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Why should I attend?

  • Amazing talks from female leaders and innovators in the tech industry
  • An opportunity to network with tech trailblazers and other leading women
  • FREE General Assembly workshops
  • Cutting edge live demos including AI, VR and wearable tech

What is it?

A unique event that will expose you to some of the most exciting careers of the future by bringing together inspiring female tech entrepreneurs and trailblazers who will share their very personal stories of what inspired them to pursue a career in tech, how they got to where they are today, the challenges they faced on the way and their WOW (Words of Wisdom)…all in 7 minutes!

And of course, in true WOW Talks fashion, there will be entertaining live performances intertwined throughout.


Who is it for?

Girls and young women who want to create a life doing something they love and who are interested in finding out about the coolest careers of the future from women who are leading the way.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Learn about the amazing variety of career opportunities waiting for your that are affiliated with tech
  • Hear the very personal stories of inspiring women who are passionate about their jobs in tech
  • Get hands-on experience discovering and demo-ing some of the coolest tech – from Artificial Intelligence to Virtual Reality to Wearables
  • Have the opportunity to network with successful female entrepreneurs and executives who can answer your questions about what it means to work in tech


Luciana Carvalho Se

VR, AR & New Tech

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Lara Glover

Global Solutions Partner,

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Jude Ower MBE

Founder and CEO,

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Priya Lakhani OBE

Founder & CEO,
Century Tech

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Dr Rebecca Fiebrink

Lecturer in Computing
Goldsmiths, University of London

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Genevieve Smith-Nunes

Founder, Producer
& Artist

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Gemma Milne

Tech Innovation

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Elena Corchero

CEO and Founder
at Lost Values.

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Roberta Lucca

Co-Founder of Bossa Studios,
WonderLuk, BOLDR

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Jody Conibear

Head of Strategy & Planning,
Sky’s Group Technology

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Maxine Mackintosh

Health Data Scientist & Chairman of HealthTech Women UK

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Musician and

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Melissa Jun Rowley

Entrepreneur, Writer &

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Please note: not all speakers listed above will be presenting in the evening as some are giving their talks in the daytime for the Schools event.



Taking place from 5:30-7:30pm (before the WOW Talks in the main theatre), we are delighted to let you know about some valuable and exciting workshops we’ve organised for you.

The following 45 min workshops are presented by General Assembly. You will first need to register for the event in order to be sent the link to register for these workshops. As these workshops are in high demand and space is limited, we strongly recommend you pre-register.


Hacks for getting Hired - 5:30 & 6:30pm

A workshop that will give you insight into what hiring managers at startups look for and tips and tricks to stand out as an applicant and get the job. This will include crafting the cover letter, nailing the interview and follow up steps.

Intro to Coding - 5:30pm

Whether you're interested in learning to write a few lines of code, wanting to build a simple website, or looking to change careers, this workshop will introduce you to the wonderful world of coding, give you an overview of web development, discuss what you need to get started as a web developer and show you how you can break into this dynamic field.

Developing Your Personal Brand - 6:30pm

In today's digital world, it's become essential to create your own personal brand, one that'll help you stand out from the crowd. In this talk, we’ll take a look at the successful business owners, celebrity culture and the London startup scene, as well as providing advice and tips for how to start building your own personal brand.

For those interested in learning how technology can be used to enhance the arts and make us see our lives from a different perspective, the following is an interactive theatre piece created by Pell Ensemble. (There is no need to register for this demo.)

David (5:30 - 7:30pm ongoing)

Step into 'David's' world.

Participate in a 20 minute interactive demonstration of an audience-led dance performance which allows the public to change the projection, dance and ultimately the outcome of the work using a web-based mobile app.

There will be discussions about the technology and roles involved creating this artistic piece and everyone will have a chance to use the app - a couple lucky volunteers will even be given the opportunity step into 'David's' shoes.

Presented by:

Rebecca Evans, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Pell Ensemble

Ali Blackwell, Interactive Mobile Designer and Coder

Gold Sponsors:


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Event Partners:

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The event will take place at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), a historical building that was founded in 1830 as an institution to promote the advancement of geographical science. The RGS is home to numerous TEDx events as well as film and photography screenings and festivals.

The RGS is located at 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR - just up the road from the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums.

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5:00 – 10:30pm

(Schools: 11:00-4:00pm)