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Podcast: Celebrating Black Excellence in Tech

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Government Digital Service podcast with Vanessa, Chucks, Sam & Matt.

The UK celebrates Black History Month in October. Throughout the month, the Government Digital Service has been hosting events and activities centred on the theme of “Black Excellence”. On our latest podcast, we discuss Black excellence in tech with colleagues and other public servants about careers, advice for young Black people interested in working in tech, and actions for allies to implement.

As social media changes, so does GDS’s Playbook

The rules of the game have changed. Have you? GDS Social Media Playbook.

New social media platforms and trends, and trends on these platforms, spring up all the time. To keep users of the GDS Social Media Playbook informed, Vanessa Schneider highlights key changes and updates.

What the multi-disciplinary GovTech Catalyst team has learned one year on

6 people standing in a row, facing the camera, in front of a window

It’s been one year since the first GovTech Catalyst competition was launched. We share what we’ve discovered through working with a huge range of suppliers and organisations across the UK.

Learn more about the new mentoring scheme from the GDS Women’s Network

Two people participating in the Speed Mentoring event. One's back is to the camera, the other is facing the camera and smiling

If you’re looking for a mentor or would like to offer your skills as one, our new scheme could be for you. Find out how it works and how you can get involved.