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GDS and gender diversity at conferences and events

Photo of a woman giving a talk in front of an audience. Slide on the screen reads "Transparent and collaborative". Audience look engaged, and speaker is gesticulating.

Today is International Women's Day, and I'm committing, in public, to the first of several actions that GDS is going to take to help improve gender diversity. In future, no-one from GDS will take part in a panel discussion of two or more people unless there is at least one woman on the panel.

Civil servants are users too

Executive Director of GDS Stephen Foreshew-Cain and Director General of Digital Technology at DWP Mayank Prakash talk about the collaborative work that's being done to develop a cross-government platform for civil servants.