Category Archives: Technology

Diversity UK CEO awarded honorary doctorate

Lopa Patel MBE, Founder & CEO of Diversity UK, was awarded an honorary doctorate by The Open University at a graduation ceremony hosted at the Barbican Centre on Friday 22nd September 2017. She was recognised for her efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in science and technology, and her broader contribution to British industry, society and culture. Presented… Read More »

WeAreTechWomen Conference on 30th Nov 2017

WeAreTechWomen, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity is hosting its second full day conference for female technologists on 30th November 2017 in London.  This conference is aimed at women in the sector who are looking to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. This unique conference includes the opportunity for delegates to learn about… Read More »

BAME Role Models sought to inspire schoolchildren

The next generation of BAME role models, particularly those from tech industries, are being sought by Success at School to inspire Britain’s schoolchildren. Founded by Mitesh Bhimjiyani in 2013, Success at School is a national careers website for students aged 11-19. Mitesh has won a place on the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech list for the… Read More »

Shafi Ahmed named Top Asian in UK Tech 2017

Surgeon and VR evangelist Professor Shafi Ahmed was last night (6th June 2017) honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the launch of the official list of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2017. He was presented the award by HRH The Duke of York, who established the Pitch@Palace entrepreneurship competition to help tech businesses scale-up globally,… Read More »

Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2017 launched

The official list of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2017 was launched on June 6th by Diversity UK in association with the Ethnic Minority Foundation (EMF), KPMG and NewAsianPost.com and hosted at the KPMG offices at 20 Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London.  HRH The Duke of York, who established the Pitch@Palace entrepreneurship competition to help tech… Read More »

Plans to improve diversity in science & engineering

The science and engineering professions are taking steps to improve diversity and inclusion across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers. The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Science Council are launching a new framework, the first of its kind, to help professional bodies assess and monitor their progress on diversity and inclusion, with an event to be held… Read More »

Female tech representation yet to lift off

Latest figures from the 2016 Women in IT Scorecard research, published today by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and the Tech Partnership, show that women’s representation in the sector remains largely static despite continuing strong growth in job opportunities. According to the report, women make up just 17% of IT professionals, a figure essentially unchanged over the… Read More »

Shankar Narayanan named Top Asian in UK Tech

Shankar Narayanan, Head of UK & Ireland for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was last night (13th June 2016) honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the launch of the official list of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2016. He was presented with a trophy by Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc & Director of International… Read More »

Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2016 launched

The official list of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2016 was launched on June 13th in association with NewAsianPost.com and hosted in Central London by Diversity UK, EMF, KPMG, Wayra UK. The launch took place at a reception immediately after what was the first Diversity Tech Summit and one week before the second London Technology… Read More »