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      Closing the Gap in Tech: Increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups in Bermondsey

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      September 26, 2019

      Thursday   6:30 PM

      The Queen's Walk
      Bermondsey, Southwark SE1 2AA

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      Closing the Gap in Tech: Increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups

      We’re excited to announce the details of our upcoming panel event, ‘Closing the Gap in Tech: Increasing opportunities for underrepresented groups,’ in partnership with The Greater London Authority.  Hosted at the iconic City Hall, join us for an evening of candid discussion, networking and idea-sharing around how organisations can tackle the lack of diverse representation in London’s tech sector.  Featuring keynote remarks from Deputy Mayor, Social Integration, Social Mobility, and Community Engagement, Debbie Weekes-Bernard, this diverse panel of speakers will include top Tech and D&I professionals from the UK’s leading organisations including:  June Stewart, Head of PMO, ITV  Zaheer Ahmad MBE, Head of Strategic Delivery - Diversity & Inclusiveness, EY Gabriela Matias, People Partner, GoCardless Jeremy Crook, OBE, Founder & Chief Executive, Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) Moderated by: Mark Chaffey, Co-Founder and COO, hackajob Full panel to be announced shortly  We want to hear from you. As a representative of the industry and your organisation, we encourage your participation as we discuss important trends and challenges in the industry, including:  Snapshot of London’s progress of underrepresented groups in the tech sector How organisations can hold themselves accountable and develop initiatives that cultivate inclusion  Practicalities around access to and retention of diverse talent Social mobility and education’s influence in the sector  The importance of data in materialising positive change If you are an industry leader in tech or HR responsible for driving change and/or cultivating diverse teams, don’t miss your opportunity to make a difference by joining us for what promises to be an interactive and eye opening event. As part of the Mayor's Strategy for Social Integration, WIN is helping to improve pathways for underrepresented groups in the workplace. The programme is currently supporting young black men aged 16 to 24 years into living wage employment in the Technology sector.  Be sure to stick around for networking, food and drinks following the panel session! Find out more about the Workforce Integration Network here. Please find details about accessibility of this venue here. If you have any questions related to access please get in touch with Fatima.

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