The Voices In The Shadow Festival is back!
SATURDAY 28TH OF OCTOBER 2023

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We are so excited to announce that you can now pre-order The Voices In The Shadow Volume 3 book, and registration for The Festival is now open!

Is this event for you?

Our Festival is dedicated to supporting, connecting and celebrating Black women. If you want to:

  • Get in tech: Are you looking to transition into tech or make your entry into tech? This festival is for you. You don’t need to already be in tech to attend this festival.
  • Thrive in tech: Do you want successfully progress within your career in tech and break the glass ceiling to leadership? This festival is for you.
  • Become a successful tech entrepreneur: Do you want to start your tech business and/or need guidance to scale your business? This festival is for you.

 

This year will give you the keys to elevating your success, inspiring you, helping you grow in your tech career or as an entrepreneur and making new connections. Throughout the day, you will get plenty to learn new strategies, connect, unleash new opportunities, and network with brands, our speakers and other delegates.

Throughout the day, you will learn new strategies, unleash new opportunities, and network with our sponsors, our speakers and other delegates. Our festival is open to all levels, genders and ethnicities but our stage is led by Black female excellence.

  • Venue: Merchants Taylor, 30 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8JB
  • Timing: 10.00 – 16.30
  • Let your company support you as this is a business event. 

Important: We are not planning on offering any remote attendee options. We’re focusing on the attendee experience.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 28th of October!

The founder of GTA Black Women In Tech

When you order your festival pass or the book, it contributes to our distribution of the book to schools for free. Help us get this book full of inspirational stories distributed to all secondary schools for FREE in the UK and Ireland so we can bring more diversity to tech.

ONE TICKET FOR THE PRICE OF TWO EVENTS!

Access both programmes

Discover the professional programme

Discover the entrepreneur programme

FREE FESTIVAL TICKETS FOR STUDENTS AND JOB SEEKERS

Would you like to attend The Voices In The Shadow Festival 2023?

We’re thrilled to invite a limited number of students and those currently looking for new opportunities to the festival completely FREE of charge!

Our Festival is dedicated to supporting, connecting and celebrating Black women. Whether you’re looking to transition into tech, make your entry into tech or simply want to start building your network, this festival is for you!

To secure your FREE ticket, simply complete our Student and Job Seeker form and send it back to us.

Student and Job Seeker Application Form

ATTEND The Festival FOR FREE BY PRESENTING YOUR BUSINESS

Calling all Black female entrepreneurs! We want to hear from you.

 

We are offering 6 tech entrepreneurs with a business idea and tech businesses the chance to pitch to our panel of experts at this year’s festival

We will also provide you with a FREE pitch template to follow and FREE entry to the festival! To take part, simply complete our Pitch Your Business Application Form and send it back to us!

Pitch Your Business Application Form

Discover Your Festival Package Options!

This event is open to all genders and ethnicities

  • This event is open to all genders and ethnicities
  • This event is for all levels: C-suite, senior, and mid-level individuals in tech looking to progress into their careers, head of talent and HR leaders, senior tech leaders, E-D&I leaders, new graduates, entrepreneurs, and companies led by female leaders in tech.
  • Timing: 10.00 – 16.30
  • Location: Merchants Taylor, 30 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8JB
  • Event programmes: This year the festival includes two programmes, one for professionals and one for entrepreneurs with keynotes, panels, a meet & greet for an opportunity to get your book copy signed by the founder and more.
  • Onsite: You will get your book, goodies in a limited-edition tote bag with the festival package, snacks and refreshments
  • What else to expect: Meet top tech brands, experts but also opportunities for photos and interviews

 

For a full detailed list of the pillars for each programme, visit our event page on Eventbrite when you book your ticket.

THE VIP PACKAGE

We created this fantastic VIP package to allow you to network closely with leaders while. enjoying the festival activities and a copy of our new book, the goodie bag.

This package includes:

  • VIP Area: Chill in the VIP area and network with other VIP guests
  • The festival pass: listen to strategies and guidance from successful leaders and networking opportunities
  • Meet top tech brands and leaders and discover the strategies they applied to achieve their success in tech
  • Your net worth is so your network, so network and connect with other attendees to share opportunities, and tips and grow your network
  • Meet, greet and consultancy area: You will have the opportunity to speak to tech brands in the meet, greet and mentor room and discover all the career opportunities available.
  • Access the VIP area
  • The book: be the first to get the limited volume 3 book
  • The goodie bag with amazing goodies
  • The designed tote bag: limited edition
  • Prize draw entry ticket: You will automatically get a prize draw ticket for a chance to win a prize during the festival!
  • And so much more!

 

Register here

THE FESTIVAL PACKAGE

We created this amazing package to offer you the chance to learn & grow, and network with leaders and other tech professionals in technology through the festival activities and a copy of our new book and goodie bag.

This package includes:

  • The festival pass: listen to strategies and guidance from successful leaders and networking opportunities
  • Meet top tech brands and leaders and discover the strategies they applied to achieve their success in tech
  • Your net worth is so your network, so network and connect with other attendees to share opportunities, and tips and grow your network
  • Meet, greet and consultancy area: You will have the opportunity to speak to tech brands in the meet, greet and mentor room and discover all the career opportunities available.
  • The book: be the first to get the limited volume 3 book
  • The goodie bag: with amazing goodies to takeaway
  • The limited tote bag: our limited-designed tote bag
  • Prize draw entry ticket: You will automatically get a prize draw ticket for a chance to win a prize during the festival!
  • And so much more!

 

Register here

THE FESTIVAL PASS

This standard ticket entry gives you full access to the festival, a goodie bag and all the onsite activities we have reserved for our guests.

This package includes the following:

  • The festival pass: listen to strategies and guidance from successful leaders and networking opportunities
  • Meet top tech brands and leaders and discover the strategies they applied to achieve their success in tech
  • Your net worth is so your network, so network and connect with other attendees to share opportunities, and tips and grow your network
  • Meet, greet and consultancy area: You will have the opportunity to speak to tech brands in the meet, greet and mentor room and discover all the career opportunities available.
  • The goodie bag with amazing goodies
  • The designed tote bag: limited edition
  • Prize draw entry ticket: You will automatically get a prize draw ticket for a chance to win a prize during the festival!
  • And so much more!

 

Register here

Can’t attend the festival?

Get the book delivered to you

ORDER THE BOOK

You can now order volumes 1, 2 and pre-order 3 of the Voices In The Shadow book. When you order your book, it contributes to our distribution of the book to schools for FREE. Help us get this book full of inspirational stories distributed to all secondary schools for free in the UK and Ireland so we can bring more diversity to tech.

 

Cost: £25

Delivery: October 2023

£7 for delivery in the UK and £13 for Europe, Ireland and £22 for the rest of the world

Click here to order volumes 1, 2, and/or 3

 

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