Superwomen Summit Will Host Distinguished Champions of Diversity in Tech, Including Nora Denzel and Makinde Adeagbo
Tech By Superwomen, a movement changing the women in tech conversation to one on data and culture for everyone, announced the addition of new speakers and sponsors to its Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS18) program. The event takes place May 3-4, 2018 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco. TSWS18 is committed to helping enable greater diversity in the tech space, bringing women and men together to speak about the roles of responsibility, accountability and highlights paths forward to transform tech culture and tap new opportunities for innovation as a result.
“This year’s program includes distinguished women and men who have had a profound impact on the diversification of tech. Each of these leaders are presenting data-backed solutions, research, and expertise that will help tackle the cultural drivers that lead to change and industrial revolution. We’re thrilled to learn from this bright mix of thought leaders about what works and what matters,” said Cathryn Posey, TSWS founder.
New Sponsors and Speakers
The TSWS18 programming committee continues to add to its passionate and diverse mix of speakers. Attendees can expect provocative keynotes, fireside chats and one-on-one interviews with some of the most influential technology leaders in their respective fields. Speakers recently added to the agenda include:
In addition, TSWS18 speaker Merline Saintil, renowned thought leader and an active mentor to women in the tech community, is bringing her mentee Kaitlyn Hova to the event. Hova is a full stack web developer, designer, neuroscientist and core team member of Women Who Code. She is also a professional violinist, composer, and co-creator of the Hovalin – an open source 3D printable acoustic violin that serves as an example of how STEM programs can print their school’s music program. Hova will be closing the Tech Superwomen Summit on May 4th with a performance, on her Hovalin, of “Superwoman,” the Alicia Keys anthem that inspired Cathryn Posey to found the Tech Superwomen platform in 2011.
The latest partners to sponsor the event:
“I am thrilled to speak at the Tech Superwomen Summit and join this powerful line-up of advocates for diversity in tech. This event is a great opportunity for creating the conversations that business leaders need to have in order to create diverse and inclusive work cultures that will advance industries,” said Makinde Adeagbo, CEO & Founder, /dev/color.
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