This month we’re looking at another of the themes requested at our launch event last year – people are not just their gender. As is the tradition now, there’ll also be plenty of time to chat.
What will the evening involve?
- 17.30 Doors open for drinks and chat. We’ll be there to welcome you if haven’t attended before or you would like to be introduced to other people.
- 18.00 Talks start See below for details.
Please bring along any Sheffield women in tech news you have to pass on, events to advertise or questions to ask.
There’ll be time for more drinks and chat until we close at 20.00.
Chad Gowler – user researcher
They have also written about gender, software, mental health and digital games. They are a firm believer in inclusive software and digital inclusion. In their spare time, they can be found in various usergroups talking about gender, mental health and gaming for social good. At ShfWIT, Chad will talk about what non-binary and transgender is and how to be more gender-inclusive when working in the technology sector, creating and supporting products and services.
Annalisa Toccara – freelance marketeer and communications specialist
She is also an award-winning cultural producer passionate about gender equality, social inclusion and representation. Annalisa is the founder of @our__mel & Melanin Fest ® & is currently studying a Masters in International Public & Political Communication at The University of Sheffield. Annalisa will talk about inclusion based marketing, why it is important for brands and outline how to build diversity and inclusion in marketing campaigns.