Rise Launches Its First Rise Up Mentoring Programme For Young Women Across England University Technical Colleges

Date: 26/02/2021

Rise, the award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, is delighted to announce the launch of Rise Up UTC Mentoring Programme, its first mentoring programme for young women aged 16 to 18 years in partnership with University Technical Colleges (UTCs).

With a focus on STEM subjects and funded by Government, Rise is partnering with five UTCs supporting a total of 23 young women across England. The Rise Up UTC Mentoring Programme will run from February 2021 until November 2021, providing a range of technical and support-orientated initiatives, including training programmes and industry networking with virtual and face-to-face mentoring.

Kate Ambrosi, Assistant Director of Education, Baker Dearing Educational Trust, said: “Baker Dearing and the UTCs are really excited to be working with Rise to offer mentoring to our aspirational young women who are preparing for a career in the broadcast media industry. Mentoring from these amazing industry professionals will give them the insight and support that they need to achieve their goals and make their mark across the sector.”

Funded and supported by BT Sport and ITV, the aim of the mentoring programme is to encourage these young women into the broadcast media technology sector, whether this is into related degrees, apprenticeships or straight into the industry.

Andy Beale, Head of Engineering and Innovation, BT Sport, said:“The drive toward greater diversity and inclusion in our industry is a fundamental objective of BT Sport and is a key pillar of BT Sport United, our bid to use our reach to be advocates for positive social change, in sport and in society.Today’s announcement builds on the successful launch of the BT Sport-backed Rise Up schools programme last year and we are proud to be working with Rise to extend the reach of this programme to inspire and educate girls in key stage 5 about opportunities in the broadcast industry. Rise Up is one of a number of ongoing BT Sport United initiatives in this area, such as our BT Sport Takeover and School 21 work, both of which provide more opportunity to local youngsters.”

Rob O’Brien, Senior Technical Manager, International & Labels, Technology and Platforms, ITV, said: “ITV is delighted to support the Rise Up UTC Mentoring Programme. The programme supports ITV's on-going commitment to gender equality and we want ITV to represent all aspects of modern society both on screen and across our workforce.”O’Brien added: “Inclusion is about working together to create an environment where everyone can thrive, where there are no barriers and everyone is valued for being their authentic, true and best self.”

What makes this programme extra special is that the mentors will have all come from Rises' annual industry mentoring programme, which has now supported over 70 women from across the sector. All of these women are keen to give back, encourage and support the younger generation.

Carrie Wootten, Managing Director, Rise said: “We are excited to be partnering with University Technical Colleges as we embark on this new mentoring series, supporting young women as they take their next step towards building a career in the media technology sector.”Wootten added:“I would like to thank BT Sport and ITV for their incredible support and generosity which has enabled us to launch this new UTC mentoring scheme this year.”

For more information on Rise Up or if you are interested in supporting the programme in anyway, please contact Carrie Wootten on carrie@risewib.comor visit http://risewib.com/rise-up-utc-mentoring

**Activity will abide to all current Government advice on Covid-19










Tags: Rise | Rise Up | Rise Up UTC Mentoring Programme
Submitted by Kelli Neve-Read (Bubble Agency)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Portaprompt Motorised Conference Pole Overview

    Portaprompt Motorised Conference Pole Overview

  • PHABRIX Qx Rasteriser at NAB 2015

    PHABRIX Qx Rasteriser at NAB 2015

  • TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

    TMD summarises their work this year at IBC 2014

  • Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2014

    Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2014

  • Telestream Enterprise at NAB 2014

    Telestream Enterprise at NAB 2014

  • Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

    Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

  • New Imicro Range of Batteries and accessories from IDX at IBC 2019

    New Imicro Range of Batteries and accessories from IDX at IBC 2019

  • Minnetonka Audio at NAB 2016

    Minnetonka Audio at NAB 2016

  • Rosco at BVE 2015

    Rosco at BVE 2015

  • Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

    Quantel LiveTouch at IBC 2014

  • Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

    Quantel deal with AFP at IBC 2014

  • Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

    Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

  • Quantel Pablo Rio at NAB 2014

    Quantel Pablo Rio at NAB 2014

  • Quantel QTube at NAB 2014

    Quantel QTube at NAB 2014

  • Dalet at NAB 2014

    Dalet at NAB 2014

  • Haivision at NAB 2014

    Haivision at NAB 2014

  • Quantel Pablo Rio at IBC 2013

    Quantel Pablo Rio at IBC 2013

  • Quantels Stream-based Workflows at IBC 2013

    Quantels Stream-based Workflows at IBC 2013

  • Thear Technology at BVE 2013

    Thear Technology at BVE 2013


Related Shows
  • KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 12th April 2021

    KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 12th April 2021


Related Articles
  • The Outlook for 2018

    The Outlook for 2018

  • Rise of the drones

    Rise of the drones

  • Do Not Be Cheap With Your Data

    Do Not Be Cheap With Your Data

  • THE RISE AND FALL AND RISE AND FALL OF POST PRODUCTION

    THE RISE AND FALL AND RISE AND FALL OF POST PRODUCTION

  • KVM enterprise and video matrix switchers in broadcast applications

    KVM enterprise and video matrix switchers in broadcast applications

  • What are the most important opportunities and challenges facing the TV industry today

