⭐️ Our event is open to all, students and professionals,
regardless of gender and age!
Join us to celebrate International Women's Day 2024!
We are proud to host a full day conference
where we will hear from brilliant women speakers
who will inspire and motivate us with talks and workshops
on technical topics and soft skills.
Our theme is “Impact the Future”, is a call to action for women in tech to impact the future of technology and society for the better.

Welcome to the IWD 2024 conference!


As we celebrate IWD 2024, we encourage our community to reflect on the following questions:
What are you working on that will make a difference in the world?
How are you using your skills and talents to create a better future for all?

Ultimately, we can dream big and be bold when we “Impact the Future

Sat 9th March 2024
1 pm to 6 pm

Learning & Teaching Building, 3rd floor University of Strathclyde 16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ


day of talks and workshops


Our Speakers

Dr Pauldy Otermans

Otermans Institute

Building AI can be for everyone

Anna Rasburn

Software Developer
Morgan Stanley

Tips and Tricks to Become a “Greener” Technologist

Natasha Kydd

Insider Threat Analytics Developer
Morgan Stanley

Using Splunk to Produce Critical Reporting

Vidhya Krishnamoorthy

Morgan Stanley

Intro to Web Accessibility and Frontend/UI Development Tools to Test Accessibility

Charlotte Taylor

S6 Student
Jordanhill School

The Importance of Female Role Models in STEM on Young Girls

Nageela Yusuf

Founder and CEO
TikBox.io and
Cerebriam Studio

Art & Generative AI: the Next Frontier of Human Communication?

Manika Jain

Software Engineer
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Hitchhiker's Guide to Reinforcement Learning: Navigating the Territories of Machine Intelligence

Susana Blaya


Ethical challenges in AI and Journalism: Empowering women in the digital age

Kat Kmiotek

Quality Engineer

GitHub Actions
in action

Ashita Jain

Senior UX Designer
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Distracted during meetings?
Try Sketchnoting

Elliott Lyu

Software engineer

How to Thrive in a No-Server World

Nagaswetha Mudunuri

Cyber Data Analyst
Tenacium DC

Intersection of Cybersecurity and Privacy in the Digital Age

Kelly Taylor

Senior Associate Software Engineer
J.P. Morgan & Chase<

My Experience Transitioning to a Cloud Computing Team

Kavana Tadagalale

Senior Associate
JP Morgan Chase

Securing the Modern Web: Strategies, Tools, and Ethical Hacking Techniques

Deepali Narsiker

Allyship Head
Women in Streaming Media

Innovation Through Inclusion: The Role of Women Leaders in Tech Communities

Irda Vladi

Vice President Analytics Solutions
J.P.Morgan Chase

Curiosity Unleashed - My career journey from HR to AIML Product

Ramona Schwering

Developer Advocate
Auth0 by Okta

App fortified: Best Practices for Web App Security

Seyma Kesici

Software Engineer

Cloud Without Limits

Emma Petrie

University of Glasgow

Designing for success: Unleashing Canva’s power for effective marketing

Rhythm Sodhi

University of Glasgow

Designing for success: Unleashing Canva’s power for effective marketing

Michela Bertaina

Community Program Manager @ Codemotion| Partnership Team Lead @ TEDx Cuneo | WTM Ambassador | GDG Bari Lead | Tourism Councilor @ Cissone

Develop a Second Brain

Alex Palma

Frontend developer & UI/UX designer

CSS Rises from the Ashes: (Re)Become Friends with Your Stylesheet

Olivier Leplus

Developer Advocate at AWS & Google Developer Expert on Web Technologies

CSS Rises from the Ashes: (Re)Become Friends with Your Stylesheet

Sadya Afreen

Associate Software Engineer
J.P Morgan

Shine without shying: make the tech world gender neutral!

Sarah Lean

International Speaker - Founder of the Glasgow Azure User Group

Infrastructure as Code - A look at Azure Bicep and Terraform

Bahar Tomek

Founder of WE are the change / Careers and Employability Advisor

Leadership : Lead yourself first

Sally Andin

Cybersecurity student

Securing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Cybersecurity Students

High Value Learning

Gain valuable insights and skills that you can use to advance your career and improve your knowledge and expertise.

Great Speakers

Gain valuable insights and knowledge, be exposed to new ideas and perspectives and be motivated and inspired by great women in the field.


You will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with others, find valuable professional connections, explore new job opportunities or find mentors in the industry.

Students track

Young people and students often have a different perspective on tech. Listening about their experiences and accomplishments in tech can be inspiring for attendees of all ages.

Live Q&A

Whether you're looking to learn more about a specific topic, get career advice, or just want to know more about the speakers' experiences and perspectives, these Q&A sessions are the perfect opportunity.

Exciting Giveways

We have some exciting giveaways in store for you at this year's event, thanks to our sponsors and partners.