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2019 Women in Tech Challenge: Microsoft, GSK & Amazon

Newnham College.

Date: 6 November 2019
Time: 15:00-21:30

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, GSK and Amazon.

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

  • Microsoft and GSK D3 (Data in Drug Development)
  • Amazon Think Big Challenge 

Microsoft, GSK and Amazon 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.


Arrival and registration


Welcome and introduction


Women in Technology Challenge (group work and case discussions)


Group presentations


Drinks reception


Formal dinner, certificate presentation and announcement of winners


Event concludes


Applications for the Women in Tech Challenge 2019 have now closed.

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