The best and brightest women in technology in Europe in 2017 are listed here in alphabetical order. Because they are all true role models.
Inspiring Fifty is an not-for-profit that aims to increase diversity in technology by making female role models more visible.
Recent ground breaking research by Microsoft shows that girls cited a lack of female role models in STEM as key reason they didn’t follow a career in the sector. That underlines the importance of making role models more visible and inspire others to become active role models too.
The list includes Dr Sue Black, Founder of TechMums, Eileen Burbidge, Chair of TechCity UK and HM Treasury’s Special Envoy for Fintech, Amy Cole, Head of Brand Development EMEA at Instagram, Jaqueline De Rojas, President of TechUK, Anne-Marie Imafidon, CEO at Stemettes, Neelie Kroes, Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA at Facebook, Kathryn Parsons, Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Decoded, Adizah Tejani, Director of Marketing EMEA at Token and Colleen Wong, Founder at Techsixtyfour Ltd.