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Rioch Edwards-Brown
Founder at So You Wanna Be In Tech?


Rioch Edwards-Brown is the Founder of So You Wanna Be In TV? a social enterprise set up after her son was shot and stabbed while in school. She addresses the skills gap and lack of diversity in TV. Rioch has diversified into Tech, AI, Software, Creative and Procurement. So You Wanna Be In Tech was launched in 2016. Sponsors include Tech London Advocates, The Guardian, Sony Pictures Television and Procurious. Rioch is a Diversity Expert, future proofing C-Level and Board Level FTSE100 and Fortune500 brands. She was named one of 30 UK Changemakers by London Tech Week 2018, 50 Most Influential Women In UK Tech 2017 and winner of the European Diversity Awards 2015 and National Diversity Awards 2014. Over 2,800 young Londoners have benefitted and 68% of those mentored entered industry. Find her on Twitter @Rioch1.