Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives & Resources

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The initial list of initiatives below was sourced via the Atomico 2018 State of European Tech report, although this has now been expanded.

Name / Link Type of Initiative Short description
BIMA Tech Inclusion & Diversity Report Report The first official study to explore the experiences of diverse members of the UK tech sector.
Inclusion in Tech Resource & Guide A step-by-step guide to help you plan, deploy, monitor and improve a Diversity & Inclusion strategy suited to your company.
Black Girl Gamers Community Online platform-based community that aims to positively promote diversity and affect change within the games industry
POC In Play Initiative The racial equity and inclusion movement for video games
A Vision for Women in VR Initiative A collective visionary document challenging gender imbalance in the creative industries and tech
AllBright Angel group Angel group and co-working club focussed on female founders
Angel Academe Angel group Angel group focused on female founders & angels
Astia Angels Angel group Angel group focused on female founders & angels
Rare Seed Capital Angel group Angel group focused on BAME investors
23 Code Street Coding school Teaching women in the UK and India
One Tech Collective / network Focussing on promoting entreprenrship to BAME / female entrepreneurs
Hustle Crew Community Community for entrepreneurial women of colour
People of Color in Tech Community Community for entrepreneurial people of colour
Techish Community Podcast / community showcasing diverse tech rolemodels
YSYS Community Community group of diverse entrepreneurs
Accelerate Her Company Born out of Founders Forum, consulting fast growth tech companies
Inclusive Boards Company Helping recruit more ethnically diverse boards
Success Talks Event series Platform and event series showcasing diverse speakers
Jane VC Fund Fund focused on female founders
Merian Ventures Fund Fund focused on female founders
Voulez Capital Fund Fund focused on female founders
Backstage Capital Fund / Accelerator Accelerator in the UK focussed on LGBT, people of colour and female founders
Divinc Incubator Young Enterprise focused on inner city schools
Muslamic Makers Meet-up group Meet-up group for Muslims in Tech
50/50 Pledge Network A pledge for events and conferences to be 50:50 represented
FemStreet Newsletter Start-ups / VC
30% Club Non-profit Dedicated to increasing women on boards
Code First: Girls Non-profit Non-profit teaching women how to code and helping them get work in tech companies
Color in Tech Non-profit Non-profit promoting a fairer tech industry
DevelopHer Non-profit Non-profit social enterprise promoting women in technology
Dot Everyone Non-profit Focused on tech companies
Level 20 Non-profit Focused mainly on women in the Private Equity and LP community
Fearless Futures Training group Training focused on Social Justice