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2018 Women in Tech Challenge: Microsoft & GSK

Date: 25 October 2018 
Time: 15:30

One-of-a-kind opportunity for women interested in tech careers

Newnham College and the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School are proud to present the Women in Tech Challenge jointly with Microsoft and GSK.

This challenge offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work closely with senior executives from Microsoft and GSK on real world challenges facing these companies. There will be two challenges, running simultaneously, as follows: 

  • GSK – Science x Technology x Culture Challenge
  • Microsoft – Embracing Digital Success 

Microsoft and GSK will share their high-impact training and leadership principles in these challenges to help female graduate students, post docs and research associates at the University of Cambridge build the skills necessary to be successful in tech careers.

A draft agenda can be found below.

15:00-15:30 Registration
15:30-15:45 Welcome
15:45-18:15 Women in Technology Challenge (group work and case discussions)
18:15-19:00 Group presentations
19:00-19:30 Drinks reception
19:30 Formal dinner, certificate presentation and announcement of winners


Applications for the Women in Tech Challenge 2018 have now closed.

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