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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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