A list of online events that we’re super excited about!

Written by: Mica on March 27, 2020
Tags: Inspiration, Mental Health, Women in Tech

The outbreak of COVID-19 means we have been thrust further into the world of online, but that doesn't mean we can't stay connected.

Whether you’re looking to learn something new, get support, or simply pass time, we have collated a list of online events/webinars that we are super excited about!

For children:

Tuesday 31st March, 8pm

GameJam – Make a video game with us!

Join them online for their first GameJam! During this class, you will learn how to create a retro-style game using Microsoft’s MakeCode Arcade. This FREE platform allows you to create your own art and play your game in real-time. You are limited only by your imagination!

This class will occur every Tuesday and Thursday at the same time.

Juni Learning – Online coding competition for children

Wednesday 3rd April, 4pm

STEM MODE IN – Week 2: Wednesday Tutorial (Youtube Livestream)

To make your time at home a bit more fun, we are putting together a series of ONLINE events and sessions: so stop what you’re doing and get your STEM MODE IN!

Each week you’re able to join us for the following online sessions on different weekdays: Monday Meal Plans, Wednesday Tutorials and Friday Lives at Five.



Monday, 30th March 2pm

Assenty – Remote Working and Mental Wellbeing

To learn more on this important topic, join us and hear from HR and Culture consultant Kate Wood, co-active life coach Mandy Sinclair and Rachel Morgan-Trimmer, an expert on neurodiversity who is currently self-isolating with two young children. Webinar host: Assenty founder Chi-chi Ekweozor

Thursday 2nd April, 12.00pm

We Are Virtual – How to work out and get great results at home without a gym

Actionable tips and tricks on how to plan, execute and enjoy keeping fit and staying healthy when based from home. Promoting health body and healthy mind

Tuesday 7th April, 12pm

We Are Virtual – How To Thrive During Uncertain Times – And Be Resilient AF!

Being resilient, authentic and fearless comes from within but many leaders look outward for guidance on how to lead. Accessing your own thoughts and beliefs is critical in understanding how and why you respond in certain ways.

Thursday, 9th April 6.30pm

Her + Data MCR – Meet Amazing #WomenInData – Transitioning from Academia to Tech/Industry

This event is themed around transitioning into tech/industry. There will be talks from women who will share their career journeys, experiences & advice in making this transition from academia.

Tuesday 21st April, 12pm

We Are Virtual – Technological Disruption: Friend or Foe?

Learn what changes and trends we are seeing in the world of work through technological disruption – the good and the not so good. Explore the workplace impact and effect of emerging technology, including AI and robotics, on women and across wider society (for example, across different demographics, job roles, industries and sectors)

Thursday 7th May, 12pm

We Are Virtual – Simple Yet Effective Revitalising Stress Busters When Working From Home

Each one of us can play an active role in taking charge of managing our own stress levels and of those around us. And though de-stressing may seem difficult, it is not impossible. In this session, I will be discussing many revitalizing stress-busters you can indulge in from the comfort of your home or even at work.

Friday, 3rd April 5pm

Tech Returners – Pub Quiz

Join us on Friday 3rd April at 5pm as we nail down tools and join together virtually for a bit of fun and social interaction.

We’ll be hosting our Virtual Pub Quiz on Zoom with the opportunity to get social in the chat and join along with the quiz questions set by our Quiz Masters Bobby and Matt.

Wednesday, 1st April 1pm

YouEqualTech – Health is wealth: Creating an open, inclusive and accommodating work culture

  • Your Equal Tech North are hosting an online event on Wednesday all about Health


Coding for beginners

Tuesday, 31st March 6.30pm

SheCanCode – Taking A Different Path Into Tech

Maybe you’re thinking of studying computer science at university. Or embarking on a coding bootcamp. Perhaps you’re already working in tech, but in a non-tech role.

