#FemaleTechFounder – January 2021

Join us at 12 noon (note the new, earlier time!) on Wednesday 27 January at #FemaleTechFounder as a panel of female tech founders and co-founders join forces by the power of video conferencing to tell their stories, celebrate successes and share what they’re looking forward to next.

Teaching yourself to code? Want to change the world through tech? We’d love for you to join us. It’s free to attend. Register

Please note: This event is not just for women!

Everyone interested in tech, startups and everything that goes into creating products users love is invited!

Want to know what to expect? Here’s what happened at the last event. (Want to watch the video? Please get in touch).

The first session of 2021, it kicks off with a Q&A panel discussion on what we want to change this year with Trish Keating, Executive Director, Tech Manchester and Patricia Gestoso, author of Life under lockdown: Report on the impact of COVID-19 on professional women’s unpaid work.

After the opening Q&A comes a lightning talk by an amazing founder and an audience Q&A panel with all speakers at the end. We will also fit in a healthy amount of networking so come ready to mingle!

The event should finish around 1:30pm.

Speakers confirmed so far:

Patricia Keating (@TrishkeatingMcr), Executive Director, Tech Manchester

Patricia Gestoso (@p_gestoso), author of Life under lockdown

Host: Claire-Marie Boggiano (@CMBoggiano), director, Lurig Change Management

It is free to attend but registration is required.

How to get involved?

You can get involved in three ways: you can sign up to attend, you can join the community on Slack and you can also send in questions for our speakers.

1. Register for the online #FemaleTechFounder event

To attend #FemaleTechFounder, simply sign up via Eventbrite. Details for logging on to the event, which is being delivered via Zoom, will be emailed to you.

2. Connect with the community

To connect with others attending before and after the event, please join the Female Tech Founder community on Slack. Follow @TechFemale on Twitter for updates!

3. Send in your questions, vote in the polls

We also have an interactive question board ready for the social Q&A and social engagement taking place before, during and after the event and we’d like you to send in your questions for our speakers before 5pm on Tuesday 26 January.

We will also be running some quick polls ahead of the event. Please take a moment to vote below, no registration required.

We want to hear from any founders worried about the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on funding.  Anonymous questions are welcome: to send one in simply click on the purple Post Anonymously button at the top of the question board.

We will be posing your questions to the speakers during the event, with the question board updated in real-time with their responses.

Thank you for your valuable insights, you are supporting the startup community at this critical time.

Here come the polls.

The latest UK lockdown has me anxious about the future of my startup. Vote

I would like to know more about the business support out there for startups like mine during the current UK lockdown. Vote

I think my startup will successfully navigate the latest UK lockdown. Vote

I am considering starting a business during the lockdown. Vote