2-3 October 2024

ExCel London

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Wednesday 18 October

10:00

10:00 - 10:45   |   Keynote Theatre

Fireside Chat with Karren Brady: Unleashing Your Career Potential

Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE


Vice Chairwoman,
West Ham FC

11:00

11:00 - 11:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Why Marketing isn’t Enough

Karene Lambert-Gorwyn


Creating Heart Centred Millionaires

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

Tailored Financial Priorities for Female Business Owners

Samantha Kaye


Chartered Adviser & Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. Her Wealth,
Wellesley

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Innovation: Discover the Known & Unknown

Varsha Kahl


Business Innovation and Co-Creation Team Lead,
Vodafone

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Diary of a...Woman in Tech

Sarah Persov


Engineering Team Lead,
Dojo

11:40

11:40 - 12:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Equality Does NOT Equal Fair: Let’s talk about Equity

Busi Sizani


Head of Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,
Deliveroo

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

The Art of Emotional Intelligence: Driving successful business results

Lorna Watson


Education Services Director,
Dell Technologies

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Why We Chose Tech and Will We Choose to Stay?

Carolyn Letts


Executive Product Manager,
BBC

Rafaela Osawe


Software Engineering Graduate,
BBC

Toni Adeniji


Senior Data Analyst,
BBC

Vivi Campbell


Head of Delivery,
BBC

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Unlocking Hidden Talent – How to tip the gender scales in STEM

Victoria Odubore


IT Customer Services Director,
Experis

Kate Ross


Global Program Manager, Education & Skills, IBM

Rahul Kumar


Brand Leader & Director of IT Services,
Experis

Georgina Huntley


Talent Director, ManpowerGroup UK

12:20

12:20 - 12:50   |   Keynote Theatre

Overcome Ordinary Obstacles to Build an Extraordinary Life

Nesha Pai


Founder,
Pai CPA

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in Business Theatre

What Is IP And Why Is It Important To Your Business?

Kelly Clark


Business Engagement Officer,
Intellectual Property Office

Natalie Salkeld


Business Engagement Officer,
Intellectual Property Office

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Returning to STEM

Claire Goodall


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead,
STEM Returners

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in Tech Theatre

From the Catwalk to the Boardroom: Why WX (Women’s Experience) matters

Samantha Williams


Managing Director, Client Solutions,
Webhelp

13:00

13:00 - 13:30   |   Keynote Theatre

“Enthusiasm is Common. Endurance is Rare”: Learning how your business can bend and not break

Angelene Woodland


Chief Customer Officer,
British Business Bank

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Women - Making a Difference in the Moments that Matter

Lisa Bentley-Smith


Director, International Sales Operations,
Motorola Solutions UK

Fergus Mayne


UKI Country Manager and Head of Sales,
Motorola Solutions UK

Sarah Roberts


Senior Director, Programmes & Core Operations,
Motorola Solutions UK

Emma McDermott


Ireland Sales Director,
Motorola Solutions UK

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

The Business School Impact

Aarti Gurnani


Chief Executive Officer, PredictImmune,
London Business School

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Breaking Down the Barriers to Women in Technology

Michelle Hainsworth


Managing Director,
AMS Talent Lab

13:40

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

Marketing Masterclass

Anna Goodwin


Creating Heart Centred Millionaires

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

From Facts to Fiction: Using language and communications to promote gender equity

Rebecca Warren


Group Business Development Chief of Staff,
MBDA

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

5 Lessons From My Career Journey in Tech and Leadership

Milena Nikolic


Chief Technology Officer,
Trainline

13:40 - 14:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Cracking the Networking Code: Keys to Your Success

Lucile Kamar


Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ITN

14:20

14:20 - 14:50   |   Keynote Theatre

Beyond Gender: Unleashing the Power of Inclusion

Perrine Farque


Author & Founder,
Inspired Human

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in Business Theatre

The Dirty Truth about the 'C' Word: Exposing the Con in Confidence

Gitanjali Trevorrow-Seymour


Founder and Chief Possiblist,
High Definition You

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in Tech Theatre

AI and Data Science are Driving Solutions to Create a Low Carbon Future: Learn how to leverage your skills and join the green tech revolution

Jane Needham


Data & Analytics Practice Manager,
Novuna

Camille Jean-Baptiste


IT Project Manager,
Novuna

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Getting Men Beyond the ‘Menemies’ Mindset that Holds us all Back

Lori Meakin


Founder & CEO,
The Others and Me

15:00

15:00 - 15:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Using LinkedIn to Increase Your Leads

Zoe Cairns


International Social Media Speaker, Trainer and Consultant

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

D*ck-less Success

Tessa Hebditch


Founder,
Chickp

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Results Are In - The Most Effective Ways to Close the Gender Gap in STEM!

