Paving the way for diversity and inclusion in the ICT industry
The inaugural Global Women in Telco & Tech Summit and Awards will bring together carrier, mobile, wireless, content, cloud, data centre, edge, software, hardware and other industries on Wednesday 25 September, for a day of thought-leadership and discussions, followed by an evening celebrating achievements made by individuals and companies in closing the gender diversity gap.
The Summit, held from 9am – 5pm, will cover everything from successful recruitment and top-down initiatives, mentorship programmes, training and development, to building a career in telecoms and technology. Join leadership teams, heads, managers, executives, new graduates, university students and more for these must-attend discussions.
The Awards, held from 6pm – 10pm, will celebrate and reward role models, rising stars, recruitment programmes, marketing campaigns, STEM initiatives, agents of change, company of the year and more!
“I applaud Global Women in Telco & Tech Summit & Awards – this newly created platform enables new perspective, paves the way for trust, empathy and authenticity and will fuel the need for diversity and inclusion in the ICT industry.”
Marisa Trisolino, CEO, CMC NETWORKS
“By granting these brand new awards, the Global Telecom industry empowers women and brings up light to the women parity gap, a major societal challenge. I trust the individuals and organisations receiving these awards will feel both recognised for their pioneering efforts and empowered to spread the word and raise awareness on this matter within industry.”
Katia Gonzalez, Head of Fraud Prevention, BICS
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Watch the Empowering Women in Telco panel discussion at Capacity Europe 2018
Hear views from senior executives of WiTT, TalkTalk Business, Facebook, Telstra, WTF and Zayo Group, as they discuss recruitment and educational initiatives to encourage greater diversity in the telco community.
Watch the panel
How can you participate?
This dedicated Summit will offer a series a case studies, fireside chats, panel discussions, and group roundtables led by role models across various sectors of the telecoms and tech industry. The Summit will share success stories, address ongoing challenges, and encourage wider adoption of effective initiatives. It will also offer free places to female University students interested in pursuing a career in telecoms and tech. To speak in the Summit, or to apply for your free University student pass, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summit agenda coming soon.
Uniting men and women across all telecoms and tech industries, the Awards will celebrate and recognise achievements made by individuals and companies in closing the gender diversity gap. Awards up for grabs include Recruitment Programme of the Year, Agent of Change, Rising Star, Woman of the Year, Company of the Year, Best STEM Initiative, Marketing Campaign of the Year and more! The Awards will also offer networking opportunities through a pre-Awards drinks reception and three course dinner. For more information on the Awards and how you can enter, please email email@example.com.
Awards nominations and entries coming soon.
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