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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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Monday, April 23
 

12:00pm

The Story of Bleeding-Edge Technologies
Limited Capacity filling up

Northeastern's entrance is located on the NORTH corner of Terry and Republican. 401 Terry Ave N Suite 103

Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Robotics and Quantum Computing. Bleeding-edge technologies like these can creatively solve key company-wide challenges and drive business ROI. However many companies still experience fear around its adoption. Join us to explore these trends, real-life applications and innovative technology solutions across industries. Learn how you leverage them to drive transformation and ROI within your respective companies and industries. It's not a matter of IF these technologies will be adopted, it's a matter of WHEN. Stay ahead of the curve and be a champion for change.


Speakers
avatar for Becky Anderson

Becky Anderson

SWE, Google
avatar for Angela Govila

Angela Govila

Former VP, Digital Bank, Capital One, Independent
avatar for Stephanie Hurlburt

Stephanie Hurlburt

Co-Founder, Binomial
avatar for Gaurav Mukherjee

Gaurav Mukherjee

Human Biomechanics and Robotics Researcher, University of Washington
avatar for Sinead O'Donovan

Sinead O'Donovan

Partner Group Program Manager, Microsoft
avatar for Elizabeth Scallon

Elizabeth Scallon

Director, CoMotion Labs at the University of Washington
Associate Director of UW CoMotion Labs & MakerSpace


3:00pm

Deciphering Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
Limited Capacity filling up

Northeastern's entrance is located on the NORTH corner of Terry and Republican. 401 Terry Ave N Suite 103

The explosive growth of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies has fostered a new marketplace and created new foundations and trends for our global economic and social systems. While these tech platforms remain largely cryptic concepts for most people, they are arguably becoming mainstream. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are experiencing increasing uptake from regular businesses including Whole Food and Expedia, and Blockchain is being piloted by dozens of governments. Join our discussion to learn about where are we heading with these platforms and what you can do to prepare yourself to use them in your day to day. Will they stick around to become mainstream, remain a high-risk 'fad' for a niche market, or fade away as quickly as they emerged? Should the average person even care? Educate yourself.


Speakers
avatar for Scott Arenson

Scott Arenson

Founder, Blockchains for Social Good
avatar for Minda Brusse

Minda Brusse

Chief Of Staff, StormX
avatar for Kate Mitselmakher

Kate Mitselmakher

CEO, Founder & General Partner, Bloccelerate VC
avatar for Rekha Nanda

Rekha Nanda

Principle Engineering Manager, Microsoft
avatar for Padmaja Vrudhula

Padmaja Vrudhula

Chief of Staff and Office the CTO - Global, VMware


6:00pm

Opening Kick-Off Resource Reception
Resource reception featuring over 40 orgs from our vibrant city that support women and girls in tech- all during one night, under one roof. Connect with industry leaders who can help you find new opportunities, provide you with valuable networking and powerful insights to push your career to the next level.

Monday April 23, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Collective 400 Dexter Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109
 
Tuesday, April 24
 

10:00am

Keeping Your Skills Sharp
Limited Capacity filling up

Northeastern's entrance is located on the NORTH corner of Terry and Republican. 401 Terry Ave N Suite 103

New programming languages, new stacks, new server and cloud technologies, and new containers are arriving at a fast and furious pace. Career success and growth depend on your ability to keep up. Join our session to learn how to continuously develop your skills and discover strategies to help target the most relevant technologies.


Moderators
avatar for Kari Bancroft

Kari Bancroft

Director of Education & Tech, Ada Developers Academy

Speakers
avatar for Keiko Borkenhagen

Keiko Borkenhagen

Program Manager, Education & Training, LiquidPlanner
avatar for Susanna Edens

Susanna Edens

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northeastern University
A Master's student graduating this May with a MS Computer Science from Northeastern (Seattle) through the ALIGN program, having graduated with a Bachelor's in Health Science from Northeastern (Boston) in 2015. Through the ALIGN program, I have successfully completed 2 software en... Read More →
avatar for Arif Gursel

Arif Gursel

Executive Director, PACE
avatar for Alejandra Quetzalli

Alejandra Quetzalli

Founder, She Codes Now


12:00pm

Wanted: Men, Executives, & People in Power
Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

This session is designed for those in positions of power (men, executives, leaders, business owners, decision-makers) who want to help end bias in the workplace but don’t know how. This will be a safe space for you to learn practical strategies, skills, and tactics to support and champion the underrepresented - women, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ, parents, caregivers and people of all ages.

