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Hey! We are currently looking for individuals (LGBTQ+ or allies!) to help develop and grow LITNE. Become an ambassador today!

Creating a safe space for the technically diverse.

LGBTQ+ In Tech North East (LITNE),

is a newly set up tech sector, diversity support network, with the aim of helping those working in technology and those looking to get into technology, to have a safe space to grow and flourish.

Our Mission

Creating a safe space for LGBTQ+ in tech to be heard within the North East.

• Running events both physically and online, developing a community that fits all walks of life.

• Supporting those within the tech industry, raising positive awareness and representation, offering a platform to be heard, and opportunities to develop.

• Supporting those looking to work within the tech industry, acting as a hub of regional opportunities; jobs, networking events, skills development etc.

• Supporting technology businesses to become more aware and educated in the ways to support and encourage a diverse workforce.

 

LIT Network

LITNE is designed to allow anyone who identifies as LGBTQ+, or allies of the community, to become a member, free of charge. We want to be able to create a place where you can become part of something that not only supports you, but helps you support others, we are all in this together.

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Meet The Team

Rob Currie

Co-Founder

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An XR Consultant for enterprise and digital skills specialist by day, gamer and hopeless game dev by night. Rob has always had a passion for supporting and helping people of all walks of life, with a focus on those in underrepresented groups.

Penny Day

Co-Founder

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New to the world of tech but from a background in psychology, Penny has always loved bringing people together and as someone who identifies as part of the community, she strives to make it a more inclusive and welcoming industry.

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