Championing Women Founders, Leaders and Change-Makers in Tech.
accelerateHER is a global events series and network which exists to address the under-representation of women in technology and secure an inclusive future across all business. We harnesses a global community of leaders in technology to mobilise change: our events provide founders with the crucial network and visibility they need to raise capital, access new networks and forge new business partnerships. We also equip senior leaders with tools to support a data-driven, action-focused approach to achieving diversity, equality and inclusion in their companies and to accelerate change in our industry. We are women first, but for everyone who is passionate about working towards gender parity.
accelerateHER comes to Africa Tech Festival on 10th – 12th November to spotlight Africa’s women tech talent, celebrate cutting-edge industry innovations and champion best in class approaches to diversity and inclusion in tech. We welcome all who are passionate about diversity and inclusion in tech.
2020 Virtual Event Features
Headliner Stage Take-Over
Panel Discussions and Fire-Side Chats with Africa’s Leading Founders & CEOs
Roundtable Discussions and Masterclasses
1-2-1 Meeting Service
Key themes and talking points:
- The View From the CEO
- In Conversation with a Unicorn Founder
- Achieving Gender Parity as a Tech Giant
- Building a Purposeful Tech Business
- The Future of Work and Workforce Wellbeing
- A Spotlight: The Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officers
- Investing in Women Founders to Build the New Normal
- Accessing Global Markets and Driving More Investment to Women in Africa
Speakers at our recent global events include:
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Former US Secretary of State
Dame Vivian Hunt
Managing Director McKinsey
Arianna Huffington Founder Thrive
Cherie Blair QC CBE Founder Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Marissa Mayer Former CEO Yahoo!
Sir Richard Branson Founder Virgin
Founder & CEO VIPKid
Poppy Gustafsson OBE
CEO Yoox Net a Porter
CEO Jacobs Engineering
Sharon White DBE Chair John Lewis
Karen Blackett OBE UK CEO GroupM
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