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Our Network Partners will give you extra resource and insight into topics that are important to you.
50 in Tech
50inTech is a networking platform gathering large communities of ambitious women in tech to accelerate connections between women in tech, companies and VC firms. As a tool for diversity, they strive to provide a trusted and meaningful environment featuring an inclusive hub, resources and guides as well as discussion areas. Vetted companies can build their company page and interact directly with members, offering jobs, mentorships, referral programs or other opportunities
BCS is the UK’s Chartered Institute for IT. The purpose of BCS as defined by its Royal Charter is to promote and advance the education and practice of computing for the benefit of the public. We bring together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public. As the professional membership and accreditation body for IT, we serve over 60,000 members including practitioners, businesses, academics and students, in the UK and internationally. We also accredit the computing degree courses in ninety eight universities around the UK. As a leading IT qualification body, we offer a range of widely recognised professional and end-user qualifications
DiveIn Network is a community for the under-represented and represented to come together to listen, learn, create opportunities and collaborate. Our mission is to create a more diverse and inclusive society through bringing communities and groups together to listen and learn about each other from an intersectional lens, creating one big alleyship with a core belief in collaboration.
DevITjobs is the first job board built with Software Engineers in mind. The main goal of the company is to bring more transparency, openness and diversity to the British IT market. There is also the special Community category, where you can find events and tech communities from the United Kingdom. 😊
DevITJobs is not only for Developers but for everyone working in the IT industry: Engineers, SAP and System Admins, Product Managers, QAs and UX/UI Designers! 🚀
GIRLS INTO CODING
Girls Into Coding provides girls aged 10 to 14 with unique hands-on experience in coding, robotics, physical computing, 3D printing & 3D design activities. Our workshops and educational events are led by a range of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) educators and mentors, including girls in the same age range as the attendees. Our vision is to see girls and women engaged in STEM activities, education & careers – equally comfortable, with an equal sense of belonging, and in equal numbers.
Our aim is to engage at least 1000 girls a year with hands-on meaningful workshop opportunities and inspiring talks.
Our Story and Who we are
Avye is a 13-year-old student and passionate about STEM. In 2018, already a coder, maker, and workshop leader she came up with the idea of organising coding events for girls, after repeatedly observing that most attendees at her workshops were boys. She was determined to encourage more girls to give STEM a go. As a result, she decided to set up ‘Girls Into Coding’, a series of events targeting girls.
Girls into Coding is a Community Interest Company (CIC). We are a mother and daughter-run social enterprise.
GLOBAL TECH ADVOCATES
GLOBAL TECH ADVOCATES is the only truly international grassroots tech community, uniting the private sector in more than 20 tech hubs and regions globally. Over 20,000 business leaders, experts and investors volunteer their time to campaign for the betterment of the global tech industry.
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is the voice of local business since 1813 and strive to help firms across the region connect, support and grow. The Chamber offer an array of services and initiatives to businesses across six geographical regions and four themed divisions. From our wide range events, policy and marketing campaigns, to networking opportunities, media exposure and international support, the Chamber has something for business of all sizes and from all sectors.
Office for Students
#JoinYourAIFuture with a new career in AI and Data Science
In partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Office for AI, the Office for Students is offering new postgraduate conversion courses in AI and Data Science across 18 universities in England. The courses are designed to equip students with the digital skills needed to start a career in AI, applicants are not required to have prior knowledge, education or training in STEM-based subjects.
Scholarships worth £10,000 are on offer, prioritised for Black students, women and disabled students, among other underrepresented student groups to support with study and increase diversity in the workforce. Flexible learning options and paid work placements are also available across the programme to support students with other work and caring responsibilities.
Professional Woman’s Magazine
Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) is the premier resource magazine dedicated to the advancement of multi-cultural diverse women. PWM provides and informs cutting edge concepts and is the link between the qualified students, career & business candidates, educational institutions, corporate America, and the federal government.
