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21 Sep 2017
Digital, Gender Balance & You
As organisations are being revolutionised by digital, new opportunities are being created for advancing the gender balance agenda for employees and employers
The Speakers and Panelists
Christine Ashton, Global CXO Digital Strategy Executive, SAP
Christine presented on what businesses need from Digital Transformation and what it will mean for current ways of working in business.
Ade McCormack, Digital Business and Transformation Advisor
Ade outlined on the key drivers that are shaping the nature of work. Understanding this will help you to create environments that will attract and retain the best people.
Brigid McBride, OBE, Acting Digital Transformation Director, HM Revenue and Customs
Brigid showcased HMRC's transformative digital journey.
Asha Nair, IT Senior Manager - Digital Production, Kimberly-Clark
Asha showed how to attract the right talent in a Digital world, and how the issue is being addressed in Digital Marketing.
Sabah Carter, Director Technology Business Operations, News UK
Sabah focused on how digital is changing career opportunities for women.
Tim Burke, CIO, Tullow Oil
Tim presented a case study of his organisation's strategic focus on diversity, focusing on their challenges and what they are doing to address them.
Aileen Thomson, Client Director, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Aileen provided the critical higher-education perspective on the Q&A Panel.
Personal Development Sessions
Angelina Draper, Digital Strategist
Creating a Digital Personal Brand
Angelina defined what a personal brand is and why it's important She covered where to start and how to promote yourself (and through what channels).
Emma Feltham, Head of IT Customer Service, National Trust
How to Honeycomb
People often view career progression as moving up the ladder, but career progression can mean moving sideways, changing roles or companies. Emma showed how developing honeycombs can help you work out your next career step and how to get there.
Digital Apprentices, HM Revenue & Customs
Digital at HMRC
In this interactive session, attendees had the opportunity to 'have a go' and see what has been achieved in HMRC digital.
Kathryn Brett Goldman, IT Transformation and Relationship Management Expert
Kate provided an insightful presentation on behaviours and skills in the workplace.
Helen Toogood, Owner, Hot Chilli Connect
High-performing Team Diagnostics and KPIs
Helen ran a session on the importance of valuing diversity as one of the core KPIs for high-performing teams in digital.
Joanna Poplawska, Executive Director, The Corporate IT Forum
Benefits of Mentoring
Mentoring is not just a great idea; it is a proven concept. Joanna focused on the benefits of mentoring relationships.