Women in Tech Virtual Conference 2021
Women in Business NI is delighted to bring together a collective of Northern Ireland’s leading Tech companies and organisations to host the 4th Women in Tech Conference sponsored by MCS Group.
This year's conference theme will be The Virtual Revolution.
This empowering one-day virtual event will gather role models who innovate, challenge and embrace technology. Inspirational women who have achieved great success within the sector and influential entrepreneurs will share stories of their journey. The event will feature speakers and panellists who will provide delegates with a day of industry-focused learning as well as access to high calibre education and development experts. With global and local perspectives on the days topics this will be a fantastic thought-provoking day.
We are delighted to welcome back our conference facilitator Emer Maguire alongside our incredible keynote speakers:
Inmaculada Martinez – The Virtual Revolution
Inma Martinez is an industry recognised technologist for having pioneer A.I. personalisation and creating other disruptive digital technologies since the 1990s. Having lead successful exits and growth in a number of high-profile tech start-ups in the UK and Finland, Inma is a venture partner at Deep Science Ventures and an internationally recognised female tech entrepreneur - making her the perfect speaker to educate corporate audiences on the emerging digital trends!
Priya is a member of the Innovate UK Council. After diplomatic postings took her to Asia and Europe, Priya was appointed British Consul General in San Francisco. That in turn led her to the tech sector, where she led start-up incubator RocketSpace and is now a venture capital partner. Covering ideas of innovation and leadership from Silicon Valley, she also discusses the intersection of technology and politics, and what a Western-centric view of both could mean. Priya is on the Advisory Board of Tech London Advocates and Chairs the Board of Trustees of Modern Muse, a charity empowering girls to make more informed career decisions, to increase diversity in the workplace, and close the gender pay gap. Priya has also been named in the Top 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech!
Emer Maguire is an international award-winning science communicator, and a double Irish Radio Award winning BBC radio presenter. She is also a four-time TEDx speaker and an experienced and dynamic event MC. Emer has a keen passion for all things science and tech. She was named the UK’s best science communicator in 2015, and was crowned the champion of International Science Stars in Asia in 2017. Emer went on to win two Irish Music Radio Awards in 2018 for her BBC radio presenting and broadcasting. She is also a successful musical comedian, combining her hilarious brand of musical comedy with snippets of science for a truly unique comedy performance. 2019 saw Emer take her debut musical comedy show ‘Emer Maguire: Hilarious Humans to Edinburgh Fringe. The show was incredibly successful, and the entire run sold out!
Full conference agenda to follow soon!!