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Wominspiration “Inspiring women with inspiration for everyone”. A Chairside Interview.


Sarah Rench - Data, AI and Industry Solutions Global COE Director at Avanade


6:30pm - Event begins
7:30pm - Networking with drinks and refreshments at the BCS London office
8:30pm - Event ends


Wominspiration “Inspiring women with inspiration for everyone”.

A chairside interview by Chloe Basu.

About the speaker

Sarah graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2009 during ‘The Great Recession’. Sarah is now the Director of Data, AI and Industry Solutions at Avanade. Sarah currently leads global teams to design, implement & deliver AI solutions and systems across the full data lifecycle (using Cloud /RPA/ NLP/ OCR/ DL/ ML/ Databricks & Microsoft Security technologies).

Sarah is currently the European LGBT+ Executive Sponsor at Avanade & on the board of a non-for-profit women in tech community, DevelopHer, founder of DiverseCXO & previously Executive Board member for Cass now Bayes Global Women’s Leadership Programme, which provides scholarships for women to do higher education. Facilitating events in diversity, inclusion & tech to enable driving innovation & positive changes in society.

She is also the recipient of several awards including Most Influential U.K. Women in Tech 2019 & 2020, Future Star of Tech: Data Leader 2019 and Disruptor of the Year 2019 - Women in Finance Finalist.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS London Central branch, BCS London North branch and BCS London South branch

Hybrid event: Wominspiration - Sarah Rench of Avanade - London Central
Date and time
Tuesday 4 July, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue