Event of the month: Here’s why you should attend Techleap.nl’s DEI in Tech Summit 2023 in November



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In the fast-evolving landscape of technology, where innovation often takes centre stage, the requirement for fostering diversity, equality, and inclusion has become more crucial than ever. 

As the tech industry continues to shape the fabric of our existence, there is a growing recognition of the need for representation and equal opportunities for all voices in this dynamic space.

The upcoming “DEI in Tech Summit 2023” event is a testament to the tech industry’s commitment to fostering an environment where diversity is celebrated, equality is championed, and inclusion is non-negotiable. 

This summit is not just another gathering; it is a transformative experience that aims to unlock businesses’ true potential through diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

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What is DEI in Tech Summit 2023?

DEI – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion –  are three interconnected concepts that, when combined, create a workplace environment that is respectful and fair.

DEI in Tech Summit 2023 is hosted by Diverse Leaders in Tech, a community that is established and funded by Techleap.nl. 

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The event focuses on the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the technology sector. 

As the first of its kind, this summit aims to equip individuals and organisations with the tools and strategies needed to bring DEI to life and make it a vital part of their DNA.

The event will take place on 23rd November 2023, from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM at Spant! Bussum. 

What can we expect in DEI in Tech Summit 2023?

At DEI in Tech Summit 2023, attendees can look forward to the “HOW” behind DEI implementation. 

The summit will delve into various aspects of DEI, offering practical insights, tangible solutions, and data-led strategies for creating a more inclusive and equitable industry in tech.

Building a diverse talent pool: One of the key focuses of the summit is exploring strategies to build a talent pool that not only thrives on diversity but also actively promotes and supports it. 

Organisations prioritising diversity in their workforce are more likely to experience 19 per cent increased innovation, creativity, and problem-solving capabilities. 

Through informative sessions and case studies, attendees will gain valuable insights into attracting, hiring, and retaining diverse talent, creating an inclusive work environment.

Transforming business with data-driven DEI:  At the summit, participants will have the opportunity to explore how to conduct a transformative business journey that leverages data-driven DEI practices. 

The industry experts will discuss the importance of using data to inform decision-making, measure progress, and drive meaningful change. 

By adopting data-driven approaches, organisations can position themselves as industry leaders in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Eradicating discrimination, racism, and sexism: Creating an inclusive work culture requires a conscious effort to eliminate discrimination, racism, and sexism from all levels of an organisation.

DEI in Tech Summit 2023 will provide a platform to learn about effective strategies for combating these issues head-on. Experts will share insights on implementing policies and initiatives that foster equality, fairness, and respect. 

Organisations can nurture a diverse and inclusive workforce only by developing an environment that is free from discriminatory practices.

Cultivating an LGBTQ+ safe and inclusive workplace: Inclusivity goes beyond gender and racial diversity; it also extends to the LGBTQ+ community. 

DEI in Tech Summit 2023 will throw light on how organisations can create an LGBTQ+ safe and inclusive workplace where individuals can thrive without fear. 

Attendees will gain valuable insights into best practices for implementing inclusive policies, supporting LGBTQ+ employees, and fostering a culture of belonging for all.

Embracing the power of a neurodiverse-friendly work environment: Neurodiversity refers to the diverse range of neurological differences, such as autism, ADHD, and dyslexia.

DEI in Tech Summit 2023 identifies the power of embracing neurodiversity and the unique perspectives it brings to the table. 

This session will explore the benefits of creating a neurodiverse-friendly work environment that empowers individuals to excel. 

Attendees will discover how to break free from neurotypical norms and unlock the hidden potential of every individual.

Eradicating biases in AI systems and products: AI has become an integral part of the tech industry, but it has its fair set of challenges, including biases. 

The event will dive deep into cutting-edge strategies for eradicating biases in AI systems and products. 

Experts will discuss the ethical concerns, potential risks, and practical solutions for ensuring AI technologies make decisions without prejudice. Attendees will gain valuable insights into building trustworthy AI systems that drive fairness and inclusivity.

In this event, you can explore real-life cases, witnessing firsthand how DEI leaders and experts tackle challenges head-on through co-creating solutions. 

Who will you meet?

At DEI in Tech Summit 2023, prepare to meet a diverse array of industry experts and visionaries who are redefining the narrative of technology. You will meet:

  • Entrepreneurs and tech visionaries
  • Founders, Co-founders, C-level leaders in IT and technology
  • Investment pioneers
  • Managing Directors, Investment Directors, General Partners, Investors, and key decision-makers in the investment world
  • Innovation Leaders
  • Chief Innovation Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, and Innovation Directors, HR Officers
  • Government and Policy Makers
  • Politicians, Government Officials, and Government Representatives
  • DEI Experts and Professionals
  • Chief Diversity Officers, Diversity and Inclusion Managers and Directors, DEI Data Analysts, DEI Programme Developers, and other DEI Specialists

Are you impressed already? If you’re ready to embark on this journey, click here to book the tickets. 


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Vigneshwar Ravichandran

Vigneshwar has been a News Reporter at Silicon Canals since 2018. A seasoned technology journalist with almost a decade of experience, he covers the European startup ecosystem, from AI and Web3 to clean energy and health tech. Previously, he was a content producer and consumer product reviewer for leading Indian digital media, including NDTV, GizBot, and FoneArena. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Instrumentation in Chennai and a Diploma in Broadcasting Journalism in New Delhi.

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