Gender | Disability | Race
We are raising awareness about the disproportionate levels of Black young women not in Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) | Web 3 related careers.
Bridging the digital skills gap amongst young black women and young children and cultivating a brighter future for our leaders of tomorrow.
The Women in Tech Festival 2023 is a celebration of the women shaping the technology industry, from bottom to top. And this year’s Festival also brings you Women of the Channel; the meeting place for women from across the IT channel who are looking to advance organisational diversity, make unmatched connections, and empower and cultivate women leaders.
Duration: 9.5 hrs
Africa Blockchain Institute is Africa’s foremost Blockchain Think-Tank that is reimagining the possibilities of Blockchain Education, extensive Evidence-Based Researches, and High-End Deployment solutions, for Digital Transformation in Africa.
Tech in Ghana is a prominent UK-Ghana platform dedicated to strengthening and showcasing Ghana’s thriving tech ecosystem both locally and to the world. Since launching in 2017, it has garnered the active involvement of several multinational corporations, decision-makers, investors, fast-growing scale-ups, and founders from the region.
Duration: 54.3 hrs
Accra Digital Centre
SHE, DISRUPTS provide a comprehensive analysis of the involvement and participations of Black women and girls in STEM and AI industries, and aims to change that dynamic into one where there is no longer a question mark arount their contribution or participation.
Academy Achievers - Virtual Center Manager
” Paulette Watson is a trailblazer and a role model for women in tech. Her technical skills are top-notch, and she possesses an innate ability to address complex problems with grace and precision. Beyond her professional achievements, Paulette is a kind and empathetic individual. She fosters a collaborative and inclusive atmosphere wherever she goes, ensuring that everyones voices are heard. Her ability to bring people together and build a supportive environment is truly remarkable “
Presiding Justice - Ministry of Justice UK
” Working with Paulette has been for me one of the most positive experiences I've experienced to date. Her professionalism is second to none, and she always adopts a positive and pragmatic approach to any task that is set before her. She truly operates with a spirit of excellence and I am glad to be able to say that I have benefitted both personally and professionally from her knowledge, experience, challenge and 'outside the box' thinking. “
Talent Attraction & DEI Strategist | ForbesBLK Member | Innovative Inclusive Thought Leader
” Paulette is a true distruptor and change agent in so many facets of diversity, equity and inclusion. Although. It has only been a month I have learned so much from her. For a long time I was afraid to be authentic and step into a leadership role. Paulette is a once in a lifetime thought leader who is opening doors for Black women for generations to come. I love seeing all the work she is doing to address and continue to create pathways for Black Women in Tech. “
Director of the Hope Tree - M.E.D Masters Cambridge | Counselling Therapist
” Paulette Watson is the consummate professional a gifted entrepreneur in her field as a global disrupter in the tech world. Paulette has also used her skills in coaching in offering advice to support our project the Hope Tree in Ashford Kent, which is an organisation that works with Children and their families to support their emotional wellbeing and family life in general. Her advice and support were instrumental in helping the Hope Tree to secure funding for our project and writing a reference to support our application. This funding enabled us to provide vital resources for our families. “
Head of Subcontract Management - TTS & FLX
” I have had the great pleasure and fortune to meet Paulette Watson the Solaris executive leadership programme. It has been Inspirational knowing Paulette for such a short time and also very fortuitous as I required information regarding data transformation and automation and the information and guidance Paulette provided was excellent. I just want to thank her for her time and effort. She has opened my eyes to world not clearly understood. “
Senior Manager, Global Product Governance, Global Trade & Receivables Finance at HSBC
” Paulette is a great role model and energiser. I shared my aspiration to set up a diversity network and she encouraged me to believe in myself and also to believe that I could achieve my ambition. Paulette provided me with further support when I was working on a proposal to submit my idea to an emerging leader's competition. Paulette gave me crucial and constructive feedback, which helped to strengthen my proposal. Paulette was also my biggest cheerleader when I shared the good news about receiving recognition from the competition judges for my idea. I really appreciate Paulette's support, encouragement and cheerleading. “
Fullstack Web Developer
” Working with Paulette is an absolute pleasure. Her expertise and dedication shine through in every project, making her an invaluable asset to any team. “