurostar International Ltd

    Featured Talk: The rise of the Super Leader: Leader @Home, Leader @Work The Contradiction Era

  • Giselle Aldridge - Founder and Principal Consultant at Colossians Consulting

    Featured Talk: DIY Pay Equity

  • Professor Julie A. McCann - Professor of Computer Systems at Imperial College London

    Featured Talk: From IoT to Smart Dust

  • Dr. Larissa Suzuki - Senior Principal Product Manager at Oracle & Associate Professor at UCL

    Featured Talk: Productionising Machine learning

  • Adiba Maduegbuna - Founder at ANIM Sessions & Android Developer at Asos

    Creating music through code, an introduction to Live Coding

  • Heather Hackett - Senior Statistician/Data Scientist at Capital One

    Featured Talk -Credit Scoring and Understanding the Black Box

  • Amy Kate Boyd - Cloud Developer Advocate (UK) in AI/ML , Developer Relations, Microsoft

    A (brief) Past, Present and Future of ethics in AI Technologies

  • Isabel Costa - Software Developer at Impresa

    Why, Where and How to contribute to Open Source

  • Samantha Reynolds - Director at Microsoft

    Blockchains for Business: Separating Hype from Reality

  • Misa Ogura - Software Engineer at BBC R&D

    Featured Talk: Seeing is believing - Using FlashTorch to shine a light on what neural nets "see"

  • Aliaksandra Sankova - Senior Software Engineer at Mycujoo

    Building microservices with Vert.x

  • Anne Ryan & Jessica Furness from Palantir Technologies, Inc.

    Craft Your Best CV: You Can't Shatter the Glass Ceiling Until You've Made it Through the Front Door Workshop

  • Janet Macmillan Experience lead & Tish Sheridan Documentation lead at MathWorks UK

    Hands On with Deep Learning and Internet of Things (IoT) workshop

  • Dr. Aygul Zagidullina - Google Developer Expert (GDE) for Assistant based in London

    Tech for Good: Making a Difference with Google Assistant

  • Jessica Man - VP at Goldman Sachs

    Featured Talk: Taking Control of Java Runtime at Enterprise Scale

  • Stephanie Mertz - Software Engineer at Two Sigma Investments LP

    Collaboratively Achieving Quality Data in the Big Data Era

  • Hyonjee Joo - Sofware Engineer at Two Sigma Investments LP

    Accelerating Time Series Research With Greenhouse: an Engine for Testing Hypotheses at Scale

  • Jyothi Gupta - Architect, Data Scientist and Smart City Leader at UCL

    Spatial Networks and Urban Simulation

  • Alejandro Davila - Forward Deployed Software Engineer at Palantir Technologies

    Cracking the Internship Code: A Crash Course for Students Starting Out in Tech!

  • Arianna Saracino - Product Support Engineer at Graphcore

    Is there life after the PhD?

  • Keely Erhardt - Software Engineer at Improbable

    Automated MMO Performance Testing: Understanding the Performance Characteristics of a Game

AnitaB.org

Our Mission

Learn more about the work we’re doing to help women in tech succeed.

At AnitaB.org, we envision a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for whom they build it. We connect, inspire, and guide women in computing, and organisations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.

Our social enterprise supports women in technical fields, as well as the organisations that employ them and the academic institutions training the next generation. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest potential.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

The senior executives of AnitaB.org understand the needs of women, and have worked at the highest levels in leading technology organisations. Our community extends around the world, driven by the belief that we can accomplish more together.

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OUR HISTORY

In 1987, computer scientist Anita Borg founded a digital community for women in computing. Today, AnitaB.org works with technologists in more than 80 countries, and partners with academic institutions and Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

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Hopperx1 London
Jun
14
8:00 AM08:00

Hopperx1 London

SAVE THE DATE!

Join us for a day of learning and networking, focused on technology, career development, leadership and advancing gender diverse STEM pioneers in London on Friday, June 14

Hopperx1 London is a one-day locally organised event modelled after our Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). This immersive event brings together women technologists at all levels – along with leading companies from industry, academia, and research – to build relationships, learn, and advance their careers.

The program includes keynote speakers, panel discussions, as well as workshops and talks by inspiring women from our London WiT community, which will be split into Technical, Professional Development, and Community tracks.

By listening to women in technical industries and participating in hands-on workshops, you will gain insight into recent technology trends in the city, what it takes to be a successful woman in tech, and tips and stories from women creating technologies that are changing the world.

