May 26, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Inspiring Women to Lead Innovation The event celebrates and acknowledges the contributions women make to the UK tech ecosystems and the impact they make.

Virtual event

About this event

Inspiring Women to Lead Innovation

The event celebrates and acknowledges the contributions women make to the UK tech ecosystems and the impact they make.

To celebrate SG Women's month, we have invited female founders, connectors, leaders, innovators and investors to celebrate the roles women play and their impact on the UK tech eco-system. The Summit seeks to reshape perceptions that technology and tech leadership are dominated by men and to elevate the achievements of women.

Session I - Women Leading UK Innovation

What is it like to be a woman leading a tech company? What are the particular challenges female founders face when raising finance or running a tech company?

As part of our talk, guests will share their journeys with us, discussing challenges and successes along the way.

Session II - Inspiring Women’s Leadership

The discussion will revolve around leadership, fostering an inclusive culture, building resistance and inspiring future leaders.

This event is brought to you in collaboration with chapters in Scotland, the Isle of Man, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle.

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  • Joanne Thurlow

    Strategy Transformation Consulting / Digital Transformation Alliance

    Partner & Senior Advisor

  • Sheila Hogan

    Biscuit Tin

    Founder & CEO

  • Karen Jones

    Denison Consulting Europe

    Managing Director UK, Ireland & Nordics

  • Carolyn Pearson

    Maiden Voyage

    CEO & Founder

  • Beena Sharma

    Bio Technical Limited / Imperium Experts Limited


  • Carmen Lincolne

    Ivy Tech


  • Mel Ellyard

    Sure Valley Ventures



  • Simon Hodgkins

    Think Global Forum


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global / London Business Academy




Thursday, May 26, 2022
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC


Welcome from the Hosts and introductions.
Women Leading UK Innivation
Inspiring Women’s Leadership


  • Alexandra Wilson


    Chapter Co-Director

  • Katie Nicholson

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Jessica Le Merle

    Team Member

  • Steven Day

    Team Member

  • Carroll Taggart

    Team Member

  • Haafizah Hoosen

    Team Member

  • Leanne Harker

    Team Member

  • Hazel Alvarado

    KGC, Head of Partnerships, Data Protection Officer |

    Head of Partnerships, Data Protection Officer

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