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

WeAreTechWomen & Funding Circle - The Big Tech Meet Up

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 kick starts with an energising, in-person event. We will hear a welcome address from the sponsor of Women in Tech Week followed by a keynote and a panel of esteemed guests. There will be ample opportunities to network with fellow guests and sponsors of the week. We will also host two livestreamed interviews throughout the day.
  • Tuesday is dedicated to virtual learning, our topic for this day will focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and personal stories to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day. We will also host a breakfast in London, convening other locations such as Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds, Dublin, India, and Poland online.
  • On Wednesday we are back to in person in the UK for an inspirational fireside chat and panel, followed by networking and drinks/canapes. This will also be a live podcast recording for our SheTalksTech podcast and a livestream interview over lunch.
  • Thursday will see the return of virtual sessions. We will host the very best virtual keynotes, conversations, panels, and online networking using a variety of mediums such as Teams, LinkedIn Lives and Instagram Lives throughout the day. These sessions will be focused more on innovation in tech.
  • Friday will culminate in a jobs fair and grand speed networking event where senior leaders will come together to share their expertise with our community, and our partners can connect to share their open roles. We will also conduct a livestream interview to close the week over lunch.