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The hunt for Sodexo’s best chef has begun!

Are You Our Chef Of The Year 2018?

 
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This year’s challenge to find Sodexo’s Chef of the Year has begun, with heats soon taking place across the UK and Ireland.

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Call for entries

Salon Culinaire 2017

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This year’s Salon Culinaire returns to Ascot Racecourse on 27 September with guest judges, chef demonstrations, a supplier exhibition, a street food market, as well as new and exciting categories to enter.

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Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community

Sodexo awarded gold from Ministry of Defence

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Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community.

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l/r Manisha Beeharry, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock; Douglas Parmigiani, FSA, Davy; Niltanielle Bispo, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay; Colin Byrne, chef manager, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Ana Paula, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Sigitas Zubrickas, catering manager, Central Bank, Spencer Dock, Aisha Keshinro, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock and Audrius Ruzgus, supervisor, Guinness Storehouse.

Sodexo supports 2017 GAZE Film Festival in Dublin

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Sodexo was delighted to support the gala opening night of the 25th anniversary of the GAZE Film Festival, sponsored by Accenture, on Thursday 3 August in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin at which the world premiere of The 34th – the Story of Marriage Equality in Ireland was screened. 

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Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair

Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair

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The new head of security at Sodexo has become the first female chair of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) in its 59-year history.

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Business win with the DWP

Business win with the DWP

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Sodexo has secured a contract with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) to provide an integrated asset and estates management service.

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Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?

Summer Volunteering

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Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?

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Remembering Srebrenica podcast

Remembering Srebrenica podcast

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Marking Srebrenica Memorial Day (11 July).

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Margot Slattery (left) with Sandra Ondraschek-Norris and senior director, Catalyst Europe.

Women in Tech

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Sodexo Ireland teamed up with global non-profit organisation Catalyst on Tuesday 11 July in Dublin, for the ‘Disrupt the Default-Closing the Gender Gap for Women in Tech event.

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17-year-old apprentice chef, Katie Cooper

FutureChef winner enjoys Henley first prize

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The 17-year-old apprentice chef who won Springboard’s FutureChef 2017 competition spent a day with the Sodexo team at Henley Royal Regatta as part of her first prize.

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Setting new targets for 2025

Creating a Better Tomorrow plan

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Corporate responsibility is at the heart of how we do business, and delivering on our commitments is part of our Ambition 2025 corporate strategy. That’s why we’re pleased to be able to share with you Better Tomorrow 2025 – the next stage of our corporate responsibility journey.

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New catering contract with Clifton College

New catering contract with Clifton College

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Sodexo has been awarded the contract to provide catering and hospitality services at Clifton College, Bristol, one of the UK’s leading independent, co-educational public boarding schools.

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Sodexo Chef of the Year joins Michelin-starred Pascal Aussignac

David gets insect cooking bug

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David Hussey joined Michelin-starred chef Pascal Aussignac at a Taste of London event, showcasing insects as a food of the future.

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Check out the new scheme and you could win £50!

New Cycle to Work provider

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Hundreds of Sodexo people have already taken advantage of our fantastic Cycle to Work benefit, and we’ve now teamed up with a new provider to try and encourage even more of you to sign up. What’s more, we’re celebrating by offering two £50 Say Shopping vouchers to anyone who checks out the scheme online during July*, via the Reward Hub.  

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Well done to the whole team!

Trinity Square named ‘Newcastle Student Hall of the Year’

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Northumbria University’s student accommodation, Trinity Square, has won the ‘Newcastle Student Hall of the Year’ at the recent North East Student Housing Awards.

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Louisa Tinkler, Alex Fellows, Andrew Sutcliffe, Paul Docherty, Ted Lindsay and James Bourn worked at the Queen Anne kitchen to bring James Tanner’s signature menu to life

Sodexo chefs pop up at new Royal Ascot celebrity restaurant

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Six Sodexo chefs were given the opportunity of a lifetime, cooking alongside celebrity chef James Tanner at his new pop-up restaurant at Royal Ascot.

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Sodexo Ireland supports Inspirefest 2017

Feeding hearts and minds

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Sodexo Ireland will be feeding ‘hearts and minds’ once again as a supporter of Inspirefest, the unique sci-tech and arts festival with diversity and inclusion at its heart. It is taking place this year at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin from 6-8 July.

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Tatiana Blagorodnova, domestic service manager at Hammersmith Hospital, won the national Cleaning Services Manager of the Year Award.

