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DC Wonder Women Tech 2019

DC Wonder Women Tech 2019


This event is organized by Wonder Women Tech.
Join the magic of the 2019 Wonder Women Tech Global Summit in Washington, D.C. as we kick off another year highlighting, celebrating, and educating women and the underrepresented in STEAM industries.


All you need to know...

WHAT: DC Wonder Women Tech 2019

WHEN: Tuesday, May 1st, 2019 – 9am - 6pm

WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007

Hiring Human Career Fair : Free admission
General admission: 249 $ + 32.12 $ fee
VIP global summit: 299 $ + 38.37 $ fee
WWT alumni ticket: 99$ + 13.37$ fee
Group bundle 10 VIP tickets: 2.500 $ +269.95 $ fee
Volunteer general admission ticket: free admission

RESERVATION: Online registration required. Eventbrite

ADD. INFOS: Every attendee must be registered under his/her name. Valid ID required. No parking inside the embassy.

Wonder Women Tech is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educate and celebrate the importance of women and underrepresented groups around the world.

This year’s theme is #WeAreFuture.

Wonder Women Tech is here for the future, helping shape the next generation of leaders, changemakers, innovators, and visionaries to ensure a better future for all.

Our Washington, D.C. Global Summit will take place on May 1st, 2019 at La Maison Française, Embassy of France. This ultimate two day event, will feature dynamic speakers, global thought leaders, CEO’s, C-Suites, CDO’s, panelists and today’s leading Innovators. Seating is limited at this premier event, so be sure to come early to grab a good seat.

Wonder Women Tech Global Summit
La Maison Française/Embassy of France May 1st, 2019
Global Summit
Main Stage
Wednesday, May 1 2019

9:00AM - Registration begins

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM — Registration, Coffee and Networking

10:00 AM — 1:30 PM — Morning MC: Andromeda Peters, Miss United States

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM — Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech — #WeAreFuture: A Year of Discovering The Future of Innovation

10:10 AM - 10:15 AM — MC Welcome

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM — Seth Smiley-Humphries, Director, Global Diversity, Lenovo

10:35 AM - 10:45 AM — Florence Tan, Deputy Chief Technologist, NASA

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM — Keynote Speaker

11:35 AM - 12:05 PM
The Future of Workplace Culture: Why Cultivating Belonging Matters.
MODERATOR: Morgan Berman, Milkcrate
Maira Malik, Engineer and Staff Product Manager, Tesla
Cara Pelletier, Director, Diversity, Equality & Belonging, Ultimate Software
Bangor, Maine
Manuela Dimuccio Gonzalez, Co-Founder World Bank Group Women’s Network & Program Management Consultant, Office of the Chief Information Officer, World Bank Group

12:05 PM - 12:10 PM — Mindful Moment
Ananda Leeke, Chief Mindfulness Officer & Founder, Ananda Leeke Consulting

12:20 PM - 12:30 PM - Reisha Raney, CEO, Encyde

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM — Lunch Break and Mentor Magic Sessions

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM — Karen Alston, Founder, Spectrum Circle Afternoon MC

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunch Sponsor Keynote

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Global Landscape: What Innovators Around the World Are Building.
Moderator: Katie Burke, Technical Evangelist, Dow Jones
Lindiwe Matlali, Founder, Africa Teen Geeks
Anubha Maneshwar, Founder of GirlScript Foundation
Christine Souffrant Ntim, Founder, Haiti Tech Summit
Stephanie Bagot, Senior Attorney at FINCA Impact Finance

2:40 AM - 3:10 PM
Refusing To Be Hidden Figures: Black Engineers Who Run The World.
Cory Milam, Director of the Office of Innovation within the Office of Information Technology & Management at The Food and Drug Administration
Kenyatta Powers, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Maryland Department of Human Services
Nnennaya Udochu, Analog Engineer, Intel
Afua Bruce, Director of engineering for New America’s Public Interest Technology Program

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Beyond the Millennium: How Far Will Technology and Innovation Go?
MODERATOR: Ijeoma Genevieve Mbamalu, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Homelessness Technology, New York City Department of Social Services
Mahshad Haeri, Google Cloud Services
Johanna Salazar, Co-Founder, Two Goats

3:40 PM - 3:50 PM - Sage French, Co-founder & CTO of Crescendo

4:05 PM - 4:10 PM — Mindful Moment
Ananda Leeke, Chief Mindfulness Officer & Founder, Ananda Leeke Consulting

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
An Honest Look At the Fintech Revolution: The Future of Currency.
Moderator: Karene Richards, Finance Chair of the National Governing Board of the Association of Women in Science
Dale Pfeiffer, Founder & CEO, Goodworld

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Future is Female: Women Who Are Creating A Legacy in STEAM.
Moderator: Angela Pham, Content Strategist, Facebook
Kenya Pierce, Co-President and COO for Inglot VB
Maria Magdalena Sandoval Donahue, Ph.D., Founder, Think Ubiquitous
Victoria Bowens, Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity Management Operations Center, Defense Human Resources Activity
Tahara Saad, VP of the Arab American Women’s Business Council & Infotainment Quality Engineer at Ford Motor Company

5:30 PM - Closing Remarks with Embassy of France

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Networking

Hiring Humans Career Fair and Expo
FREE and open to the public
11 am - 4:30 pm

10:30 AM Registration begins

11:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hiring Humans Career Fair and Expo

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Resume Review Lounge
A space where recruiters and hiring managers from top technology, IT recruiting and management firms will be on hand to review resumes, answer your burning questions and have 1:1 discussions.
Stacy Garnett, U.S. Army Veteran/Recruiter for Feddata

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Round Table Workshops: Session One

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Mentor Sessions: Session One
Sophie Gairo, Software Engineer, VMware
Saleheh Vahaji, President of Persian Women in Tech & Senior Consultant at Noblis

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Mentor Sessions: Session Two
Saleema Vellani, Co-Founder & COO, Innovazing

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Round Table Workshops: Session Two

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Mentor Magic Session Three
Lucy Caldwell, Principal, Mockingbird Lab
Julie Meloni, Senior Engineering Manager, Improbable

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