Allyship - the key to unlocking the power of diversity

SHEREE ATCHESON (@nirushika​ | ​LinkedIn)

Intersectional allyship is key in our efforts to create inclusive environments and inclusive technology. We must actively consider, champion and advocate for the needs of others, throughout all of our processes. This session will help you do just that, with helpful tips on becoming a more inclusive person in your day to day life.

About the Speaker

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Listed as one of the UK's Top Most Influential Women in Tech & an international multi-award winner for her services to Diversity & Inclusion in industry, Sheree (@nirushika) is a Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leader; Advisory Board Member, Women Who Code; Contributor, Forbes. She is the Author of "Demanding More" (with Kogan Page Publishing) - a book which aims to teach readers about how deliberate exclusion has been in systems and society, so we can be purposefully and deliberately inclusive moving forward. Preorder now! 

Sheree is a Global Diversity & Inclusion Senior Exec (ex. Deloitte and Monzo), having worked in many regions developing tailored, data-driven DE&I strategies, with clear goals and lines of accountability to embed success and inclusion that scales. As a passionate advocate for gaining/retaining women in the industry, in 2013, she launched & led the award-winning U.K.  expansion of Women Who Code ( the world's largest non-profit globally dedicated to women in tech, where she now sits as an Advisory Board Member. 

As an industry leader, she has spoken at many global events, conferences and leadership sessions and is regularly profiled for her work, having been featured in many publications, such as Forbes, Business Insider, BBC, FastCompany, Evening Standard, HuffPost, Business Post, Marie Claire, Wired, ComputerWeekly, The Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, Newsletter & many more.

The aim of her career is to ensure people are aware of the fantastic opportunities the industry has to offer & make certain that all humans are able to benefit from these & reach their full career potential. 

More about the book; Demanding More

When & Where

Monday, 12 April, 2021 - 16:10 to 16:40
Hopin Main Stage

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