It’s been a very busy but fruitful few weeks here at #YouEqualTech. We’ve been working alongside some incredible organisations who make tech more accessible and open with their initiatives.
We’re delighted to announce our latest partnerships and can’t wait to work more closely with the following organisations to shape a more inclusive tech industry. We’ll be bringing you plenty of opportunities to find out more and get involved with the wonderful work they do:
#YouEqualTech is thrilled to support the Tech She Can movement. You Equal Tech exists to shine a light on the crucial need for diverse and inclusive workplaces, particularly in tech. We strongly believe in inspiring young people to explore STEM subjects and consider a career in tech by giving a platform to role models, you can’t be what you can’t see after all and through supporting incredible initiatives like Tech She Can!
#YouEqualTech has partnered with Le Wagon - a full-stack bootcamp based out of 35 cities in 20 countries. They teach code to creative entrepreneurs over 9 or 24 weeks and have been ranked the #1 coding bootcamp worldwide. Providing the skills to land a job as a dev, product manager, or launch a startup, both full time and part time.
#YouEqualTech is supporting the Women in Business Expo, which is a unique launch event: a clarion call to all women looking for new opportunities in business and work. The event is aimed at women looking for inspiration, business service and guidance. Whether you’ve got a brand new business idea, are considering a franchise business, looking to retrain, have an existing business or looking to make a career change Women in Business Expo will inspire you!
A refreshing environment where women can learn, network and share insights and experiences plus meet service providers and companies to support their next career or business choice.
Venue: Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre, Hampshire.
Dates: 16-17 October 2019
#YETNorth is proud to partner with Code and Stuff, a coding and networking community for women and non-binary developers and code newbies in Manchester with weekly events.
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#YETNorth is delighted to be supporting Reframe - Women in Tech. This Autumn in Manchester, join a community of like-minded technology experts and future tech talent to reframe the narrative around women in technology through positive action. Hear positive journeys from leaders in the field, celebrate successes and access practical tools and advice from North West expert speakers and contributors in a day of learning and collaboration designed to empower women in technology to develop, succeed and inspire others.
All very exciting and we’re really looking forward to sharing our mission for diversity and inclusion in Tech across the UK. You’ll be hearing a lot more about our partners via our social media channels, so keep any eye on these to find out how you can get involved!
A brilliant article from Jamie sharing her personal insights as well as the uplifting benefits of neurodiversity shared by Rachel Morgan-Trimmer in her D&I workshopread More ❯
Mental health at the crossroads - a pulse survey June 2020. The report also found that 36% believe that mental health has deteriorated as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Find out what else is affecting the mental wellbeing of the UK tech industry.read More ❯
The Open Playbook is an open-source tool covering the entire pipeline, from creating inclusive cultures, recruiting great diverse talent, growing and retaining great teams and how to make the most of returner and retraining programmes.read More ❯