Dionne Condor-Farrell is an award winning Leader, Agile Development Lead & Senior Developer, Tech Coach, Mentor, and Public Speaker, who is passionate about improving diversity in tech. She has experience of developing a variety of bespoke Java web applications, Java API services and mobile apps for the Public Transport, Education and Employment Services sectors, and has been working in the technology industry for over 20 years.
She has recently taken on a new challenge as an Agile Development Lead, stepping up to lead a team of 13 Android and iOS developers, working to develop and deliver the recently launched TfL Go app, a travel planning app with heavy focus on accessibility, used by the public.
Dionne is passionate about improving diversity in tech, and especially encouraging more women and people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds into tech and retaining them, in an industry commonly viewed as very white male dominated. She is a co-lead on the award-winning TfL Women Staff Network Group – Women in Tech committee, a member of the RACE Staff Network Group leadership team, and founder of ‘Where’s The BAME in Tech?’ (an initiative to highlight successful black and minority ethnic professionals in tech corporate companies). She is also a founding member of UK Black Tech and supports the community by facilitating events, workshops, providing advice, and support to individuals pursuing a career in tech. She is also a STEM Ambassador and has visited schools, colleges and careers fairs, and encourages women to aspire to work in Technology even if they currently work in a non-tech role.
Dionne is also a tech coach, mentor and public speaker. She helps women in established careers to make a career change into tech, through coaching, mentoring and confidence building.
Dionne was listed in the FT-IB Top 100 Most Influential BAME Leaders in Tech and is a WeAreTheCity TechWomen50 Award Winner.
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