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Next Level Experience -Educate to Elevate
Jun
13
to Jun 14

Next Level Experience -Educate to Elevate

June 14, 2019, 6:30 pm - June 15, 2019, 4:30 pm · Irving Convention Center · Cheryl Roseborough · Details

Self Esteem Elevated Next Level Experience is back. This 2 days women‘s event is hosted every three years. Our theme is Educate to Elevate. Our goal and purpose is to make sure that you have experienced your next level in life each time you join us. 

6:30 pm Friday Night – A Night with Naomi –

Show Business Studios, 350 East Royal Lane, Irving Texas 75039

If you have or have not attended Naomi Speaks no matter what you are in for a real treat!  This group of dynamic women will encourage and empower you to walk in purpose in a fun evening guaranteed to relax, relate and release!  Join us for a night of inspiration, food and lots of laughter. I am sure there will be some tears in the room too. Whatever is going on we will have a ton of fun. Our Naomi’s in attendance for the evening:

EMCEE-Cheryl Polote-Williamson

Danyel Surrency Jones – PowerHandz

Ebony King – Tabitha’s Tea Party

Amy Hampton -Sociologie Wine

Shonny Debose Young – Mona’s Heart

Letitia Owens – Where Are You? Homeless Outreach

Dr. Estrelita Bruce – A New Me!

Anita Hawkins – Find One Reason To Smile!

Vonna Matthews- CEOMOM Magazine

10:00 am Saturday General Sessions & Workshops

Irving Convention Center located at 500 West Las Colinas Blvd, Irving Texas 75039

Our morning keynote speaker is the world renown Kimberly McGrew of Kimberly McGrew Speaks. Kim McGrew has worked in the christian environment for over 20 years. As a minister, youth pastor, pastor, prophet, conferences, workshop facilitation, project manager her passion has always been to transform peoples lives. She is a professional speaker who has a great blend of leadership strategies, goal-setting tools that will create decision making skills, self confidence and powerful message that will empower, uplift and bring encouragement to those who may have lost hope along the way.

Our afternoon keynote speaker is the Founder and CEO of Self Esteem Elevated (SEE) Cheryl Roseborough. She is a highly sought speaker and force for inspiration. A renowned, gifted teacher/trainer on inner healing, self-esteem, and self-worth. Challenges that Cheryl has encountered throughout her life have spurred her to become the focused yet compassionate leader she is today. Her healing techniques have helped uplift, encourage, and elevate men and women across the US. Her wisdom compels you and her faith inspires you. Her humor, energy, and enthusiasm bring life to every message she delivers. 


Workshops:
All of our workshop speakers provide educational classes with real world experiences from diverse backgrounds. Each workshop promises attendees a greater understanding from our subject experts. Our workshop instructors provide deep dive interactive educational class that includes.

We will have Vendor booths and Spiritual Spa available throughout the Next Level Experience. 

Come and bring your daughters, mother’s, friends, sisters, and your co-workers. It’s going to be a powerful weekend. You will be educated to be elevated.

BONUS:

9:00 am Sunday ServiceJune 16th– Embassy City Church

6300  North Beltline Road, Irving Texas 75063

We encourage you to join us for Sunday service at Embassy City Church with Senior Pastor Tim Ross at the 9:00 am service. Come worship, fellowship and sit at the feet of a powerful, funny and anointed man of God as he shares and pours from his heart to transform your life.

SEE YOU SOON!

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London Microservices Meetup
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

London Microservices Meetup

Our sponsors:
- Revolut (https://www.revolut.com)
- Tecknuovo (https://www.tecknuovo.com)
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Agenda:
6:30 pm: Arrive, food & drinks, networking
7:00 pm: Brief introductions
7:05 pm: Reliability in Microservices: fake it until you make it by César Luis Alvargonzález (Revolut)
7:45 pm: Quick 5-minute break
7:50 pm: Robots and Food by Orfeo Nicolai (Karakuri)
8:30 pm: Finish, networking
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We're big supporters of Meetup Mates: https://meetup-mates.com. If you would like to attend this meetup but you feel overwhelmed by the idea of going and networking by yourself, Meetup Mates is a great way to connect with like-minded people to go to meetups with!
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Reliability in Microservices: fake it until you make it
César Luis Alvargonzález, Revolut

Leaving the monolith behind is a blessing, but distributing the architecture comes with some challenges and new approaches that should be taken into account. This talk will cover the different reliability patterns and techniques to be considered while developing microservices.

