Liverpool Girl Geeks excited to start the year off with a collaboration with one of their (and our!) favourite innovative companies, Monzo. As a result, the theme for the first meet up of the year is Fintech. There will be discussions surrounding tech innovation in the financial sector, cultivating diversity and inclusivity, open banking API’s, how to fund a start-up and building communities.
Refreshments will be provided, thanks to support from Monzo.
Maria Campbell, Head of People at Monzo
Maria has spent the past 5 years building teams and developing people strategy at successful Fintech startups and is a passionate advocate for intersection diversity in the sector.
Chelsea Slater, Co-Founder of InnovateHer / Liverpool Girl Geeks
Liverpool Girl Geeks have received funding from a number of avenues including sponsorship, grants and commissions which has enabled them to grow a team and deliver upon their mission to decrease the gender imbalance in tech. Chelsea will share insights on this journey to date and how to fund a start-up.
Jonathan Seal, Strategy Director at Mando
Digital strategist, speaker and part time science nerd, Jonathan has worked for more than 20 years in digital media for global brands such as TSB, Emirates airlines, Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover, Tarmac, Saatchi & Saatchi, Toyota, Tata Steel, and many others.
Chair; Jo Morfee, Co-founder of InnovateHer / Liverpool Girl Geeks
More panellists to be announced soon!
Is this event for me?
This is an event for women and men who are interested in technology, science, maths, arts and creativity. All are welcome, regardless of background or identity.
If you want to find out more about the tech industry and how you can have a career in it, this event is for you.
If you are a designer, developer, marketer, project manager, technician, scientist, games designer or sportsperson - this event is for you.
If you are bewildered by technology and want to learn more about how to harness it in any capacity, this event is for you.
Meet your peers and role models while supporting the mission of achieve gender diversity in the sector.
Who are Monzo?
Built for your smartphone, Monzo are building the bank of the future. One that updates your balance instantly, sends intelligent notifications and is actually easy to use! The coral debit card is pretty snazzy too. Check em out > https://monzo.com/