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Silicon Republic and Hays present on LinkedIn Live asking about progress they’ve made in terms of inclusion in technology with four veterans of the movement.

Chaired by Ann O’Dea of ​​Silicon Republic, there will be a live panel discussion on LinkedIn at 12pm IST tomorrow (September 27) entitled The importance of technology: how the containment movement works?

She will be joined by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon co-founder of Stemettes in the UK, She Loves Tech co-founder Ria C in Singapore, and Teen Turn co-founder Joan Dolan in Dublin – so there’s going to be a real international focus like ask if all the hard work It pays off when it comes to a more equal and accessible sector of technology, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Stemettes co-founder Dr Anne-Marie Emavidon was the youngest girl ever to succeed in A-level computing at the age of 11, and she was just 20 when she earned her MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Oxford University. In 2013, she co-founded Stemettes, an award-winning social initiative dedicated to inspiring and empowering the next generation of young women in the STEM sectors.

In nearly 10 years, Stemettes has introduced more than 50,000 girls across Europe to Imafidon’s vision of a more diverse and balanced scientific and technical community. She hosts the very popular Women Tech Charge podcast, and her first book, She’s In Ctrl, has been published.

Anne Marie Emavidon. Photo: Sam and Simon Photography

Rhea C is the co-founder and co-CEO of She Loves Tech, a global organization committed to closing the funding gap for women. It includes the venture capital fund and the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology, currently in more than 70 countries. Through technology and entrepreneurship, it strives to mobilize more people to create a sustainable world where everyone’s needs are met.

As an Equals partner, she has co-led the Gender Equitable Investment in Technology (GEIT) effort for the United Nations coalition of several hundred global governmental, private and non-profit organizations. See has been recognized as the Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, and was named among the ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ in Tatler’s Gen.T list, part of Walmart’s Innovation Council.

Shot in the head of Riya Si smiling in front of a distinctive wooden wall.

ria see. Photo: love technology

Joan Dolan is the co-founder of Teen-Turn, an award-winning charity that promotes the advancement of the third level in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for teenage girls from underrepresented and disadvantaged communities in Ireland. Teen-Turn offers free multi-year support mechanisms ranging from after-school activities, tutoring and work experience to peer mentoring, career development and professional networking opportunities.

Dolan has over 20 years of experience in quantitative analysis, investment and operations management, including in senior roles overseeing large teams in multinational corporate and government research environments.

Headshot of Joan Dolan sitting outside under the autumn trees.

Joan Dolan. Photo: Teen-Turn

The event will be chaired by Anne O’Dea, CEO and co-founder of Silicon Republic. She was also the founder of the award-winning international event Inspirefest, which celebrated its fifth year in 2019, and its successor, Future Human, which showcased the people and institutions that make up the next stage of human existence.

O’Dea is a fellow of the Institute of Art, Technology and Design and the Irish Computer Society. She was named Media Woman of the Year at the Tatler Women of the Year Awards, and in 2015 was the first woman to be inducted into the Irish Internet Society Hall of Fame. In 2018, she won the Outstanding Contribution Award in the ITAG Digital Sector Award, and was awarded University Dublin’s Alumni of the Year in Innovation for the year 2021. She is a member of the advisory boards of both Teen-Turn and Trinity Business School.

The LinkedIn Live event will kick off at 12pm IST (UTC+1) with a short panel discussion, followed by a Q&A with questions taken from the online audience, and concluding at approximately 12.45pm.

Register over here If you want to attend what should be a great session, from the comfort of your home or office.

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