Caroline recognised as one of Cornwall’s leading women in tech

Cornwall’s leading tech companies were exhibiting at the ‘Women of Silicon Roundabout’ event in London. The event at ExCel Centre attracts over 6,000 people from across Europe, bringing together tech leaders and professionals at the “UK’s vibrant centrepiece for women in tech”. Caroline was recognised as one of the twenty women in Cornwall leading the tech industry from Cornwall, one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the UK. Featuring Google, Deloitte, SalesForce and Channel4, various Cornish businesses such as Bluefruit, Headforwards and Everest Media were exhibiting their wares, with panel guests from Satellite Applications Catapult, Bluefruit Software, Launchpad, Falmouth University, Data Duopoly and Radix Communications.

“We’re really excited about exhibiting at the Women of Silicon Roundabout in the heart of London. Cornwall is now firmly on the map as one of the UK’s leading regions for tech businesses and this is something we look forward to growing further. Having a stand at such a prestigious event, alongside such incredible businesses from Cornwall, will enable us to shine the spotlight on the fantastic business, work and lifestyle opportunities in the region” says Kelly Trelease, Head of Brand and Marketing at Cornwall Trade and Investment.

Why is making your business more diverse matter?

Work with more women in Cornwall and we can help you business flourish. Did you know that diversity in the workplace matters to the bottom line? Having women in your team means your business can be 15% more successful; if diverse in terms of race, your team can be 35% more efficient. Source: #McKinsley. Working with people who are different from you may provide a critical competitive advantage and enable your team to think more creatively to find solutions.

Get a fresh perspective on tech

Caroline is on a mission to enable tech and non-tech people to understand the value of spatial data. She’s collaborated with Data Science Cornwall to deliver a free workshop on how tech people can use open source GIS software to enhance their offering. She’s also taught students at the University of Exeter, as part of the Summer School programme, the benefits of being able to use QGIS as well as the data management processes that make it much easier to achieve and maintain. Making maps, teaching GIS and providing consultancy is what Clear Mapping Co is all about.

If you would like to Caroline to speak at your event on topics such as ‘What does a designer know?’, ‘Why do maps matter in tourism?’, ‘History of Cartography’ or ‘Land-management and QGIS’, then call us on 01326 337072 or email us at hello@clearmapping.co.uk