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Thursday, February 26
Opening Grateful Hour
6:00 pm â 9:00pm // Beaux Cafe Castro
Saturday, February 27
The Primary Event
8:30am // Gates Start â Castro Theatre
9:30am â 11am // Glorious Morning Sessions // Castro Theatre
Welcome // Leanne Pittsford, Creator, Lesbians Which Technical
Let’s Understand This Summit Started // Erica Anderson, Twitter & Danielle Moodie Mills, Emcees
Damaging the Bro Code // Dominique DeGuzman, Software Engineer, Twilio
From Data Geek to growing chief to âPeople Focused’ authority // tips appear from the Shadows Christy Gaughan, Director of promotion Science, Genentech
Can development resolve Gun Violence // Pia Carusone, Former main of associates to Congresswoman Gabby Giffords
Unpacking confidentiality, Rose Hayes, Engineering Director at Bing & Board of administrators at Transgender rules Center
As soon as we discuss confidentiality, we usually make use of the majority of similar vocabulary we used to talk about safety. How might this effect the goals we arranged, the questions we ask, together with responses we give. What’s lacking from the perspective that comes in addition to the security mind-set?
11:00am // Get A Rest â You Need It
11:30am // Breakout Lounge Sessions // (areas given)
Women in Tech Lounge // Qbar // Sponsored by Indiegogo
Hacker’s Lounge // Beaux pub // Sponsored by Amazon
Career & relationship Lounge // Sponsored by Linkedin
11:30am // Late day Main level Sessions // Castro Theatre
UX analysis and Design: the human being part of technical, Aga Bojko, Director of consumer Research, Indiegogo
Sponsorship Isn’t Really Adequate: Exactly Why Tech Organizations Tend To Be Failing Woefully To Draw In Female Engineers, Adria Richards
From the majority of Successful Kickstarter venture actually to a Gaming Empire // How One Entrepreneur Re-imaged the manner by which we Enjoy Games, Julie Uhrman, creator & CEO, OUYA
Thank-you to suit your Service. Welcome to Entry Level, Vanessa Vinson
Just how one queer ladies is attempting to really make it in technology after providing her nation.
The Future Genetic Evaluating // Emily Conley, 23andMe
Fireside Chat // Just How Badass Women Are Solving Technical’s Diversity Difficulty
Moderated by Danielle Moodie Mills & Aisha Moodie Mills
Kimberly Bryant, Ebony Babes Code
Tina Lee, Mother Coders
Aliya Rahman // Program Director, Code for Advancement
12:30pm // ensure you get your Grub On // Lunch Breakouts
Meal Breakouts Sessions*
Lunch enrollment will start eventually!
Music Tech // Hosted by Pandora
Coders Connect // Managed by Twilio
Tech Power Lesbians Q & A // managed by SnapChat
Decoding Startup Equity payment // Hosted by Robasciotti & Associates, Inc
Ignite Meal Classes // Hosted by Optimizely
*For lunch, you’ll select one for the breakout periods in locations around the Castro Theater, each on another type of topic. Meal registration will open soon!
2:00pm // Afternoon Sessions // Castro Theatre
How Automated Program, Quantitative Analytics & Algorithms Are Making Investment Preparing A Lot More Accessible For Millennials, Ali Rosenthal, Vp of Strategic Partnerships, Wealthfront
Just how Training Transgender Women Tech Skills is Keeping Life // Miss Angelica Ross, Creator TransTech
Lesbians Which Technical Entrepreneur Pitch Program
Four incredible queer ladies entrepreneurs will pitch the companies and programs they may be developing, in front of a screen of judges such as people and business owners.
Riana Lynn, Food Trace
Katy Atkinson, DataSnap
Monica Taher, ClipYap
Even more quickly!
Robyn Exton, Founder, Dattch
Kathrina Manalac, Y Combinator
Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder, Reddit
2:00pm // Afternoon Lounge Sessions // (places specified)
Detailed schedule of breakout sessions not far off!
Women in technical Lounge // QBar // Sponsored by Indiegogo
Hacker’s Lounge // Beaux club // Sponsored by Amazon
Profession & relationship Lounge // backed by Linkedin
3:15pm // City Director Lesbians Exactly Who Tech Meetup!