Key takeaways:
- Overview of reliability patterns and anti-patterns
- Deep dive in a subset of them, and see some examples of when to use them

César Luis Alvargonzález is a Senior Software Engineer currently working in Revolut as part of the platform team. Before that, he was working for Zalando in Berlin developing and operating the microservices landscape from the checkout team.
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Robots and Food
Orfeo Nicolai, Karakuri

At Karakuri we build robots for the food industry. I would love to share a peek into our decentralised architecture and how the different robot components interact and communicate with each other. As the physical world is quite I/O heavy and we have build our robot in a modular way. A microservice based architecture was the right call.

Key takeaways:
- RabbitMQ as message broker
- TypeScript/Node.js for our microservices
- Hardware components with REST APIs

Orfeo is a computer scientist with almost 20 years of industry experience. He has a double Masters degree in Innovation Design Engineering and is the course leader of the robotics course at the Imperial College Global Summer School. He works as Head of Software at Karakuri, a robotics startup. They just secured a seed funding round led by Ocado.

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#movethedial Stories New York: Trailblazing Women in Tech
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

#movethedial Stories New York: Trailblazing Women in Tech

JOIN US Thursday, June 13 for #movethedial Stories New York: Trailblazing Women in Tech

We are thrilled to bring our global event series, #movethedial Stories, back to New York for the third time!

Join over 100 leaders in New York’s tech community to hear the authentic stories of dynamic women in technology and innovation who are changing the way companies operate, thrive and succeed.

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A Bright Tech Future
Jun
13
2:30 PM14:30

A Bright Tech Future

Organised By: Tech Nation

A Bright Tech Future: the nationwide jobs and skills building the UK’s tech sector

With the tech industry expanding 2.6x faster than the rest of the economy, and worth nearly £184bn, there’s an abundance of jobs and skills fuelling the UK’s tech sector.

Tech Nation’s groundbreaking report takes 70 million rows of untapped data to highlight unparalleled insight into the labour market, showing the trends over 4 years.

Join us at the Barbican on 13th June for an exclusive look into the UK tech job market, with keynotes and panel discussions from the likes of Zoopla and Onfido.

14:30 - Registration in the Garden Room

15:15 - Welcome remarks

15:25 - Report findings

15:35 - Guest speaker

15:50 - Panel followed by Q&A

16:20 - Guest speaker

16:30 - Drinks & networking

17:30 - Event end

Speakers

  • Will Bentinck

    Head of Careers, Makers

  • Ruth Penfold

    VP People, Onfido

  • Lorraine Metcalf

    Chief Talent Officer, Zoopla

  • Sarah Mintey

    CEO, Developing Experts

Tech Nation

We empower ambitious tech entrepreneurs to grow faster through growth programmes, digital entrepreneurship skills, a visa scheme for exceptional talent, and by championing the UK’s digital sector through data, stories and media campaigns.

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Corda Blockchain one-day Bootcamp
Jun
13
9:30 AM09:30

Corda Blockchain one-day Bootcamp

Get Corda trained in a day!
Note: You only need to register for a free ticket via Eventbrite in order to attend - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/corda-blockchain-bootcamp-london-tickets-62500433479 - registering on meetup is not required.

This free Corda Bootcamp is led by the Corda developer relations team, and will take place right in the heart of business blockchain - the offices of the very people developing Corda, R3!
It will be a whole day of building expertise in Corda on Thursday, June 13th, 2019.
The demand for blockchain technologies is proliferating across industries. A full day of hands-on training with expert instructors will give you the know-how and assurance to become a true blockchain developer.
Seats for the Corda Bootcamp are free of charge, so be sure to secure yours as soon as possible as places are extremely limited. In order to attend, you must register for a free ticket via Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/corda-blockchain-bootcamp-london-tickets-62500433479

Requirements:
Attendees must have a technical background and basic familiarity with Java
Attendees must bring their own laptops and power supplies
Attendees should set up their machines ahead of time by following the instructions here: https://docs.corda.net/getting-set-up.html

Agenda:
09:30 - 10:00 - Check-in
10:00 - 10:30 - Running a CorDapp
10:30 - 12:30 - States
12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch
13:30 - 15:15 - Transactions and contracts
15:15 - 15:30 - Break
15:30 - 17:00 - Flows
17:00 - 17:30 - Putting it all together

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So You Want to Hire & Retain More Women?
Jun
13
8:00 AM08:00

So You Want to Hire & Retain More Women?

