Wonder Women Tech Interactive hosted by Expedia: Explore the worlds of Artificial Intelligence, AV/VR, product and app demos, mobility and travel, IoT, the intersection of arts+tech and much more! We’ll have a full day of speakers, keynotes, presentations, panels and fireside chats. Engage our partners and check out their stalls during our “Interactive Discovery” Sessions, and enjoy special art+tech performances during our networking Happy Hour post event! Various activities and events to include: Innovations in Technology Workshops Innovation Camps Art and Technology Interactive Zone Wearable tech
WeAreTechWomen has partnered with Wonder Women Tech (WWT) for its London conference. WeAreTheCity readers recieve a 20% discount on tickets with the promo code: WATC WWT produces year-round programming and national and international conferences that highlight, educate, and celebrate women and diversity in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), innovation and entrepreneurialism. The two-day conference will include a range of speakers who are passionate about closing the gender gap, helping companies hire a diverse workforce, exposing women, girls and the underrepresented to STEAM careers. Agenda: Wonder Women Tech London Conference hosted by Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice 102 Petty France, Westminster, London SW1H 9AJ Discover your next career position and/or mentor at our Speed Recruiting and Speed Mentoring Sessions. Hear from the Who’s Who of London/UK Tech and discover how #LondonisOpen, and what we’re doing for women in tech, and to diversify our workforce in STEAM industries. After the conference, we’ll mix and mingle at the Buckingham Arms Pub and network with other industry pioneers and #changemakers in tech.
The Cass MBA is a world-class business education degree and is designed to progress you into senior leadership roles by providing you with the skills and knowledge to take on any business challenge. Located in the City of London within the financial district and next to Tech City, London’s thriving start-up hub, Cass is perfectly placed to provide you with networking opportunities and a rewarding educational experience like no other. Join us at a renowned location in the heart of London for our MBA in a Day, you will gain a real insight into the Cass MBA learning experience and also find out more about our one year Full-time and two year Executive programmes. During the evening you will have the opportunity to talk to staff and alumni to find out more about the experiences you will encounter and the benefits to your career progression. Our MBA is an opportunity for you to invest in yourself, your career and your future. Achieve substantial growth in your career and progression into leadership roles Develop new skills and knowledge to meet organisational challenges Obtain a talented and international business network you can utilise
WeAreTheCity has teamed up with Cosmopolitan to offer our readers a 20 per cent discount on tickets to the Cosmopolitan Self Made Summit. Using the promotional code WATC_SelfMade will give you 20 per cent off tickets until midnight on Friday 7 April. Whether you’ve got a million-pound business idea, are itching to switch careers or simply want some inspiration from the best minds in business, technology, beauty and celebrity, then join us at Cosmopolitan’s first ever Self Made Careers Summit in association with Very.co.uk on Saturday 22 April. Featuring Farrah Storr, editor, Cosmopolitan Magazine Rosie Fortescue, fashion blogger & jewellery designer Hugo Taylor, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Taylor Morris Eyewear Fleur De Force, fashion & beauty YouTuber Laura Jackson & Alice Levine, broadcasters, authors & cooks Rob & Paul Forkan, founders, Gandys & Orphans for Orphans Stina Sanders & Valerie Stark, founders, Huggle Jen Ronan, head of small business EMEA, Instagram Alice Liveing, fitness guru & blogger, Clean Eating Alice Louise Pentland, fashion & beauty vlogger Lisa Hilton, author & historian Charlotte Knight, founder & creative director, Ciaté Jess Schuring, founder, Heartcore Vanessa Sanyauke, founder & CEO, Girls Talk London Lana Hopkins, CEO & founder, Mon Purse Jean Queen Donna Ida Thornton, founder, DONNA IDA DENIM Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing, Legal & General Investment Management & founder, 30% Club Anna Jones, co-founder, AllBright Stella Creasy MP Marcia Kilgore, advisor-at-large, FitFlop, Beauty Pie & Soaper Duper Alexia Inge, CEO, Cult Beauty Kristina Karlsson, founder, kikki.K Sophie and Hannh Pycroft – Founders of Spectrum Collections The full line up will be revealed soon so watch this space! Cosmopolitan will bring you a packed day of celebrity talks; speed networking sessions and interactive workshops all dedicated to empowering you to achieve your #careergoals. You’ll be able select the sessions and speakers most relevant to you, tailoring your day to get the most out of our top speaker line-up*. There’ll also be styling advice from Very & Cosmopolitan’s Fashion team, delicious food, a drinks reception, FREE goodie bags, personalised card holders from Mon Purse and much more. Highlights of the day include: Make me famous: the power of social media to launch a million pound brand. Hear from social media superstars such as Louise Pentland and Clean Eating Alice who’ve used their online profile to launch a successful business venture. Flourish after failure. Let’s be honest we’ve all f**ked up at some point. Hear those who’ve bounced back (and then some) tell us to how build resilience and stay positive in the face of career catastrophes. Career flips: how to successfully upcycle your job. Changing industries can be daunting; our panel will share personal experiences of their successful switches to help you take the plunge. Whether it’s going for that top job – or changing industries all together. The funding formula – great advice from people who really know. Coming up with a million-pound business idea is the easy bit, but securing the all-important funding to turn the idea into reality is trickier. Get the inside track from our experts. Speed networking workshop. The summit will end with two hours of cocktails and power-talking with everyone you’ve met and heard from that day. But first – learn how it’s done from those who network for a living. *Sessions and speakers may subject to change PLUS – The Pitch Palace. Got a great idea already? Sign up to our pitch palace for the opportunity to showcase your business idea to our panel of expert judges for the chance to WIN a six-month office space at Second Home in central London and be kitted out with the perfect work wardrobe from Very to match. What more could you need to kick-start your dream enterprise?
