Women in tech – what role should companies play?


Date: 23/06/2022

Join the webinar on ‘Women in tech – what role should companies play?’, co-hosted by ALL DIGITAL and ITPE, where we will discuss the role of employers and how they can help accelerate the uptake of women in the IT workplace.

Guest speakers are Petra Kotuliakova of the CEPIS Women in IT group and Tamara Dancheva, EU Delegate of the engagement group for gender equity in G20, who will discuss their initiatives and solutions for promoting diversity in the workforce.

The webinar will be live streamed on our LinkedIn and YouTube channels – the full agenda will be announced soon.

Programme

10:00 – 11:30 CEST


The CEPIS ‘DiversIT Charter’ for increasing gender diversity in IT
  • Petra Kotuliakova, CEPIS Women in IT group
tbd
  • Tamara Dancheva, EU Delegate to G20 W20
Discussion
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Speakers


Ms Petra Kotuliakova is founder of ‘Aj Ty v IT’, based at the Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies (FIIT) of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, where she works for the inclusion of more women in tech and challenges common prejudice in the IT sector. She is a key contributor in the Women in IT group of CEPIS, which launched its ‘DiversIT Charter’ in November 2020.

Ms Tamara Dancheva is Senior Manager, International Relations within the External Affairs and Industry Purpose department at the GSMA, she is responsible for leading on GSMA’s strategy in the international digital gender inclusion space. She also leads on GSMA’s partnerships with UN Women, the EQUALS global partnership for gender equality in the digital age, the Generation Equality Innovation and Technology Action Coalition and the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network among others. Ms Dancheva is currently a member of the European Union Delegation to the W20 Engagement Group of G20 and Co-Chairs the W20 Working Group on Rural Women in this capacity.

Additionally, Ms Dancheva has extensive experience in political party systems and democracy stemming from a previous role as Head of the Human Rights Programme for Liberal International. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Rockhurst University (Kansas City, MO, USA) and a Master’s Degree in Politics and Government in the European Union from the London School of Economics (London, UK).