An evening of high-powered online networking, inspiring and empowering TED-style talks from women leaders and influencers, an evening of TED-style talks, a roundtable discussion, product demo by our Women Hack the Crisis pitch winner, a virtual fashion show, and music performances by women artists from Hong Kong and Oakland.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
TED-STYLE TALKS – Listen to inspiring talks on a diverse range of topics by women leaders and influencers
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION – With women leaders on standing out in your career and job search
NETWORKING – Connect with professionals from Apple, Uber, Facebook, Genentech, IBM, Google, Tech Crunch etc
WOMEN HACK THE CRISIS DEMO – Virtual presentation by the winning team from our hackathon pitch
VIRTUAL FASHION SHOW – Enjoy beautiful, green, artisan-made designs by AGAATI , modeled by some of our speakers and guests in this unique fashion show
MUSICAL PERFORMANCES – Osunfemi Wanbi Njeri, a neo-soul-hip hop vocalist and songwriter.will kick off the evening with her original song “Warrior Woman” and singer/songwriter Debbie Mannas will close the evening all the way from Hong Kong.
VIRTUAL GOODIE BAGS – Get exciting gifts from The Expat Woman and our partners
EMPOWERED SUSTAINABLE FASHION SHOW MODELS
‘The future of fashion! Hosting the world’s first live, virtual “runway at home” show.’
12 women. 6 countries. 1 designer.
We are delighted to host a sustainable fashion show in partnership with AGAATI, an immigrant, women-owned, San Francisco-based eco-conscious women’s wear company at our EMPOWERED Women’s Leadership Conference on May 27th evening.
Women leaders, business professionals, influencers, and rising stars who are originally from countries including Kazakhstan, Guinea, China, India, Russia, and the US will model artisanal and one-of-a-kind designs created by Parsons graduate Saloni Shrestha, founder of AGAATI.
TED-STYLE TALKS TOPICS
Carpe Diem: Seize the Day – Sonya Pelia, Marketing Executive and President of Maitri
Inclusion & Advancement of Women in Leadership – Joanie Kraut, CFO at Women in Games International.
Empowering your Personal Brand through Style- Katty Lopez De Gull, Founder & Stylist at Lopez De Gull Revamp
Believe in Yourself beyond Reason – Ha Nguyen, Founding Partner at Spero Ventures
Don’t Listen to the Noise: Staying Focused during the Age of information – Chantelle Hartshorne, Founding Member and Creative Director at STYLEBEE
Ignite your Learning to Stay Competitive – Solu Nwanze, Director of Business Operations at Zendesk and Founder of Expanded Impact
What to pack on your trip to Leadership –Shar Ramakrishnan, Director of Engineering at Yelp
From Corporate success to Global NGO – Dian Alyan, Founder/CEO of GiveLight Foundation
ROUND TABLE PANELISTS
Maira Benjamin, Director of Engineering at Pandora
Anna Novakovska, Lead Data Scientist at Salesforce
Elveera Rebello, IT Director at PG&E
Sharrifah Lorenz, Head of Partnerships at Asana
Moderator: Jeena James, VP of Developer Products Group, HeadSpin | ex Google
They will share their personal stories, insights and advice on standing out in a crisis whether it’s looking for a new job, leading a team or working remotely.