In collaboration with Equal.brussels  and Google Belgium, Womenquake held the event “Why are there so few women in tech?” where we explored the reasons for the exclusion of women in tech world and how we can change that.

The event was divided in two sessions: 

Iam Remarkable Workshop by Google

The 60 minutes workshop highlighted to participants the importance of self-promotion and self-confidence in their careers and provided them with the tools to start developing this skill. Participants were encouraged to share their experience.

Watch the summary of the workshop here.

Panel Discussion 

The panel discussion focused on the representation of women in tech and the challenges faced by women in this field.

Moderator:

Eleanor Linsell, Diversity Ambassador, Google Brussels

Panellists:

  • Cheryl Miller, Founding Director of Digital Leadership Institute,
  • Khadijat Zahrah Abdulkadir, Founder of Digital African Women,
  • Dr Marie-Francine Moens, Professor of Computer Science at KU
  • Leuven University,
  • Hanan Challouki, Partner at Allyens.

Watch the panel discussion here.

For more details check the Programme Agenda.