Diversity Drives Growth

Round Table Networking for Women

27 June 2022

Join the Womens Engineering Society Hants and Dorset Cluster and Poole Marine Hub for an inspirational morning at the RNLI College. Learn from our speakers about their career paths, discover how to get the best from networking and the different initiatives locally to support diversity and inclusion.

The Department for Transport's Maritime 2050 People Route Map states: "The maritime workforce of the future will be diverse. New roles, new technologies and a changing image of the sector will draw in people from all backgrounds across the entire UK".

 This round table networking session aims to bring the marine, technical and STEM communities together to explore what will make a difference in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.


9.30 Joanne Sperryn, Co-Founder of TurboGaming

Discover how Joanne entered a career in tech, after representing her country in various sports and time in yachting.

9.50 How to thrive when networking – Adie Saunders

10.00 World Café/Structured networking sessions

10.20 Panel – prepared questions and open floor

10.40 Structured networking – What next?

10.55 Victoria Low, The Magenta Project

11.15 Session close

The session also includes coffee and networking and is an opportunity to share what you need from your local community and to collaborate in plans for the future.

Monday, 27 June 2022
Time : 9.30
Location: RNLI College, West Quay Road