I will be talking about my personal story, how I got into tech, and share some suggestions on how women in tech can not only survive but thrive in the post-COVID context.
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Bio: Didem Un Ates
Following her Electrical Engineering and Management studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Didem started her career with management consulting at Capgemini and Motorola. After graduating from Columbia Business School (CBS) in 2005, she continued at Greenwich Consulting (now part of EY), British Telecom, and Microsoft. In her current role, Didem leads Accenture's Data & AI business for Microsoft Business Group in Europe.
As a passionate Diversity & Inclusion and STEM champion, Didem has led several global programmes that brought her and her teams numerous awards, including TechWomen100 2019 Champion, Future Leaders Award, Diversity Role Model, and Top 50 Most Influential Turks in the UK.
Didem is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of 'Creative Education Trust,' which oversees 17 high-schools and 16,500 students in underprivileged regions in the UK. She is also a member of the Forbes Tech Council.