Apologies for the change of heart from Weston College for last weeks event – it turns out that they have got some even better news and free boot camps in the offing, so we’ll reschedule for them to share with us in September.
Here are some other initiatives that may be worth a look over the summer:
For under 18’s
‘Insight Into Electronics’ is an exciting new initiative from the UKESF. It is a self-paced, interactive and FREE course that provides young people with a hands-on introduction to microcontrollers, Electronics and programming. A collaboration between the UKESF and Aston University, the course is specifically designed for UK-based sixth formers and KS4 pupils (S3 in Scotland) interested in Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science. It will provide a fascinating insight into these technologies, for those thinking about studying these subjects at college or university.
Future Legacy Projects is an exciting creative programme supporting young women to make a difference in the world by creating their own digital social action project.
Our aim is to support our participants to learn about social action projects whilst developing their STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
Future Legacy Project brings together girls from London and Bristol to work on big ideas to create positive change.
During the programme the participants learn new skills such as web development, photography, video, animation and product design. We also work with brilliant mentors and have many opportunities to meet inspirational professional women.
and for the adults …
Our open call for events and speakers is now live – click the Get Involved button
The theme this year is collision. After over a year in isolation we want to showcase the fantastic innovations and initiatives created when industries and people come together. If you’ve got something interesting and exciting to share or something creative to show off, we want to hear from you!
Our Career Switcher courses will give you the skills and confidence you need to supercharge your career in tech.
We have a range of women – from tech returners, to mums, to career changers, or those simply wanting to upskill – take part in our Career Switcher courses.
We ofter three learning areas across Web Dev, Python & Apps, and Data & SQL to get you started (with more in the pipeline!
Jobs of the Week
These are from companies working with us and really keen to be inclusive on the gender diversity front.
Technical, software test manager
No information currently but get in touch if you are a software test manager as you’ll get an intro before they go to press! firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference season is over!! Starts again in September
Although there is
Black Hat USA 2021 July 31st – August 5th, Las Vegas
Black Hat is long-running and highly technical show for security professionals. Theres one in the EU in November
AV/IT Summit August 5th, Virtual
As the AV industry continues to evolve, the AV/IT Summit provides a place for all parts of the ecosystem to come together in an intimate setting to discuss how best to work together and enable each other to succeed while enhancing efficiencies across the board.
The event attracts end-users and integrators—bringing everyone together in the same space for honest conversations and spirited debate.
Black Women Talk Tech presents Roadmap to Billions August 12th-13th, Virtual
Black Women Talk Tech (BWTT) is a collective of black women tech founders who have a unique understanding of the challenges black women startup owners face in the industry, but most importantly they understand the contribution of these innovators.
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
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.
Engage with our members, advertise your companies, and share any jobs then you can support us by sponsoring the Workshop Wednesdays – details here.