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An International Challenge: Creating Growth for Women in Tech

3.25.21 Leadership Exchange Event Page

In celebration of Women’s History MonthTechnology Association of OregonUK Department for International Trade and London & Partners hosted an interactive conversation focused on the challenges and opportunities of supporting a diverse, inclusive and equitable workforce.

This session explored questions about the current state and future potential for gender equity in the workplace including:

  • How can the technology industry help reduce the gender gap in STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math education?
  • How can technology companies create a healthy and diverse talent pipeline, provide a comparable wage, and support employee growth once hired?
  • And, as businesses continue to expand locally and globally how can those diversity and inclusion priorities translate to new countries and teams?

FIND THE CONVERSATION HERE

FEATURING

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Trade and Investment Associate
 
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Senior Vice President of Engineering
 
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Senior Director of People
OpenSesame
 
 

ABOUT UK DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Secures UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

ABOUT LONDON AND PARTNERS

They are the international trade, investment and promotion agency for London. Their role is to promote London internationally as a leading world city in which to visit, study, invest, grow and meet.

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Technologies mentioned that can support your efforts:
FairHire – next generation applicant tracking system to tackle bias
Textio – reveals hidden bias in your writing and suggests alternatives so you can recruit from the widest possible pool of qualified candidates.
 
Links shared and discussed:
 
London & Partners Jobs & Talent toolkit to support companies with hiring in the UK, including a section of the toolkit with unexpected places to recruit.

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