Remember Remember the 9th of November

It’s all the fun of the BristolTech Fair!

We’re starting to get very excited by the Fair and the companies coming along to show off their support of their Diverse and inclusive workforce! We have almost 1000 tickets gone already and the events and sponsors are starting to come together So don’t forget to signup here on Eventbrite.

WISE mini-conference

A quick overview – last week we shared the WISE mini conference aimed at the grown ups this part is a discussion about challenges and opportunities from school to the boardroom.  Bitesize talks, debates and listening opportunities from experts and people with lived experience. Interactive exhibition – have your say and put your programme/action/idea/or question on the map – alongside the main facts and challenges and solutions.

Tech3Shed Careers Fair

The Careers Fair is the second that we have run and we have called out to teh city to see what great companies out there want to talk about Diversity and want to actually have a converstaion with diverse groups. Whilst we concentrate on getting the women into the industry we welcome all diversity and people looking for work to come along and have a discussion.

Companies currently signed up (there are others still mid signup .. we’ll let you know who as they confirm!) are:

Check out our JobsBoard to see some of the great Jobs they are looking to discuss – contact us in advance if you want an introduction on


Technotopia have a great show being put together (for Children and families) – they are going to update us with teh full programme shortly so we will share that in next weeks newsletter!


Don’t forget that Girl Geek Dinners are running both in Bristol and in Bath this week – see the happenings below. Interestingly we had almost 100 new Bristol GirlGeekDinners members sign up this week – so if you are reading this .. a big WELCOME!

Echoberg is still on the road

Digital Culture Research Centre present a funny, thought-provoking show created afresh each time by the audience in conversation with an artificial intelligence. These shows are part of academic research into audience opinions on the performance and the role of AI in entertainment and in wider society. Pop along to one of their events at UWE for sign up here

Workshop Wednesdays

Our Next workshop is next Wednesday the 23rd October and is always open to companies wishing to run workshops and engage in exchange for pizzas!

If you want to practise a talk on an audience, want support to learn, want to run workshops yourselves or want to work on an online course then please mail us on or speak to us on the evening. Currently we have the folowing but are also in talks with another couple of workshop/talk offerings:

Project Rainbow – WTH Supporting Non Profits. 

JavaScript Self-Led Study Group

Python Self-Led Study Group


Other Stuff

We were sent this for budding founders out there

Do you have an idea for a business that’s been niggling away at you, something that you’ve always wanted to start? Or do you know someone who keeps on putting their’s off?

As part of our Side Hustle competition for #BackHerBusiness, we’ll be awarding £20,000 in cash prizes and another £80,000 in grant funding to women to get their side hustles started. To take part and be in with a chance of winning up to £10,000 from NatWest towards your business, just tell us your idea in 100 words.


We advertise any conference details we spot on our conference page – we’ll give you highlights here (our events and ones with offers come first and loudest obviously!)

Bristol Tech Fair 2019 November the 9th

The Festival of Female entrepreneurs are offering us £20 discount on October the 18th .. use this link to get the discount

Django Girls Workshop October the 18th & 19th

The ‘networked self’ final dissemination event: Building a network of gendeDecember the 4th

This Week’s happenings

District 1 – Bristol

Monday the 14th

Tuesday the 15th

Wednesday the 16th

Thursday the 17th

Friday the 18th

Saturday the 19th

District 2 – Bath

Tuesday the 15th

Wednesday the 16th

Thursday the 17th

District 3 – Weston-Super-Mare

Nothing we’ve spotted in Weston this week but we’ll include somerset!

Thursday the 17th

Did we miss anything?

If you have any events that you want us to mention on our next Blogpost contact us on We do try to keep it to free or funded items that our members might relate to.