Diversity & Inclusivity


Organised by: London Tech Week

Championing women founders, leaders and change-makers in tech

Friday 11 September

accelerateHER is a global events series and network bringing together a highly curated group of exceptional entrepreneurs, CEOs and global thought leaders in an environment conducive to catalytic discussion and collaboration. The driving force behind the accelerateHER community is that we are women first - uniting men and women to drive societal change through technology.

Back for its 5th year in 2020 accelerateHER joins London Tech Week, spotlighting the most exciting women founders and tech leaders and championing diversity and inclusion in tech and business.

Were convening forward-thinking leaders to celebrate and showcase the achievements of women in the tech industry for a full day of curated roundtable discussions, impactful panel discussions and fire-side chats.

Former headline speakers across our global events include Hillary Rodham Clinton, Cherie Blair QC CBE, Dame Vivian Hunt (McKinsey), Arianna Huffington (Thrive), Marissa Mayer (exYahoo!), Richard Branson (Virgin), Diane von Furstenberg (DVF), June Sarpong (BBC), Vivienne Ming (Socos Labs), Poppy Gustaffson (Founder, Darktrace), Sharon White (Chair, John Lewis), Michelle Zatyln (Founder, Cloudflare), Federico Marchetti (CEO, Yoox Net a Porter), Anne-Marie Imafidon (Stemettes), Dame Karen Blackett (CEO, WPP) and many more.

Key Topics:

  • The view from the CEO, a womans perspective
  • Work-life balance and the future of exercise
  • The future of SpaceTech
  • The investment landscape for women
  • Leadership & business growth

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View accelerateHER Live highlights from #LTWConnects in June.

Find out more about accelerateHER at https://accelerateher.co

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Nancy Dubuc
Nancy Dubuc
Chief Executive Officer, Vice Media
Sarah Friar
Sarah Friar
CEO, Nextdoor
June Sarpong OBE
June Sarpong OBE
TV Presenter & Author
Sima Sistani
Sima Sistani
Co-Founder & CEO, Houseparty
Rana el Kaliouby
Rana el Kaliouby
Co-Founder & CEO, Affectiva
Alexa von Tobel
Alexa von Tobel
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Inspired Capital

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