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Upcoming events.

Intro to Tech Careers

Join us in February as we hear from our members and learn about different careers in tech - what a typical day looks like, what they enjoy the most, how they found their way into it.

Lightning Talks: Women Who Inspire Us

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 with us as we hold another Lightning Talks event. Whether you want to give a talk or simply come along and listen, you’re welcome!

Social and Network

Join us for an informal evening of chats and food at Cherry Red’s Cafe and Bar. Network, get to know each other, and most importantly - have fun.

Past events

Boardgame Afternoon

We had a great afternoon playing games and getting to know each other! Keep an eye out for future socials to join in on the fun.

Lightning Talks: What I wish I knew when …

We had a great time listening to some short talks by our members on things they wish they’d learned sooner, and networking together.

Networking Evening

We had a fantastic evening exploring our goals, played some games and mingled.

Thanks to Sidetrade for hosting us!

De-Jargonising Agile with Kathryn Lupin

Guest speaker Kathryn Lupin talked to us about what Agile is and how it can help us.

Eradicating the digital divide

We spoke to Qasim Majid about his work with WOWdot, an organisation aiming to provide 1000 families in the Birmingham areas with devices and a years free internet connection.

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Lightning Talks: Career Changes

Have you ever wondered how on earth you get into tech without much experience or qualifications?

Check out this 30 minute video from our February event to see what advice our speakers gave!

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Tips and Tricks for nabbing that job

Does your CV need refreshing but aren't sure what to include? Want to know what to do in interviews to make sure you stand out from the crowd?

See what advice our panelists have for you!

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Lightning Talks: Women who have inspired us

In this special event for International Women’s Day our members again took to the stage to present, this time about the women who had inspired them.

It was great to hear about so many incredible women!

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Okay, Google - Georgie Kemp

Guest speaker Georgie Kemp spoke to us about voice search, and it’s power to change digital marketing.

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Unicorn Poop - Freya Juniper-Nine

Guest speaker Freya took us through the book “The Unicorn Project” , discussing it’s themes through summary, extracts and personal anecdotes.

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Lightning talks: Passion Projects

Our first Lightning Talks event focused on the projects that inspire us the most. Our members had a chance to give short talks about their own projects - it was great to learn more about some of our members and what they are passionate about!

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Round table: Imposter Syndrome

We had a fantastic evening exploring imposter syndrome: what it is, how to recognise it and how we can deal with it.

We even took the presentation to other meetup groups!

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Snapshots: A meandering journey to tech

Our very own Steph Taylor-Beal gave a talk about her experiences in tech as a disabled woman, and finding her strength and humour in difficult situations.

Check out her blog here

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