30th June - 1st July 2022

Virtual conference

An exciting new tech fest by Coding Black Females for everyone!

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What to expect

  • Live Demos
  • Technical Talks
  • Networking
  • Workshops & More!
  • In-person after party!!

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Who is this for?

For everyone who’s got an interest, working or pivoting into tech.

What is cbf fest?

A place to come and learn about the latest trends, meet your people and up your skills.

Why attend?

To continue growing your skills, to greet old friends and meet new people, and find out about job opportunities.

Paying it forward

We believe in breaking down socio-economic barriers, if you can afford it - buy and donate tickets.

Getting involved

You can get involved by sponsoring, speaking, running a workshop, volunteering or attending. Whatever you decide, we’d love to see you!

CBF Fest Topics



Future Tech



Career Development

Cyber Security



The team are finalising the details, but here's a sneak peak of what you can expect during the two days.

Thursday 30th June 09:30-16:30 (BST)


  • How Yuty designed AI for diversity and inclusion
  • If You Want To Deploy Quality Code You'll Need A Few GateKeepers
  • 3 Tips to move beyond Cultural Identity for Career Success!
  • The art of storytelling with data


  • Tech Journeys
  • Rising as a Tech Leader


  • Securing Secret Keys in Frontend Applications
  • Intro to version control and Git
  • You are a superstar - actionable steps for unshakeable confidence in your career
  • AWS AI/ML Jam

09:30 Friday 1st July - 01:00 Saturday 2nd July (BST)


  • The use of virtual avatars
  • A Human Centered Design Approach to Cultivate Inclusive Software Development
  • From Basic to Baddie: How we built out a fully automated CI/CD pipeline on AWS with Kubernetes.


  • Introduction to building an API
  • Honest Career Development. Progressing in your career without losing your identity
  • Software Versioning 1.0.1
  • Agile - Lego for Scrum

After Party

  • 6pm-1am
  • In Person
  • Location in East London

Taking the stage


Charlene Hunter
Charlene Hunter
Efua Akumanyi
Efua Akumanyi
Tanya Powell
Tanya Powell
Rachael Nakaye
Rachael Nakaye


Ekua Cant
Ekua Cant
Jessie Auguste
Jessie Auguste
Taye Johnson
Taye Johnson
Amber Shand
Amber Shand
Ofonime Brown
Ofonime Brown
Kelly Princess Shungu
Kelly Princess Shungu
Hillary Juma
Hillary Juma


Black Girls in Tech
Niyo Network
Black Valley
Women In Tech Caribbean

There are many tech communities out there, and we love working with the ones who are aligned with our values. These are some of the brilliant communities helping us throw this amazing event, and they also support our efforts to increase representation in the tech.


Our sponsors are not only helping us throw this amazing event, they also support our efforts to increase representation in the tech industry through career opportunities. At CBF Fest you'll be connecting with the best to network and find your next career opportunity.

River Lane
Genesis Global

CBF Fest After party


18:00 - 01:00


Canvas London, 10-11 The Oval, London, E2 9DT

Nearest stations: Cambridge Heath, Bethnal Green, Hoxton

Dress Code

Whatever you are comfortable in


If the DJ is playing your song, then dance like no one is watching

Welcome drinks

Supplied by a well known drinks brand


Being made by Black Owned businesses