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Are you interested in doing business with multi-national corporations like Intel, IBM, Accenture and Bristol-Myers Squibb? Then this conference is for you! WEConnect
Are you interested in doing business with multi-national corporations like Intel, IBM, Accenture and Bristol-Myers Squibb?
Then this conference is for you! WEConnect International is a corporate-led non-profit and their goal is to connect more majority women owned businesses into the corporate supply chain.
Both days of the conference will be chock-full with talks, presentations and breakout sessions based on the conference theme of ‘community, connections and collaboration’ and throughout the event, there will be excellent opportunities to network and connect with both women business owners and representatives from WEConnect International’s corporate members including our conference sponsors Intel, Accenture, Bristol-Myers Squibb, IBM, MSD, Dun & Bradstreet and Goldman Sachs.
If you haven’t been to the WEConnect International Europe Conference before, you can find out more about the event by watching a short video from last year’s event here.
So, if you’re interested in growing your women-owned business and understanding more about working successfully with multinational corporations, this conference is not to be missed!
More information including the full agenda and speaker profiles can be found on the conference website can be found online here: https://weconnecteurope.org/event/weconnect-international-europe-conference-2018
15 per cent discount on tickets!
When booking, please use the discount code ‘WECI2018’ – to take advantage of a special 15% discount code on the tickets for ‘All Other Attendees’.
You may also like to consider registering your business with WEConnect International. It’s free to self-register your business and it can be done online here: https://weconnectinternational.org/en/womens-business-enterprises/self-registration – this will enable you book cheaper tickets to the conference and going forward you will get visibility on procurement opportunities that could be relevant for your business.
If you have any other questions at all or would like more detail about the conference or WEConnect International’s other activities, please don’t hesitate to contact their Executive Director for Europe, Maggie Berry, on +44 (0)7776 302 906 or [email protected].
november 8 (Thursday) - 9 (Friday)
Hilton London Paddington
Think you have the next groundbreaking idea but are not sure of how to
Think you have the next groundbreaking idea but are not sure of how to turn it into a business?
Or maybe you’ve already got your ‘side hustle’, however, are a bit stuck about how to keep it growing.
The 23CS fam will be breaking down the steps on how to take your idea from paper to real life. They will be talking about the steps involved, the pros and cons, the technical requirements, and more.
Who is it for: Anyone who is interested in learning more about startups, entrepreneurship and is thinking of/ or already working on a business idea.
(Monday) 20:00 - 21:00
Have you read the term ‘developer’, but are not sure what is?
Have you read the term ‘developer’, but are not sure what is?
Or maybe you have a vague idea, but are a bit confused about what they actually do?
We’re cutting the fluff, talking straight up, with Funmi who is a developer at Starling.
Funmi will be talking about her personal journey into tech and explaining exactly what a developer is, the different routes to becoming one and what’s it’s like working as a developer.
Who is it for: Anyone interested in finding out more about tech, coding or is considering a new career.
(Thursday) 20:00 - 21:00
QuantumBlack - Women as Tech Leaders Day Calling all female Machine Learning rockstars! To celebrate the International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, QuantumBlack is running
QuantumBlack – Women as Tech Leaders Day
Calling all female Machine Learning rockstars!
To celebrate the International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, QuantumBlack is running an immersive day of workshops and networking dedicated to applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (ML) on Friday 16th November in London – an event designed by women, for women.
We invite applicants from all technical disciplines and levels of experience in the ML space to apply – whether you are a student of a relevant discipline, a junior Data Scientist, an experienced Data/ML Engineer or working in any other technical ML specialism – you are all welcome!
You will gain insights and learnings from leading QuantumBlack practitioners and sector leaders, such as exploring how to apply ML solutions to help the world’s most influential companies and advice on developing leadership skills.
We also invite people from outside the UK and those not living in the London area to apply – where possible we will subsidise travel costs on a case by case basis.
After you apply (see details below) we will send out an online coding challenge for everyone to complete. The top applicants will then be invited to the event. Good luck!
How to apply
1. Register on this page
2a. Send your CV to: [email protected]
2b. Clearly state which from the following is your top area of expertise:
– ML Modelling (data science)
– Software Engineering / Development
– ML Engineering (productionising ML models)
– Data Engineering
– Other (please specify)
We will subsequently send you a coding exercise relevant to your selected area of expertise.
