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Diversity in Tech Week

March 2 - 9 2018

Diversity in Tech Week 2018

A curated week-long schedule of events delivered in collaboration with partners, part of Dogpatch Labs ongoing work to foster a tech ecosystem where people of all backgrounds feel welcome and included in the world of tech.

Allyship in Tech - ThursdayMarch 8

An intimate invite-only evening event where 100 leaders and change agents will engage in discussion around how each of us can become an “Ally” to accelerate a culture of inclusion.

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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 | 18.00 – 21.00


In collaboration with experienced grassroots diversity and inclusion leaders we’ll be hosting a workshop for community organisers. Participants will come away with a practical Diversity & 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.

Allyship in Tech - empowering an inclusive culture

Thursday, March 8th | 18.00 – 21.00


An invite only event delivered in association with International Women’s Day on the evening of Thursday March 8, Allyship in Tech is a key event within Diversity In Tech Week. This will be a participatory event focusing in particular on dialogue between the curated set of invitees taking part, ranging from startup founders and tech ecosystem leaders to C-level executives, change activists and academics.


Event Partners

Ulster Bank
Google for Entrepreneurs
Unilever Foundry