WeAreTech: Women Conference 2016 | 60 seconds with our speakers

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WeAreTechnology, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity, hosted its first full-day WeAreTech: Women conference for female technologists.

Over 200 women in technology descended on Barclays, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf on 23 November to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks.

Throughout the day, attendees heard about the latest in digital, mobile and apps; big data; and cyber security. Attendees were also invited to put their questions to speakers via the sli.do app or in person, during a number of Q&A sessions. Topics ranged from career advice, how to get more women into tech and STEM, why should we dumb tech down, how to generate the right balance and closing the skills gap.

Below you can find a selection of videos from some of our amazing speakers on the day:

Kate Russell, BBC Click, Journalist, Tech Report and Author

WeAreTech: Women – Interview with Kate Russell from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Michael Keegan, Chairman, UK & Ireland Region, Fujitsu

WeAreTech:Women – With Michael Keegan, Fujitsu from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Agata Cooper, Senior Manager, Digital/Mobile Strategy at Accenture

Wearetech: Women – With Agata Cooper from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Anne-Marie Imafidon, Founder of STEMettes

WeAreTech:Women with Anne-Marie Amafidon, Founder of STEMettes from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Jacqueline de Rojas, Executive Vice President (Europe) at Sage and President of techUK

WeAreTech:Women with Jacqueline de Rojas from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Dr Sue Black OBE, Author of Saving Bletchley Park and Government Digital Services Advisor

WeAreTech:Women with Dr Sue Black OBE from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

Christina Scott, CTO, News UK

WeAreTech:Women with Christina Scott from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

 Naheed Afzal, Co-Founder, Contracts IT Recruitment Consulting

WeAreTech:Women – With Naheed Afzal, Contracts IT from WeAreTheCity on Vimeo.

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