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The DevelopHer Awards – Celebrating Women In Technology 30 November 2016

June 23, 2016

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The DevelopHER Awards is an annual not-for-profit awards ceremony recognising women who work in the technology sector in East Anglia. The awards are an opportunity for Ipswich and Suffolk to join in the work that Norwich’s SyncDevelopHER team is doing to build the tech community across East Anglia.  Founder Vickie Allen is keen to draw our whole region together.

This year the event will be hosted in Ipswich at The Corn Exchange in the town centre on 30th November.

There are many ways you can get involved:

Nominate

Across the land there are women making their mark so help them shine!

Working in technology doesn’t only mean developers – the awards aim to acknowledge the efforts of women across all areas of the industry. Do you know

  • A designer who makes the web look like a Michelangelo ?
  • A developer whose code give you goose bumps ?
  • A UX designer who knows what the visitor wants before they do or
  • Project managers who can make even the most surly team into a well-oiled machine ?

Click here to find out more about the categories and how you can nominate someone.

Sponsorship

There are already some amazing sponsors including Strategiq, Coderus, Virya Group, Measured Brilliance, Microsoft and UCS. Would you like the opportunity to support the event and gain some diverse marketing opportunities ?  A range of packages are available – visit the website to find out more.

Volunteer

The DevelopHER awards is a not-for-profit volunteer run event. We are always on the lookout for passionate and talented people to get involved. If you have skills in design, social media, blogging, event planning or any other talent you want to share, please get in touch.

Attend

The event itself is a fun packed evening showcasing our sponsors, great speakers, the nominees and the winners. Tickets are on sale now. Please make sure to buy yours ASAP, they won’t be around for long.

The 2015 event was a fantastic evening in Norwich with over 150 attendees, having had over 130 nominations across 11 categories (from Testers to Project Managers, Digital Marketers and of course Developers). They saw 17 companies from Norwich, Ipswich and further afield sponsoring the event that included Google, Crafted and Anglia IT.

It was great to see women in various tech roles from across East Anglia being acknowledged for the great work they do. Some of the money raised has been used to run a code club to inspire the next generation of developers.

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This event may not be for you and your business, but do you know someone who might be interested? They can contact us via by email or on Twitter or Facebook.

 



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