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Rising Stars Top 5 in Technology

Rising Stars logo, rising stars in technologyHere you will find our top five technology finalists for the 2015 Rising Star Awards. The awards are the only awards of their kind to focus solely on the pipeline of female talent below management level. The aim of the 2015 awards is to recognise and celebrate 50 female role models and individual contributors across 10 different industries who represent the future leaders of tomorrow.

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Rising Stars 2016: So what happened next for our winners? | Part four

In 2016, thanks to the help of a number of amazing supporters and sponsors, WeAreTheCity ran its Rising Star awards programme for a second year. The aim of the awards was to identify 100 future leaders and role models under, management level, across 20 different industries. After more than 800 nominations and an intensive judging...
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Memona Mohammad | BT

I value being an ambassador for the technology community, demonstrating female contribution and innovation to the industry. I started my career as an apprentice in BT Technology, Service & Operations, helping to build the virtual network connections for business end-users and even for the Olympics! Now aged 22, I recently moved to BT Global Services,...
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Jul

Melanie Ogden | Transport for London

I am a Chartered Civil Engineer and “Project Manager for Tunnels and Shafts” on the prestigious £1bn Northern Line Extension project in the heart of the capital. All eyes are upon us, as this is a project spanning three borough councils, uniquely funded and employing some of the latest technologies available to deliver value to...
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Isla Kennedy Accenture
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Jul

Isla Kennedy | Accenture

I am a technology consultant, working within Accenture’s Digital Practice and specialising in Mobility, with expertise in corporate mobile device services and operations, as well as Digital project management. I have experience in enterprise readiness and project management within the telecoms, energy and financial services industries, including requirements gathering, process and technology design, multi-supplier project...
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Rashada Harry
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Jul

Rashada Harry | Vodafone Global Enterprise

In a professional capacity Rashada is responsible for driving fixed infrastructure business opportunities at Vodafone Global Enterprise. She possesses a strong track record of new business development, account management and consultative selling into Enterprise client organisations offset against aggressive sales targets. Prior to joining Vodafone Global Enterprise she spent 9 years with Cisco. Rashada joined...
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Polina Zabelina
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Jul

Polina Zabelina | BP

Polina Zabelina is a chartered Corrosion Engineer in BP Upstream Engineering Centre Team. In her current role she supports BP Projects and Operations by providing corrosion and erosion expertise. During her 3+years at BP she developed and delivered Erosion training to more than 100 engineers in various BP regions and improved company’s erosion management strategy...
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