    What are the most important opportunities and challenges facing the TV industry today

  • Restoring The World At War

    Restoring The World At War

  • Ask the Expert with Broadcast Service Centre

    Ask the Expert with Broadcast Service Centre


News
Mo-Sys takes virtual production to a truer focus Posted: 20/04/2021
Mo-Sys takes virtual production to a truer focus

Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for virtual production, has solved a major creative limitation when using an LED volume for virtual production. Cinematographers who needed to pull focus between real foreground objects – such as actors – and virtual objects displayed on an LED wall – such as a car - have been unable to do this as the lens focal plane stops at the LED wall, meaning the car always remains out of focus.

Tags: Mo-Sys | Mo-Sys Engineering | Mo-Sys StarTracker | Cinematic XR Focus | VP Pro | Camera Tracking Technology | Unreal Engine | Virtual Production | Focus Pull | Cinematic XR | LED Wall | VFX
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Grass Valley GV AMPP Powers Cloud Production for Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment Online Esports Events Posted: 20/04/2021
Grass Valley GV AMPP Powers Cloud Production for Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment Online Esports Events

The Grass Valley cloud-based platform for broadcast distributes quality remote production incorporating familiar control surfaces



Tags: esports | grassvalley
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
ASG President Dave Van Hoy Talks Cloud-Based Production at SVG Systems Integrator Summit Posted: 19/04/2021
ASG President Dave Van Hoy Talks Cloud-Based Production at SVG Systems Integrator Summit and nbsp;

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced Dave Van Hoy, president of ASG, will participate in a panel discussion on cloud-based production this week at the SVG 2021 Systems Integrator Summit. Presented by Sports Video Group, the two-day virtual event begins on April 21.

Tags: ASG | cloud production | remote production | sports production | systems integration
Submitted by Pipeline Communications
More from this author
AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core Posted: 19/04/2021
AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core

AVC-Systems AG has invested in a Leader LV5600 SDI/IP multi-screen waveform monitor as the reference core of a new IP demonstration unit. Based at the company's headquarters in Einsiedeln canton Schwyz, in the central part of Switzerland, the demonstrator will be used to explain the operational and technical advantages of IP connectivity to Swiss TV and radio channel managers, content producers, broadcast systems integrators and telco service providers.

Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment | surround
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
WFMJ selects StreamMaster PRIME for branding refresh Posted: 19/04/2021
WFMJ selects StreamMaster PRIME for branding refresh

Pixel Power, the global leader in graphics production and master control playout automation, has delivered a configurable StreamMaster PRIME system to WFMJ, the NBC and CW affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio. The new StreamMaster PRIME is a direct replacement for an existing Pixel Power LogoVision graphics generator.

Tags: Pixel Power | StreamMaster PRIME | StreamMaster | WFMJ | NBC | Graphics production | Master control playout | automation | graphics | SDI | Rohde-Schwarz | software defined playout | playout | technology
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Bitcentral FUELs audience reach and new monetization opportunities for Cowles Broadcasting on NewsON Posted: 19/04/2021
Bitcentral FUELs audience reach and new monetization opportunities for Cowles Broadcasting on NewsON

Bitcentral Inc., an industry-leading provider of efficient media workflows, announces support for ad trigger insertion in its FUEL online video platform. The solution is being used by Cowles Broadcasting to enable Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) for its launch on the popular NewsON service.

Tags: dynamic ad insertion | DAI | free ad-supported tv | FAST
Submitted by Staff
More from this author
Tyrell And Haivision Form New Partnership Posted: 19/04/2021
Tyrell And Haivision Form New Partnership

Tyrell are excited to share the news that we have been appointed asa new partner for Haivison in the UK and Ireland.

Haivisionis a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming solutions. Their connected cloud and intelligent edge technologies enable organisations to engage audiences through the live stream of events (sports, news, theatre and corporate events).


Tags: Haivision | streaming | live stream | live streaming
Submitted by Tyrell
More from this author
Signature introduces Quicklink Studio for connecting remote presenters into virtual events Posted: 19/04/2021
Signature introduces Quicklink Studio for connecting remote presenters into virtual events

The Chicago based Signature Production Group, a live and virtual event production company, have adopted Quicklink Studio and Quicklink ST102’s as a “go-to” solution for connecting remote presenters into virtual events. The Quicklink solutions were provided to Signature by Key Code Media, a US-based systems integrator for A/V, broadcast, and post-production solutions.

Tags: Quicklink | Key Code Media | Signature Production Group | remote presenters
Submitted by Quicklink
More from this author
International Sales Team Appoints Charlie Day as Global Partner Manager Posted: 19/04/2021
International Sales Team Appoints Charlie Day as Global Partner Manager

International Sales Team (IST), a worldwide network of highly experienced broadcast and media industry sales professionals for hire, has announced the addition of Charlie Day as IST Global Partner Manager.

