17% - Banking on Diversity in Tech

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Thursday 2nd November 2017 1:30pm to 5:00pm Add to my calendar
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On 2nd November, Lloyds Banking Group in association with Digital Leaders and Women in Banking and Finance will be running an afternoon conference, “17% - Banking on Diversity in Tech”.

This afternoon conference event will combine DL’s theme of building the nation’s Digital DNA, WIBF’s solution-oriented approach and LBG’s combined commitments to Digital Transformation and increasing the number of women in senior roles to 40% by 2020. The UK still has a lot of work to do as recent research revealed only 17% of employees in the UK tech sector are women.

This is an opportunity to re-examine the ‘leadership capabilities’ we’ll need for this world of transformation. This is an opportunity for future leadership to become more diverse, as well as more digitally-enabled and agile, but are we asking ourselves the right questions?

We will be discussing:

  • With a focus on women, we want to inspire colleagues to create a truly digital environment, and ultimately a digital nation.
  • Are we at risk of being exclusively inclusive? How can we recognise and prevent this?
  • Identifying core solutions and actions for our networks and each of us as individuals to take forward to ensure women are at the forefront of digital transformation
  • Transferring the understanding of key changes impacting digital leadership capability within banking and finance, with a focus on agile methodologies and how this can be an opportunity to unlock more diversity at senior levels
  • Empowering all attendees to take an active role in the digital world we now live in, and we recognise that a key enabler of this is helping them to discover how they have a part to play.

The afternoon will include:

  • A keynote speech from Jacqueline de Rojas – Advisor to Digital Leaders and President of techUK
  • An inspirational panel of thought leaders discussing how we ensure that future digital leadership is truly inclusive
  • An opportunity to engage in open debate in small breakout sessions led by experts in the industry
  • A debate around how organisational and systemic changes could enhance career paths for women
  • Networking including tea, coffee and cake

Speakers include:

Michelle Adams, Director of Talent and Development at O2

Vivienne Artz, President of Women in Banking and Finance

Sayara Beg, Chief Data Scientist, Datanut

Marian Bloodworth, Employment Partner at Kemp Little & WIBF Advisory Board Member

Claire Calmejane, Director of Innovation & Digital Centre of Excellence at Lloyds Banking Group

Andy Clarke, Risk Director, Group Digital and Transformation at Lloyds Banking Group

Sarah Deaves, Private Banking Director & Co-Chair of Breakthrough at Lloyds Banking Group

Marilise de Villiers- Director, Delivery, Information Security Forum

Sally McFall, Board Director, WIBF & Director at Stanton House

Julianne Miles, Co-Founder & MD, Women Returners

Jacqueline de Rojas, Chair of Digital Leaders

Justine Roberts, CEO, Mumsnet

Sue Unerman, The Glass Wall – Chief Transformation Officer, Mediacom

Leigh Smyth, Board Director, WIBF & Head of Group Digital Inclusion, Lloyds Banking Group

Nick Williams, Managing Director, Consumer and Commercial Digital at Lloyds Banking Group

Registration is essential, as places are limited.

You will be directed to a registration form to book your place.

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