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Charlottesville Women In Tech Summit

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Schedule

· Sessions
Keynote: Unleash Your Own Story One Ask at a Time
Lalin Anik Roshni Raveendhran
· Networking
Networking Break/Sponsor Expo
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Employer Panel: What are companies looking for? Trends in hiring?
C. Christina Ho Christy Phillips Dana German
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Cultivating Your Career in Tech: Ask a Leader
Jennifer Forrest
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Inclusive Leadership Fundamentals
Rebecca Factor
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Career Conversations: Practicing Professional Dialogs
Shayna Diamond Courtney Christensen
· Sessions
Reflection/Wrap Up Day 1
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Keynote: Create Your Own Story. Inspiration On Getting Started
Nicole Case
· Networking
Networking Break/Employer Panel/PVCC
· Sessions
Non-Traditional Education Panel: How to get started without a four year degree
Kim Mahan Sherry Martin Trish Mahan Chazona Baum
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Self-Assurance and the Imposter Syndrome:Recognizing and Leaping Over the Hurdles
Lisa Pastore
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Not all Tech is Programming! Exploring Non Coding Careers
There are many opportunities available to folks who have an interest in technology, but aren't coders or don't want to code for a living.
Ryan Looney
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How to get started! Clarity on your Career Transition
Identify where to focus your attention as you're building and exploring your career in technology. Gain practical skills and tips.
Sarah Adams
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Reflection/Wrap Up Day 2
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Building a Strong Diversity and Inclusion Program
Kelli Palmer
· Networking
Networking Break/Employer Panel
· Sessions
Lightning Round- Thriving in Tech
Hear from a diverse group of women about their experiences in the tech industry
Rachel Lee Becky Billingsley Melissa Phillips Susan Holland
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Momentum Technology As a Tool for Narrative Shift
Technology can serve as a tool to connect underrepresented populations in STEM industry
Elissia Franklin Kilan C. Ashad- Bishop, Ph.D.
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Diversity in Tech: Our Team and Our Clients, and their Customers
Technology is everywhere, but software teams seldom represent the socio-economic, age and cultural differences of its users. Learn specific ways to tackle this
Susan Holland Rachel Lee
· Sessions
Reflection/Wrap Up Day 3

Speakers

Susan Holland

Senior Software Quality Assurance Analyst, Tech Dynamism

Elissia Franklin

Host, The Research Her podcast

Melissa Phillips

Data Scientist at Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. (CCRi)

Becky Billingsley

Program Manager, OpenSource

Lisa Pastore

Associate Professor, Stone Brook Medicine

Chazona Baum

Principal Technologist, MAXX Potential

Trish Mahan

Principal Technologist, MAXX Potential

Sherry Martin

Software Developer, Silverchair

Kim Mahan

Founder, MAXX Potential

Shayna Diamond

Human-centric Web Developer, Premier Inc

C. Christina Ho

Vice President of Government Analytics and Innovation, Elder Research

Nicole Case

Career and Leadership Coach

Rebecca Factor

Senior Research Analyst at Info-Tech Research Group

Courtney Christensen

Engineering Manager, Ecom Team at Linden Lab

Dana German

Associate VP & Deputy CIO at University of Virginia

Christy Phillips

Chief Talent Officer at WillowTree

Kilan C. Ashad- Bishop, Ph.D.

Director of College Access for Breakthrough Miami at the University of Miami

Jennifer Forrest

Agilist and Technologist

Sarah Adams

Data Analyst and Visualization Specialist at UVA's School of Education

Ryan Looney

Customer Services Director at Overleaf

Rachel Lee

Director of Client Solutions at Tech Dynamism

Kelli Palmer

Head of Global Inclusion & Diversity and Corporate Citizenship for CFA Institute

Roshni Raveendhran

Assistant Professor of Business Administration at UVA's Darden School of Business

Lalin Anik

Assistant Professor of Marketing at UVA’s Darden School of Business

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