Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

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About Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum is non-profit organisation for LGBT+ individuals and their allies across the globe. We’re super passionate and committed to encouraging LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the UK technology sector for the benefit of the individual, the organisations they represent and the industry overall - and we’ve been doing this since 2012.

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An invite... Campfire Live with Intertech's Chris Howard

You're invited to Campfire, a Tech, Art & Cultural event dedicated to sharing stories, innovation and technology where Chris Howard, one of our Intertech Leads, will be sharing his story.

Expect an exciting evening of talks, digital demonstrations, media use cases, creative networking and interactive experiences, bringing together under-represented groups in tech and the city.

Doors will open from 6pm, with drinks on arrival and talks starting at 7pm followed by networking with music, pizza & drinks.

Sign-up at the link below.
22 Sep 2022 at 6:00pm
until 22 Sep 2022 at 10:00pm
Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA

Celebrate Manchester Pride with InterEngineering

Fancy joining the Manchester Pride Parade this year?

Well you've now got the chance to join our wonderful friends over at InterEngineering who are marching with AirProducts in the Manchester Pride Parade 2022.

Much like ourselves, InterEngineering, connect, inform and empower engineers who identify as LGBT+ whilst engaging supporters who share their mission. Sign-up at the link below and get involved in a fantastic parade.
27 Aug 2022 at 11:00am
until 27 Aug 2022 at 3:00pm

An invite.... Pride in BCS Summer Reception

We're delighted to share an invite for all Intertech members to the 'Pride in BCS Summer Reception' from the British Computing Society.

Pride in BCS is the first LGBTQIA+ network for IT and digital professionals set up by the Professional Body for IT. The event will feature a short introduction followed by drinks, nibbles and of course an opportunity for networking with music.

We're looking forward to seeing many of our London members at this event and hearing more about BCS.
31 Aug 2022 at 6:00pm
until 31 Aug 2022 at 8:00pm
25 Copthall Ave

Intertech Manchester @ Huckletree

Come along to our 'Pride Unwind' event as we join forces with Huckletree in their historic Ancoats landmark of the old Express building for an evening of talks, networking, pizza and drinks.

Huckletree are on a mission to help the most innovative companies in the tech and innovation space collaborate with one another and we're excited to be joined by some of their members on the evening.

We can't wait to have you join us and you're welcome to share this across your own networks too. Join us as we come together and wrap-up Pride whilst celebrating some of the best creative and tech entrepreneurs in Manchester.
01 Sep 2022 at 5:30pm
until 01 Sep 2022 at 8:30pm
3 George Leigh Street
M4 5AL

An invitation... London Bisexual Network

We're excited to be able to share with you an invite for an event taking place with our friends over at the London Bisexual Network entitled - 'Trans & Non-Binary Allyship: Moving to action'

The virtual event will explore why Trans & Non-Binary colleagues are under increasing pressure from politicians, media, healthcare providers, or broader society. The panel will discuss this important topic and explore practical actions that we all can take to support the Trans & Non-Binary community.

You can register on the link below and we hope you find this session useful.
25 Jul 2022 at 12:30pm
until 25 Jul 2022 at 1:30pm

Intertech Manchester Launch @ Robert Walters - Tomorrow!

It's the official launch of Intertech Manchester, the LGBT+ diversity forum for the UK tech sector, tomorrow alongside our very special hosts for the evening Robert Walters.

The event will feature an introduction to Intertech from Chris Howard, followed by a short keynote on the importance of diversity and inclusion in the recruitment and technology industry from our hosts.

We're also delighted to be welcoming two fantastic speakers to help give you a flavour for Intertech and how we put technology and innovation at the heart of our events.

They'll be plenty of time for networking throughout the evening over drinks and nibbles and we can't wait to see you on the night.
21 Jul 2022 at 5:30pm
until 21 Jul 2022 at 8:30pm
Robert Walters
1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB

Celebrate Pride in London with Unity

Our amazing friends over at Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content, would like to invite LGBTQI+ indie devs to join them for their Pride in London celebrations this year.

This will be an opportunity for devs or anyone else with an interest in real-time 3D to hang out with the Unity crew, network and make new friends. There are a limited number of tickets to give away on a first come first serve basis.

Register at the link below and find out what's in store for those of you lucky enough to be invited.
02 Jul 2022 at 10:00am

Pride in London 2022 - What's going on?

It's the big one! We're excited to share plans for Pride in London 2022 with Intertech and our fabulous sponsors Capgemini & Amdocs. 🏳️‍🌈

As always, Intertech will be present and marching in the Pride in London parade once again this year. This year however we've mixed things up and approached ticketing a little different.

💜 Here's all you need to know to grab a spot to join Intertech’s contingent promoting diversity in tech...

There are a very limited number of parade places for organisations this year so as to help increase representation of our diverse and wonderful LGBTQ+ community - this means we have just a handful of tickets available for Intertech. For this year only, the team have taken the decision to invite members and supporters who have stuck with us through the rough and the smooth over the last decade and helped get us to where we are today; these wonderful individuals will be joining us in our t-shirts on the day.

However this isn't all and we do have a few spaces available - despite not opening registration publicly. We would LOVE to have some of your join us on the day, especially those who have engaged with us before as our way of thanking you for your support!

If you know you can join on us on July 2nd, from mid morning onwards, and want to be a part of the action then simply reply to this email with the following details:

  • Full Name
  • Mobile Number
  • T-Shirt Preference (Small to X-Large)
Whilst we can't guarantee a spot to those who email, we will do everything we can to get as many familiar faces there on the day for what promises to be a fantastic Pride in London parade.

We will confirm your space via email as well as share further details early next week. If we don't confirm your space this means we've not been able to allocate a ticket on this occasion and we're sorry, but next year we'll be back to our usual registration process and would love to see you there.

That's not all though, keep reading below for a great chance to get involved and take part in the Pride in London parade with one of our tech friends...
02 Jul 2022 at 10:00am

An invitation... Women in IT Summit

Posted on behalf of Women in IT
We've been offered 3 complimentary passes to a Future Leaders Breakfast, hosted by Women in IT. Together with HSBC, this will be a platform for networking amongst the Future Leaders of tech, the rising stars, and incoming changemakers, the leaders of tomorrow. 🥐

The Future Leaders Breakfast will start from 8.30am-9.30am and your pass also grants access to the Womenin IT UK Summit taking place in the same venue from 9.45am. The agenda is packed with the top speakers in UK tech, including Professor Sue Black OBE, Dex Hunter-Torricke from Meta’s Oversight Board, and Flavilla Fongang, Founder of Black Women in Tech.

Additionally, if you’d be interested in attending the Women in IT Summit from 09:45 instead, just reply to this email and we can share a discounted registration link.
19 May 2022 at 8:30am
133 Houndsditch

Intertech @ Microsoft

Microsoft is kicking off Pride month with an in-person event for the GLEAM and Intertech communities at the Microsoft Reactor in London, and it's going to be a fantastic opportunity to meet face to face with many individuals who we've not seen for a very long time.

On the evening we'll be hearing from Stonewall on their advocacy work across Conversion Therapy, Trans Rights and how they have supported Refugees including a panel discussion.

Naturally there will be plenty of time for networking to celebrate Pride and the start of a season of events and we can't wait to see you all there.
08 Jun 2022 at 6:00pm
Microsoft Accelerator
70 Wilson Street