Double Win For Cleaning

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Sodexo is celebrating two wins at the 2017 Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) National Awards.

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Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

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The executive chef responsible for Sodexo’s global airline lounge business has been awarded contract catering chef of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.

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Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

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Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, the French Ambassador to Ireland, at a ceremony at the French Residence on Ailesbury Road on Thursday 8 June 2017. It is bestowed to reward distinguished civil and other achievements by French citizens and other nationalities.

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•Newcastle United’s St James’ Park was the winner of the Directors Choice Award, voted for by club directors visiting away matches.

Sodexo stadia sweep the board at industry awards

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Sodexo Sports & Leisure teams from across the country swept the board at the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2017, held at Anfield in Liverpool, picking up an impressive eight accolades.

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In red holding the award is Edwina Hughes, CR Manager

Footprint award for Green & Lean meals

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More great awards news to share! Sodexo picked up the ‘Sustainability in Education Award’ at the recent Footprint Awards, for a Green & Lean sustainable meal project.

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Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

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We’ve secured a new three-year contract with Aberdeen Football Club in Scotland.

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•	Sodexo head of digital communications Stephen Marshall is named number one of 30 EMpower Top Ethnic Minority Future Leaders

Two Sodexo employees among top BAME role models

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Two Sodexo employees have been named among top ethnic minority leaders, published in the Financial Times.

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Annie Zaidi (pictured), listed in The Independent’s 50 most influential women in sport, led a breakout session on her career as a football coach from a BAME background.

Inclusion Conference

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Regional chair Sean Haley welcomed more than 250 delegates at Goodison Park, who listened to a variety of external and internal speakers focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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There were some truly inspirational stories on the day, not least the winner of the Kathy Ridgard Award – Alan Lenthall from Wellington College. Alan is pictured here with Kathy's family.

Service Excellence Awards 2017

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Service stars from around Sodexo’s UK & Ireland business attended the 2017 Service Excellence Awards, this year held at Ascot Racecourse in May.

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Sodexo named in The Times chart for fourth year in a row

Top 50 Employers for Women

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Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

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Gemma (first image, middle) and Maureen (second image, middle) named as winners in national competition

Sodexo double at Cost Sector Catering Awards

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Sodexo had two winners at the Cost Sector Catering Awards in April.

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Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

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We are excited to announce the acquisition of a leading UK home care provider, Prestige Nursing + Care.

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New contract at Hamilton Park

New contract at Hamilton Park

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Sodexo has secured a new 10-year contract with Hamilton Park Racecourse in Scotland, worth in the region of £20m.

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Vote for Ian Morris

Good Luck Ian!

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Ian Morris, the head diet chef for Sodexo at Birmingham Children's Hospital, has be named as one of the finalists for the Craft Guild of Chef's People's Choice Award.

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All set for Vaisakhi celebrations

Vaisakhi

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Sikhs from across the world will be coming together in their communities to celebrate Vaisakhi on 14 April. 

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Northumbria Named In Top 10

Northumbria Named In Top 10

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Great news for our team at Northumbria University Newcastle!

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Sodexo’s Women Work network has launched a new book club and everyone is invited to join!

Women Work launches new book club

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Sodexo’s Women Work network has launched a new book club and everyone is invited to join!

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St Patrick's Day

Enjoy the craic

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St Patrick himself has dropped in to the Bord Gais NSC site in Finglas, Dublin this week as part of a week-long celebration in the build up to Paddy’s Day on 17 March.

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FM development manager Jane Farrell won the Transformational Leader award for her gender diversity work in the security industry.

International Women’s Day 2017

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Sodexo celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March with a successful night at the Northern Power Women Awards.

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PSL, a leader in fresh food procurement, has been acknowledged as one of the Sunday Times’ Best Small 100 companies to work for.

PSL named in Sunday Times’

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PSL, a leader in fresh food procurement recently acquired by Sodexo, has been acknowledged for a fifth time as one of the Sunday Times’ Best Small 100 companies to work for.

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Finance team wins top award

Credit where credit’s due

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A Sodexo team has won an industry accolade for a top performance during a period of transition.

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The charity champions

Foundation Dinner 2017

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The annual Sodexo Foundation Dinner took place at the end of February and once again we had a hugely successful night of fundraising, raising an amazing total of £191,310.

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Smoking is a tough habit to kick.

Stop smoking this March

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Smoking is a tough habit to kick.

