Archive for April, 2014

GirlGeekChic Presents: An evening with leading women in technology in partnership with the BBC Academy

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GirlGeekChic presents an evening with leading Women in Technology at the House of Lords, London in partnership with BBC Academy. During the evening you will hear from industry experts about their respective technical roles and gain insight into the career challenges they face being a woman in technology. Hear how to be career savvy, find the right mentor for you and understand the importance of diversity as well as how to achieve that ‘elusive’ work/life balance.

Following an introduction from event host Nikki Moore, technologist and founder of award winning technology and gadgets site, you will hear from our expert speakers;

Maggie van’t Hoff, General Manager, Retail IT, Shell, ‘Leader of the Year for Women in Technology’ and ‘Working Mums Champion’ Finalist 2013.

Marina Kalkanis, Head of Media Services, BBC Future Media Platform, a leading technologist within the BBC.

Vanessa Vallely, founder of and author of ‘Heels of Steel’ her first book tracking her impressive career as a corporate woman in a man’s world.

Drinks and canapes will be served throughout the evening. After the final presentation there will be a panel discussion with all of our speakers and an opportunity for networking during the event.

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