Welcome to our group!

If you’re interested in diversity and inclusivity within the IT profession, come along to our next group meeting! We hold a number of accessible events where everyone is welcome, members and non-members alike.

We’re always interested to hear new views and ideas. If you want to get involved please get in touch with us at groups@bcs.uk.

Kavita Kapoor, Chair

Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV)

Thursday 31 March 2022 was Trans Day of Visibility (TDoV), the first since the creation of our Pride specialist group. On days like this, we’d love to be profiling the fantastic work our trans, non-binary, questioning and gender non-conforming members, what they are doing in industry, academia, civil society and in our wider communities to make IT and our digital worlds better for society.

More about TDoV

Join us

Become a BCS member and start networking with like-minded professionals in our Pride specialist group.

To contact the group, please email groups@bcs.uk

About us

PRIDE at BCS is a new specialist group to facilitate the BCS mission through a diversity lens that includes, but is not limited to, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) people.

It will focus on supporting the professional and personal development of LGBTQIA+ BCS members and those in the wider world of IT and digital who experience disadvantage, harassment or discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity in our society.

The group will advocate for the rights of LGBTQIA+ within BCS and educate its membership on the challenges LGBTQIA+ people face and how inclusive technology can help them overcome said challenges. The group will provide expertise to BCS on topics that relate to LGBTQIA+ communities.