Can we afford to allow ourselves not to be who we really are at work? Should we ‘play the game’ and act like we think an actor would in the role we’ve been given? Should we conform to what’s expected? Or should we connect with our unique strength and genius and come alive with ideas, emotional engagement and enjoy the unique difference and strength of each other? Start your journey to unleashing your true life potential at our workshop ‘Genius, Power, Dreams’, it aims to give you an opportunity to explore your natural and unique strength, explore the power and impact you can have, and take some time to consider your life’s dream. Imagine getting to do what you love every day. Imagine being surrounded by people who were genuinely passionate about what they do. Imagine having others recognise and nurture your unique talent. Imagine being encouraged to realise your potential and unleash your inner genius, power and dreams…every day. Now imagine that this was your place of work. How many of us live this dream? Agenda 6.00 Registration & Pre-networking 6.30 Welcome and Speed Networking with Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director, WeAreTheCity 6.40 Keynote session: Genius, Power, Dreams with Andy Woodfield, Partner, PWC 7.40 Q+A 7.50 Networking and canapes 9.00 Event close Genius, Power, Dreams is an approach created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP that connects a wide range of deep research and thinking and makes it accessible to individuals, teams and organisations in a practical way that can have a profound impact on our ways of working, personal happiness and business performance. About our speaker Andy Woodfield, Partner, PwC Andy started his career straight from school working as an Engineering Design Apprentice. After completing an HND in Computing, Andy spent the next few years working in IT consultancy, project management and IT management. In 1998 he joined Price Waterhouse in London as a Cyber Security Consultant focused on Ethical Hacking. Andy was admitted into the PwC Partnership on the 1st of July 2006. Andy is now the Lead Partner for the International Aid Development Consulting practice at PwC in the United Kingdom. Working primarily with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), they use the Global network of PwC member firms and associated subject matter experts to improve the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable in the world and to promote sustainable economic development and prosperity. As well as his market facing International Development role, Andy is also part of the People Consulting competency responsible for the development and delivery of Leadership, Culture, Talent and Inclusion programmes within PwC and with Clients, with a focus on helping individuals, teams and organisations to be the best that they can be, unlocking their full market and individual human potential. Andy has developed a number of ground breaking human development programmes including ‘Building Strength in Leaders’, this programme leverages both positive and cognitive psychology to help leadership teams build strength in preparation for and following traumatic business change. At the heart of the programme is a workshop that Andy developed a few years ago for the PwC Global Talent programme, this workshop ‘Genius. Power. Dreams’ aims to help individuals and teams understand and respect their unique strengths and talents, understand how to use them more often, and finally to consider their legacy of life. Andy is the sponsoring Partner for the firms inclusive business network, GLEE@PwC. This is an inclusive business network for gays, lesbians and everyone else, it’s open to everyone including clients and those in our extended networks and you don’t have to be gay or lesbian to join it, you just need to be passionate about valuing and exploring difference as something we all have in common. He is a regular public speaker, usually focusing on the Strengths based development and Diversity and Inclusion. He has completed two TED Talks and has recently spoken on Gender Equality at the United Nations HQ in New York. Andy is a Trustee for the charities: Diversity Role Models, Action Breaks Silence and Opening Doors London. He is a judge for the National Diversity Awards, the Inclusive Business Awards, the We Are The City Rising Stars and the head judge for the Australian LGBTI Awards.