Episode 9: Celebrating Women in Cloud

Cloud Speed Podcasts

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve brought together some of our prominent and inspirational female Cloud experts. In this very special episode, we’ll be exploring what it means to them to be part of a passionate Women in Cloud community, busting some myths about what it’s like to work in Cloud and exploring the important role that employers can play in removing some of the traditional barriers women often face when considering a career in Cloud and technology more broadly.

Whether you’re a woman considering a career in Cloud or an ally looking to understand what more you can do to support current and future colleagues, you’re guaranteed to be enlightened.


  • What does ‘Women in Cloud’ mean to you?
  • What positive changes have you seen in the past few years?
  • What does a typical week look like for you in Cloud?
  • What role can employers play in removing any traditional barriers for women in Cloud and technology?

Aarti Balakrishnan

Aarti has over 15 years of experience defining and delivering technology strategies across Financial Services, Retail, Telecoms and Government Departments.

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Adam Gogarty

Adam is a Director in Deloitte’s Technology practice with a background in Cloud computing, IT strategy and architecture. Adam’s strength is in helping clients articulate their strategy and build consensus on transformation roadmaps across technology, people and processes.

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Jasmine Marshall
Manager, Digital Workplace

Jasmine is a technology transformation professional with 10+ years’ of consulting experience delivering digital workplace projects and programmes from Windows 10 and collaboration tooling rollouts to strategic IT Integration projects. Having started her career as a sponsored degree student, she is passionate about mentoring and supporting out junior talent through their careers.

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Jessica Rice
Senior Consultant, Digital Workplace

Jessica is a Senior Consultant in Deloitte’s Digital Workplace Team. Coming from a career in teaching she uses her people management skills to bridge the gap between business and technology. Jessica’s projects see her tackling change management, user experience and business architecture. Outside client work, Jessica is a triathlete and advocate for wellbeing in the workplace.

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