Claudia Pellegrino


Women in Tech Network and Lead and Agile Principal Consultant,
PA Consulting

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Becoming a Women in Tech: Upskilling and Retraining

Indhu Gosal


Head of Service Transition,
IAG Tech

15:40

15:40 - 16:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Navigating Neurodiversity by UI Testing on Neurodiverse People

Shazia Hussain


BBC Apprentice – 2023 and Senior Specialist Recruiter (Technology)

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

How to Hack AI for Your Personal Brand - Let it do the work for you

Sonya Barlow


Founder,
Like Minded Females

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Self-Acceptance Revolution: Unlocking Your Power from Within

Hannah Holt


Confidence Coach,
Hannah Holt

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

How to Boost Your Leadership Skills and Your Business in 12 Weeks

Professor Ainurul Rosli


Help to Grow: Management Programme Director, Brunel Business School,
Help to Grow: Management Course

Mary Gilbey


Director, Anglia Translations Ltd

Batool Zaidi


Founder and Director, BeReal Wear

16:15

16:15 - 16:45   |   Keynote Theatre

Bridge the Gap Between Aspiration and Achievement

Deborah B. Williams


Founder & CEO, The Women's Association

16:20

16:20 - 16:50   |   Women in Business Theatre

Top 10 Things You Need to Know in Business That Nobody Has Ever Told You

Natalie H. Kelly


Chief Risk Officer,
Visa

16:20 - 16:50   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Breaking the Norm of Traditional Tech Consultancies

Rajesh Rajmangal


CEO,
Pace Integration

Lily Spokes


GTM Executive,
Pace Integration

16:20 - 16:50   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Shaping the Future of Digital Identity

Natalie Jones


Director of Digital Identity,
Government Digital Service

16:50

16:50 - 17:30   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Looking into the Future Tech Workforce

Lauren Windebank


Co-Founder,
TRIBE

Jo McLintock


VP of Brand and Marketing,
Trainline

Beckie Taylor


Founder,
Reframe

Tracey Holland


Chief of Staff ,
Accenture

Gloriose Hitimana


Senior Data Engineer,
Government Digital Service

17:00

17:00 - 17:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

In Breach of The Boys Club: Women in Music Industry Tech

Susan French


Director,
Crew Gal

17:00 - 17:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

How to Take Action to Create the Career That You Want (Without Setting Your Life on Fire!)

Camilla Rogers


Founder,
fifty50 Coaching

17:00 - 17:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

How to Navigate Yourself to the Other Side of Fear

Claire-Louise Adams


Chief Learning Officer/ Podcast Host

Thursday 19 October

10:00

10:00 - 10:45   |   Keynote Theatre

Keynote with Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett


Entrepreneur, Speaker, Investor, bestselling author and the host of UK's No.1 podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO'

11:00

11:00 - 11:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Family, Freedom, Fortune: The E-Commerce Advantage

Lewis Smith


Founder,
Dropship Unlocked

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

Make Your Money Work For You

Claire Trott


Divisional Director - Retirement and Holistic Planning. St. James’s Place ,
St. James’s Place

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Converting a Triple Minority Complex to A Trifecta Success Model: How to leverage intersectionalities for STEM career and business success

Ifeoma Noelin Okolie


Product Safety Manager and EDI Network Development Lead,
Thales UK

11:00 - 11:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

How We Upskilled into Tech and Why it’s Never Too Late to Retrain

Sam Birkinshaw


Change Delivery Senior Manager,
Capital One

Sophie Hogarth


Principal Software Development Engineer,
Capital One

Dora Chatzinaki


Software Engineering Manager,
Capital One

Lara-Michelle Noack


Cloud Infrastructure Engineer,
Capital One

11:40

11:40 - 12:10   |   Keynote Theatre

Get More Clients Now!

Anna Goodwin


Creating Heart Centred Millionaires

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Why We Chose Tech and Will We Choose to Stay?

