Women in Tech – Open Sessions

Following on from our initial open sessions highlighting and discussing issues that may be of specific interest to Women in Tech, we are delighted to announce a further 2 meetings in our series:

Wednesday 2nd March 1-2pm – Personal development
Topics will include:

  • Membership of a professional body, professional registration and how to upgrade
  • Confidence building
  • Keeping your CV up-to-date
  • CPD and participating in professional activities

Toju DukeWe are delighted to report that Toju Duke will be joining us to talk about Confidence Building. Toju is a Responsible AI Program Manager at Google, with over 15 years experience spanning across Advertising, Retail, Not-For Profits and Tech. She designs Responsible AI programs focused on the development and implementation of Responsible AI frameworks amongst Google’s product areas, with a focus on Large Language Models, Natural Language Processing, and Generative Language Models. Toju is also the Ambassador for Women in AI UK and the founder of VIBE – a women’s community focused on personal and professional development using the underlying principles of emotional intelligence.

To join the group and/or attend this session please email office@istonline.org.uk

Wednesday 4th May 1-2pm – Career breaks and their management
Topics will include:

  • Career breaks from an HR perspective
  • How to maintain professional body membership and professional registration during career breaks
  • Transferable skills
  • Mechanisms used to encourage ongoing networking, upskilling, remaining in contact with the work arena

To join the group and/or attend this session please email office@istonline.org.uk

The Women in Tech Group aim to advance the knowledge and interests of women in tech, support and empower females and help them to overcome barriers to, or within, technical/analytical careers. We would like to build a thriving network that meets on a regular basis.

We would welcome suggestions for further events and/or topics of interest – please email ideas to office@istonline.org.uk

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