EVENT: Women in Tech: A celebration of diverse thinking – Thursday 21st May 7:30pm @MatthewsYard


By - Monday 18th May, 2015

Jonny Rose reveals the women in tech who’ll be headlining this week’s #Croydon #TechCity event


Thursday’s Women in Tech speakers.
Clockwise from top left, photos by: Jana Hlistova, Nicole Anderson, Shivvy Jervis, Elizabeth Kanter, Mary Boholst, Suki Fuller; all used with permission.

A celebration of diverse thinking – Women in Tech

With the speed of the technology revolution, businesses will need the collective intelligence that a diverse workforce brings. Join us for our inaugural women in tech celebration where we will be hearing top tips for success and learning from our speakers and panellists.

  • Learn what it takes to set up your own business and navigate through the world of fintech with Nicole Anderson, CEO of Fintech Innovate Circle
  • Hear what actions leading corporation SAP are taking to support gender intelligence for business performance with Elizabeth Kanter, Director of Government Relations & Public Policy, SAP
  • Discover how the BRIT School are leading the way in education and support of the new digital age with Alison Pemberton, Head of Digital Media & Interactivity
  • Understand the top tricks of the trade to promote self-confidence and clarity with Mary Jane Boholst, CEO of Confidence Cocoon
  • Take note of how you can benefit from an untapped talent market with Jana Hlistover, Founder of Lifeshifter
  • Learn how the diversity conversation is changing technology workplaces in the US from Suki Fuller of DC Analytics

We are honoured to have our panel moderated by Shivvy Jervis, voted one of 100 people ‘making digital Britain tick’.  Shivvy is a presenter, blogger and speaker on startups, technology and innovation, digital trends and youth lifestyle. She is the creator and host of Digital Futures, a popular YouTube video series about the skyrocketing impact of technology on our day-to-day lives, and the emerging digital trends and trailblazers to watch.


To attend the Women in Tech event at Matthews Yard on Thursday 21st May at 7:30pm, please register here. All welcome – not just women!

Jonny Rose

Jonny Rose

Jonny Rose is a committed Christian who has lived in the Croydon area for nearly twenty years. He is an active participant in his local community, serving at Grace Vineyard Church and organising Purley Breakfast Club, and was ranked "Croydon's 37th most powerful person" by the Croydon Advertiser (much to his amusement). He is the Head of Content at marketing technology company Idio, the founder of the Croydon Tech City movement, a LinkedIn coach, and creator of Croydon's first fashion label, Croydon Vs The World. Working on Instagram training. Views are his own, but it would be best for all concerned if you shared them. Please send your fanmail to: jonnyrose1 (at) gmail (dot) com

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