Web Summit: Katie Bolger, Community Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

With past speakers such as the CEOs of Dell and Wikipedia, and the COO of Reddit, the Web Summit annual conference, founded in 2009, has become a critical meeting place for the tech community.


At the 2022 event in Lisbon, Portugal, Katie Bolger, Community Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Web Summit, joined Toptal’s Chief People Officer, Michelle Labbe. They discussed the conference, Web Summit’s Women in Tech program, and equity in representation among attendees and speakers.

Some Questions Asked:

  • What is Web Summit’s mission?
  • How has your role in the event-planning field evolved since the COVID-19 pandemic? 
  • What are the most effective ways that leaders can advocate for more women to enter the tech workforce?

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What led to Web Summit’s involvement with Women in Tech.
  • What accessibility features were available at this Web Summit.
  • How Web Summit ensures that the conference adheres to organizers’ priorities and culture.


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