UK Women in Tech Summit - Inspiring Women to Lead Innovation

May 26, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

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

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, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Newcastle.

Check out what happened


  • Sheila Hogan

    Biscuit Tin

    Founder and 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


  • Joanne Thurlow

    Strategy Transformation Consulting / Digital Transformation Alliance

    Partner & Senior Advisor

  • Mel Ellyard

    Sure Valley Ventures



  • Simon Hodgkins

    Think Global Forum


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global / London Business Academy

    Founder & CEO



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


Women Leading UK Innovation
Inspiring Women’s Leadership
Closing remarks


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global

    Chapter Director

  • Christopher Rabbitt

    Startup Grind Leeds


  • Mayla Santiago

    Startup Ambassador

  • Felix Gyamera

    Chapter Co-director


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Sure Valley Ventures logo

Sure Valley Ventures

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Sclr Labs

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London Business Academy

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Think Global Forum

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