March 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Women in STEM & Digital Technologies
This Women in STEM and Digital Technologies Conference is a new initiative aimed at encouraging more women, particularly young graduates of STEM and Digital Technologies courses, to become entrepreneurs in the sector. Women who have established businesses will share their journey from start-up to success while elaborating on difficulties overcome and opportunities identified. In addition it will include a valuable networking opportunity with successful women working in these sectors to identify sources of investment and/or mentors. The event will offer an opportunity to discuss the latest trends in digital technologies and employment opportunities for graduates in the STEM subjects.
The Women in STEM and Digital Technologies Conference will be held on March 22 in the North West Regional College Student Zone, Foyle Building Derry~Londonderry.
Participants will include:
Jennifer Neff, Elemental Social Prescribing Software
Mary McKenna, Angel Investor, co-founder The Learning Pool
Irene McAleese, See Sense, Spectator Economic Disruptor Award Winner
Nuala Murphy, Moment Health, Top Startups 100 UK
Rachel Galway, PWC and campaigner for women in tech businesses
Roisin Crawford, STEM Aware
Nicola Curry, NWRC BSC
Faustina Starrett, NWRC Media PBL co-ordinator
The conference will also incorporate breakout areas where audience members can speak directly to possible investors/partners/mentors
The target audience includes tech and STEM business start-ups, representatives from other educational institutions, business, industry and schools.