Organised By: Mentorloop, Work180 & Applied

So You Want to Hire & Retain More Women?

You’ve been told you need to hire and develop more women into leadership roles but how do you practically go about doing this?

Join us over breakfast where three industry leaders will share their insights on how a holistic approach to attracting, hiring and developing women will ensure you build a sustainable pipeline of female talent and keep them!

WORK180 - Samantha Jordan - Attracting

  • How transparency builds credibility

  • Gender policies matter

  • Examples from the most progressive employers and success stories

Applied - Kate Glazebrook - Hiring

  • Hiring the best, with diversity in mind.

  • Tapping into untapped pools of talent means changing the way you make hiring decisions. (Moving away from the CV)

  • Diversity goes beyond your core team, it includes your investors, board members and partners

  • Data is changing the way business is done today, how to develop a data-driven approach recruitment process and moving away from old hiring metrics like time to hire and acceptance rate.

Mentorloop - Heidi Holmes - Engaging & Developing

  • How mentoring can support women across all stages of their career

  • The importance of educating influencers and leaders to embrace diversity

  • The mentoring flywheel - building a culture of mentoring to support D&I

  • Following the presentations, we will open up to audience Q&A.

People leaders

Anyone responsible for attracting, developing or retaining talent.

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Future of Work Summit
Jun
13
8:00 AM08:00

Future of Work Summit

EMBRACE CHANGE TO MANAGE THE NEW WORKPLACE REALITY


Technology is evolving, demographics are changing. Are you ready for the future of work?

The Future of Work summit is aimed at those responsible for people strategy and organisational development is designed to support those who have the potential to influence change in the workplace.

Hear from our experts from Twitter, TfL, AutoTrader, Nestle, Flywire, Deutsche Telekom, MoneySuperMarket.com, TechUK, NHS and more...

As millennial expectations affect staff acquisition and retention, and technology disrupts both business and society, it is important to foster a workplace that embraces learning, culture and diversity, while also protecting corporate values.

This Summit will look at the two key factors driving the shift towards the unknown ‘future of work’ – technology and demographics and answer important questions; how can we create robust yet flexible workforce planning processes, how has technology changed jobs so far, what are the skills that will be required for the future, and how do we prepare for a future not yet defined?

Organised by

Informa Tech informs, educates and connects the technology community through world-class research, training, events, and media.

Informa Tech serves 7 market segments including: Critical Communications, Emerging technologies, Enterprise IT, Marketing Technologies, Media & Entertainment, Security and Service Providers. We offer an unrivalled reach to decision-makers in the technology marketplace, leveraging over 100 recognised brands trusted for research, information, education, and networking.

www.informatech.com

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Talent and AI - Challenging the ethics of inclusivity of Artificial Intelligence
Jun
12
8:30 PM20:30

Talent and AI - Challenging the ethics of inclusivity of Artificial Intelligence

Talent and AI – challenging the ethics and inclusivity of Artificial Intelligence

Join the Penna Family to mark our inaugural Digital Breakfast for London Tech Week. Guests are invited to join leading figures and thinkers within AI, Fintech, HR and Recruitment for a breakfast event exploring ethics, inclusion and AI.

Themes the guest speaker, panellists and audience will discuss include:

  • What do we mean by an ethical approach to AI in business and why is it needed?

  • Is it possible to remain ethical and responsible when implementing AI in business and if so, how?

  • Why and how do we make AI more ethical and inclusive in recruiting for business and in the wider HR operations?

  • What implications does AI have for diversity and inclusion in business and what, if any, opportunities can it unlock?

This will also be an opportunity to contribute to a generation of key policy ideas for the W20 in support of their consultation work as part of the G20.

Talent is at the core of Penna’s Family and service offering, as is embracing technology and new ways of working. This is why AI and Talent are at the heart of Penna’s London Tech Week efforts.

CEOs, HRDs, CIOs/CDOs/CTOs across industries to attend.

We would like attendees to leave with a better understanding of what some of the issues are regarding ethical artificial intelligence in business and why it matters when it comes to diversity and inclusion, and how they may be able to challenge in their own way some of these issues they perceive within their businesses.

