London, Friday 1st April 2016 - Code First: Girls publishes their 2016 “Ones to Watch” list.
Code First: Girls is delighted to announce the publication of their 2016 “Ones to Watch” list. Now in its second year, this list profiles 25 of the most ambitious and exciting young women under 25 years old, who are making an impact in technology and entrepreneurship.
The women chosen work across a wide variety of areas, including as entrepreneurs, working in a high-growth tech startups, or in technical development and ecosystem roles. They were selected on the basis of their impressive and wide reaching impact in their sector, demonstrating the high calibre of female tech talent in the UK.
The purpose of the Code First: Girls “Ones to Watch” list to celebrate these young women's careers, and also profile them as inspirational role models to encourage others to follow in their footsteps.
The Code First: Girls “Ones to Watch” 2016 list includes the following 25 women:
Angela Bradbury (Chime Advisors); Chloë Donegan (Lyst); Claire Roberts (Unruly); Diana K Lee (UCL); Dorothy Wingrove (StoryStream); Eleanor Harding (Rigby/Rose); Elizabeth Chesters (Cognia); Gemma Milne (Ogilvy & Mather); Georgie Barrat (Tech journalist); Hannah Catmur (Pocket Explorers); Helene Chick (Deliveroo); Imara Speek (Entrepreneur); Jenny Brennan (Entrepreneur); Kimberley Cook (ShortList Media Ltd); Laura Lambert (Befittd); Luciana Carvalho Se (SE3 Solutions); Maxine Mackintosh (UCL/HealthTech Women); Nikhila Ravi (Founders & Coders); Phoebe Hugh (Brolly); Solveiga Pakštaitė (Design By Sol); Sophie Dundovic (Oxygen Startups/Parasym Health); Tina Gogna (Capgemini/Harvard University); Yan Giet (HandsOn Global Management); Zara Nowell (Aviva); Zoe Elizabeth Sugg (Zoella).
Code First: Girls Programmes Manager, Charlotte Fereday says:
“We are absolutely delighted to announce the 2016 Code First: Girls “Ones to Watch” list. We have searched tirelessly to find young women who we feel embody the amazing home grown talent in the UK. Watch out for these amazing women - they’re going to be the movers and shakers of tomorrow!”
The new 2016 “Ones to Watch” list will be published on Code First: Girls website on 01.04.16 here.
About Code First: Girls
Code First: Girls is a social enterprise that works with companies and women directly to increase the proportion of women in tech and entrepreneurship.
Each semester we run free classes that teach 700+ young women how to code. Over the past 18 months we have had 3000+ young women participate in one of our courses or events, and have helped companies to recruit and train better tech talent in their firms.
Code First: Girls is sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Entrepreneur First (EF).
Code First: Girls press contact:
Charlotte Fereday / firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 7479 928 351