London, Tuesday 4th April 2017 - Code First: Girls publishes their 2017 “Ones to Watch” list.
Code First: Girls is delighted to announce the publication of their 2017 “Ones to Watch” list. Now in its third year, this list profiles 25 of the most ambitious and exciting young women under 30 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 tech 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” 2017 list includes the following 25 women:
Alexis Monks (University of Bristol); Amandine Flachs (Realities Centre); Anisah Osman Britton (23 Code Street); Chelsea Jarvie (Education Scotland); Clare Devine (Sky); Doniya Soni (techUK); Emerald de Leeuw (EuroComply Data Protection Technology); Emily Horgan (Bemo Ltd); Emma Northcott (Monzo Bank); Heather Davidson (Hactar); Irina Tsyganok (YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group); Katie Griffiths (I’m Okay app); Laura Gemmell (Worldpay); Louise Leolin (Dinobyte Labs); Melike Belli (Cybertonica Ltd); Molly Watt (Molly Watt Ltd); Naomi Pentrel (Bloomberg L.P.); Natalia Harateh (Wikimedia Foundation); Natasha Latysheva (Jagex); Ololade Olaore (Accenture); Rebekah Mercer (Clearmatics); Rose Tucker (Thoughtworks); Shwetal Shah (Onepoint); Tanya Mathew (PWC); Vicky Butt (Kings College London).
Code First: Girls Programmes Manager, Rupinder Garcha says:
“We are absolutely delighted to announce the 2017 Code First: Girls “Ones to Watch” list. We received some fantastic nominations and were impressed by the calibre of nominees. These women represent the amazing homegrown tech talent in the UK. Watch out for these future leaders!”
The new 2017 “Ones to Watch” list will be published on Code First: Girls website on 04.04.17 here: http://www.codefirstgirls.org.uk/ones-to-watch-2017.html
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 year we run classes that teach 3500+ women how to code, for free. Over the past 4 years we've delivered £2.5 million+ of free coding courses, and helped companies to recruit better tech talent into their firms.
Code First: Girls is sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Entrepreneur First (EF).
Code First: Girls press contact:
Rupinder Garcha / firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 7724137397
@CodeFirstGirls / codefirstgirlsgeneral