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#TechLawHub Meet Up - Women in Tech : Solutions and Support
Tue 28 March 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
This month’s Meet Up on 28 March 2017 will be themed in conjunction with International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017. Come join us for interesting discussions on the issues and solutions for women in the tech industry including topics such as visibility, perception and support within the ecosystem. We are pleased to confirm that the panellists for the Meet Up will be:
Rina Ladva, Chief of Staff, Microsoft EMEA – Rina has been in the IT industry for over 25 years and worked across many different business ranging from large organisations to start-ups. She has built businesses and teams across these organisations across multiple geographies and has developed her leadership with a real focus on supporting women in the workplace, diversity and authenticity. She is currently part of the Microsoft EMEA leadership team, where there is a significant focus on optimising the internal businesses and supporting customer transformation for the 4th Industrial ‘digital’ revolution. People, culture and mindset are core on these changes are being driven.Rina has also been a working mum for the majority of her senior roles and is passionate about continuing to learn, develop and support others in making this work personally and professionally in leadership roles.
Gen Ashley, Director of Women Who Code London - Gen is the Director of Women Who Code London and is a very active leader in the Tech community in London. Aside from her involvement with Women Who Code she is a Lead for Google Women Techmakers, NASA Space Apps Challenge and Twitter Developer Community London. She is also part of the leadership committee for Ada's List (a network for women in technology). She is co-organiser of COED:CODE,OpenTechSchool London and London Game Developers. She was the Head of Developer Outreach at Skills Matter and a former VP / Business Development Manager / Project Manager at Citigroup. In 2016 Gen helped lead Anita Borg Institute London and was actively instrumental in delivering the very first 1-Day Grace Hopper Conference in Europe which was held in London.
Lu Li, Founder of Blooming Founders – Enterprising CEO and Founder Lu Li is a front-runner and role model for the next generation of entrepreneurial women. Lu is the Founder of Blooming Founders, the UK Ambassador of Women's Entrepreneurship Day and the publisher of Dear Female Founder. Blooming Founders is a place where ambitious women can get feedback on their business ideas, learn how to build a sustainable business, get focus and meet like-minded people in a friendly, collaborative environment.Dear Female Founder is a compilation of 66 letters of advice from successful female entrepreneurs and investors (who have generated $1 billion in revenue) to the next generation of female entrepreneurs.
Joanna Montgomery: Ineraction Designer and Founder of Little Riot - Joanna is the founder of Little Riot, a company that creates human-centric technology products. After creating a viral internet sensation with first product ‘Pillow Talk’, a device for connecting couples across distance, the company continues to explore ways for people to stay connected, but not distracted. With a background in interaction design, Joanna believes in a future that still cares about being human.
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: LG FLOORThe Engine Room, Runway East Finsbury, 10 Finsbury Square LG Floor, London EC2A 1AF (opposite the NCP Carpark)
The panel discussion will be followed by networking, nibbles and drinks.
To sign up to this free event, please visit Eventbrite and feel free to forward this email to your associates who may be interested.
For queries, please contact Jessica Leau or Rupika Dawda at TechLawHub@dklm.co.uk .
We look forward to seeing you.
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Date and Time
The Engine Room (Lower Ground Floor) (OPPOSITE NCP CAR PARK)
10 Finsbury Square