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Tee

Cynthia Tee

Independent, Independent


12:00pm

Take Your Seat at the Table: Building Credibility
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.


To grow your career you need to be part of the conversation and have a seat at the table. But how do you get the seat? During this session learn the importance of building personal and professional credibility and presenting your most confident and authentic self.

This session is offered again April 26 at 5:30pm on the Eastside/Kirkland at Simplicity

Speakers
avatar for Felicia Guity

Felicia Guity

Channel Officer Worldwide Public Sector - Education at Microsoft, Microsoft
avatar for Aja Hammerly

Aja Hammerly

Staff Developer Advocate, Google
avatar for Elizabeth Hunter

Elizabeth Hunter

Vice President - Technology Strategy Implementation, T-Mobile
avatar for Cathi Rodgveller

Cathi Rodgveller

Founder & CEO, IGNITE
I founded IGNITE Worldwide ( Inspiring Girls Now In Technology Evolution) 20 years ago for Seattle Schools where I ran the program for 18 years. My good fortune was being asked to work on a federal grant in 1998 called the Sex Equity Grant. That is what it was called back then! I... Read More →
avatar for Siraj Sirajuddin

Siraj Sirajuddin

Co-Founder, Temenos+Agility
avatar for Alice Steinglass

Alice Steinglass

President, Code.org


Tuesday April 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

Toxic Tech: Mindful Strategies to Build Resilience
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions.


As the demands on your time and energy increase, what choices will you make? How will you stay strong when the inevitable storms hit? Discover simple and powerful methods to navigate and stay your course, no matter what comes your way.

Speakers
avatar for Kiesha Garrison

Kiesha Garrison

Business Development & Strategy, AI & Intelligent Cloud, Microsoft
avatar for Kathy Kyllonen

Kathy Kyllonen

General Manager, Global Solutions, Microsoft
avatar for Renee Metty

Renee Metty

CEO, With Pause
avatar for Greg Myers

Greg Myers

Agile coach, Capital One


Tuesday April 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

3:00pm

Leading with Vision is Vital!
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

As a Leader, a well-articulated Vision is vital to all that we do. And having that Vision come from you and your team is critical to create a sense of belonging and alignment. Join Siraj Sirajuddin and Susan Gibson  in this 2-hour workshop where we’ll explore past influences and clean our slate of all that baggage that’s been sabotaging us, so that we can get to the good stuff! Articulating our personal visions and creating an action plan to put that vision into motion.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Gibson

Susan Gibson

Co-founder, Temenos+Agility
avatar for Siraj Sirajuddin

Siraj Sirajuddin

Co-Founder, Temenos+Agility


3:30pm

Diversity by Design: Co-Creating Inclusive Organizations for Immigrants & Newcomers
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.

In this interactive workshop participants will explore the experiences of immigrants, newcomers and people of cultural backgrounds as they navigate the rapid currents of the tech industry. The underlying goal of this training session is to help create safe environments where everyone can thrive, and that are based on the cultural influences that impact the individuals of cultural backgrounds and the type of support they need. Participants will co-create a set of diversity practices for organization’s stakeholders, including teammates, managers, HR Manager and leadership, while taking into account the immigrants’ challenges and needs in a fast-paced tech industry.

Speakers
avatar for Nishat Ahkter

Nishat Ahkter

Principal Systems Analyst, F5
avatar for Mahnaz Akbari

Mahnaz Akbari

Owner, Consultant
I'm a Data Scientist with over a decade expertise in Tech. I'm also advocate for inclusiveness. I founded Women in Data Science - Seattle (Sea-WiDS) meetup to help filling the gender gap.
avatar for Yeni Capote Diaz

Yeni Capote Diaz

DevOps Engineer, Samsung
avatar for Bob Kasten

Bob Kasten

CTO, Contact Center Tools
avatar for Chuks Onwuneme

Chuks Onwuneme

Founder, Pillsy
avatar for Sunjay Pandey

Sunjay Pandey

VP, Digital Products, Capital One
avatar for Nathalie Steinmetz

Nathalie Steinmetz

Founder & CEO, She's Coding
avatar for Yanmei Wu

Yanmei Wu

Software Development Manager, Amazon


Tuesday April 24, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

Bird's-Eye View from the Top: How to Avoid Leadership Isolation
Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

Being the leader is a powerful responsibility...and it can be very lonely. Hear how CEOs keep up with with their teams, encourage truth-telling and how you can better support your leaders and become a better leader yourself.

