Although Sweden is one of the world’s most gender-equal nations with a booming tech scene, the underrepresentation of women in the tech industry remains an important issue. Here’s how you can also be part of the push and become equipped with the best advice in this industry to tackle bias: Tune in on June 17 to join Geek Girl Meetup and Antler for an exclusive 1h online session focusing on women in tech and the opportunities and solutions emerging in the post-corona economy.
Geek Girl Meetup is a non-profit organisation aiming to elevate female role models, leverage networks and facilitate knowledge exchange within the tech, IT and startup industry. Since 2009, Geek Girl Meetup have worked persistently on their mission to create a more equal tech world for women in business. Antler is a global early stage VC enabling and investing in the world’s most exceptional people.
About the speakers
- Emily A. Northway is a Growth Hacker at Equality Check, an Antler startup founded in Stockholm 2019. Just as the name suggests, its mission is to catalyse equal opportunities for all through transparency and accountability in the workplace. More specifically, Equality Check is a community-based platform where employees can leave anonymous reviews about equal opportunity, company culture, work-life balance and the management’s commitment to diversity.
- Petronella Posti is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Managing Director at Solita Sweden, a Finnish digital business consultancy and digital services company. Posti also serves as a Board Member of the Female Engineer Network (FEN).
- Lauri Robbins Ericson is an organisational leadership speaker and consultant with a focus on emotional and gender intelligence. Lauri has worked with leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, CEOs and purpose-driven change-makers such as Innovations for Poverty Action, Acumen, Swedish Public Education, MTR, and the United Nations Development Fund for Women. Her TEDx, titled “Shifting Gender Paradigms: Speak Up, Stand Up, Rise Up”, is now featured on TED.com. Lauri also serves on the Advisory Committee for the Women and Girls Africa Summit.
This event will be moderated by Anna von Walzel, Chairman at Geek Girl Meetup.
17.40 Speaker introductions