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Tuesday, October 23 • 11:30 - 12:10
Building the Foundations for the Next Generation of Women in Tech: Successes and Challenges - Emma Foley & Sophie Lennon, Intel

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Intel in Shannon has been running a successful Women in Technology scholarship program for over 10 years. We have seen first hand the benefit in both diversity of thought and approach to problem solving that this . This talk will discuss a strategy for building a more diverse pipeline and the impact that it has had on work environment, team dynamics and business results.

In this talk we will cover the scholarship itself, its impact on the students, mentors and company and how we have scaled it out to other organisations within Intel. Sustaining the program wasn’t without its challenges, and the focus on bringing the organisation along on the journey, and influencing behaviours will be discussed.

The final section of this talk will discuss some of the challenges in that area and how it’s a problem that needs to be tackled at all levels of education.


Emma Foley

Software Engineer, Intel
Emma is a Software Engineer in the Network Platforms Group in Intel. Emma has worked on Service Assurance, making more statistics available for the OpenStack cloud, by enabling collectd stats and events to be used in OpenStack. She is committer to the OPNFV Barometer project, and... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 11:30 - 12:10 BST
Harris I & II, Level 1