Apr 29, 2019

Join the Forum on Women in Tech 2019

Learn from speakers working for Netflix, Google, and Twitch! The Forum on Women in Tech is back, this time we’re meeting on May 18 in Impact Hub Brno. Join us!

This year, you can look forward to two tracks of talks: one for those who want to deepen their tech knowledge, learn about the latest technologies and its context. The other one will inspire those who want to kick off their tech career.

If you prefer hands-on experiences, you can sign up to some of our ten workshops! Do you want to learn some basic programming? Improve your leadership skills? Well, you’ll have the opportunity!

Check the list below and stay tuned, more speakers, workshops and announcements are coming soon on our Facebook.

Speakers and talks

  • Jessica Hester—Senior Software Engineer at Netflix (ex SpaceX) — How we use GraphQL to design a data platform at a big data company
  • Ekaterina Minitsenka — Program Manager at Google — Deep Space technology
  • Ilona Koren-Deutsch — Technical Writer at Twitch — Why documentation is important
  • Riya Jagetia — Product Manager at Cognite — Data liberation and the importance of using data in decision-making
  • Sofiya Huts — Software Engineer at Microsoft CZ — Accessible product — built for everyone
  • Anastasia Shvestova —CEO at M&A PR—Capturing Unicorn-Tier Mindshare
  • Devleena Bhattacharjee — Founder of Number8 — Using the power of data science on satellite imagery
  • Tereza Bartoníčková — Why bother with something like ethics when it comes to AI and the internet?

Inspirational track

  • Marina Pantcheva — Group Product Manager at RWS Moravia Czech Republic — Street lamps, wind speed and babies: a polyglot’s journey to Big Data
  • Kristi Progri — GNOME foundation — Buiding a tech community
  • Panel discussion: Social Impact startups
  • Panel discussion: My way to tech

Workshops

  • Pavlína Fojtíková and Věra Koukalová, Google: Womenwill — Women Leadership workshop
  • Jessica Greene, Ecosia: Golang Intro Workshop
  • Karolína Presová, Replug me: Digital well-being and how to handle digital overload

Don’t miss our afterparty!

Learn hard, party hard! Would you like to have a drink with Ada Lovelace, the first programmer ever, Mark I programmer Grace Hopper, or the mind behind WiFi, Hedy Lamarr?

Now you’ll get a chance! Úplně všude are bringing their bar to the conference! And if you’re more into prosecco, you can get a glass of Golden Bubbles.

To relax a bit after a whole day of listening and stretch your legs, we secured a live band and a DJ! Join us for a party with Prague BuskMen and Malalata!

Get your tickets here, we’re looking forward to seeing you!

An Easter egg for those who finished the story: The first 10 people who use the promo code EasterEgg50 will get a 50% discount on the ticket (not applicable in the student ones).

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