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Chicago Women in Technology Conference 2020 - Day 1

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Schedule

· Stage
Intro and Opening Remarks
Event kickoff!
Joe DeCosmo Shayna Oriold
2020-09-17T09:45:00Z 2020-09-17T10:00:00Z America/Chicago Intro+and+Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Morning Keynote - Architecting Your Career in Technology
Rehgan Avon will lay out a framework in which we can design career goals, plan for challenges, and continue mastering our craft.
Rehgan Avon
2020-09-17T10:00:00Z 2020-09-17T10:25:00Z America/Chicago Morning+Keynote+-+Architecting+Your+Career+in+Technology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A with Rehgan Avon
Q&A with Rehgan Avon
Rehgan Avon
2020-09-17T10:26:00Z 2020-09-17T10:40:00Z America/Chicago Q%26A+with+Rehgan+Avon https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break Time!
Break time for attendees! Feel free to check out the Networking section!
2020-09-17T10:40:00Z 2020-09-17T11:00:00Z America/Chicago Break+Time%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
10 Things I Wish I Knew as a Woman in Tech
As a minority woman in tech, Marina will share the 10 things she wishes she knew up until now about the Tech Industry.
Marina Malaguti
2020-09-17T11:00:00Z 2020-09-17T11:22:00Z America/Chicago 10+Things+I+Wish+I+Knew+as+a+Woman+in+Tech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Speak Up: Bringing More Women's Voices to Conferences
Learn the importance of female representation at tech events and gain the tools to attend more conferences and open the door for presentation opportunities.
Lin Classon
2020-09-17T11:30:00Z 2020-09-17T11:52:00Z America/Chicago Speak+Up%3A+Bringing+More+Women%27s+Voices+to+Conferences https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A with Lin Classon
Q&A with Lin Classon
Lin Classon
2020-09-17T11:51:00Z 2020-09-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Q%26A+with+Lin+Classon https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo and Networking Time
Free time for attendees to check out the Expo and Networking sections. This time is for the attendees to utilize in whatever way benefits them best!
2020-09-17T12:00:00Z 2020-09-17T12:45:00Z America/Chicago Expo+and+Networking+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Q&A with Marina Malaguti
Q&A with Marina Malaguti
Marina Malaguti
2020-09-17T12:00:00Z 2020-09-17T12:10:00Z America/Chicago Q%26A+with+Marina+Malaguti https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Engagement to Impact
Relativity's Head of Social Impact, Colleen Costello, will host a sponsored breakout session: "Engagement to Impact"
Colleen Costello
2020-09-17T12:10:00Z 2020-09-17T12:40:00Z America/Chicago Engagement+to+Impact https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Your Untapped Feminine Superpower
In this session, we will discuss the advantages of traditionally feminine attributes and the ROI for businesses that cultivate these characteristics.
Gaby Ruiz-Funes
2020-09-17T12:10:00Z 2020-09-17T12:40:00Z America/Chicago Your+Untapped+Feminine+Superpower https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Got a Team Full of Ideas? How to Create Repeatable Processes for Bringing Them to Life
Reverb Staff Product Manager Lauren Katzberg walks through creating a process for capturing, prioritizing, & bringing to life good ideas.
Lauren Katzberg
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:20:00Z America/Chicago Got+a+Team+Full+of+Ideas%3F+How+to+Create+Repeatable+Processes+for+Bringing+Them+to+Life https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Impostor Syndrome: Slaying the Beast
Christine ('Tine) Zekis leads the charge in arming yourself with tools for fighting off Impostor Syndrome and gaining confidence.
'Tine Zekis
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:45:00Z America/Chicago Impostor+Syndrome%3A+Slaying+the+Beast https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Power of Performance Feedback
Amber Vanderburg discusses how we can give effective feedback for maximum impact.
Amber  Vanderburg
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:45:00Z America/Chicago The+Power+of+Performance+Feedback https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Combating Pay Inequities - One Ally at a Time
An interactive session with Dr. Sreyoshi Bhaduri and Dr. Rosh Rupani on ways to address pay inequity while considering your learning journey.
Dr. Sreyoshi Bhaduri Dr. Rosh Rupani
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:45:00Z America/Chicago Combating+Pay+Inequities+-+One+Ally+at+a+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Small Things To Try
Experiences that shift thinking, increase the 'social glue,' on your teams and help you to utilize each other as resources better.
Aden Nepom
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:45:00Z America/Chicago Small+Things+To+Try https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Concluding Remarks
Shayna Oriold
2020-09-17T13:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:50:00Z America/Chicago Concluding+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Optional Happy Hour and Networking
The event has concluded but attendees are welcome to hang around and create various sessions for happy hours and networking!
2020-09-17T13:50:00Z 2020-09-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Optional+Happy+Hour+and+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fchiwitcon-2020-day-1 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Colleen Costello

Head of Social Impact @ Relativity

Gaby Ruiz-Funes

Digital Innovation @ Home Chef

Joe DeCosmo

Chief Analytics and Technology Officer @ Enova

Lauren Katzberg

Staff Product Manager @ Reverb

Shayna Oriold

Senior Software Engineer @ Enova

Aden Nepom

Senior Facilitator @ On Your Feet

Rehgan Avon

CEO & Co-Founder @ Ikonos Analytics

Amber Vanderburg

Founder @ The Pathwayz Group

Dr. Rosh Rupani

Director of Leadership and Organizational Development @ McGraw-Hill

Dr. Sreyoshi Bhaduri

Manager, Global People Research & Analytics @ McGraw-Hill

'Tine Zekis

Software Engineer @ Centro

Marina Malaguti

Director of Data Engineering @ Jellyvision

Lin Classon

VP, Product Management @ Ensono

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Centro

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