Jess Ainlay, Chicago
Caroline Teenage, Boston
Jennifer Oslislo, Portland
3:30pm // just take some slack + Have A Drink // Really, You need It
4:00pm // Keynotes & Afternoon Sessions // Castro Theatre
Kara Swisher, Creator, Re/code.net
Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce.com
Keynote Ignite Treatment
Ladies Against Humanity, Kate Stayman-London, Lead Storyteller, Change.org
The way I became a VC during my 20’s, Sarah Kunst, lover, Fortis Partners
Just how a Brazilian Lesbian Convinced Bill Gates to begin Expedia, Soraya Bittencourt, item and program technology Executive
The ongoing future of Cellular Phone Health Technical, Meg Columbia-Walsh, Founder and CEO, Inverse Smartphone
Megan Smith, Main Development Officer, US
Leanne Pittsford, Creator, Lesbians Whom Technical
5:30pm // that is A Wrap // High Fives
5:30pm After celebration: Cocktails + Conversation // Hell Yeah // The Cafe (Hosted by Yelp, advancement Software & Mandrill)
Saturday, March 28
Hackathon // Mozilla Offices SF
Registration just around the corner!
Workshop Track // Github Soma Practices
Registration coming soon!
9:30am break fast
10:30am â 12:00pm // Morning Sessions
Before you decide to slim in // comprehending the Neuroscience of Change, Tamera Schmidt, Director product sales quality at VMware & Neuro Coach
The Gut as a Culture-Changing Tool, Ginger Chien, contribute Member of Specialized Staff/Data providers tool Architect at AT&T Mobility
Private PR: Developing and Controlling Your Own Brand, Elissa Beth, CTO/Co-Founder at Glimpse Labs
The Secret of Public Speaking // Holley Murchison, Rhetoric Coach, Oratory Magnificence
What are your very best Talk // Cloe Shasha, Ted connect tools Producer at TED
Fish Bowl Training
Dani Rukin, CPCC, PCC, Leadership Development and Job Coach
Rajkumari Neogy, CEO at iRestart
12:30pm â 2:00pm // meal period
Hacking the Tech Workforce
Mary Scotton, Principal Developer Evangelist at salesforce.com
Ayori Selassie, Sr. Solution Engineer, Product Sales Engineer, Platform Specialist at
Women and underrepresented minorities tend to be hacking the tech workforce. It’s been over a-year since Silicon Valley technology organizations published their unique dismal assortment stats. In response, we have now seen a growing society of entrepreneurs and coders changing the tech landscape, one Hackathon/Conference/Company at any given time. Join united states to know these success stories and how to apply these cheats inside workplace.
2:00pm // Afternoon Classes
The components of Tech Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur Q & A
Janelle S. Allen, Creator at Learnwise.co
Jessica McGlory, Founder at Field Anticipate Project
Even more eventually
Simple tips to Grow Your Business & Your Client Base
Ari Isaacman Astles, Director of Development, NY Times
Lisa Sullivan-Cross, VP Development, Pandora
Maud Pasturaud, Cellular Phone & Commerce Growth Expert
Handling Stealth Barriers to Diverse Participation and Enhanced Innovation, Dr. Catherine Ashcraft through the nationwide Center for Women & that (NCWIT)
Arrive read about certain concealed obstacles and discreet biases that frequently prevent organizations from choosing leading skill. In this entertaining speech, Dr. Catherine Ashcraft from the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT), will discuss exactly how individuals and organizations can successfully deal with these concealed obstacles to be able to much better attract and wthhold the diverse skill that may drive potential innovation. Attendees will discover about tangible strategies and sources they could use for applying these procedures within their companies.
Brunch Dual Union
Registration not far off!
Desire LesbiansWhoTech throughout the year in your city? You might want to start a feminist maker/hackerspace where you are able to spend time with individuals you like each week! Find out how Double Union produced a women-centered, queer-positive, feminist area working area and how you could perform some exact same in your geographical area. Pay attention to a job interview with two beginning people in Double Union about they discovered a place, finalized the lease, and liberated a 3D printer. We shall offer lighting brunch with vegan and gluten-free options.
Lesbians Which Bike
Registration not far off!
Sunday, March 1
Registration just around the corner!
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