New for 2024, WeAreTechWomen are excited to announce the launch of Women in Tech week to coincide with Ada Lovelace Day on 8th October. This will be an industry-leading, five-day series of events dedicated to supporting and empowering women in the technology industry. Unparalleled to any other event, the week is a must for women globally, looking to progress their careers in tech or move into the tech industry and is ideal for companies who want to up-skill their female tech talent, it is also an opportunity for companies to show their commitment to upskill and connect women in technology.

Supporting and celebrating women in technology

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Women in Tech week provides a platform for women to network, learn, and share their experiences. Featuring a range of in-person, virtual and hybrid sessions spread across the week hosted by sponsors which will include keynotes, panels, fireside chats and Q&A’s, with ample opportunities for guests to grow their network and meet like-minded attendees, and sponsors to engage with our community.

Throughout the week, we hear from a range of diverse, inspirational speakers, tech experts and career professionals to bring you the latest industry trends and career development advice.

What’s on during Women in Tech week?

  • Monday kicks off Women in Tech Week with an exciting launch event aimed at breaking down barriers for women in the tech industry. The day begins with a welcome address from the headline sponsor, followed by an inspiring keynote speech from a senior tech leader. Throughout the day, attendees can engage in a livestreamed panel discussion and a fireside chat, providing insights and discussions on this topic. The day closes with a live physical launch in the evening, bringing together participants to celebrate and network.
  • The theme for Tuesday is dedicated to gaining skills, with events centred around Ada Lovelace Day. The day starts with a breakfast event and concludes with an evening celebration. A LinkedIn Live panel will explore emerging technologies and the pivotal role women play in these advancements. The day wraps up with a session from Tech She Can, focusing on inspiring kids to get involved in tech.
  • Wednesday’s focus is on women pivoting into tech or returning to the industry. This theme will be explored through both virtual and physical events, offering resources, support and networking opportunities for those looking to transition into or re-enter the tech field.
  • Thursday brings the return of in-person breakfast and evening events, alongside LinkedIn Live panels and Instagram fireside chats. These sessions will feature women sharing stories of their careers, resilience, and top tips for success in the tech industry.
  • The week culminates in a nationwide virtual wrap-up call, bringing together all event holders and attendees to share the key themes of their events. The day also includes a LinkedIn Live panel on allyship, highlighting the importance of support and collaboration in the tech community.