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TechGirl Panel

 

TechGirl Community

Empowering Future Female Leaders

 

TechGirl is your gateway to success in the ever-evolving tech landscape, tailored specifically for ambitious young women aged 16 and above who are currently in education.

What is TechGirl?

Our community brings together aspiring tech enthusiasts with accomplished female leaders from renowned tech companies. These leaders serve as mentors, offering invaluable guidance and support to our community. Through TechGirl, you'll have access to a range of opportunities, including immersive work experiences, one-on-one mentorships, and insightful masterclasses led by industry professionals. Our platform is here to empower and equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to thrive.

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Why join the TechGirl community

TechGirl provides a vibrant space for young women with a passion for technology to connect, learn, and excel. By joining our community, you'll become part of a supportive network of ambitious peers and accomplished mentors, all dedicated to empowering your journey to success in the tech industry. Unlock exclusive opportunities to participate in immersive masterclasses led by industry experts, gain invaluable insights through mentorship programs, and engage in enriching workshops and roundtable discussions.

What our community says

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Absolutely delighted to have been a mentor in this fantastic initiative! It was my pleasure to contribute to such a meaningful cause. Kudos to the entire team for fostering a future generation of talented young women in tech!

Elizabeth Akorita - Group Deputy Director, Digital at Department for Science, Innovation & Technology & TechGirl Mentor

Rose Gowen

Connecting with like-minded students and delving into insightful discussions about the future of technology with some of the top female leaders in this field was truly invaluable. I am so grateful to HotTopics for organising this incredible opportunity.


Rose Gowen - TechGirl Competition Winner

Jyotsna Chandrani (1)

Proud to be part of this amazing platform created by HotTopics to make technology a diverse career choice and amplifying the power of our individual networks collectively to make a difference.

Jyotsna Chandrani - Global Head of Change Risk Assessment at HSBC & TechGirl Mentor

Neha Adapala

It was so inspiring to see a room full of powerful women in the technology space and it definitely made me excited to see what I and the other winners of this award are able to do with the fantastic ideas.

Neha Adapala - TechGirl Competition Winner

Jess Evans (1)

I LOVE being able to give back to those who are seeking mentorship. I am honoured to be a mentor for HotTopics and help future/current female technology professionals in their TechGIRL program.

Jess Evans - Senior Innovation Advisor at Quantum Thinking & TechGirl Mentor

Shiloh Amah

I have been connected to so many amazing people - from established and successful people in the field of technology to like-minded peers whom I can discuss ideas with and build connections with. 


Shiloh Amah - TechGirl Competition Winner

I am proud to be part of TechGirl, an initiative that empowers and encourages young women in tech – values that resonate deeply with me.

Precious Boateng - TechGirl Competition Winner

Donia Kaloussi

HotTopics brilliant initiative, TechGirl, is a community of inspirational female technology leaders coming together to help support and nurture girls entering or considering entering the technology sector.

Donia Kaloussi - Enterprise Account Director - Talent Solutions at LinkedIn

Georgina Lonergan

It's been an invaluable experience to connect with such brilliant minds. Thank you to HotTopics, Peter Stojanovic, and the rest of the team for organizing this event. I'm already looking forward to the next one!

Georgina Lonergan - TechGirl Competition Winner

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Meet Our Inspiring Mentors

Get ready to be mentored by industry leaders who are paving the way for the future of tech.

Become a TechGirl Mentor

Charlotte Baldwin

Charlotte Baldwin

CIO, Costa Coffee

Elizabeth Akorita

Elizabeth Akorita

Deputy Director, Digital Delivery, Government of the United Kingdom

Deborah Haworth

Deborah Haworth

CISO, Penguin Random House

Sara Mubasshir

Sara Mubasshir

Head of Business Analysis & Change, London Business School

Belinda Finch

Belinda Finch

CIO, Three

Tanya Hannah

Tanya Hannah

CIO, AON UK LIMITED

Christina Scott

Christina Scott

CTO & CPO, OVO Energy

Anna Barsby

Anna Barsby

Chief Product & Technology Officer, 888 Holdings

Alison Davis

Alison Davis

CIO, GE Healthcare

Georgina Owens

Georgina Owens

CTO, William Hill International

Jacqui Lipinksi

Jacqui Lipinksi

CIO, Royal College of Art

Joanna Drake

Joanna Drake

CIO, THG

Jyotsna Chandrani

Jyotsna Chandrani

Director, Operational and Resilience Risk Tooling, HSBC

Claire Deuchar

Claire Deuchar

CIO , RNLI

Joanna Pamphilis

Joanna Pamphilis

CDIO, UniCredit

Jess Evans

Jess Evans

Former CIO, Vanderbilt University

Laura Kendrick

Laura Kendrick

CIO, IPG Mediabrands

Laura Gilbert

Laura Gilbert

Director of Data Science, 10 Downing Street

Randi Levin

Randi Levin

White House Advisor, The White House

Samantha Wilson

Samantha Wilson

CIO, Digital - Retail

Lauren Wilson

Lauren Wilson

Cybersecurity Leader, EDF Energy

Bridgid Nzekwu

Bridgid Nzekwu

Moderator, Presenter, Executive Coach,

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TechGirl Exclusives: Upcoming Events & Masterclasses

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology and digital investments, the imperative for continuous learning and strategic networking has never been more pronounced. Recognising this, our TechGirl initiative proudly stands at the forefront, offering an array of masterclasses that are meticulously designed to empower future female leaders in technology. These sessions not only delve into the latest technology trends and professional systems but also provide invaluable insights into personal branding and much more. Facilitated by distinguished experts and thought leaders from the tech industry, our masterclasses are cultivated to not just educate but to connect our community.

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Dive into our TechGirl resources, from our in-depth Masterclasses to exclusive interviews with industry leaders.

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TechGirl Winners

TechGirl Competition

Do You Have What It Takes?

TechGirl's competition is your chance to shine! Join us in highlighting the brightest talents in our community and seize the opportunity to meet our mentors. We host an official award ceremony in both the UK and USA so you'll have the chance to meet your mentor face to face. 

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TechGirl is your gateway to success in the ever-evolving tech landscape, tailored specifically for ambitious young women aged 16 and above who are currently in education.

TechGirl Partnerships

TechGirl Mentor

Become a TechGirl Mentor and empower the next generation of female leaders in technology. Share your expertise, offer guidance, and inspire young women to pursue fulfilling careers in tech. Apply here to join our mentorship program and make a meaningful impact today. Apply to be a TechGirl Mentor

 

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TechGirl Community Partners

TechGirl Community Partners play a critical role in the bi-annual mentoring and competition for girls entering the technology industry. These organisations provide crucial support through work experience, coaching, mentoring, and access to relevant events, empowering young girls to thrive in the dynamic tech sector by offering valuable career opportunities and guidance.

Apply to be a TechGirl Community Partner

TechGirl Education Champions

TechGirl Education Partners are educational institutions committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and to giving young women the best possible opportunity to embark on a career in technology.

As TechGirl Education Partners, these schools and colleges encourage pupils to participate in the TechGirl programme, co-host events and programmes in partnership with HotTopics, and focus on fostering diverse, inclusive learning environments that show students how technology is a viable and realistic career. Apply to be a TechGirl Education Partner today.

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