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David Hussey Crowned Chef Of The Year

David Hussey Crowned Chef Of The Year

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David Hussey has been crowned as Sodexo’s Chef of the Year 2017 at the grand finale, held last week at The Great Hospitality Show in Birmingham.

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Welcome in the Chinese New Year, beginning 28 January

2017: the Year of the Rooster

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The lanterns are being hung and the Chinese community is buzzing with the coming of a new year … 2017 is the year of the Rooster. Gung hei fat choi to everyone celebrating the festival! (Happy New Year in Chinese, it translates to ‘may you have good fortune’).

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Burns night

Burns Night Celebrations

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Scotland’s dinner tables will be brimming with haggis, neeps and tatties this week, and more than a few wee drams of whiskey will be taken, as the country celebrates Burns Night on 25 January.

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Adam Handling

Sodexo partners with Adam Handling

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Our Corporate Services business in London has a dynamic new consultant on board, following the appointment of Sodexo celebrity chef Adam Handling.

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Five-year contract with the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park

New Business In Belfast

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Sodexo has secured a £6m deal to provide food and beverage retail and hospitality services for all matchday and non-matchday events at Windsor Park in Belfast, the home of the Northern Ireland football team. The agreement will also see us selling conference and event facilities through Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events.

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Aritha Wickramasinghe

Aritha Wickramasinghe podcast

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Ahead of the Sodexo D&I winter networking event in London, Pride network co-chair Jon Norie talked to guest speaker Aritha Wickramasinghe about his career and his pro-bono work promoting LGBT rights.

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Margot (right) at the Irish Tatler Awards

Business awards double for Margot

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Margot Slattery, country president for Sodexo Ireland, has achieved a unique double in winning two of Ireland’s most high profile awards for women in business in the same year. 

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Sodexo’s Star Employee of the Year Award was won by Debbie Russell from Sports & Leisure

Star Awards 2016

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It’s the night that brings Sodexo’s outstanding employees together and this year’s Star Awards proved yet again that the business is brimming with talented teams and individuals.

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UN International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

UN International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

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This Saturday, (3 December) marks an important date in the diversity and inclusion (D&I) calendar with the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Sodexo leads the charge in pay gap reporting

Sodexo leads the charge in pay gap reporting

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Five months ahead of the launch of new government legislation for transparency into gender pay equality, Sodexo has revealed an overall gender pay gap of 7.65%, over 50% lower than the national figure of 18.1%.

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Listen to Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner talk about her career in professional football.

Izzy Christiansen podcast

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Listen to Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner talk about her career in professional football.

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The hunt for Sodexo’s best chef has begun!
 

Are You Our Chef Of The Year 2018?

This year’s challenge to find Sodexo’s Chef of the Year has begun, with heats soon taking place across the UK and Ireland.

 
Call for entries
 

Salon Culinaire 2017

This year’s Salon Culinaire returns to Ascot Racecourse on 27 September with guest judges, chef demonstrations, a supplier exhibition, a street food market, as well as new and exciting categories to enter.

 
Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community
 

Sodexo awarded gold from Ministry of Defence

Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community.

 
l/r Manisha Beeharry, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock; Douglas Parmigiani, FSA, Davy; Niltanielle Bispo, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay; Colin Byrne, chef manager, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Ana Paula, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Sigitas Zubrickas, catering manager, Central Bank, Spencer Dock, Aisha Keshinro, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock and Audrius Ruzgus, supervisor, Guinness Storehouse.
 

Sodexo supports 2017 GAZE Film Festival in Dublin

Sodexo was delighted to support the gala opening night of the 25th anniversary of the GAZE Film Festival, sponsored by Accenture, on Thursday 3 August in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin at which the world premiere of The 34th – the Story of Marriage Equality in Ireland was screened. 

 
Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair
 

Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair

The new head of security at Sodexo has become the first female chair of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) in its 59-year history.

 
Business win with the DWP
 

Business win with the DWP

Sodexo has secured a contract with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) to provide an integrated asset and estates management service.

 
Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?
 

Summer Volunteering

Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?

 
Remembering Srebrenica podcast
 

Remembering Srebrenica podcast

Marking Srebrenica Memorial Day (11 July).

 
Margot Slattery (left) with Sandra Ondraschek-Norris and senior director, Catalyst Europe.
 

Women in Tech

Sodexo Ireland teamed up with global non-profit organisation Catalyst on Tuesday 11 July in Dublin, for the ‘Disrupt the Default-Closing the Gender Gap for Women in Tech event.

 
 
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