WeAreTechWomen is delighted to invite you to our TechWomen100 Award Ceremony

The TechWomen100 awards are the first of their kind to focus solely on the female tech talent pipeline and to also recognise the impact of champions, companies and networks that are leading the way for future generations of tech talent.

Since August 2018, WeAreTechWomen has been searching the UK for the best female tech talent in the country. With the support of headline sponsor Worldpay, in its second year, the awards headline sponsored by Worldpay received over 500 nominations from across the UK and Northern Ireland. Over 30,000 public votes of support were received for the 200 shortlisted nominees. In November, the shortlist was judged once more to help us identify our TechWomen100 winners.

We are delighted to invite you to celebrate the achievements of these remarkable women who are not only role models for the industry, but who are our future leaders of tomorrow. We do hope you can join us to celebrate their success and toast their achievements.





County Hall
Riverside Building
Belvedere Rd

6PM – 11PM

The evening will be hosted by Kate Russell, Journalist, Tech Reporter, Author, BBC Click and Chi Onwurah, Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Science & Innovation will be joining us as our special guest speaker.

Kate Russell has been writing about technology, gaming and the Internet since 1995 and now appears weekly on BBC2 and BBC World News, reporting for technology programme Click. A regular expert on the sofa at ITV’s Daybreak and various other TV and radio stations, she writes columns for National Geographic Traveller magazine and Web User magazine. Her first book ‘Working the Cloud’ and companion website workingthecloud.biz is the ultimate collection of online tips, tricks and resources for small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs who want to get ahead online. Published in March 2013 you can order it here, or just come along to http://workingthecloud.biz to read the latest news and features.

Chi Onwurah is a British Member of Parliament representing Newcastle upon Tyne Central and is also Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy Science & Innovation. From Sept 2015-October 2016 Chi was Shadow Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy. From Jan 2013 – Sept 2015 Chi was Shadow Cabinet Office Minister leading on cyber security, social entrepreneurship, civil contingency, open government and transparency. From Oct 2010 – Jan 2013 Chi was Shadow Minister for Innovation, Science & Digital Infrastructure working closely with the Science and business community, with industry on Broadband issues, and on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. Chi continues to encourage women in STEM.

“I am delighted that Worldpay is continuing to support the TechWomen100 awards this year and that it’s now 100 and not just 50! There are so many women out there in a wide variety of technical positions with fantastic expertise that we want recognise and provide inspiration to others and this is a great forum to do that. I was so impressed last year with the backgrounds and achievements of all the winners and am looking forward to seeing our entrants this year.”

Catherine Schlieben, HR Director Group Operations and Talent Acquisition, Worldpay