What a day: Women Shift Digital!
What a venue and sponsor: Level 39 in One Canada Square.
And what a fantastic quantity of quality women – starting with
- event organiser Ghislaine Boddington – who clearly knows what she’s doing between London, Brussels and other significant locations to get the message across by getting key people together: we can do it!
- keynote speaker Chi Onwura, the engineer turned MP and now Labour Shadow Minister in the Cabinet Office – about ‘Women in IT’ in Computer Weekly here – pointing out that the 12% of participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) haven’t changed for 25 years!
- Janet Thomas, VP of Women in Banking and Finance – recommending not only mentors but also sponsors to advance your career
- the star of the young generation: Anne-Marie Imafidon who set up STEMettes
- and the best role model there is from young divorced mum to university lecturer and initiator of BCS Women, #techmums and #savvify: Dr Sue Black. Continue reading