Alexandra Prodromos

Executive Director, Chicago Blockchain Center

Amanda Conrad

Director, Product Management, true[X]

Anelia Chtilianova

DevOps Manager, Physical Operations, Global Oil Americas Supply and Trading, BP

Bethany Pagels-Minor

Senior Product Manager, Sprout Social

Christine Rodos

Former, Global Partnerships Manager, Pangea Money Transfer

CM Winters

Librarian, City Colleges of Chicago

Emily Triplett Lentz

Blog Editor & Content Strategist, Help Scout

Estela Segura

Global Business Analysis Manager, BP

Johnny Palmer

US Resourcing Lead, BP

June Sugiyama

Director, Vodafone Americas Foundation

Karen Gordon

Founder, CEO & Chief Design Facilitator, WE Design Think

Kat Rokhlin

Senior Manager of Programming and Engagement, 1871

Kayte Malik

CEO/Co-Founder, Dresscode Tech

Kim Vertucci

DevOps Manager, BP

Laura Janusek

Vice President of Product, Modern Teacher

Lauren Hasson

Founder, DevelopHer

Lauren Pierce

Workforce Development Program Manager, Creating IT Futures

Marie De Luna

VP Technology, SapientRazorfish

Mary Malone

Principal Engineer, Product Development, Comcast

Morgana Carter

Manager, Data Science and Data Solutions, Intel

Rokeya Jones

Director – Commercial Software Engineering, Academic, Microsoft Corporation

Sandhya Gorman

Senior Category Manager, Amazon Web Services

Shannon Kreps

Director Product Marketing, 3D Results

Tara Chklovksi

CEO and Founder, Iridescent/Technovation

Teresa Cauvel

Co-founder and CTO, Neopenda

Tracey Welson-Rossman

Founder, TechGirlz


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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IoT Present, Predictions and Pitfalls

This session is an overview of the Internet of Things. What is it, how did we get here and what is the impact to our society now, and what are predictions for the future. What convergence of…

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Leadership for Non-Managers

Not everyone who wants to grow in their career wishes to manage people. “Makers” have to actively push back against that — if you’re good at what you do and stay in the game long enough, sooner or…

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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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Did I Do That? People Data Problems and Their Ramifications

Over the past years, there has been an increase in attempts to quantify and predict all parts of human behavior. With the rise in analytics comes increased attention – and increased errors. This talk…

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Building while Flying: Bringing new products to market while you’re still figuring out what to build

At true[X] we have a favorite saying: we’re building the plane while we’re flying it. We’re figuring it out as we go along. The products we’re bringing to market are so bleeding edge that product…

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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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Journey to the Cloud

1. What is the public cloud and why should you care? 2. Why are enterprises moving to the public cloud? 3. What are some challenges and issues they face? 4. How am I impactful in my role at AWS and…

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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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Become a NegotiatHer: Learn Secrets to Make More $ in Your Tech Career

As tech women, salary negotiation is an essential skill, but negotiating isn’t always so easy. Imposter syndrome, fear, and unconscious bias are real adversaries that can get in your way to a…

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