Dr Emma Young


R&D Development Producer ,
BBC

Paris Taplin


Product Manager,
BBC

Krishna Vora-Lees


Executive Product Manager,
BBC

Divya Isaiah


Head of Experimentation,
BBC

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

Sustainability: Progress Over Perfection - How the smallest changes can have the biggest impact

Ilana Lassman


Head of Social Impact and Corporate Sponsorships, UK&I,
Dell Technologies

Polly Buckland


Founder,
The Typeface Group

Faye Whitley


Co-founder ,
Beevive

Nancy Hyne


Founder,
True Horizon

Emma Littlewood


Co-founder and Strategy Director,
Green Element Group

11:40 - 12:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Diary of a...Woman in Tech

Sarah Persov


Engineering Team Lead,
Dojo

12:20

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in Business Theatre

Plot Twist: How Disrupting Your Own Career Path Can Lead to Success

Dr Hannah MacKechnie


CEO and Co-Founder,
Radfield Home Care

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in STEM Theatre

STEM Throughout the Generations

Jo Gilfoy


Global Head of Commercial, Planning & Engagement,
Vodafone Business

12:20 - 12:50   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Navigating Imposter Syndrome: From Self-Doubt to Empowerment

Gina Wiley


Engineering Manager,
Deliveroo

13:00

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

What Is IP And Why Is It Important To Your Business?

Kelly Clark


Business Engagement Officer,
Intellectual Property Office

Natalie Salkeld


Business Engagement Officer,
Intellectual Property Office

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

How to Make Yourself Recruitable in Tech

Nic Jen


Talent Partner,
Not On The High Street

13:00 - 13:30   |   Keynote Theatre

How to Become the Role Model You Wish You’d Had

Emily Hall-Strutt


Director, Next Tech Girls

13:00 - 13:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Transformations and AI in Large Organisations

Shweta Gupta


Vice President, Strategic Transformations,
Deutsche Bank

13:40

13:40 - 14:20   |   Keynote Theatre

Learning, Embracing and Prioritising Your Vital Fuels

Zoe Gill


Vice President Consulting Services,
CGI

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

Why Online Marketing is a Waste of Time for Most Practitioners

Karene Lambert-Gorwyn


Creating Heart Centred Millionaires

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Crafting Your Own Path: Navigating the Toolset of Leadership to Advocacy and Mentorship for Maximum Impact

Selenga G. Akiner


EMEA Regional Partner Manager,
Dell Technologies

13:40 - 14:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

Ditch CVs to Drive Diversity and Attract the Top Talent

Chris Peel


CEO,
Hatch

14:20

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in Business Theatre

Tailored Financial Priorities for Female Business Owners

Samantha Kaye


Chartered Adviser & Fellow of the Personal Finance Society. Her Wealth,
Wellesley

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Revolutionising Digital Payments in the Modern World

Mehret Habteab


Senior Vice President of Europe Products and Solutions,
Visa

14:20 - 14:50   |   Keynote Theatre

Maintaining the Female Talent Pipeline

Gifty Enright


Author, Speaker, Coach

14:20 - 14:50   |   Women in STEM Theatre

How to Become a More Confident Leader in 12 Weeks

Fiona McGonigle


Business Engagement and Innovation Lead, Anglia Ruskin University

Fiona Petch


Director and Architect, Fatkin

Ibelema Emeh


Director, Setax Training and Consultancy

Anjali Ramachandran


Director, Storythings

15:00

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in Business Theatre

Forging a Career as a Woman within the Financial Services Industry

Dax Grant


Infrastructure and Operations,
CFC

15:00 - 15:30   |   Keynote Theatre

Big Impact Without Burnout

Bianca Best


Global Exec Publicis Groupe

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Women in Analytics: Navigating a Career into Leadership

Paola Archer


Senior Manager – Digital Analytics,
Vodafone

15:00 - 15:30   |   Women in STEM Theatre

What’s Not Knowing Have To Do With Finding Out?...

Kristal Baker


Founder & Director, Luxwells

15:40

15:40 - 16:10   |   Keynote Theatre

PANEL: ADHD, not just for boys!

Vanessa Vallely OBE


Managing Director,
WeAreTheCity

Dr Samantha Hiew


Founder ,
ADHD Girls

Professor Nancy Doyle


Head of Partnership Development,
Genius Within CIC

Akua Opong


Neurodiversity & Mental Health Advocate

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in Tech Theatre

Making an Impact: Agile strategies for women in tech

Anna Sherrington


Head of Delivery for GOV.UK ,
Government Digital Service

Irina Pencheva


Lead Product Manager for GOV.UK Notify and GOV.UK Forms,
Government Digital Service

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in Business Theatre

From Monthlies to Post-Menopause: Supporting women in the workplace

Dr. Louise Taylor


NHS GP, Author, Founder of Taylored Menopause and Co-Founder of Work with Women's Wellbeing

15:40 - 16:10   |   Women in STEM Theatre

The Secrets to a Successful Career in Tech & Business

Faith Ruto


CEO & Founder, Executive Coach, Author and Speaker

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