• February 22, 2023

    Step Up case study: Akunna Afolabi

    As part of Step Up, a six-month program for female students in their penultimate year of university, we offer participants access to skills development training, career events and mentorship. Working with our sponsoring businesses, BT, HSBC UK, Virgin Media O2 and Vodafone, we pair our students with mentors to work with them for six months.  […]

  • January 24, 2023

    Step Up expands to Germany, India & Singapore and five-year partnership with Virgin Media O2

    Girls Talk London expands Technology talent accelerator Step Up for female students to Germany, India & Singapore and announces five-year partnership with Virgin Media O2 “A technology talent accelerator for women around the world!”   Girls Talk London announces technology talent accelerator Step UP; sponsored by BT, Virgin Media O2 and Vodafone is to expand […]

  • June 22, 2022

    Find out how our alumnae secured jobs at BT and Vodafone

    We’re excited to announce we’ll be opening applications to our technology and financial services talent accelerator program Step UP again this year. Step UP is a six-month programme for students who identify as female and are in their penultimate year of university to receive mentorship, skills development training and career events at sponsoring businesses: BT, […]

  • June 13, 2022

    Girls Talk London partners with Zalando to launch the Black Girls Tech Summit in Berlin!

    Girls Talk London partners with Zalando to launch the Black Girls Tech Summit in Berlin and to connect female talent to opportunities in Technology “One of the largest global events for Black women in Technology!” We are excited to announce our partnership with Zalando to connect Black female technologists in Berlin (Germany) with colleagues and […]

  • June 8, 2022

    Our Founder & CEO gets accepted onto HSBC ROAR!

    We are thrilled that our Founder & CEO Vanessa Sanyauke has been accepted onto the HSBC ROAR programme. HSBC ROAR, is a programme created in partnership with AllBright, to help female entrepreneurs supercharge their businesses to the next level through networking sessions and advice on topics like fundraising. The Roar programme is designed to support […]

  • June 7, 2022

    Girls Talk London is officially in Africa!

    My name “Chiedza” is a Zimbabwean female given name in the Shona Language meaning “God given light and represents new beginnings, love and positive energy” My parents originate from Zimbabwe and immigrated to the UK in the late 1970s settling in Islington, London. I was born a while after in the 1980s and although I […]