Speakers

  • Dr. Allison Gardner - Headline Speaker

    Allison lectures at Keele University in Bioinformatics and Data Science and is the co-founder of Women Leading in AI

  • Rebecca Hill - Moderator

    Experienced mentor, coach, non-executive and advisory board director

  • Linda Whalley

    Health Innovation Manchester

Penna

About Penna

Penna is a people management business with an exceptional track record of working in partnership with the public and private sector. We are part of the Adecco Group (UK and Ireland), who are the largest recruitment organisation in the UK with over 60 offices worldwide.Our rich portfolio of services includes: employer proposition development, designing and delivering attraction strategies and managing the recruitment selection and assessment of top talent for interim and permanent executive roles.

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Women Working in Tech Insights
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Women Working in Tech Insights

What do women working in tech really think about opportunities in this sector?

Advento Staffing is hosting a Women in Tech meet up, sharing insights from a survey conducted with 100 Women.  Understand the views of Women who work in tech, what they think about their future and what we should do to improve the opportunities for Women.

In addition:

  • Katie King CEO of AI in Marketing will be sharing findings from her book, explaining how we must understand the role AI will play in the future for us all.

  • Panel discussion.  The panel will share their thoughts and experiences about how to promote, attract and retain women in tech.

Advento Staffing has been supporting organisations in their Digital Technology, Data, Cyber and Change recruitment campaigns for the last 8 years.  Offering both permanent and contingent labour solutions, we offer the best talent to our clients. 

Leaders (CEO's, HRD's, CTO's, CIO's, CDO's) who are passionate about getting more women into technology

By understanding what women in technology really think, we share best practice and thought provoking ideas to help inspire, promote and retain women in technology.

Advento Star Women actively supports women in technology to help improve gender diversity in the workplace.
Presenters

  • Nicole Morley - Director Advento Star Women

  • Katie King - CEO AI in Marketing

Advento Staffing

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Attracting Tech Talent in an Era of Digital Transformation
Jun
11
12:00 PM12:00

Attracting Tech Talent in an Era of Digital Transformation

In an increasingly competitive market, attracting tech talent is tough. Against the backdrop of digital transformation, it gets even tougher – but there are companies out there that have got the formula just right. They are bucking the trend to attract, reward and retain talent, building strong teams and achieving immense success. 
At this panel session, learn how RaytheonTalkTalk and Slalom are addressing the issue with short and long-term strategies, moderated by techUK and followed by lunch and networking. 
You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about:

- How to attract and retain the best tech talent in an increasingly digital environment 
- Companies that have successfully built strong tech teams across the UK 
- The evolving role of the CIO and whether tech can improve operational efficacy 
- Future predictions for the tech industry and talent required to continually evolve

This event will be particularly useful for HR/People/Talent Directors or Senior ManagersHeads of Transformation and UK/EMEA Managing Directors from tech or non-tech companies going through digital transformation. 

Places at this event are limited - the organiser will confirm attendance following registration. 

Speakers

  • Raytheon - James Gray - Managing Director

  • TalkTalk - Jane Garnsey - People Operations Director

  • Slalom - Paul Squire - Managing Director

  • MIDAS - Tim Newns - CEO

  • Moderator - techUK - Giles Derrington - Associate Director for Policy

MIDAS

MIDAS is Manchester’s dedicated inward investment agency, with a strategic aim to secure significant levels of new investment and employment for the city region; which is achieved through the global business marketing of Manchester, targeting key markets and sectors, and the provision of an extensive, free and confidential package of advice and assistance for location consultants and potential investors.

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London Tech Week panel: Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectionality in Tech
Jun
11
8:00 AM08:00

London Tech Week panel: Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectionality in Tech

Description

Just 8.5% of senior leaders in technology are from a minority background, while women make up only 12.6% of board members in the sector. This is compared to the 30% female representation now achieved by FTSE 100 businesses.
Technology companies have a long way to go in achieving a diverse workforce as women and ethnic minorities often remain under-represented, particularly in senior positions.
Join us over breakfast for a discussion on this critical challenge with our panel of Diversity, Inclusion and HR experts.

Panel:
Sheree Atcheson: Technology Respect & Inclusion Manager, Deloitte
Tara Mansfield: Head of HR, Monzo
Asif Sadiq MBE: Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, The Telegraph
Estelle Jackson: Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead, Poly

Moderated byDavid Savage, Host of the Tech Talks podcast
WORK180 are delighted to be hosting this event at the offices of Endorsed Employer for Women, Schneider Electric.

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