Women Impact Tech
SAN FRANCISCO / MARCH 5, 2019
What is Women Impact Tech – San Francisco
Women Impact Tech (WIT) is an exclusive event that aligns hundreds of top women engineers with companies who are committed to inclusion and innovation. Centered as a celebration of women in tech, attendees will have a chance to network with companies and other female engineers working on cutting edge technology. Through panels, keynotes and presentations, companies and attendees alike will engage in meaningful and actionable conversation surrounding the past and future impact of women in tech.
Benefits of Attending WIT
& Tech Leaders
Exclusive chance to network with leaders at top tech companies committed to inclusivity and innovation. Attendance is free for engineers
Connect with other top female software engineers in Silicon Valley
Gain industry insight through attending keynotes, company demos, breakout session, and panels featuring prominent female leaders in tech
Opportunity to engage with over 500 of the top female software engineers in Silicon Valley
Access to the database of all Women Impact Tech program attendees, including detailed profile and full resume
Personalized exhibit and meeting space at the event dedicated for one-on-one meetings with engineers
Some of our Partners
Check back regularly, we are constantly working with new teams and organizations.
Sr. Dir. of Products/President of eBay WIT
Ishita Majumdar is the Senior Director of Product Management in eBay’s Platform and Engineering organization. Ishita leads a diverse team of technical product managers, strategists to shape the future of ebay’s platform. In her role as President of eBay WIT– her mission is to advance gender diversity and inclusion @eBay.
Prior to eBay, she held executive positions in Motorola, IBM, and Huawei and was a start up advisor in Tech Incubator. Ishita earned her BS (Math) from India, MS (Operations Research) from Clemson University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Ishita has 3 patents and various technology publications.
Senior Director of Engineering
Kamini is a Senior Director of Engineering at LinkedIn. She leads the Infrastructure and Productivity Engineering Team for the core flagship app for LinkedIn. Her team is responsible for developing tools and infrastructure to enable continuous development and deployment. She also leads the Women in Tech (WIT) Invest Program at LinkedIn which provides opportunities to accelerate women's careers. In addition, Kamini leads the engineering efforts for accessibility.
Prior to LinkedIn, Kamini spent 11 years at eBay, rising through the company from an engineer to leading and managing large engineering organizations. Throughout her career, Kamini has transformed Engineering, Tools, and Test organizations at several companies.
Defining our Purpose, Women Impact Tech
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This introductory panel sets the stage for the day by defining the purpose of this event. Led by Salem Kimble, we will explore the dynamic Silicon Valley tech scene, the women who are leading the efforts of creating space for the community to succeed, and why it is so important for women to make a collective impact.
Empowering You – Tools for Making an Impact, Together
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Moderated by Ruth Bram, this panel seeks to highlight individual narratives of women who have made a significant impact on themselves, those around them, and the cutting-edge technology they work with every day. Their stories offer advice and tangible tools to help you carve out your impact in your career.
Fostering Cultures of Inclusion & Innovation
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Companies play a large role in setting up systems for allowing women to impact the workplace- whether it be hiring the right talent, making space at the table for decision-making, or ensuring that women are at the forefront of up and coming technology. Listen to panel members discuss what companies are doing to curate an engaging and inclusive culture.
What you can expect at WIT
12:30 - 2:30 PM
- Arrivals, registration, and lunch
- Panel #1, WHY: Defining Our Purpose, Women Impact Tech
2:30 - 5:30 PM
- Coordinated meetings between the most innovative & inclusive Silicon Valley companies and the top 500 female software engineers
- Exclusive company presentations, demos, and breakout sessions
- Catered breaks
- Panel #2, WHO: Empowering You – Tools for Making an Impact, Together
- Keynote Speaker: Kamini Dandapani, Senior Director of Engineering, LinkedIn
- Catered intermission
- Panel #3, HOW: Fostering Cultures of Inclusion & Innovation
- Keynote Speaker: Ishita Majumdar, Sr. Director of Products & President of eBay WIT
- Cocktail hour and networking session
We hope to see you soon!
To find out more or to apply to become a company sponsor, please fill out the form below or contact one of the following representatives:
Join us for this inspiring event and network with the top leaders from Silicon Valley’s premier firms. Offer open to a limited number of technology leaders.
After submitting your application below, you will be contacted by a senior recruiter who will assist you through the application process, which includes resume assessment, phone discussion, review, and evaluation