Program

(As of 2/22/21, more details to come.)

Event Schedule (PST):

11:30 a.m. : Venue Opens
12 p.m. : Opening Remarks
12:15 p.m. : WiTH Community Panel
12:45 p.m. : Networking Break
1 p.m. : WiTH Leadership Awards Presentation
1:30 p.m. : Keynote Address
2 p.m. : Networking Reception
2:30 p.m. : Venue Closes
 

WiTH: Developing Community, Connections and Belonging
Have you ever wondered about the impact that WiTH has in our community? In this panel, you’ll hear personal stories and journeys from the women who have been directly impacted by our community engagement efforts over the years and how they have been able to change their trajectory. You’ll also hear more about what these WiTH-supported non-profits do: CodeTalk, STEM Advantage, DIY Girls, and PepUp Tech and how you can get involved.
Moderator: April Schneider, Chair, WiTH Community Engagement Committee
Panelists:
Ana Arauz, Codetalk Alumna (Codetalk Alum)
Brandi Cotton, Software Engineer, JPMorgan Chase (PepUp Tech Alum)
Simone Dublin, Codetalk Alumna (Codetalk Alum)
Daniela Orozco-Jimenez, Mechanical Engineering Student, Stanford University (DIY Girls Alum)
Beatriz Ruiz, Freelance Consultant, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (STEM Advantage Alum)
 
CLOSING KEYNOTE: Building a Better Person
Our closing keynote is a theoretical neuroscientist, technologist and entrepreneur who is obsessed with using technology to maximize human potential. Frequently featured in global publications for her groundbreaking research and data-set inventions, Dr. Ming will share insights into her personal story of self-doubt, grit, and passion to make a difference, including how a night of profound pain led directly to one of astonished celebration. It is a story of a life redeemed by a simple goal: to literally make yourself a better person.
Dr. Vivienne Ming, Professional Mad Scientist, Co-Founder & CEO, Socos Labs