Girls in Tech Launches in London & Names Top 100 Women in Tech Europe
The international network that seeks to promote and empower women in tech and entrepreneurship, Girls in Tech, has just announced that it will be launching in London in June. The Next Women will be their media partner.
Founded in 2007 in San Francisco by Adriana Gascoigne, the network counts numerous chapters around the globe – in China, France, Greece, Singapore, Taiwan, the US and more – and over 8,500 members worldwide.
Girls in Tech UK seeks to empower women in technology by simply providing them with more visibility through hosting mini tech conferences and meet-ups where a majority of the speakers – unlike other tech conferences – are women.
Sponsored by Google and Criteo, and with The NextWomen as media partner, the London launch of Girls in Tech will take place on June 1st at Google Campus with speakers from companies and organisations including :
- Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
- Olivia Solon, Wired.co.uk
- Deval Delivala, Uber
- Nathalie Gaveau, Shopcade
- Jude Ower, Playmob
- Colette Ballou, Ballou PR
- Bindi Karia, Microsoft Bizspark
- Judith Clegg, Glasshouse
- Cate Sevilla, Bitchbuzz
- Laura Citron, WPP
- Kathryn Parsons, Decoded
- Alexandra Chong, Luluvise
- Kristina Gibson, Eventbrite
At the event, Girls in Tech London will be announcing the Top 100 Women in Tech in Europe.
The event in free to attend and open to both men and women alike. Space is limited and attendees are encouraged to share a bit about their backgrounds in order to confirm their spot.
To sign-up to attend the event or to nominate someone for the GIT 100, click here. The deadline for nominations is May 25th.
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