BCSWomen Careers in IT for Women

    When: 18th Mar 2014, 17:30 - 18th Mar 2014, 20:30
    Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
    Town/City: London
    Organiser: BCSWomen Specialist Group
    Price: Free
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    The event aims to raise awareness of careers in IT for women, to help them get into and progress in the industry. It also aims to inspire and arm career advisors with practical information about working in the technology sector. Join us on March 18, 2014, for an evening of inspirational keynotes and debate by IT professionals and networking over a buffet supper.


    5:30 Arrival

    6:00 Welcome to the Revolution - Gillian Arnold, BCSWomen Chair & Director at Tectre

    6:10 My Career - Sarah Winmill, Director of IT for Professional Services at UCL

    6:30 Diversity of Roles in Technology - Sarah Burnett, BCSWomen Deputy Chair & Research Vice President at NelsonHall

    6:50 Break for food and networking

    7:15 Digital Careers (includes a demonstration of DreamJob tool) - Joanna Scott, Head of Schools, e-skills UK

    7:35 Panel Debate - Careers in IT from the Graduate, apprentice and Experienced Professionals' Perpectives

    Chair: Maggie Berry, Founder, the Women in Technology Network & Executive Director, WEConnect International


    Taylor McGee, Procurement Warranty Analyst, IBM

    Danielle Elliot, Software Engineer, capgemini

    Jennifer Chan, IM Project Manager at Network Rail

    Kirstin Duffield, CEO of Morning Data Limited

    8:30 - finish

    Careers event agenda (PDF)