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Black Girls Tech Summit

The Black Girls Tech Summit is the world’s largest event for Black women in Technology connecting over 3000 Black women from 37+ countries with leading Tech recruiters such as Meta, Snap Inc, Zalando, Goldman Sachs, LinkedIn, Pwc, BT & HSBC UK.

For 2022, the Black Girls Tech Summit is back, bigger and taking over Berlin, London and the World in October and November!

In its fourth year the summit returns with corporate partners to connect Black Female talent with opportunities in the Technology sector across multiple days of in person and virtual meet-ups, community building, networking, keynotes, panels and wellness, self development break out sessions + much more.

The summit aims to address the lack of representation of Black women in Technology which is at less than 2% globally.  Previous attendees of the summit have secured jobs and opportunities at sponsoring businesses such as Snap Inc, Zalando + more.

Go ahead and check out the promotional video for this year and more information here

If you would like to become a sponsor please email info@girlstalklondon.com 

Step UP

Our Step Up program is a six-month program for 100 female students in their penultimate year of university in the UK & Ghana who want to work in technology and the financial services. Step Up gives our participants access to mentorship, skills development training and careers events at sponsoring businesses; BT, HSBC UK, Virgin Media O2 and Vodafone. The aim of the program is to connect participants to jobs and opportunities in tech, financial services and within our partners. Alumnae have gone on to secure jobs within the sectors and sponsoring businesses.

Read about the alumnae experiences here

If you would like to become a partner please email info@girlstalklondon.com 

If you would like to join Step UP please register your interest here

Black Girls in Finance Summit

The Black Girls in Finance Summit will launch in March 2023 to connect Black women from our global and London community with the world’s leading financial services recruiters. The aim of the summit is to address the under-representation of Black women in the sector which is at 9.4% in the U.S and 0.5% of dealmakers in the UK.

The summit will take place across two days with an in person (London) and virtual meet-up, community building, networking, keynotes, panels and wellness, self development break out sessions + much more.

If you would like to receive updates and details of how to attend register your interest here

If you would like to sponsor this event please email info@girlstalklondon.com 

Step into STEM

Girls Talk London designed and delivered Step into STEM from (2016-2020) an award winning seven-month mentoring programme for female students in London in the first year of sixth form who study S.T.E.M (Science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects and want to work in Technology.

The programme was funded by O2, BT, Vodafone and Ericsson and has provided mentors for 186 girls. A majority of our alumnae are now studying S.T.E.M subjects at global institutions such as MIT in the United States and the University of Oxford. After completing the programme a significant number have taken on school leaver and apprenticeship roles at businesses, which include BT, Vodafone, Virgin Media O2, Cisco and Deloitte.