Moderators
avatar for Laura Clise

Laura Clise

Founder, CEO, Intentionalist

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Buchanan

Nicole Buchanan

Executive Director, Ada Academy
avatar for Susan Gibson

Susan Gibson

Co-founder, Temenos+Agility
avatar for Manny Medina

Manny Medina

CEO, Outreach.io


5:30pm

Side Hustle Success: Why Knot Dive into Your Side Hustle Now?
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 

Are you tied up in knots about starting your side hustle. The gig economy era is now, learn what it takes navigate a successful Side Hustle, inside or outside your company. Panelist, Q&A, and interactive group breakout session.

Moderators
avatar for Gina Fresquez

Gina Fresquez

Founder, Women's Side Hustle Society

Speakers
avatar for André Bearfield

André Bearfield

Co-Founder, HERE Seattle
avatar for Rakhi Voria

Rakhi Voria

Chief of Staff Microsoft Inside Sales, Microsoft
avatar for Sarah Worley

Sarah Worley

Program Manager, Amazon
Looking for ways to connect people, ideas, and opportunities in the community.
avatar for Lorraine Yu

Lorraine Yu

Managing Director, Sirius 6 Corporation


Tuesday April 24, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

EASTSIDE - Captaining Your Own MentorSHIP
Hear from a cross-generational panel of Tech leaders in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s about navigating the world of mentoring

One Bellevue Center (corner of 108th & 4th Avenue)
411-108th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004
Parking is paid for by the attendee.
OBC parking is directly after the building (on the 4th Street Side)
Pass the building on your right
Next immediate right into alleyway (sign on your left for Potbelly’s and hi rise apartment building) and next right into the garage
Other garages in the area:
https://www.bestparking.com/bellevue-parking/








Speakers
avatar for Mona Akmal

Mona Akmal

Head of Product, Amperity
avatar for Dilpreet Kaur

Dilpreet Kaur

Founder, Think.Act
avatar for Janis Machala

Janis Machala

Founder, Paladin Partners
Senior business executive and entrepreneur with extensive expertise driving the formation, growth, and market success of technology-based or vertically-focused organizations. | | Recognized expert in strategic partnerships. Skilled at getting growth companies connected to... Read More →
avatar for Jeremy Modjeska

Jeremy Modjeska

Director of Engineering, Moz
avatar for Kara Ottewell

Kara Ottewell

Software Development Manager, Amazon
avatar for Dona Sarkar

Dona Sarkar

Chief #NinjaCat-Windows Insider Program, Microsoft


Tuesday April 24, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Ebay - Bellevue 411 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA

5:30pm

Resume Rescue: Tips, Tricks, & the Impact of Social Presence
Learn from this panel of experts how to leverage the job description, highlight your superpower, and find out why creating multiple resumes are necessary.  Also, hear how your social presence and networking can impact your job prospects. Participate in panelist run small group discussions. Bonus: Bring your resume and questions to the Closing Celebration Pop In Resume Review and get immediate feedback from experts!  

Speakers
avatar for Ellenore Angelids

Ellenore Angelids

Global Director Kindle Content Risk Management, Amazon
avatar for Vicki Bartelt

Vicki Bartelt

Talent Scout & HR Generalist, Team Red Dog
avatar for Ted Dworkin

Ted Dworkin

Senior Director of Product Management, Sonos
avatar for Mikaela Kiner

Mikaela Kiner

Founder/CEO, uniquelyHR
avatar for Marleen Eitzen Shanks

Marleen Eitzen Shanks

Principal, Team Red Dog


Tuesday April 24, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Juno Therapeutics 400 Dexter Ave N

6:00pm

Hacking into Bias with DEI (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion) Data: A Necessary Process
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.


Ready to learn why data is so important for DEI work? Whether you are a company in the beginning stages of DEI or with established initiatives come engage in a conversation about the importance of data in DEI. The Inclusology team will be delivering a highly engaging interactive workshop and discussion on their company and their perspective on this topic. Let's geek out together!


Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Ingram

Cheryl Ingram

Founder, CEO, Diverse City, Inclusology


Tuesday April 24, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
 
Wednesday, April 25
 

10:00am

Ageism in the Workplace: Are You Getting Pushed Off the Boat?
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.

Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials are trying to co-exist in the workforce today. Ageism is casted over older employees as well as Millennials who experience difficulties because of their age. In this session we will discuss the challenges each generation faces and ways we can create better understanding and awareness in everyone.

Speakers
avatar for Jean Craciun

Jean Craciun

CEO/President, The Diversity Center of Washington
avatar for KoKo Huang

KoKo Huang

Business Immigration Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
avatar for Cheryl Ingram

Cheryl Ingram

Founder, CEO, Diverse City, Inclusology
avatar for Mikaela Kiner

Mikaela Kiner

Founder/CEO, uniquelyHR
avatar for Jessica Loché-Eggert

Jessica Loché-Eggert

Head of Innovation & Culture, The Riveter
avatar for Lee Reeves

Lee Reeves

BusDev, Ship On Day One
Lee Reeves, previously Community Manager at IBM Global Entrepreneur, where he supported the growth and development of tech companies and startup communities through mentorship, connections, and access to technology resources. Lee has served on the Seattle delegation for Vancouve... Read More →
avatar for Amanda Townsend

Amanda Townsend

HR & Culture Strategist, Outreach.io


Wednesday April 25, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

A Discourse on Ethics, Data, & Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Northeastern's entrance is located on the NORTH corner of Terry and Republican. 401 Terry Ave N Suite 103

Join our debate: Is the discussion around ethics keeping up to the pace of technological advancements? Should ethics shape what we develop and what are the trade-offs? Topics that will be explored include: - Security and privacy and data: a shared responsibility and the important role that the tech sector, customers, companies and governments play in protecting and defending the internet -- and ourselves from data breaches. - AI and machine learning: How do we as developers and consumers deal with AIs being developed for usages we might not perceive as ethical.



Moderators
avatar for Camille Morhardt

Camille Morhardt

Director, Intel IoT Alliances, Intel

Speakers
avatar for Mara Arenson

Mara Arenson

Attorney, Microsoft
avatar for Sara Bromling

Sara Bromling

Cyber Security Analyst, Rubica
avatar for Rachael Tatman

Rachael Tatman

Data Scientist, Kaggle
avatar for Peter Temes

Peter Temes

Dean and Campus Chief Executive, Northeastern University


12:00pm

Hiding in the Bathroom: Emotions in the Workplace & How to Manage Them
Limited Capacity filling up

What happens when you start to feel frustrated, worried, disappointed, or just plain mad at work? For many women the answer is to “hide in the bathroom” and cry. Why? Because up until now showing emotions in the workplace has been seen as a weakness. Yet, women and men are emotional creatures. During this panel discuss we’ll discuss when it is appropriate to express true emotions at work, how embracing vulnerability can improve your career, and tips for keeping things professional while remaining authentic to yourself. 

Moderators
avatar for Katie van Zyl

Katie van Zyl

Director of Product Management, GoDaddy

Speakers
avatar for Billie Sue Chafins

Billie Sue Chafins

Director, Software Development, Hulu
avatar for Ted Dworkin

Ted Dworkin

Senior Director of Product Management, Sonos
avatar for Laura Grit

Laura Grit

Sr Principal Technical Program Manager, Amazon
avatar for Thais Melo

Thais Melo

Uber Tech Lead Manager, Google


Wednesday April 25, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
ATLAS Workbase 500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

Strategic Storytelling: Take Your Message from the High Seas to Ship Shape
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.

Why should we say yes to the adventure of telling stories in business? Aren’t facts
and data simply enough? Well-told stories cut through the noise, build community,
transport ideas, create understanding, and inspire action. But great storytelling is
easier said than done. Learn how to navigate the art of the business narrative, how
to get your key audiences on board, and how to craft a compelling message so you
won’t be lost at Storytelling Sea.

This session will also be offered on the Eastside at Ebay April 25 at 5:30pm 

Speakers
avatar for Laura Williams Argilla

Laura Williams Argilla

Director of Product Management, Adobe
avatar for Catharine	Gately

Catharine Gately

Founder, The Narrative Co.
avatar for Paul Estes

Paul Estes

Senior Director | Microsoft Office, Microsoft
avatar for Sheila Oh

Sheila Oh

Director, Computer Science Fundamentals Certificate Program, Seattle University
avatar for Ross Smith

Ross Smith

Director of Engineering, Skype in the Classroom,, Microsoft
avatar for Vidya Srinivasan

Vidya Srinivasan

Senior PM at Microsoft, Microsoft


Wednesday April 25, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

3:00pm

Co-Storm Interactive: Connections That Make Things Happen
Limited Capacity filling up

There is a parking garage under the building: 645 Elliott Avenue West
(entrance off W Roy Street) Sorry there is no parking validation.  Additionally, bus routes 19, 24, and 33 stop either right in front of the building or directly across the street.  Routes D, 15, 17, 18, 19, 24, and 33 also stop within a 10 minute walk from our building.


