Black Tech Experience - Navigating the Tech Diversity Gap
Wednesday 4th October
In an environment where you are “the only one”, it is easy to feel alone. The Black Tech Experience – Navigating the Tech Diversity Gap will bring together Black tech professionals from various organisations and provide a forum where Black professionals will be able to explore tried and tested ways to advance their careers, stay on top of their game and create impact across the sector. With insightful panel sessions and keynote talks, attendees will leave this event equipped with knowledge and recommendations on how to successfully navigate the tech industry.
Who is this for?
We invite all Black professionals working in the tech industry who would like to develop, be inspired, and have real, honest and open discussions in an environment that supports learning and growth.
Dr Anne Marie Imafidon
Keynote speaker, presenter, and co-founder of the award-winning social enterprise, Stemettes
Founder of 3 Colours Rule & GTA Black Women In Tech
CEO/Founder & Consultant
Award-Winning Premium Gaming & Entertainment Company; NNESAGA
CEO and Co-Founder, Impact X Capital Partners
Eric Collins is a serial entrepreneur, investor, technology executive and host of Channel 4 business show, The Money Maker, which is based on the highly successful US show The Profit on CNBC.Eric has spent much of his career building the value of digital companies through innovative strategies at public and private companies including AOL, TimeWarner, Tegic/Nuance Communications, MobilePosse, SwiftKey/Microsoft and most recently, Touch Surgery, where he was COO. He sits on the boards of companies in San Francisco and London, including Tech Nation.In 2011, President Obama appointed him to the Small Business Administration’s Council on Underserved Communities.Eric has been featured in Bloomberg, CNN, Dow Jones, The Times, The Guardian, BBC Radio, ITV News, Sky News, and several other media outlets and podcasts.
Multi-award-winning author and founder of Storia
Multi-award-winning author and founder of Storiaa guided journaling app designed to help people organise their thoughts and unleash their inner voice. She has published five books, including her critically acclaimed bestseller Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, which is credited with establishing a new category in the publishing market for literature catered for black women. Elizabeth was awarded Ad Age’s 2021 Leading Women in Europe, a Marie Claire Future Shaper and the Groucho Maverick Award for being a ‘culturally progressive innovator’.