“The digital divide is still very real and we need to keep doing all we can to remove it.”

Speaker

Wendy Mars, SVP & EMEAR President at Cisco, interviewed by Chloe Basu

Agenda

18:30 - Introduction and Webinar starts
20:15 - 20:30 - Close

Synopsis

“The digital divide is still very real and we need to keep doing all we can to remove it.”

In this fireside chat we talk about Wendy’s fascinating technology career, hurdles she has faced, and her advice on how to progress your career: what skills you need to thrive, why you should keep pushing yourself forward, and the opportunities you should make the most of.

About the speaker

Wendy Mars, SVP & EMEAR President at Cisco

As President of Cisco’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia region (EMEAR), Wendy is passionate about the role of technology in driving digital and sustainability transformation and helping to close the digital divide.

Wendy is a dedicated supporter of greater diversity in business, leading a number of initiatives that promote greater inclusion and is the Executive Sponsor of Cisco’s Connected Women community. She understands the talent and skills challenges facing the technology industry and firmly believes in promoting education in digital skills.

Having qualified with a BEng(H) in Electronic Engineering from York University and an MSc in Operational Research from Lancaster University, Wendy has held many senior technology and leadership roles for companies ranging from start-ups to multinationals, and her career has taken her all over the world.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

This event is brought to you by: BCS North London branch in association with BCS London Central branch

Webinar: ‘Wominspiration’: Wendy Mars, SVP & EMEAR President at Cisco
Date and time
Wednesday 6 October, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Webinar
Price
Free