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SAE Extra: Anti-racism, one line of code at a time

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SAE invites our web lecturer Dominic Patmore to host a panel event with tech professionals on how we take down racism in tech.

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SAE Institute with one of our web lecturers, Dominic Patmore, will be hosting a panel event around racism in the tech world.

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" For Black History Month, we’ve invited a panel of black tech professionals to discuss how we take down racism in tech.

2020 has thrown a spotlight on the lasting effects of colonialism and slavery on our communities, and while progress has been made in tech, there’s still more we can do, both as people of colour and the majority. "

We hope through this conversation to:

  • Help students of colour identify the challenges of working in tech, and consider strategies to help them thrive;
  • Help the majority take conscious steps to address systemic inequality when they enter tech spaces
  • Help educators facilitate this process in the classroom; to create their own "brown eyes, blue eyes" experience.

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Nathaniel Dadzie

Nathaniel Dadzie trained in architecture for 6 years before deciding it wasn’t quite the right career path. His focus soon shifted to technology after he founded a startup targeting the hospitality industry. Within 6 months, the app he developed had been downloaded by over 2,500 businesses worldwide. In his career to date, he has held positions as an Account Manager, Project Manager and now as a Software Product Manager.

Kathryn Tingle

Kathryn Tingle brings a wealth of strategy and tech experience through her time in consulting and more recently in a leading retailer. She has worked at Gartner and Deloitte and with an expansive range of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies across industries such as Retail, Finance, FMCG and Telecommunications focusing primarily on their strategic priorities. As a Technical Programme Manager at Sainsbury’s, Kathryn leads high scale transformation programmes which realises significant tech and business benefits. Kathryn is also a Diversity and Inclusion Champion at Sainsbury’s helping the retailer with their aspirations of becoming the most trusted and inclusive retailer in the UK. Through her 8 years of experience, she has many experiences as a Black professional. Kathryn is an experienced speaker, she chaired the Strategy and Innovation World Forum, exploring latest tech innovations with leaders from Google, Condé Nast and sat the Retail Tech panel plus more.

Dominic Patmore - Host

Dom Patmore is a speaker, web developer, educator, powerlifter and gamer. With over 20 years of experience, he has taught students aged 10 to 70 in banking, publishing, and media. You can find him online on Twitter and at dompatmore.com

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