We can’t wait to introduce you inspiring women to learn, discover and network!
Get involved – we promise you won’t regret it!
Applications are open from now until Friday 12th October
(Friday) 09:00 - 17:00
1 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5AU
The Future Skills Programme launched in April 2018 to tackle the digital skills shortage and is launching it's
The Future Skills Programme launched in April 2018 to tackle the digital skills shortage and is launching it’s first ever lunchtime series on Wednesday 21st November to break down the myths of the apprenticeship levy and how companies of all sizes are using it to attract, build and retain diverse teams.
Chaired by June Angelides, named by Computer Weekly as one of the most influential Women in Technology; Chair of the Future Skills Programme and Founder of Mums in Technology.
Our expert panel includes:
- Doniya Soni – Policy Lead, Mayor of London’s Office (Digital and STEM skills)
- Rioch Edwards-Brown – Founder, So You Wanna Be In Tv?
- Ade Awokoya – Founder LBAcademy
- Sharon Peters – Head of Technology, Marks and Spencer
- Jack Parsons – CEO, Big Youth Group
At this panel event, we’ll discuss the following issues and more:
- The role of apprenticeships in helping to create a diverse workforce
- How do we attract diverse digital and tech talent
- What is the progression plan for apprentices
- What are the main obstacles to taking on apprentices
- How can the future skills programme address some of these problems
Arrival: 11.45am – 12.00pm
Panel discussion: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Networking Lunch: 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Please register for the event before 14th October 2018
About Harvey Nash:
Harvey Nash is a leading executive, technology recruitment and IT outsourcing business focusing on leadership, specialist technical skills and digital talent. Our unique portfolio of services, from executive search, professional recruitment to IT outsourcing, provides opportunities to engage with clients at every stage of the business cycle. Our relationship-based model underpins the delivery of resilient financial returns and supports sustainable returns to shareholders.
With over 9000 professionals in 40 offices across the USA, Europe, and Asia Pacific, Harvey Nash has the reach and resources of a global organisation, while fostering a culture of innovation and autonomy that empowers its employees and associates to deliver client-centric solutions.
About Mortimer Spinks:
Mortimer Spinks have 29 years’ experience sourcing Tech talent for exceptional, tech led organisations in the UK. Our role as Technology Consultants requires us to keep our finger on the pulse of the tech industry at all times. Our success is based on our ability to understand not only the cutting edge technologies our clients are looking to engage but also the people behind the tech – and their aspirations. What differentiates us is our ability to innovate, moving at the same pace of the tech industry while providing real solutions to real challenges for our customers – our Clients and Candidates alike.
Mortimer Spinks started the conversation on Diversity in Tech when we launched the tech industry’s first Women in Tech Survey, in partnership with Computer Weekly. Since then the conversation has evolved, moving away from diversity seen only through a gender lens; addressing the need for diverse tech teams and inclusive work places where people feel they fully belong. We are proud to launch the Future Skills Programme as an authentic solution to closing the skills gap and attracting a more diverse pool of candidates into the tech industry.
Huckletree is a workspace accelerator bringing together a diverse, disruptive community of startups, scaleups, innovation teams and global brands – all powered by the belief that collaboration is key to building a successful business.
Our global network of members inspire, challenge and work with each other across London and Dublin.
21 (Wednesday) 12:00 - 22 (Thursday) 14:00
18 Finsbury Square
Confidence plays a huge part in how we feel about ourselves and impacts our
Confidence plays a huge part in how we feel about ourselves and impacts our working lives.
Being confident about yourself and your abilities allows for new and exciting opportunities to enter your life like applying for that job you love or leading that new project at work.
Sonya will be offering advice on how to tackle common cåonfidence issues, she will be discussing how to be resilient whilst working in a male-dominated industry such as tech, plus tips and tricks on how to elevate yourself.
Who is it for: Anyone! Maybe you’re in need of a big confidence boost or just need a little top up- this is for you.
