Delighted to be announced as a finalist in the 2019 FDM EveryWoman Tech Awards among many inspiring #WomenInTech 🤓 in the Rising Star category!
Looking forward to meeting other women in technology at the award show in March and am very grateful for the nomination and recognition.
Taking place to celebrate International’s Women’s Day, the awards are a timely reminder that only 15% of people working in STEM roles in the U.K. are female and just 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry are held by women.
“Achieve, Elevate and Inspire” is this year’s rally cry
Looking back over the past year, it has been a whirlwind and I hope this can bring me more opportunities to dispel the STEM stereotype.
Had a great evening yesterday speaking about my career and how i digital market, honoured to have been asked by Eileen Brown as it was her BCS Digital Marketer book launch 📚
Met some lovely people and it’s always great to put yourself out there to practice speaking and support events when you can.
I shall be speaking at the Wominspiration – Digital Marketing BCS Event on 24th January @ 6-8pm in London.
It will be a great change to learn about digital marketing and network with peers, welcome to anybody!
If you know this is definitely something you want to attend, then you can book your FREE ticket here.
Today I went with another graduate to the Big Data Ldn event @ Olympia London. It was soooo busy! So many great talks on that you weren’t able to attend all the ones you wanted to go to because you couldn’t get in! But, it was good talking to some vendors and getting to understand how their products were tackling company big data issues and the architecture around that. The key message I got from attending this is that we can utilise the Data we are collecting more and do more with it then we deem possible at the moment! We need to think out of the box and use data to our advantage whilst also being ethical (I also managed to get some good freebies, including two very punny t-shirts)
Unfortunately, I’m not able to attend tomorrow’s continued conference, but I was able to attend topics such as:
– Can Britain lead the 4th industrial revolution?
– AI vs GDPR
– Fortune 100 lessons on architecting Data lakes for real-time analytics
– Women In Data
– MIFlow: Supporting the end-to-end machine learning lifecycle
Yesterday I was able to go to Microsoft to a MS Teams Elite Workshop, was really interesting to learn about the infrastructure and possibilities that Teams gives to an organisation ! Especially looking forward to exploring the Bots that you can create in Teams 🤓
The 4th female Master of the WCIT was installed and celebrated on Wednesday 10th October, I was fortunate enough to be a part of it alongside my two mentors.
I really enjoy the collaboration of city tradition and modern technology of the WCIT.
Great evening at the WCIT Journeyman Dinner, it’s great that a charitable and well established livery company and the men and women who make it so great, care so much about mentoring the younger members! Very appreciated and I look forward to giving back how I can too!
If you’re interested in learning more about the WCIT, then feel free to get in contact or check out their website 🤓
Yesterday evening I had the opportunity to present my dissertation to industry experts at Brunel University’s Made In Brunel: Software Innovation event! It was a really great evening and I met some very impressive people. I really enjoyed being able to talk through my dissertation project and gain feedback on the concept that I have been working on with GSK.
Four years ago I met one of my great friends on my course at a Made In Brunel event, which we were invited to as prospective students, since then it has always been a goal to present too, so I’m really happy that I was able to come full circle and end my university career where it had started.
As a final year student at Brunel University, I will be showcasing my dissertation product at the Made In Brunel event on 17th April 2018 4-7pm, among other Level 2 and final year students. Several companies will be at the event to judge the showcased projects and give out prizes.
This is also a great networking opportunity and if you would like to attend or know more information you can take a look here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/made-in-brunel-software-innovation-tickets-43967148926
Diversity in Action : What difference does diversity make in Science and technology #PressForChange
I am excited to announce, that I will be speaking at this event on 5th March!
It is free to attend, so please come along!