Kathryn Parsons, a leading figure in the tech world, shines a spotlight on the British females who are shaking up the industry

Kathryn Parsons, a leading figure in the tech world, shines a spotlight on the British females who are shaking up the industry

Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

Kathryn ParsonsKathryn Parsons speaker, founder of the digital education company, Decoded, has teamed up with The Sunday Times Magazine to compile a list of the leading women in British tech. “Lists are powerful,” she says. “History is littered with lists of men. The future is being written in lines of code. I don’t want women written out of that.”

A common misconception is that there’s a skills or ability gap between women and men in tech, but quite often the only issue is a confidence gap. With women only making up 17% of Britain’s tech workforce, Kathryn is among a number of inspiring role models who are trying to change the status quo. Women are blazing a trail across the tech industry – particularly in programming and software development – and are more likely to be early adopters of new tech.

Click here to see who’s making a difference (paywall).

For more information on how to book Kathryn Parsons for your conference or client event, please get in touch with Leo von Bülow-Quirk at leo@chartwellspeakers.com or call on +44 (0) 20 7792 8000.

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