The last in the series BCS Pride hosted discussions for university students with successful and inspiring members of the LGBTQ+ community.
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Throughout June, BCS Pride will be hosting discussions for university students with successful and inspiring members of the LGBTQ+ community. Each week a new speaker will be sharing their stories, their successes and failures, and their tips on how you can succeed as an LGBTQ+ person in STEM.
Some of the subjects discussed will include:
- Early Career Steps
- Journey to a PhD
- Thriving in Tech
- Career Journeys
Our speakers are:
- Matteo Tabaro - 3rd year PhD student with Imperial College London (6th June, 16:00)
- Dr Alfredo Carpineti - Astrophysicist, Science Write for IFL Science, Chair of PrideInSTEM, creator of the Astroholic (16th June, 18:00)
- Abigail Simmons - Security Engineer and head of the Trans Tech Tent (21st June, 16:30)
- Callum Akehurst-Ryan - Test Engineer, Test Lead, Project Manager and Agile Coach (28th June, 18:00)
Once finalised details and booking links will appear for each event.
About the speaker
Callum Akehurst-Ryan - Test Engineer, Test Lead, Project Manager and Agile Coach
Throughout his 15+ year career, Callum has had a variety of roles as a Test Engineer, Test Lead, Project Manager and Agile coach. As a result, he has a well-rounded approach to leadership in an Agile environment, both as part of test and the wider team including stakeholder management and the provision of team KPI.
In addition to being a servant leader and facilitating team discussions, Callum doesn't shy away from decision making and will always work with people to find the best outcomes possible.
Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.
BCS is a membership organisation. If you enjoy this event, please consider joining BCS. You’ll be very welcome. You’ll receive access to many exclusive career development tools, an introduction to a thriving professional community and also help us make IT good for society. Join BCS today.
For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event, please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.
This event is brought to you by: BCS Pride specialist group