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Womxn in Tech Week 2022
February 28 - March 4
Join us for a week of celebration and acknowledgement of womxn in tech, including an opening reception, interest sessions, keynote, and social events hosted by student clubs. Check out the full list of events below.
Thursday, March 3
Friday, March 4
You can also help support Womxn in Tech week by volunteering. Opportunities include: session moderators (in person and/or virtual), program monitors, and even hosting a panel session. Interested? Complete this volunteer interest form.
Please REGISTER TO ATTEND BY MONDAY, FEB 28! Let us know which programs you will be attending! View the program descriptions here, as well as presenter bios & contact information here.
Monday, February 28:
|5pm – 6:30pm||Opening Keynote: “Why I Almost Left Tech & How I Reinvigorated My Career”||FB009||Petra Sargent, RedHat/UNC Alumna|
|6:30pm – 7:30pm||Insomnia, Watercolor, & Hot Chocolate||FB009||Girls Who Code|
Tuesday, March 1:
|10am – 4pm||Sit With Me||Sitterson Lower Lobby|
|11:00 – 11:50am||Womxn in Academia: A Discussion of Grad School and Beyond with the VisuaLab||SN011||Danielle Szafir, UNC CS|
|12n – 12:50pm||Succeeding as a Software Engineer||(Virtual) – SN115 viewing room||Elayne Petterson, Lucid|
|6-7:30pm||We’re Not Really Strangers: Speed Networking with CS Peers||SN011||Women in Computer Science|
Wednesday, March 2
|11:00 – 11:50am||Take Your Career from A-to-D, not A-to-B||(virtual) – FB007 viewing room||Lakshmi Meyyappan, Macedon Technologies|
|12n – 12:50pm||The 4 Types of Mentors You Need in Life to Succeed||FB007||Erika Elaine Gladner, Bank of America|
|5pm – 6pm||Bagels & Board Games||FB007||queer_hack|
|11:00 – 11:50am||Behavioral Interview Prep Workshop||(Virtual) – SN115 viewing room||Wynne Reece, Cap Tech|
|12n-12:50pm||How to Ace a Technical Interview||(Virtual) – FB008 viewing room||Natasha Meinzen, Vanguard|
|12n – 12:50pm||6 Things WIT Need to Know Before Their First Day on the Job||(Virtual) – SN115 viewing room||Nina Joseph , Capital One|
|3:30pm – 5pm||Pizza (and coloring) with Pearl Hacks||FB007||Pearl Hacks|
|5pm -6pm||Panel: Womxn in Tech as a Movement Beyond Numbers||FB007||Panelists: Emily Krol, Logitech; Robin Chan, RedHat; Isma Gilani, RENCI; Tatiana Arthur, SAP|
|11:30am – 12:20pm||Closing Keynote: “Lift Every Voice”||SN014||Kristin Austin, Rewriting the Code|
|12:20pm – 12:45pm||Closing Remarks||SN014|