Thank you for the warm welcome. It’s an honour to be in the company of so many outstanding women. From the energy in this room, I can tell that we are going to have a phenomenal experience together today. I want to thank Vanessa and the wonderful team behind We Are Tech Women for elevating the status of women, bringing us together and creating this opportunity for dialogue and sharing experiences. Throughout my career it was the support of my peers, primarily women, that lifted me, inspired me and gave me the confidence to achieve much more than I could have ever achieved on my own.Read More
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Your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, we gather here today at the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities to discuss one of the most urgent problems of our time: the exploitation and abuse of children through digital technologies.Read More
We hear so much about how technology is transforming life as we know it — from autonomous vehicles to the likely prospect of space travel to Mars — so why then does the treatment of disease still represent one of the greatest unmet human needs?Read More
Baroness Shields’ Opening Keynote Address to CognitionX
Thank you for the vibrant welcome. I think that we can safely conclude from the nearly 7000 people who have registered and will join us today and tomorrow that this one of the hottest tickets and one of the most important topics in the world right now.Read More
Delivered to the fifth Annual Intelligence Community (IC) Women's Summit.
Thank you for the warm welcome. It’s an honour to be in the company of so many outstanding women.
Growing up in unremarkable surroundings not far from here in Pennsylvania, I never imagined that I would be standing here today. But in many ways, I feel like we are fellow travellers. As leading women in intelligence and security, together we endeavour to combat crime and protect lives. I am sure that many of you too have defied the odds to be here today. And you have done it all whilst trying to be perfect mothers, daughters, sisters, spouses and friends.Read More