A BIG event, Women in Robotics Christmas Drinks and a(another) makers apprenticeship (in sheffield)
This week BIG are launching the first in a new series we are calling: ‘Bristol Troublemakers‘ at the Runway space at UoB. Join them for a relaxed evening of story-telling and networking while they give Bristol’s innovators the opportunity to share their personal stories.
If you haven’t heard of BIG – they are called the Bristol Innovators Group and are a great contact group to share learning about innovation practices, from sectors, communities and cities. We want to benefit people and organisations in Bristol, UK. They also have a group discussing children’s schooling and alternative options, so well worth looking into on their LinkedIn page and twitter account Follow or Tweet us Join our LinkedIn Group
- Michael Green (Co-founder and Strategy Director, Luna 9).Talk Title: Ambition – my love/hate relationship
- Jenny Button, (Founder and CEO, Emm). Talk Title: A Founders Journey – what makes an innovator
- Jeremy Sweetland (Founder, Bristol Housing Festival). Talk Title ‘Catalyst, Irritant, or Both’
- Sign Up Here: Bristol Troublemakers: Personal Stories from Local Innovators
- When: Wednesday 16 November, 6-9pm
- Where: Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3rd Floor, The Richmond Building, University of Bristol 105 Queens Road Bristol BS8 1LN
About the event
These talks are all about bonding and building connection amongst the innovators in Bristol, we’ll hear personal stories of life in innovation:
- What is motivating Bristol’s innovators, why they are doing this, why they are here, their sense of purpose, their journey
- Stories of breakthroughs, wisdom and learning – moving through stages and crisis
Meet fellow innovators, hear stories, and build your network, in an informal and enjoyable evening of storytelling. The talks will be delivered in ‘Pecha Kucha’ format – 20 slides, 20 images, 20 seconds each image, followed by time for questions and discussion. Join us at University of Bristol new student start-up space ‘Runway’ at the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Women in robotics Christmas Drinks
Join (on Meetup here) us for an evening informal networking event at LeftHanded Giant in Finzels Reach, Hawkins Lane. We hope to see you for a winter catch up this December. (we’re going!)
No RSVP required but it will help us if you click going to know rough numbers.
Who we are: The UK Chapter of the International Women in Robotics Network. We are a safe and empowering community of those who identify as women, non-binary or transgender and those allied in the support and promotion of women in robotics.
What we do: We work across industry, academia, and the arts to provide engaging and inclusive events, mentoring and networking, and collaboration opportunities around the UK.
Software Development Apprenticeship
Just in case anyone has friends or wants to move to Sheffield our friends at Makers have a great apprenticeship offering:
In collaboration with Makers, TES Global are offering the opportunity for those passionate about tech to retrain, learn to code, and launch a new career in software development in February 2023. We are offering Level 4 Software Developer Apprenticeships (the equivalent to a foundation degree) that allows you to earn and learn from day one! This is a great opportunity to launch a career in software with no prior experience required and develop your career at TES Global.
If you are interested in any of our candidates please contact us at email@example.com to discuss. If any of you are looking for jobs then feel free to send us your requirements and we can put you on our candidate list.
Job(s) of the Week
There are some top jobs from our clients wanting to make a difference and ensure that they reach out to recruit a more diverse workforce. Please check out all of the jobs on our jobs board and get in touch if you want to reach out to our members at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We collaborate with various groups to run workshops and hack nights, upcoming events are below.
- Bi-Weekly we run Workshop Wednesdays in collaboration with CodeHub
- You can sign up to pop along with either Women’s Tech Hub ~ Bristol • Bristol or CodeHub Bristol • Bristol
- We also host a Drop-In Session by Bristol Data Science and Machine Learning Study Group • Bristol – which is where you can pop along, meet other like-minded data people and ask Chew about all things data.
For details check out our WW page here.
On the alternate Tuesday evenings there is Code Hubs’ Hack Night by CodeHub Bristol • Bristol and Women’s Tech Hub ~ Bristol • Bristol currently this is online only, although there is talk of going bac live so if you are a venue wanting to host please get in touch.
Girl Geek Dinners (Bristol and Bath)
Check out the coming events on our dedicated page – pop along and support the organisers as it takes work to run these things and it’s great to find a supportive network.
ATI Conference 2022 November the 15th 2022
The theme of the ATI Conference 2022 is #DESTINATIONZERO. Join us on the journey to net-zero as we explore the innovations and policies that will pave the way to sustainable aerospace. This event will attract around 400 leaders from government, industry, supply chain, academia and all those involved in shaping market-led technology strategies as we showcase UK capabilities and demonstrate the power of UK innovations and investments.
Working From Home Live November 16th
As Europe’s biggest business event we have launched Working From Home Live, helping our 30,000 plus business owners and their employees adapt to the future of home working, running directly alongside The Business Show. Whether it’s setting up your new home office, utilising the latest technology to keep in touch with colleagues and clients or ensuring you’re looking after your health, Working From Home Live has all the products and services you need to work remotely successfully.
Black Girls Tech Global Summit 2022 November 16th – 17th
Are you ready to level up with the world’s largest annual summit for Black Women in Tech? Do you want to learn how to unleash your power to take over the world of Tech? We got you covered sis! The Black Girls Tech Summit is back for its fourth year and we’re taking it to the next level with 3 unforgettable days charged full of power, community and inspiration – coming to you in London and globally (virtually)
London: 15th November
Virtual: 16th-17th November
With our BGTS Vaults, you will have access to everything you need to Reclaim Your Power in person and virtually. From leadership panels, keynotes, breakout, and networking sessions with leading Tech companies, entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are changing the Tech world. Accessing opportunities from the world’s biggest recruiters in Tech (including our sponsors Zalando, BT, Snap Inc and Goldman Sachs ) – creating meaningful connections with other game-changing Black women – learning how to look after yourself inside out. The BGTS Vaults will have something for you to unlock!
As a suggestion from one of our lovely members (Thanks Gabs #1!), we have also set up a “buymeacoffee” page for those wanting to give us a small thank-you. Check it out here.
Women’s Tech Hub products
The candidates page advertises the skillsets of the women we have looking for roles in the area (and some of our male allies).
Jobs Board for those wanting to advertise specifically to our members in the area – check it out here.