Women in Defence Technology: Seizing Opportunities - Panel Event

The Women in Defence Network and techUK are collaborating to create a joint event to discuss the issues currently affecting women working in UK defence technology. We are being joined by a diverse panel of MOD and industry speakers who will speak about their experiences and current work in Defence. 

This event will contribute to the ongoing work being done by MOD to create an inclusive and diverse culture in UK Defence, and we will provide a platform for women with technology skills to build relationships and support their career progression. We will discuss how to raise the profile of women in defence and the contribution they make to the tech industry and identify issues that the techUK and Women in Defence Network may wish to continue to discuss and take action on in future events.

We are delighted to be joined by a panel of:

  • Air Marshal Julian Young, Chief of Defence Materiel - Air, DE&S
  • Brigadier Sara Sharkey, Assistant Head - Information Application Services, Army
  • Sarah Minett, Managing Director, Rockwell Collins UK
  • Amelia Gould, Head of Engineering - Combat Systems, BAE Systems Naval Systems

The panel will be chaired by Angela Owen, PA Consulting, Chair of the Panel and Founder of the Women in Defence Network.

If you wish to attend and are a Civil Servant or not a techUK member please contact Seema Patel to register.

FROM SOCIAL MEDIA

techUK Deputy CEO @techUKdepCEO comments on PM Statement saying UK and EU "must commit to finding a solution that a… https://t.co/T5dbsR8yPF
Get ready for techUK’s Cloud Week! From Monday, we’ll be hosting a week of guest blogs, podcast interviews, press… https://t.co/SVC5P9QKtL
#supercharging18 in Manchester on 18 Oct, will explore the ways #digital increasingly underpins Britain’s #economy.… https://t.co/sArqcyiKD5
Hear from @techUKCEO at the FutureTech Festival in December this year #GREATforCollaboration https://t.co/OzJkA9IjjG
What makes a 'good' Digital Board? Read more about our new report from SmarterUK in @ComputerWeekly https://t.co/UHCTccsH57
Delighted to see @techUK Health and Social Care Council Member @AndreasHT is on the panel https://t.co/4nCJotkAvx
Join us at #Lab18 to discuss the #FutureOfWork and how we can make it work for all. https://t.co/NFDS5ZErIl
With the world of autonomous vehicles now a reality we are asking how can Autonomous Vehicles benefit cities? Join… https://t.co/1zVPDjRIfE