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Rise is recruiting in January 2023!

Rise has grown significantly over the last few years, and we are looking for a number of talented, highly motivated people who are passionate about addressing gender diversity issues in the media technology sector to join us. Vacancies include: Rise Mentoring Programme Managers: UK & Europe and North America  The award-winning Rise mentoring programme has been […]

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Rise Awards 2022 Woman of the Year Winner Announced

In advance of this year’s Rise Awards 2022 ceremony, we are delighted to announce the recipient of the 2022 Woman of the Year award is Daniella Weigner, co-founder and Managing Director of Cinegy GmbH. A huge congratulations to Daniella, who will receive her award during the Rise Awards 2022 ceremony, which will be held on […]

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Rise is changing – could you be part of its future?

Rise has grown significantly over the last few years, with the establishment of the Rise Up Academy, our award winning worldwide mentoring programme, the Rise Awards and more recently the Strive to Rise programme. The support of our industry has been fundamental for these successful programmes and their impact is really starting to drive the change in gender diversity that we […]

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The Shortlist for the Rise Awards 2022 Announced

We are delighted to reveal the shortlist for this year’s Rise Awards, including four new categories; Ally, to be awarded to a male who has significantly helped the gender diversity cause; Project Management or Delivery, Business Operations and Special Recognition. With just over 250 nominations and from over 10 countries, the shortlist judges saw a […]

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Rise Up Academy Summer School 2022 round up

The Rise Up Academy Summer School took place on 2-5 August at the Global Academy in Hayes. Over 500 young people aged 11-18 registered to attend two 2-day sessions. It was a real team effort and made possible thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors, delivery partners and army of industry volunteers.  During the […]

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Entries Now Open for 2022 Rise Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, the Awards recognise inspirational women and companies who are stand-out performers, innovators and leaders in the global broadcast media technology industry. is delighted to announce that entries are open for its annual Rise Awards with the introduction of two new categories, Ally of the Year that honours men who have […]

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The first ever Rise Up Academy Summer School is now open for registrations

The FREE Rise Up Academy Summer School offers years 7-13 UK students two fun packed days getting hands-on media technology experience. Sounds interesting? Rise, and our industry sponsors, including BT Sport, ITV, Discovery, Sky & disguise invite you to register for this exciting summertime experience during the first week of August. Where and when the […]

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Rise launches 2022 training programme

Running throughout 2022, the Rise Training Programme is designed to offer practical support, advice and guidance to women at all stages of their careers, their allies and organisations from across the media technology sectors.   By attending, you will gain insights into key development areas, to supercharge your career progression and help you to develop strategies […]

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Take the Rise – UK Education Survey 2022

Talent is the lifeblood of the UK’s media industry – and we must ensure that we are attracting the brightest and best diverse young people to enter and choose a long term career in our industry. But we know there are barriers to achieving this. And we need your help to identify some of the […]

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Rise Announces its 2022 Sponsors and Global Mentoring Programmes, adding North and Central Europe, as well as ANZ to its expanding Global Locations

On International Women’s Day, we are thrilled to announce our sponsors for 2022/2023, and also the launch of this year’s mentoring programmes.  Building on the success of last year, 2022 sees the continuous expansion and growth of Rises’ education arm ‘Rise Up Academy’, as well as our fifth annual mentoring scheme in the UK, third […]

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Rise North America Appoints New Head of Americas and Head of Sponsorship

Rise is delighted to announce its newly appointed Head of Americas and Head of Sponsorship for the North American chapter, which was formed in 2020. Rise welcomes Hilary Roschke as Chair of Board and Jill Porubovic as Head of Sponsorship and former Co-Chairs Serena Harris and Meghan Ross will stay on the Board. Roschke, the […]

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Rise Awards Announces Shortlist for 2021

Leading industry awards reveals shortlist of inspirational global women from countries including Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, UK and USA  London, UK, 21 October 2021 – Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, is thrilled to reveal the shortlist for this year’s Rise Awards.  The judges saw an outstanding […]

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Rise and ScreenSkills announce pairings for 2021 Mentoring Programme

Rise is delighted to announce the pairing up of mentees and mentors for the ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme. This new ScreenSkills Rise Mentoring Programme, funded by ScreenSkills as part of the BFI Future Film Skills programme using funds from the National Lottery, supports Rises’ 2021/22 expansion of its mentoring schemes within the broadcast media technology […]

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Rise North America’s co-chairs announce our new North America Advisory Board

Rise North America’s co-chairs, Meghan Ross and Serena Harris share more about the inspirational women who will be helping to drive Rise’s work in the USA and Canada. “2020 was quite a year. We all experienced quite the rollercoaster of emotions.  Except this rollercoaster had gone off the tracks, lost electricity, stalled while you were […]

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Rise North America Appoints Co-Chair and Launches First Event

Rise announced today that its North American chapter, formed earlier in 2020 by Serena Harris, Sales Director at Annex Pro, has appointed Meghan Ross, Director of Global Channel Marketing at EditShare as co-chair. Additionally, Rise North America will be presenting its first event, an ‘In Conversation With’ webinar featuring Sandy Nasseri, CEO of MelroseINC on […]

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Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World

Expansion to North American and APAC regions and new board members appointed Rise, the membership organisation for for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is proud to announce that its originally UK based organisation, will also launch in North America and APAC. In addition to the exciting news about global expansion, Rise has appointed […]

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Rise Launches 2020 Mentoring Programme

Now in its third year, the award-winning mentoring programme is seeking applications for mentees in a variety of broadcasting roles – Rise, the advocate group for gender diversity within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector, launched its third annual mentoring scheme today. The UK based programme will work with 20 mentees from the following sectors of […]

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Rise Launches Children’s Education Programme ‘Rise-Up’ with BT Sport and Sky

Award-winning advocate group for gender diversity within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector Rise, has collaborated with BT Sport, Sky and other industry partners to launch ‘Rise-Up’, a new industry-led schools outreach programme aiming to inspire and educate children about engineering and technology opportunities in the broadcast, media, and entertainment industries.  Since its beginning in […]

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