Women In Climate Tech: Pitch Fest
As global temperatures rise, sea levels climb, and entire ecosystems face extinction, the climate crisis is one of the biggest challenges facing our generation. With a looming deadline, unprecedented innovation in the tech sector offers an unexpected solution. Climate change disproportionately affects women, especially BAME women and those in low income communities and women have been leading the charge to find climate tech solutions.
Join us as leading entrepreneurs, executives, and investors offer original solutions to the issue, and come together to discuss the future of the field.
Founder & CEO of You’ve Got This! She has worked in financial services and led teams across the world in strategy, product, business development, partnerships, innovation & digital banking. She was awarded the TIE London Intrapreneur of the Year Award in 2018 and part of the Money2020 Rise Up USA Women in Fintech Leadership program. She is an active investor in FinTech and a mentor for Sustainable Ventures and has spoken at various industry events on the future of AI in financial services, Future of Work, Digital Banking, Finances, and FinTech.
Founder of Seed. She secured funding on the Dragons Den and founded Beach Break Live festival, a four-day celebration of beach by day and beats by night with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Dizzee Rascal, and Ellie Goulding. It was here that she developed a powerful student influencer network and cult student brand, growing the festival to 20k students. She then launched Seed, with a mission to take student marketing to the next level, and built a reputation for delivering game-changing global student campaigns and solutions for brands such as ASOS, Spotify.
Amali De Alwis
CEO of Subak, the world’s first non-profit accelerator that scales climate impact through data, policy and behaviour change. She was previously CEO of Code First: Girls and is a Board member at Ada National College for Digital Skills, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and Unboxed 2022. She was a founding member at Tech Talent Charter, was named as ‘The most influential woman in UK IT’ by Computer Weekly, and was awarded an MBE in 2019.
Founder and CEO of Blue Sky Analytics, a Climate-Tech start-up using satellite data and AI to build environmental monitoring and climate-risk assessment products. She is a Fulbright scholar, Yale and IIT alum with experience in private equity, big data analytics, product development, and environmental policy. She has worked on building flexible solar cells in Dublin, kickstarting solar products and asset financing startup at PEG Africa, and clean energy investing as an Associate at GoldenSet Capital.