Saturday, April 4th 5pm

Jax Code Acadamy – ONLINE One Day Coding Bootcamp

Spend a few hours Saturday trying out coding Bootcamp. It’s the best way to know if our full coding Bootcamp is for you. You will learn to build responsive websites using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Bootstrap.

This webinar is completely online!

Tuesday, 21st April 5pm CEST

Wild Code School – Online Tech Workshop – HTML/CSS – Add ‘Learn To Code’ To Your To-Do List!

Live demonstration by an instructor:

Workshop will end with exercises that you can do on your own to continue practising.


Coding for advanced beginners.

Thursday, April 9th 6.30pm

Wild Code School – Clean Code

Programmers spend more time reading code than writing it, figuring out what to do and debugging. It’s easy to forget your code and everyone thinks differently.

In this talk, our guest speaker Ashleigh Moore More-Hattia – Wild Code School Lead Instructor – will explain why you should write clean code:

Thursday, April 23rd 3pm

Wild Code School – Online Tech Workshop, Python For Advanced Beginners

Live demonstration by an instructor:

Workshop will end with exercises that you can do on your own to continue practising.


COVID-19 Support

Tuesday, 31st March – Friday, 3rd April

Hi-Impact Consultancy – Various teaching resource webinars

Hi-impact consultants will be delivering a series of webinar training sessions over the period of school closure.

Wednesday, 1st April

Creative Industries Federation – Communicating Through The Crisis

Exploring ways to connect and communicate through COVID-19.

Various Dates

OneFile – Various webinars for Teachers

Support webinars for teachers, including subjects such as tutor training, creating teaching and learning plans and how to prepare for Ofsted with OneFile.

Wednesday, 1st April 11am

The Old Bank Residency – With Love Business Brunch

Small business Zoom call to troubleshoot these testing times.

Wednesday 1st April, 6.30pm

Beautystack – Women in Tech – Business Survival in 2020

Some of the most enduring businesses were built and developed during a downturn and the current climate means that we need to be more adaptable than ever in order to survive. While this workshop was scheduled before the Covid-19 crisis, we believe that maintaining focus on your business will be crucial and so Beautystack: Women in Tech are excited to bring to you a Fundraising special.

Thursday, 2nd April 11.30

EveryWoman – Communication Skills

You spoke, and we got our ear lobes active; next week we’re tackling communication skills.

With a large proportion of the world now working from home, we’re having to adapt and communicate in a very different way.  Sometimes it has been a positive shift, and sometimes an information vacuum appears.

No fear, Rebecca, Kate and Sophie are on the case and will bring you the forum to discuss your communication frustrations.

Thursday, 2nd April 3pm

OrchaHealth – How to find the best apps to support vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis.

How to find the best apps to support your vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Aimed to help health & care workers learn the best apps to support their communities.

Thursday, 2nd April

Emotions Toolkit – Empowering Families: FREE Emotions Toolkit Webinar For Parents

We are offering this webinar FREE to parents at this time to help you to support yourselves and your family to manage your emotions. During this webinar we will share ideas about:

Friday, 6th April 11am

InnovateHer – Debate & Innovate: How do you maintain an inclusive culture when your team are all remote?

Is staying in startin’ to get grim?
Is isolation dampening conversation?
We feel you.
That’s why we will be launching bi-weekly discussions on Twitter, each time covering an innovative new topic.
EVERYONE is welcome. YOU are welcome.

Weekdays 11am

Engage Your People – Home (but not) alone

A virtual networking circle for people now working from home, who want to chat to other people. Are you remote and reaching out?

About this Event

Join us with a cup of Quarantea (ne) or Coffee!!

If you are new to working from home you may be really fed up, join us for a daily chat, meet new people and break up your day. We will send you a link to Microsoft Teams to join in – you can access on your phone or computer.

Weekdays 11.30am

Engage Your People – Remote Working – How does it Work?

General advice and support, especially for managers or HR professionals who may not be so familiar with managing remote teams – We look at supporting the most vulnerable in your organisation during this time, technology and what you think will work. So join us in the conversation.










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