Speakers

Morgana Carter

Manager, Data Science and Data Solutions, Intel

Mary Malone

Principal Engineer, Product Development, Comcast

Kim Vertucci

DevOps Manager, BP

Teresa Cauvel

Co-founder and CTO, Neopenda

Bethany Pagels-Minor

Senior Product Manager, Sprout Social

Tracey Welson-Rossman

Founder, TechGirlz

Tara Chklovksi

CEO and Founder, Iridescent/Technovation

Shannon Kreps

Director Product Marketing, 3D Results

Sessions

The Many Flavors of Agile: What’s the right one for your team?

This will be a workshop that will arm attendees with a better understanding of different types of agile methodologies and when they can employ the methodology at their company based on factors such…

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The Importance of Mentoring

Hear from four BP employees about their experience with mentoring. Learn about why you might seek a professional mentor and why you might chose to act as a mentor for others in your profession.…

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Tech Skills are Important, but do You Have the Soft Skills to Succeed?

Technical aptitude alone doesn’t make the best employees, according to most employers, they also need what are referred to as soft skills — such as the ability to communicate and problem solve. In…

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Tackling Technology’s Gender Problem Through Education and Empowerment

It’s no secret the technology industry has a gender problem. June Sugiyama of the Vodafone Americas Foundation is just one woman of many who has witnessed the gender imbalance time and again over a…

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About

Working in tech is not just about coding. It’s about all aspects of careers in technology. Our mission is to support the community of women working in technology. We pave the way with hands-on tech workshops, discussions about trending topics in tech, information on thriving through tech career phases and facets, and by connecting women working on the business and technical sides of the tech industry.

The conference brings together women at every level, from students to senior executives, to connect, educate and inspire women in the technology industry through events across the United States

Where & When

Location:
1871
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212,
Chicago, IL 60654

Time:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Sponsors

WITS is expanding to new cities and reaching more women. Show your commitment to the mission of WITS and create a community of women in technology. Join our sponsoring companies that offer regional and national support. Learn more about how you can make a difference in women’s lives.

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