Walk the Tech Talk: A Workshop For Building Your Women’s Group

Microsoft, 5 Wayside Ave, Burlington, MA

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event Details

You see it, hear it and want to change the women in tech gap. Gender diversity is essential for success in tech organizations who are grasping for solutions to make this a business imperative. Join us at this half day action planning workshop that will help you create a business strategy for your women in technology program and get ready to implement your plan the next day.

This event is for men and women who are Senior Directors or Managers and are involved in bridging the gap for women in tech inside their organization.

Inspirational Keynote 

Donna Levin, Executive Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Senior Lecturer at MIT and Co-Founder, Care.com

Session I 

Workshop: The Business Imperative

Write your Employee Resource Group (ERG) business case. You will be guided through your plan by writing down specific strategies that will meet defined goals.

Presenters

Janel Ryan, Sr. Director, Product Marketing & Enablement, Netscout

Kim Meninger, Executive & Leadership Development Coach, Executive Career Success

Session II

Success stories: Learn from organizations who have succeeded

Hear from different technology companies who will detail their facing issue or pain point while building or strengthening their internal organization. They will unfold strategies that have helped them succeed. This session is followed by a breakout session, so you can take your plan to deeper depths by asking those who have overcome obstacles and succeeded in their ERG.

Presenters

Lisa Hurd Walker, VP of Brand and Corporate Marketing, Fuze

Session III

Learn How to Negotiate Salary: AAUW, Empowering Employees to Advocate for Fair Pay Presented by AAUW. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Engage in their salary negotiation workshop so you can walk away with some negotiation skills to help you be your best advocates your the workplace.

Presenter

Alexandra Howley, Program Manager, AAUW

Learn more and register here.

Thank you to our Community Sponsors

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Nayla Daly
Contact Organization:
MassTLC
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