RS Grass Roots
Who are RS Components?
For over 80 years, RS Components have been providing products and solutions to engineers, making it easy for our customers to do business and saving them time and money. Today, we are a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers who are involved in designing, building or maintaining industrial equipment and facilities. We aim to offer our customers unrivalled choice of product technologies, solve problems with innovative solutions and deliver a world-class customer experience.
Grass Roots Education is the dedicated Engineering & Technology Youth Empowerment Team, who aim to develop and support students across the globe to help bridge the gap between University & the workplace. You can get in contact with us at [email protected] and check out our most recent activity here!
Website: RS Grass Roots
StraightTalk.Live is a not-for-profit video podcast, broadcast live each week across multiple social media channels. Our guests are the world’s most creative thinkers, bold leaders, and knowledgeable experts from every industry. They are environmentalists, economists, authors, CEOs, tech experts, and everything in between. What they share in common is their single-minded commitment to transforming the world we live in. Each week, we host open, authentic conversations with no holds barred. As we move into a “post-COVID” world, we’re here to challenge conventional thinking and push the needle toward meaningful, impactful action — in short, we influence the influencers.
Tech Talent Charter
The Tech Talent Charter (TTC) was founded by a number of organisations across the recruitment, tech and social enterprise fields and has been supported by the UK Digital Strategy since 2017. The TTC is run as an industry collective, as we recognise that only through working together and joining forces, can any real meaningful change happen.
Tectre is an Equality and Diversity Training and Recruitment provider with services aimed at the technology and engineering sectors. We offer consulting to organisations on their ED&I policies, train their managers in attracting and retaining women in STEM, and we offer support for recruiting diverse groups into their IT and Engineering teams. With long experience of supporting women in tech, we understand the issues and can guide others through to positive outcomes for diverse teams.
allWomen.tech is the first international tech academy designed specifically for women who are interested in entering technical disciplines. From product leadership to digital experiences to advanced data management, allWomen works to support females in seamlessly entering each aspect of the tech industry to help close the gender gap.
Technology for women, by women
Blacks In Technology Foundation
The Blacks In Technology Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the largest global community of technologists of African descent. Membership in Blacks In Technology is free. The Blacks In Technology (BIT) Foundation’s goal and mission is to “stomp the divide” between Black workers and the greater tech industry. The intent is to fundamentally influence and effect change at both an individual and systemic level. BIT achieves this through training, education, networking, and mentorship programs with the support of allies, partners, sponsors, and member volunteers.
Our goal is to provide a valuable resource to Web and Enterprise developers in taking advantage of the latest Windows DNA and Web technologies, as well as the tools available to implement them. We envision this magazine as a resource for developers from developers. Therefore we welcome input and comments, as well as submissions, from anyone who is interested in sharing their knowledge with our readers. In addition, our own staff and guest writers will provide a constant stream of exciting topics.
Coding Black Females
Coding Black Females is the largest network of black female developers in the UK. Established in 2017, we are a non profit organisation with the aim to grow and inspire the community of black female developers.
We have regular meetups to provide a safe space to learn, have discussions, network, share knowledge and showcase our talents.
We want our members at the beginning of their careers to see that the tech industry is accessible, whilst enabling our experienced members to share their knowledge, use their skills, and provide support/mentorship to other members of the community.
Institute of Coding (IoC)
The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a large national consortium of government, employers, educators, and outreach organisations that is co-developing new courses and activities to help larger and more diverse group of learners into digital careers. The IoC offers a wide variety of digital skills courses, many of which are free and online.
Visit the IoC’s website today for more information and to start your digital journey.
Interested in becoming a Network Partner?
Becoming a Network Partner couldn’t be easier and it’s free. Plus:
It will help build your own audience
It will raise your profile
It will give you the platform to share your wisdom
And most importantly…
It helps women working in technology to connect with the support they need to thrive and grow in their careers.
Contact [email protected] if you would like to collaborate with us or download our partnership pack below