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Empowering Women With Tech

 
Empowering Women With Tech
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26 Apr 2017 9am - 6pm

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Leeds Dock

(near Royal Armouries), Leeds, LS10 1LT

Listen to an experienced lineup of speakers discuss their diverse journeys using technology in their careers.

Great innovation, disruption and creativity are the result of diversity. The Empowering Women with Tech conference will try to break down misconceptions about women in technology and encourage and empower more women to become tech creators.

Listen to an experienced lineup of speakers discuss their diverse journeys using technology in their careers.

ANNE-MARIE IMAFIDON MBE

Co-founder of award-winning social enterprise Stemettes.org. Anne-Marie will be discussing that the future is girl-led startups; the past, present and future of our society and the role women & girls in tech are playing.

LAUREN LAVERNE

Multi-award winning broadcaster with twenty years’ experience working in broadcasting and the music industry. Lauren will be discussing the launch of The Pool, a website for ‘women who are too busy to browse’.

SUSANNA LAU

Susanna Lau, (also known as Susie Bubble) is a British fashion blogger whose blog Style Bubble has become one of the most successful and widely recognised blogs of its type since it started in 2006. She’ll be discussing the journey of how Style Bubble was created.

EMMY LOVELL

Emmy is Vice President of Digital for Warner Music Group. She’ll be discussing her journey into the music industry and how digital is changing the music landscape now, and predictions for the future.

DEBBIE WOSSKOW OBE

Founder, Love Home Swap and Co-Founder and Chair of AllBright. Debbie Wosskow OBE is recognised as one of the most prominent serial entrepreneurs in the UK, known for successfully launching and scaling businesses in the areas of digital disruption, the sharing economy and female empowerment.

NATASHA SAYCE-ZELEM

Natasha is the Head of Technology for Digital Trading at Sky, working out of Sky’s new Leeds Dock campus. She is an award-winning digital digital geek and passionate about improving diversity in the creative/tech industries. Natasha is the curator of the Technology strand at the Leeds International Festival

DR SUE BLACK OBE

Sue is an award-winning computer scientist, radical thinker, social entrepreneur and public speaker. Sue is well known for founding the high profile campaign to save Bletchley Park.

Sue is a passionate advocate for women in tech, this led to her founding BCSWomen, the UK’s first online network for women in tech, and #techmums, a social enterprise which empowers mums and their families through technology.

This event is sponsored by Sky and supported by Fruition IT.
       

Lauren Laverne’s image credit: Suki Dhanda/ The Observer. 

 

 

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£35.00

Leeds International Festival
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