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Fireside Chats with Manchester Digital
11 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Manchester Digital is challenging all tech and digital businesses across the North West to be more diverse and inclusive and is committed to helping them reach their goals.
On 11th October 2016, Ada Lovelace day will be celebrated internationally, to highlight the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and to encourage more women and girls into STEM careers.
Manchester Digital, alongside Hack Manchester, Ladies that UX, SheSays Manchester, Liverpool Girl Geeks, Ladies of Code, Manchester Girl Geeks, Manchester Java Community and WIT North will be joining the celebration on this day as we hold a fireside chat with some of the leading women in the digital and tech industry in the North West.
Chaired by one of our very own shining lights in the world of tech, Gemma Cameron, the event will explore the proudest achievements of our most notable women and we’ll take the time to learn about their individual journeys.
Speakers confirmed so far include:
- Emer Coleman, technology engagement at Co-Op Digital; Founder of Disruption Ltd; Director at Transport API and Chair of the Open Data Governance Board Ireland
- Rebecca Taylor, global head of HR at ResponseTap; leader of he Northern chapter of Mums In Technology and runs WIT North.
- Vimla Appadoo, digital advisor at dotforge and co-founder of SheSays Manchester
- Rosie Campbell, Research Technologist in the BBC UX team; STEM ambassador
More speakers will be added to this page as we get closer to the event, so keep checking back!
With thanks to Valtech for providing the venue for the evening.
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