Empowering Women with Tech celebrates Ada Lovelace Day 2020 / 13th October

Empowering Women with Tech celebrates Ada Lovelace Day 2020 / 13th October
Rebecca Fraser
by Rebecca Fraser
on September, 11

Live stream / 13th October 2020 / 9:45am- 3:30pm

What a day of inspirational digital, science and technology talks from an amazing line up sharing insight into their journeys and innovative mindest.

We were delighted to showcase upcoming role models, the ones to watch in 2021 onwards, hearing the stories of how they got to where they are today, and established role models including Dame Stephanie Shirley and Helen Sharman OBE, two women who have broken boundaries in science and technology.

Lineup of speakers:

*Natasha Sayce-Zelem, Founder of Empowering Women with Tech

*Ava Garside,  14 year old 2020 individual winner of the UK Space Agency’s SatelLife competition & junior champion of the government’s Youth Industrial Strategy challenge.

*Sky’s Women in Tech Scholars, interviewed by Debbie Foster MBE, founder of Tech Talent Charter.

*Urenna Okonkwo, award-winning entrepreneur & founder of fintech startup, Cashmere

*Maddie Julian, co-founder of DigiBete, an award winning digital platform & App supporting young people & their families to better manage their type 1 diabetes

*Tom Riordan CBE and Eve Roodhouse of Leeds City Council

*Helen Sharman OBE CMG, Britains first astronaut

*Dame Stephanie Shirley, pioneer of British information technology & a philanthropist

*Emma Trickitt, Head of D&I in Technology at Sky