Remember Remember the 9th of November

Fair and Fireworks

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:

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WISE conference and AI fun


Networks and what works for STEAM Science Technology Engineering Art and Ms, from School to Boardroom?

An event for Women, Allies and including Men in the conversation, in association with WISE and STEM Accord.

What is it?

An event for Frank conversations and action to share, explore and accelerate, action and ambition for better work for everyone + better workplaces, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. And we’ve included Art, because the creative and digital opportunities are colliding, and we want to make our efforts as visual, interesting and accessible as possible.
What helps attract, retain and develop female talent, and talent from every background and underrepresented group from school to boardroom?

You are invited to join in the conversation/ exhibition/ activities 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. What are our challenges and opportunities in Bristol and the South West?

Contact: Helen Farmer 07795621781 to help host/ speak/support and Book on Eventbrite

The Echoborg returns this October!

The sell-out I am Echoborg is returning this October, and hitting the road! With multiple dates coming up in both Bristol and London, there will be plenty of opportunities to experience this unique Future of Storytelling Award shortlisted show for yourself.
Here are just some of the upcoming dates, or visit our website for a full list. It’s at teh wardrobe theatre this Wednesday and you can book tickets here.

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End of the month and lots going on!

Inclusive cut out

We forgot to mention that it was National Inclusion week last week!

It was great to be out and about in the city meeting some great groups out there working on the same aims as us. So big thanks to all for the invites and we are looking forward to following up with some of the brilliant incentives (in fact Susie offered to do their data for one of them!)

Tech³Shed inclusive careers fair Update

Over 750 ticket’s gone already! So don’t forget to signup here on Eventbrite. We are currently discussing details with our sponsors but still have some spaces left, so if you want to support us and increase your company Diversity, nows the time to jump on board. Speak to us on and check out our careers fair sponsors page.

Knowle West Media Centre

Our friends at KWMC have got a great new evening course coming up at The Factory called ‘Exploring Textile Surfaces’ which will cover a range of hands on and digital techniques for creating designs and patterns onto fabrics.

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KETL are coming to our party!

Clekt sunshine

a.k.a Tech³Shed inclusive careers fair

Not quite a party but we have almost 600 tickets sold (well they’re free!) for the Bristol tech Fair already and that includes our Tech Careers fair. We’re really chuffed that KETL are coming along as they were our first ever sponsor and we simply love the team. They have a new Data management service/product thing called Clekt and these are THE data lovers so worth going along for a chat with them while they are available!

For anyone wanting to come & meet companies whether you are currently skilled and looking, returning after a career break or simply tech-curious then this is the Fair for you. You are all welcome to come for FREE .. signup here on Eventbrite.

If you are a company wanting to engage or recruit then please mail us at sponsorship includes a year’s membership of Women’s Tech Hub and Jobs board and the prices are on the Tech³Shed website.

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Girl Geek Dinners are back

Robot playing a rubiks cube

Bath and the Bristol ones are running this week

Bristol GirlGeekDinners : GGD #77 Data Management and Security – a partnership, with Lloyds Bank

Whose data is it? You and your Digital Footprint

  • What is a Digital Footprint?
  • Securing your digital footprint – common sense or hard work?
  • Practical steps and things to try

We Have a couple of Great speakers for this month’s Girl Geek Dinner.

Kate Brooks is Head of Data Management at Lloyds Banking Group; A chief data office role where I have responsibility for Data Quality and Metadata within the group.

Gudrun Fedororich is a Cyber Security specialist and Senior Manager at Lloyds Banking Group.

Kate and Gudrun will do their talks on “Data Management and Security – a partnership”.  There will also be a talk from their colleague Emily Turner about her career journey.  Emily works in our Chief Security Office in the “Business and External Engagement” team.

As it is at Lloyds they have a strict security policy so could you all please ensure that you have a photo ID with you on the night.

Bath Girl Geek Dinners: BGGD Reloaded #8 – Let’s talk about AI

Hosted with support of Bath Spa University’s Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries and the South West Creative Technology Network, thanks Kate Pullinger and Rachel Pownall.

Our first speaker will be Coral Manton who is planning on talking about Women in Tech focusing on live coding, games development and Women in AI.

Second Speaker still to be announced …

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