Diversity Tech Summit 2022

Diversity Tech Summit 2022

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Eversheds Sutherland

1 Wood Street

London

EC2V 7WS

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Diversity UK, Eversheds Sutherland, Ketchum and Wavelength are working together to host the Diversity Tech Summit on 6 July 2022 in London.

About this event

Diversity UK, Eversheds Sutherland, Ketchum and Wavelength are working together to host the Diversity Tech Summit on 6 July 2022 (12.00pm - 6.00pm), determined to bring together key individuals to pursue an equality and inclusion agenda, meet the challenges to the technology sector and re-energise the UK workplace following the pandemic.

The Summit comprises a keynote speech and 5 panel discussions on the topics of:

1. Technology to tackle Global Challenges

2. Investing in Women Founders

3. Supporting Underrepresented Founders.

4. Levelling Up Opportunities

5. Solving the Skills Gap

The Diversity Tech Summit is open to all and free to attend but registration is required.

About Diversity UK

Diversity UK is an equality charity whose purpose is to advance the education of the public in diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in particular by carrying out research for the public benefit in all aspects of that subject and to publish the useful results. It is a registered charity (No: 1155189) in England & Wales.

Now in its tenth year, Diversity UK has long promoted inclusion in the tech sector. It has:

  • Co-hosted the first Diversity Tech Summit in 2016
  • Published the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech (AT100) for the past seven years
  • Recognised more than 70 individuals as Asian Tech Pioneers
  • Organised 4 Tech showcases for under-represented founders to pitch for funding
  • Championed women founders, who made up 52% of AT100 list in 2021

For further information visit www.diversityuk.org | @diversityuk

About Eversheds Sutherland

As a global top 10 law firm, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global client base. With more than 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in over 70 offices in more than 30 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of more than 200 related law firms, including formalised alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, provide support around the globe.

We recognise that having diverse talent across our business brings many benefits. We are committed to accessing a wide range of views, perspectives and thinking in all our teams and in this way we are building a culture of inclusion, where each person feels able to be their true self at work and reach their full potential. We know that diverse and inclusive organisations are more productive, more innovative, perform better and have stronger levels of engagement from their people.

Diversity and Inclusion is fundamental to the firm's purpose of "helping our clients, our people and our communities to thrive", and 'Inclusive' is one of our five values. Our strategy encompasses a number of diversity dimensions including: ethnicity; gender; disability; sexual orientation, gender identity and expression; parenting and caring; faith and social mobility.

By embracing diversity we can better partner with our global and diverse client base, and be open and welcoming to all, across the communities we live and work in.

For further information, visit www.eversheds-sutherland.com

About Ketchum

Ketchum is a global communications consultancy that is passionate about doing work that matters and is leading the industry in the need for progress and improvements in DE&I. We bring the resources, structure specialisms and delivery of a big agency, with the passion, agility and contacts of the boutiques. Because we're multi-disciplinary by nature with consultants spanning corporate reputation, brand marketing and healthcare, we pride ourselves on being able to flex our talent depending on the challenge at hand. Diversity and Inclusion is our number one business priority. It is embedded throughout our culture, values and work and we're proud to have one of the most diverse creative teams in the industry producing work that matters. We're defined by our ability to drive progress for ourselves and our clients, believing there is a connection between the way we treat each other and the strength of the work we deliver for clients. In 2021 we officially became the most awarded communications consultancy for DE&I.

For further information, visit: www.ketchum.com/london/

About Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech

The Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech is the definitive list of Asians working in the digital and technology sectors in Britain and is published by Diversity UK. The aim of the list is to showcase diverse talent; from startup founders, technologists, venture capitalists and investors; to the game changers and digital influencers in business and social enterprise.

Shortlisted nominees not only gain considerable media attention, they also make valuable connections to help fund or scale their business; are part of a network of innovators; can pitch their ventures at Tech Showcases; are recognised in industry publications and go on to win other competitions and awards.

For further information, visit: www.asiansintech.com | @asiansintech

About Wavelength

Wavelength is a world-class leadership company. Our purpose is to make the world better through business by profoundly improving the quality of leadership. We that leaders learn best from leaders and provide senior leaders with unique, global, insider access to organisations at the forefront of: innovation, disruption, engagement, service excellence, leadership resilience, social impact, transformation, and change. Over 12 years we have taken over 1500 leaders physically and digitally inside some of the worlds leading organisations in Silicon Valley, China, India, Israel and throughout Europe.

Wavelength currently operate three services/programmes:

  • Wavelength Connect provide 50 top change makers from diverse organisations with a 12 month programme of inspiration, connection and application focussed on the Future of Business.
  • Wavelength Inspire is our digital only programme that enables organisations to provide their leaders with monthly, Up Close and Virtual, global access to some of the world most admired organisations and accomplished leaders – at scale.
  • Wavelength Speakers Hub provides facilitated access to world-class practitioners your leaders can question, probe and debate with live. Whether it is a fireside chat for senior leaders with CEO's or a webinar to provide stimulation for your physical or virtual event

For further information, visit www.wavelengthleadership.com

(NB. There will be photography and filming taking place during the Diversity Tech Summit. By selecting 'Yes', during registration, you hereby give permission to the organisers for your image being captured via photography or filming and the subsequent use of such images for promotion of this event and associated events and services.)

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