One of our core values is to make immersive tech accessible for all & we try to achieve this by supporting young people into the tech industry. As a result, we’ve been collaborating with the team at Handsworth Innovation Hub on the upcoming Innovate Yourself event on 27th April.

Innovate Yourself is for 16-24 year olds looking to break into tech & innovation but don’t know where to start.

This event gives young people the opportunity to learn more about tech and innovation. As well as meet industry experts and learn how to improve their skillset. Tickets are available to book via EventBrite, simply click the link

We’re excited to be joined by a fantastic line-up of expert speakers who will be on hand to share their advice and experience. 

Oyin Adebayo

Oyin is the award-winning Founder & CEO of the inspirational Niyo Network of Níyó Enterprise, a group of technology organisations. Niyo prides itself in using technology-based bootcamps and technology powered hair & beauty services and products as tools to economically empower black women. 

Niyo is an organisation with a quadruple bottom line blueprint of people, purpose, profit and planet. Everything they do flows from this blueprint as this is the foundation of why we run these organisations. Níyó enterprise is currently made up of two brands: Níyó Hair & Beauty & Níyó Network.

Dan Hoff Rodrigues

Dan is the founder & director of {CX}² Talent Solutions – {CX}² = Candidate Experience x Client Experience.

Their mission is to provide innovative talent solutions to the digital & technology markets, whilst giving back and enhancing tech communities. They share new perspectives and operate ethically and transparently in order to shift long-held opinions of the talent industry.

Seeing themselves as a recruitment partner, they create a unique customer experience for candidates and clients alike.

Sophia Tarr 

Sophia is the Business Engagement Manager at STEAMhouse supporting a growing number of Entrepreneurs in developing their services and product ideas. Through the Business Development programmes, she supports SMEs to reach their full business potential. She also helps them develop new skills, build confidence and encourages them to find that essential hook to promote their products and services to customers.

She is also responsible for seeking new partnerships and funding opportunities, organising workshops as well as talks and events. Sophia also works alongside Academics and, most recently, supporting the facilitation of Design Thinking workshops across Climate Change, Education, Creative Industries and Workforce platforms.

Taran Singh

Our founder Taran will also be at the event to discuss his role as a tech business leader and innovator as well as his exciting career in 3D design.

Innovate Yourself will cover a range of areas including:

  • Gaming
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Women in tech
  • Blockchain
  • Cyber Security
  • Immersive Tech – VR & AR

Join us on 27th April 6pm-8pm at Handsworth Innovation Hub, Nishkam Centre, 6 Soho Road, Handsworth, B21 9BH

Tickets are available to book via EventBrite, simply click the link