In Conversation With Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, President TechUK

In Conversation With Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, President TechUK
Griselda Togobo from FL will sit down with award-winning diversity leader Jacqueline de Rojas for a thought-provoking discussion.

Join us for an online leadership discussion with Jacqueline de Rojas CBE – named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People In Digital Government.

This thought-provoking discussion is hosted by Griselda Togobo – CEO of FL.

Key Topics

Jacqueline will discuss the key attributes of effective digital leadership to achieve large-scale digital transformation, drawing on the vital importance of having a diverse range of leaders.

You will also find out what does it take to survive, thrive and lead in these tough times.

This uplifting thought-provoking discussion is hosted by Griselda Togobo – CEO of FL.

About Jacqueline de Rojas:

“If we are to thrive in our digital future, all our voices must be heard when designing technology. If not, we risk creating a world for the few and not for the many.”

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE is a President, techUK; President, digileaders; Co-Chair, Institute of Coding

Non-Exec: Rightmove plc | Costain Group plc | FDM Group plc | Business Advisor & Mentor at Merryck

Jacqueline is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in all its forms. Passionate about redressing the gender balance via advisory positions at @TheYouthGroupHQ, @accelerate-Her and the @girlguiding association.

In 2016 she entered the @Computerweekly Hall of Fame after being voted Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Woman in IT 2015; she was listed on Debretts 2016 500 People of Influence and named in Europe’s Inspiring Fifty most inspiring female role models for 2017. Presented the 2017 Catherine Variety Award for Science & Technology.

2018 Women in Tech Award for Advocate of the Year acknowledging her contribution to diversity and #IB100 – Most influential BAME leaders in tech. Awarded the Digital & Technology Award at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2019. Included in World’s 100 most influential people in digital government 2019. Woman of the Year awarded by Women in IT Excellence 2019: 2020 Asian Tech Pioneer. Jacqueline was honoured as CBE for Services to International Trade in Technology in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2018.

About Your Host Griselda Togobo:

Griselda Togobo MPhil, ACA, is an international corporate consultant and trainer. She is also a multi-faceted entrepreneur, engineer and chartered accountant.

At her core, she is a commercially focused business consultant, but it is her experience as a black woman in the corporate world that drives her.

She now uses her vast international experience to help progressive global companies create inclusive workplaces. As a corporate consultant, Griselda gives talks and workshops to businesses interested in improving the gender and racial diversity of their teams. Her corporate programmes include leadership development and private coaching for senior management. She works directly with CEOs, business leaders, and managers to close the gender and ethnicity gaps in their organisations.

She is a respected and impactful speaker and is known for her high energy and engaging style. As an expert in diversity and inclusion, Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM), leadership development and entrepreneurship, Griselda offers a fresh approach to diversity in leadership development.

She qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte LLP and has an MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management from Wolfson College, Cambridge University. Griselda is a Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University, a doctoral researcher at Strathclyde University, sits on the Law & Business School Advisory Board at Leeds Beckett University and the Yorkshire Leadership Group of the Prince’s Trust, Mosaic Network.

Griselda is passionate about supporting female leaders through forwardladies.com, a 20,000-strong (and growing) professional women’s network.

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