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Join us April 23-27- 2018 for the Women in Tech Regatta Week.

The Regatta is a curated collection of events, workshops and conversations designed to connect women in tech to mentors, peers, resources and to the power of community. We will dwell in the realm of what’s possible, rather than simply what is.

Sessions are grouped thematically and each session will be hosted at one of five ports. Create a personalized itinerary aligned to your specific interests, by checking off the sessions below.

Monday Kick off opening party– Resource reception featuring over 30 orgs from our vibrant city that support women and girls in tech- all during one night, under one roof.
Port Tracks: During the week we’re hosting over 30 breakout sessions across the city. Sessions are grouped thematically and each session will be hosted at 1 of 5 ports. 
  • Port 1: Tech Mavens (keeping you relevant in tech)  We’ll be talking about everything from AI, to Crypto-Currency, to growing as a coder.
  • Port 2: Inclusive Culture (Allyship)  The focus here is on ending gender bias in the workplace & building stronger, more diverse teams.
  • Port 3: Leadership (CEO’s & Startups)  We’ll hear from a diverse group of CEO’s and startup leaders who will discuss multi-dimensional leadership, building credibility and avoiding isolation.
  • Port 4: All about YOU (Build your story)  This is all about you- being bold,  intentional and building resilience. Pump up your side hustle and put some mojo into your personal brand.
  • Port 5: Career Acumen (Building relationships) Learn about how storytelling, mentorship, and meaningful connections will help you meet your career goals and win the race.
Closing Celebration:  Enjoy the last day of the WiT Regatta Week at the Progressive Closing Celebrations. Participate in a variety of exciting pop in events: Complimentary headshots, fashion exhibits, interactive VR, candlelight meditation, résumé review, workplace hacks and more... Connect, nibble & sip with new and old friends. 
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Thursday, April 26 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
#WhatWouldChadDo? Negotiate, Navigate, & Neutralize Situations FILLING

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Note from Facebook
If you have been joining the WiT Regatta at Facebook this week, we have moved this session one street over our new building on WESTLAKE.   
We look forward to welcoming you to our NEW office building. Our building is brand new and may not show up on maps yet. Use this address for rideshare and trip planning:
1101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
 IMPORTANT: We must ask you to sign an NDA to access our offices. Please bring your photo ID and check in with security when you arrive.

Our collective female experience, backed by research, shows women and men behave differently in the workplace, at women’s expense. Studies show women tend to follow the rules more closely than men, do not push for salary increases at the same rate as men, and underestimate the value of networking to get ahead. During this session learn from experienced leaders how to negotiate, navigate and neutralize these situations. Let’s take a page out of our male colleagues’ playbook and ask ourselves “#whatwouldchaddo?”

Moderators
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Taryn Varady

Founder, Ignite Strategies

Speakers
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Marleigh Chiles

Engagement and Release Program Manager, Microsoft
avatar for Miriam Cortes

Miriam Cortes

Full Stack Developer, Zillow
avatar for Kim van der Hoek

Kim van der Hoek

Founder/Director, Spice Consultancy, Women In Tech Regatta Amsterdam
avatar for Dyana Langley-Robinson

Dyana Langley-Robinson

Director, Sales Operations, F5 Networks
avatar for Nick Peddy

Nick Peddy

VP, Software Engineering, Capital One
avatar for Traca Savadogo

Traca Savadogo

CEO, Tall Poppy


Thursday April 26, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Facebook WESTLAKE 1101 Westlake Ave, Seattle, WA 98109, USA