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Women in Digital Leadership looking through an intersectional lens

The Shuri Network and Health Innovation West Midlands have come together for this Networking workshop. This workshop aims to provide a mix of presentations, discussions, and interactive activities to cater to the diverse experience levels of Women in Digital Leadership, with a focus on Women in the Digital Health Sector. It also focuses on creating tangible outcomes by having participants actively contribute to the formation of a community of practice.  This event provides an opportunity to discuss how to empower women in the digital age. This event will provide a supportive platform for women to access content and share stories and experiences. 



10:00 am - 10:10 am: Registration and Welcome Agenda for the Day  

10:10 am - 10:30 am: Icebreaker - Get to Know Your Peers 

  • Facilitated icebreaker activity to encourage networking and understanding the diverse backgrounds of participants. 

10:30 am - 10:50 am: Introduction to Digital Leadership with an Intersectional Lens 

  • Brief presentation on the importance of diversity and intersectionality in digital leadership.  
  • Key insights into challenges faced and opportunities for women in the field. 

10:50 am - 11:30 am: Panel Discussion – Real Stories from Women Leaders / WM Bursary Holders

  • Engaging panel discussion featuring successful women leaders in the digital space.
  • Q&A session for participants to interact with the panellists.

11:30 am - 11:45 pm: Break 

11:45 pm - 12:30 pm: Group Activity - Identifying Challenges and Opportunities 

  • Participants form small groups to discuss challenges they've faced or observed in digital leadership. 
  • Each group identifies potential solutions and opportunities. 

12:30pm - 1:15 pm: Lunch and Networking 

  • Participants have lunch and continue networking, building connections with peers. 

1:15 pm - 1.45 pm: Workshop - Building a Community of Practice

  • Presentation on the concept of communities of practice. 
  • Guided discussion on potential topics and themes for a community of practice for women in digital leadership. 

1.45 pm - 2:00 pm: Group Activity - Community Topic Brainstorming - Presentations  

  • Small groups brainstorm and prioritise topics for the community of practice. 
  • Each group presents their top suggestions. 

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Feedback Session and Closing Remarks - Upcoming events  

  • Open floor for participants to share feedback on the workshop. 
  • Closing remarks, thanking participants and encouraging ongoing collaboration. 


Start: 27 February 2024
End: 27 February 2024
Digital Health Intelligence

ICentrum at Innovation Birmingham

Holt Street
B7 4BP England
United Kingdom

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