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9:30 AM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 30 MIN


The Tech Landscape and Why Tech Needs Diversity

Tech is a booming industry with growing importance in any given economy, but it is also suffering from a large skill shortage at a time when a criminally low proportion of women are entering and staying in the field. Anne-Marie will dissect the HERstory of the tech industry of the past and present and discuss what we can do to cultivate future tech leaders.

10:00 AM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 45 MIN


Clearing the Hurdles to Success in your STEM Career

Women in STEM fields spend years and countless amount of hours acquiring skills to enter and thrive in the tech industry. Despite those accomplishments, women leave the industry twice as often as men do, according to research from the Association of Women in Science. In our panel, senior leaders from top companies will address how they moved past microaggressions, bias, and sexism to stay in their roles and advance to leadership positions in STEM.

10:45 AM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 15 MIN


Women who Future

Hear from Women in STEM scholarship participants that have upskilled or reskilled in a technical field through Udacity. Get a closer look into the lives of women in the industry who have overcome challenges and ultimately found success despite underrepresentation, bias and more.

11:00 AM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 60 MIN


Building a more inclusive strategy to close the STEM talent gap

In 2020, several tech companies entered into conversations and promises about increasing representation in the workplace for underrepresented groups. But, these promises went unfulfilled. In fact, women still remain underrepresented in job clusters like computing and engineering, according to a Pew Research report. In this panel, our line-up of senior leaders address how companies can increase representation and truly build an inclusive culture in the workforce today.

11:00 AM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 60 MIN


How governments & NGOs can drive change to close the STEM talent gap

Women today are facing more opportunities and challenges than ever before. Currently, it will take nearly 136 years to close the global gender gap. Governments and NGOs are in a unique position to drive global digital talent transformation by leading disruptive change. Learn from our distinguished panel of female leaders about the headwinds they’ve faced in their careers and how governments can help close the gender gap by leveraging the untapped potential of women to be leaders in STEM.

12:00 PM GMT | NOV 30 2021 | 35 MIN


Demanding More: For ourselves & everyone around us

In this session, Sheree will share why we must prioritise inclusion for everyone, not just those we directly or indirectly identify with. She’ll share her life experiences as a woman of colour in leadership, who walks the line of being both underrepresented, yet privileged and take us all on a journey of understanding how we can change the world we live in, leaving it better than we found it.

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