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Diversity in Tech Week

March 2nd - 9th 2018

Diversity in Tech Week 2018

A curated week-long schedule of events delivered in collaboration with partners and sponsors, addressing topical issues around diversity and inclusion in the tech sector.

Events Schedule

First Fridays for Startups: Diversity in Tech

Friday, March 2nd | 9.00 – 14.45


Dogpatch’s monthly day of learning and knowledge-building for startups will focus on diversity; sharing best practice around the practicalities of promoting diversity and inclusion in a tech company.

Returnship Programmes Driving Diversity

Tuesday, March 6th | 7.30 – 10.00


We’re excited to be hosting this event in collaboration with a global financial services company who is leading the way in developing and delivering ‘Returnship Programmes’ for experienced professionals returning after a career break. Further details to be announced.

Diversity 101 for Meetup Community Leaders

Tuesday, March 6th | 18.30 – 21.00



In collaboration with experienced, grassroots diversity and inclusion leaders – who specialise in practices for meetup communities – we’ll be hosting a workshop for community organisers. Participants will come away with an advanced diversity and inclusion for meetups toolkit.  

Tackling Unconscious Bias in your startup: Dogpatch Community Lunch & Learn

Wed, March 7th | 12.00 – 13.30


We’ll be hosting lightning talks from our community focusing on the innovative ways they’ve successfully and sometimes unsuccessfully  fostered a culture of diversity in their growing teams.

International Women’s Day The role of men as Allies in the Women in Tech movement

Thursday, March 8th | 18.30 – 21.00


On International Women’s Day 2018 we’ll be facilitating candid discussions tackling the toughest questions about equality in the workplace: What is the status of the movement for equality?  What is working and what isn’t? How can we take concrete steps to achieve long-lasting change?