The Financial Times, in partnership with Huawei, was delighted to host this webinar for women in tech and leaders committed to driving transformation and improving the breadth and depth of workforce expertise. The discussion considered what it takes to diversify and educate tech professionals, with a focus on how to empower women in the industry, as well as the value and importance of inclusion in the digital era.
KEY TALKING POINTS
The gender gap in technology is of great concern in education and in business, and the pandemic as accentuated the need to close the divide.
Improvements in industry-academia engagement and knowledge-sharing will help promote inclusivity and diversity and overcome the skills shortage.
Role models and mentors are seen as crucial for attracting and retaining female talent.
World-class business leaders and speakers
Sue Black OBE
Professor in Computer Science
Chief Technology Officer
Direct Line Group
Director for ICT Academy Programme, Western Europe
Technology News Editor,
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