Language & Leadership: the art of communication in tech

Thursday, 22 November 2018
| 18:30 to 20:30

Whether you’re career switching, returning to work, just starting out - or looking to progress in your current role; there are a couple of fundamental skills you can rely on, to get you to where you want to be.

On Thursday 22nd November, #YouEqualTech are partnering with HomeAway for lightning talks on holding your own in technical conversations, learning how to code without breaking the bank, negotiation, changing people's minds - and leadership.

Whether you’re working in tech already, or thinking of making the leap - this event is about coming together to learn from others in this space - and to meet new people who can support and champion you in your career.

Our industry experts will focus on sharing actionable advice, learned through their own experience.

#YouEqualTech events are open to all.

We'll be joined by:

Jenny Radcliffe - The People Hacker. Keynote Speaker, Social Engineer. Hunter at HuntedHQ C4 TV & Host of The Human Factor Podcast.

From an early age, locked doors, high fences and the secrets kept by businesses, buildings and people, fascinated Jenny Radcliffe aka “The People Hacker.” She has spent a lifetime learning how to use the “human element” to gain access to the buildings, data and information, and the things we would wish to keep private.

A burglar for hire, a professional con-artist, and an expert in Non-verbal communications, deception and persuasion techniques, she is an ethical Social Engineer, a “people hacker” hired to smash security measures, using psychology, con-artistry, subliminal linguistics, cunning and guile.

Jenny is a regular keynote at international major conferences, as well a leading security and corporate events and multiple TEDx contributor, Jenny is a go-to guest expert on the human element of security, scams and social engineering and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows.

Jenny is also the host of the award winning podcast “The Human Factor” and has recently been filming as a“HQ Hunter” in the new series of “HUNTED” for Channel 4, where she performed various OSINT and undercover roles and was seconded to the special operations unit of the show.

June Angelides - VC at Samos Investments; Founder, CEO at Mums in Tech; Chair at Future Skills Programme; Founding Ambassador at FiftyFiftyPledge

Named the 15th most influential woman in tech by Computer Weekly, June Angelides is the founder and CEO of Mums in Technology, which partners with industry to provide an immersive learning experience that encourages new mothers to take their children to school with them while they learn to code.

She founded the company in 2015 when on maternity leave from Silicon Valley Bank, where she held roles as an associate for accelerator growth and an associate for entrepreneur banking.

Most recently, Angelides joined Samos Investments as a VC and was appointed chair of the Future Skills Programme. She is also the founding ambassador for the FiftyFiftyPledge and mentor and advisor to startups.

**Further speaker details to be announced**

• 6.30pm - Doors open for networking
• 7pm - Lightning talks and discussion with the audience
• 8.15pm - Drinks, nibbles and networking
• 9.30pm - Finish

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This event is kindly sponsored by:
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