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WHFNP presents #PanelForParity in Celebration of International Women's Day

In celebration of International Women's Day 2016, Women Hack for Non-Profits is live streaming a panel on Monday, March 7th from 7PM-8PM GMT to discuss and celebrate being a Woman in Technology in line with the IWD theme "Pledge for Parity".

Join us from the comfort of your home and join the discussion using the hashtag #PanelForParity

LIVE BROADCAST DETAILS:

Monday March 7th, 7-8PM GMT

YouTube livestream: http://bit.ly/watchpanelforparity

Follow on twitter: @WHFNP / #PanelForParity

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IN LONDON?:

Come join us tonight at Thoughtworks, Central London, to be in the audience, ask your questions in a comfortable, personal setting and enjoy some networking with a friendly bunch over food and drinks afterwards. RSVP at our eventbrite page to attend!

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THE PANEL:

• Hera Hussain, Founder of Chayn

Charlotte Fereday, Programme Manager at Code First: Girls 

Jade Daubney, Graduate Recruiter at Thoughtworks

Eddie Jaoude, Open Source advocate and top Open Source contributor on Github

Vinita Rathi, Co-Founder of WHFNP, Co-Founder/CEO at SysTango, Ex-Vice President Goldman Sachs, Mum 


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Hera Hussain, Founder of Chayn

Hera co-founded Chayn, an open-source project empowering women against oppression and enabling them through technology. She also partners with Empowerhack, an organisation aiding female refugees which she represented during the Techfugees Global Consultation Week live stream, and recently gave a TedX talk highlighting Chayn's outstanding work and mission. 

Follow her at: twitter.com/herahussain

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Charlotte Fereday, Programme Manager at Code First:Girls

Charlotte is Programme Manager at Code First: Girls, a social enterprise which works with companies and women to increase the proportions of women in tech and entrepreneurship. Prior to this she worked at The Cultural Institute at King's College London, managing a broad portfolio of collaborative projects as well as co-founded an edu-tech startup Eulergy.com. She recently completed her PhD at King's and is now learning to code with the support of Code First: Girls.

Follow CF:G at: twitter.com/codefirstgirls

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Jade Daubney, Graduate Recruiter at Thoughtworks

Jade is part of the recruiment team at ThoughtWorks and is usually touring the UK in order to ensure her company have an awesome and diverse intake. She is not just extremely passionate about women in tech, but about equality in general. Jade's ambitious dream is to inspire our future generation to be braver and proud of who they are.

Follow her at: twitter.com/JadeyDaubney

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Eddie Jaoude, Open Source advocate and top Open Source contributor on github

Eddie has been programming for over a decade and has consulted for organisations in the financial, governmental and private sectors. Outside of his consultancy role Eddie enjoys attending and contributing to hackathons and conferences around the world which deal with a variety of technical and social issues. His first foray into the realm of Women's issues was EmpowerHack's "Empowering women and girl refugees" hackathon. Since then Eddie has contributed to EmpowerHack's Open Source projects from a technical perspective and has also brought his expertise and infectious enthusiasm to actively support the growth of women in tech at WHFNP and AcornAspirations. He has been likened to Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory" with marginally more social skills.

Follow him at: twitter.com/eddiejaoude

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Vinita Rathi, WHFNP Co-Founder, CEO/Co-Founder of  Systango, ex-VP Goldman Sachs, Mum

Vinita is a Tech Architect and Product Manager with 10+ years technology experience. An ex-Vice President Goldman Sachs, London and founder of Systango.com, an IT agency that helps founders and companies build tech products. She has successfully put together a team of 100+ handpicked members. In her community, Vinita is the Director of WomenWhoCode.com (London chapter) and founder of our very own WomenHackForNonProfits.com. She's also an inspiring role model for all Mums in Tech!

Find her at: linkedin.com/in/vinitarathi


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Women Hack for Non-Profits is a volunteer-run organisation encouraging more women to activate themselves in the tech community via tangible goals like open source contributions, blog posts and public speaking amongst many others.

Find out more about us and our mission via our website.


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  • Kriselda

    Hi everyone! Sorry about the tech dramas! NEW LIVE STREAM LINK (WITH SOUND) http://bit.ly/watchpanelforparity

    March 7

  • Kriselda

    Hi all! One more sleep to go! We've curated a really exciting and unique group of panellists to discuss those important topics surrounding gender parity and celebrate some inspiring achievements of Women in Tech. The event will be live streamed but you are also invited to come attend the event physically at Thoughtworks, Central London, tomorrow night. There will be food, drinks and networking where you can ask your own questions and converse in a comfortable setting.

    There are limited spots and we'll need to know numbers, so if you're available please reserve your free space ASAP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-hack-for-non-profits-presents-panelforparity-tickets-22511820461

    Look forward to a wonderful event celebrating International Women's Day with you all! :)

    1 · March 6

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