LEADERSHIP EVENTS

All of the events happening throughout DIDFest fall into our four themes, PLAY, INSPIRE, COMMUNITY and LEADERSHIP, as we want engage with young children, right through to organisational leaders from all businesses.

There’s so many exciting things going on throughout the Festival, and we feel there really is something for everyone. If you still aren’t sure where to start, do get in touch with our friendly team and we’ll be happy to chat with you to find out more about you, and point you in the right direction of what events might enjoy.

There are a number of events already lined up, with more to be added each week - so keep your eye on this page, or our Twitter page @Didfest where we'll be announcing new events when the come live.

WEST MIDLANDS WOMEN'S VOICE

Worldwide, lenses will be on the West Midlands through the Commonwealth Games and Coventry City of C...

  • Date: Wednesday, 6th March
  • Time: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Location: The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Digbeth, B9 4AA
WOMEN WHO INSPIRE NETWORK

Attendees at this special event, held on International Women's Day, will hear from local inspiration...

  • Date: Friday, 8th March
  • Time: 09:00 - 11:30
  • Location: Natwest Accelerator Hub, 8 Brindley Place, B1 2TZ
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019 CONFERENCE | WELCOME TO "THE QUEENS DEN"

At NatWest our commitment to support more women to succeed in business goes beyond financial service...

  • Date: Friday, 8th March
  • Time: 10:00 - 14:30
  • Location: Natwest Accelerator Hub, 8 Brindley Place, B1 2TZ
GENDER & ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY

All are welcome to join in this event where we discuss questions of gender, ethnic diversity and ine...

  • Date: Thursday, 14th March
  • Time: 14:30 - 17:00
  • Location: STEAMhouse, 108 Digbeth High Street, B5 6DT
THE SME BUSINESS OWNER’S TOOLKIT

We’re seeing more and more female entrepreneurs set up their own businesses, including in Tech and D...

  • Date: Monday, 18th March
  • Time: 11:00 - 14:00
  • Location: iCentrum, Holt Street, B7 4BP
BE MORE BIRMINGHAM

Be More Birmingham will bring together SMEs, policy makers, broadcasters and talent within the creat...

  • Date: Wednesday, 20th March
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:30
  • Location: The Bond, 180-182 Fazeley St, Birmingham, B5 5SE
HOW TO SCALE A BUSINESS INCLUSIVELY

ESC grew quickly from a small business to over 150 people. Building a diverse and inclusive culture...

  • Date: Thursday, 21st March
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:00
  • Location: Cannon House, 10 The Priory Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6BS
GENDER HIRING HACK 2019

Discover the secrets behind hiring great women in tech!

Buck the trend by learning how to open you...

  • Date: Monday, 1st April
  • Time: 18:00 - 20:00
  • Location: The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP
LEADING WITH CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE

This event is for anyone currently in a leadership role or aspiring leaders, who want to become more...

  • Date: Tuesday, 2nd April
  • Time: 08:30 - 10:00
  • Location: Birmingham, to be announced
HOW TO ATTRACT MORE WOMEN TO APPLY TO YOUR TECH ROLES

Where to start?!

Growing a business in its own right, is a difficult challenge. Growing a diverse...

  • Date: Wednesday, 3rd April
  • Time: 13:30 - 16:00
  • Location: Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B1 1TT
INNOVATION POLICY AND PRACTICE: WOMEN IN STEM-BASED BUSINESS

Innovation Policy and Practice breakfast Invitation

Women in STEM-based business - barriers and en...

  • Date: Thursday, 4th April
  • Time: 07:45 - 09:30
  • Location: MakeUK Technology Hub, Nobel Way, Birmingham, B6 7EP
FLEXIBLE WORKING CULTURE AND PRACTICES

At B13 Technology we offer flexibilty to all employees from day one, this is one of our core values...

  • Date: Friday, 5th April
  • Time: 10:15 - 11:30
  • Location: Alpha Works, Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham, B1 1TT