Tags: International Sales Team | IST | Global Sales | New Business | Sales | Sales Consultants | Sales Professionals | Hiring | Recruitment | Broadcast Sales | Open To Work
Submitted by Page Melia PR
More from this author
Latest NetRange Developments to Turbo Boost Smart TV Market Traction in 2021 through lowered CAPEX, OPEX and new Advertising opportunities Posted: 19/04/2021
Latest NetRange Developments to Turbo Boost Smart TV Market Traction in 2021 through lowered CAPEX and amp; OPEX and new Advertising opportunities

NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), theglobal provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, today announced that its innovative solutions are driving forward the functionality and global market momentum for Smart TV.

Tags: NetRange | OTT | Streaming | SmartTVs | CTVs | ConnectedTVs | Advertising | CAPEX | OPEX
Submitted by Staff
More from this author
Unified Streaming announces Unified Remix VOD2Live, which enables OTT providers to create live channels from VOD libraries Posted: 19/04/2021
Unified Streaming announces Unified Remix VOD2Live, which enables OTT providers to create live channels from VOD libraries

Unified Streaming, a leader in smart video streaming technologies, has announced the launch of Unified Remix VOD2Live, which enables OTT providers to create live channels that connect VOD content with audiences in new ways, improving viewer engagement while opening up new monetization opportunities and reducing costs.

Tags: vod | unifiedstreaming | ott | vod2live
Submitted by Platform
More from this author
OWNZONES appoints Rick Capstraw as Chief Revenue Officer Posted: 15/04/2021
OWNZONES appoints Rick Capstraw as Chief Revenue Officer

OWNZONES™ Entertainment Technologies, the leading cloud-based video supply chain company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Rick Capstraw in the key position of Chief Revenue Officer.

As the CRO, Capstraw will take an important role in leading the global sales organization of the company and accelerating the department’s contribution to OWNZONES’ already-impressive worldwide growth. With a proven track record of leadership and success, Capstraw has built a career in delivering technology solutions in global markets that help to transform the way we use and consume media in our lives and brings an impressive amount of experience to his new position with the company.

Tags: OWNZONES | OTT | Rick Capstraw | Digital Supply Chain | IMF | Media Asset Management | OWNZONES Connect | OWNZONES Discover | FrameDNA | SaaS
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Telstra Names Kris Schaffer as Canadian Country Lead Posted: 15/04/2021
Telstra Names Kris Schaffer as Canadian Country Lead

Telstra has named Kris Schaffer as Canada Country Lead to drive accelerated growth out of the Toronto area. An accomplished IT and telecom professional with both leadership and customer-facing roles at IBM, Bell Canada and TELUS Communications has been named Country Lead for Telstra Canada. Karl Paterson, a sales executive with more than 10 years of telco and technology industry experience has been brought onboard as a Business Development Executive and will report directly into Schaffer. Both have joined as of April 1.

Tags: Telstra | Kris Schaffer | Canada Country Lead | Telstra Americas
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Renowned Sound Mixer Alan Meyerson Relies on NUGEN Audio for High-Profile Projects Posted: 15/04/2021
Renowned Sound Mixer Alan Meyerson Relies on NUGEN Audio for High-Profile Projects

Independent Sound Mixer Alan Meyerson has worked on a multitude of high-profile films and video games, like Star Wars, Shrek and Gears of War. Many of these projects have become case studies in the importance of how music and sound play an integral part to the overall storytelling. No matter where he has set up shop for the day, Meyerson relies on NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix and Halo Downmix plug-ins, along with Stereoizer and NUGEN Producer, to ensure clients receive the superior quality of sound they seek from his professional services.Independent Sound Mixer Alan Meyerson has worked on a multitude of high-profile films and video games, like Star Wars, Shrek and Gears of War. Many of these projects have become case studies in the importance of how music and sound play an integral part to the overall storytelling. No matter where he has set up shop for the day, Meyerson relies on NUGEN Audio’s Halo Upmix and Halo Downmix plug-ins, along with Stereoizer and NUGEN Producer, to ensure clients receive the superior quality of sound they seek from his professional services.



Tags: NUGEN Audio | sound mixing | audio plug-ins
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Mo-Sys Expands LA Sales and Commercial Team Posted: 15/04/2021
Mo-Sys Expands LA Sales and Commercial Team

Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in virtual production and image robotics, announced today the appointment of Tanner Woodward as Sales Director, West Coast US.


Arriving at Mo-Sys with extensive industry experience, Woodward joins from RED Digital Cinema, where he spent five years managing existing channel partners and establishing new dealer networks, as well as creating the corporate creative vertical. Working with a wide variety of creatives, from small content creators to large scale live and in-studio production teams, Woodward built on his previous work as a camera operator and systems workflow manager for live events, specializing in speed, reliability, and efficiency all the way through from pre- to post-production.


Tags: Mo-Sys | Mo-Sys Engineering | Virtual Production | Expanding | Sales and Commercial | New Appointment | Sales Director | Image Robotics | Creatives | Network | XR
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>