(Thursday) 20:00 - 21:00
As Christmas is vast approaching, there’s no better way to kick start the festivities and get you into the spirit with our Yuletide networking social, featuring inspiring stories
As Christmas is vast approaching, there’s no better way to kick start the festivities and get you into the spirit with our Yuletide networking social, featuring inspiring stories from industry leaders.
DevelopHer, PayPal Unity and SYZYGY invite you to join us on the 29th Nov, as we bring together some of the top leaders in the tech/digital industry who will share personal stories and practical advice on how utilising your own support network (from mentoring to building your own allies) helped overcome challenges and influenced their break through career moments.
On the night, you’ll have the chance to build your very own support network, and make some new connections for the new year. There’ll be wine, mince pies, a christmas gift or two, and a DJ set to end your year on a high!
The event is free, but registration is required and tickets are limited.
All genders welcome.
Please select on the ticket option which community you are part of.
We look to seeing you on the 29th!
18:30 – Registration, Food and Drinks
19:00 – Introduction to the evening
19:10 – Industry Leaders share their stories and top tips
19:50 – Live Q&A – ask our speakers anything you want!
20:00 – Networking, Drinks & DJ set
(Thursday) 18:30 - 22:00
84 Theobalds Road, Lacon House, 8th Floor
To work in tech, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be
To work in tech, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a developer.
As the tech industry becomes bigger and bigger, there are lots of roles emerging which require different skill sets.
Anisah will be sharing practical, actionable career guidance to figure out how and where to begin your transition into tech, and walk you through potential career paths to help you decide where you’d like to fit within the industry.
Who is it for: Anyone who is curious about working in the tech industry and wants to find out more.
(Thursday) 20:00 - 21:00
Join us at the GeekGirls' Guide to the Galaxy! Our annual GeekGirl MeetUp UK conference will take place on Saturday 1st December in Plexal, Here East. We
Join us at the GeekGirls’ Guide to the Galaxy!
Our annual GeekGirl MeetUp UK conference will take place on Saturday 1st December in Plexal, Here East.
We are redefining the galaxy – the past, present and future of tech is in our hands. This year’s conference is your guide to navigating a future that is full of possibility.
The universe is vast and every journey is different. Join us to hear from the shooting stars of the tech world, and take inspiration from their cosmic journeys.
Plexal will be our launchpad for a day of:
- Learning – personalise your own guide through our Talks, Seminars, and Workshops
- Discovery – for the first time we’ll have a dedicated tech exhibition space
- Networking – make your own constellation of connections and celebrate with us!
Our conference is a feminist space welcoming people of all genders who have an interest in tech.
- Future Cities: How technology will shape our urban environment, and our lives within it
- Reproduction without sex: what does technology have to offer?
- From the virtual to the physical:Building the communites we want
- Feminist Financial Dialogue: Support in the VC community for startups
- Is It 1984 Yet? AI, Inclusivity, and Building the Future Ethically
- Creating Virtual Worlds: Distributed Systems in Gaming
- Demystifying music production, a Coder’s perspective
- Eye controlled Minecraft: bringing gaming to an excluded audience
Initial speakers announced – we will keep updating details here
- Joyce Harper, Professor of Human Genetics and Embryology at University College London
- Ariana Ocampo, UX Strategist at Glance Creative
- Áine Mulloy, Co-founder and CMO of GirlCrew
- Abi Mohamed, Co-founders of Community Growth Ventures (CGVentures) LLP
- Mikela Druckman, Chief Commercial Officer, Blippar
- Adiba Maduegbuna, Founder of ANIM and Android Engineer @ ASOS
- Ellen Donnelly, Head of Entrepreneurial Investment at The Bakery
- Miranda Marcus, Research and Development Lead at the Open Data Institute
- Michelle Sims, Global Community Manager @ Finimize
- Rosie Clayton, Associate Director Cities of Learning, RSA
- Kesang Ball, Co-Founder of Trippin
- Keeley Erhardt. Software Engineer at Improbable
- Hollie Lubbock, Interaction Design Manager, Fjord
We’re looking forward to welcoming you aboard on Saturday 1st December!
Please read our code of conduct here
(Saturday) 09:00 - 18:00
Plexal Innovation Centre
14 East Bay Lane The Press Centre, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stratford, London E15 2GW