The concept behind CO-STORM is about how much more we’re able to see (brainstorm) for each other, than we see for ourselves.  There’s a creative back and forth energy in getting outside your own head.  Fresh eyes see our blind spots and filters.  They also mirror back to us what’s really going on.  A CO-STORMER’S insight can clarify what steps to take next, highlight your strengths, and make you see what should happen naturally.  It can solve a problem in your field with an outsider’s perspective.
During this session, each participant will have time for an introduction and a chance to discuss their most pressing pain point, project or idea in a safe and empowering environment.  Your CO-STORM  partners will brainstorm with you on solutions and positive changes.

This session includes an incredible group of mentors, ready to give back by sharing their experience and expertise.



Speakers
avatar for Helen Bakker

Helen Bakker

VP, Technology, Expedia
avatar for Mamtha Banerjee

Mamtha Banerjee

Director of Technology at Expedia, Expedia
Mamtha Banerjee is currently Director of Technology at Expedia and a Startup Mentor. Mamtha is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a track record of providing technology and product leadership at both startups and companies like Expedia. She has developed and launched in... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Buchanan

Nicole Buchanan

Executive Director, Ada Academy
avatar for Connie Chung

Connie Chung

Sr. Director, Global Product Management, Expedia
avatar for Shelly Dallman

Shelly Dallman

Director, Information Technology, Expedia
avatar for Leslie Ekas

Leslie Ekas

VP Technology, Expedia
avatar for Gina Fresquez

Gina Fresquez

Founder, Women's Side Hustle Society
avatar for Lori Hofmann

Lori Hofmann

Director, Engagement Strategies, Expedia
avatar for Dilpreet Kaur

Dilpreet Kaur

Founder, Think.Act
avatar for Elle Lin

Elle Lin

Director Technology, Expedia
avatar for Keela Robison

Keela Robison

VP, Global Product, Expedia
Keela Robison is Vice President, Global Products at Expedia where she oversees product strategy for growth business lines including car rentals, cruise, rail, and local activities. Prior to Expedia, she was CEO of Urbanspoon, a top mobile app and website providing restaurant revi... Read More →
avatar for Liz Sheperd

Liz Sheperd

Vice President, Enterprise Data Platforms and Services, Expedia
avatar for Ambika Singh

Ambika Singh

CEO, Armoire
avatar for Wendy White

Wendy White

VP, Marketing, Expedia


Wednesday April 25, 2018 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Expedia 645 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119, USA

5:30pm

Shifting the Culture In a Male-Dominated Industry
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.

In today's male-dominated technology industry how do leaders intentionally decide to support inclusion and shift workplace culture? The need to be more inclusive of different races, genders, ages, abilities, orientations, and more is at a tipping point. During this session we will discuss the practical steps some leaders have taken to support diversity in the workplace, what risks they have taken, roadblocks they have encountered, and the tough decisions they have made to promote a more inclusive culture.

Moderators
avatar for Katie Oertli Mooney

Katie Oertli Mooney

Director, Jennifer Brown Consulting

Speakers
avatar for Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell

Director of Tech Recruiting, Uber
avatar for Larry Colagiovanni

Larry Colagiovanni

General Manager of eBay Seattle and Senior Director of New Product Development, eBay
avatar for Gail Giacobbe

Gail Giacobbe

VP Product and Experience Design, GoDaddy
Gail Giacobbe is a VP of Product and Experience Design at GoDaddy, where her mission is to give entrepreneurs the tools and insights needed to start, grow and thrive in their ventures. Prior to GoDaddy, Gail spent 15 years at Microsoft where she led product management teams in Sk... Read More →
avatar for JoAnne Kennedy

JoAnne Kennedy

VP, Technology, Nordstrom
Come talk to me about diversity, leadership and parenting :)
avatar for Preston Taylor

Preston Taylor

Director of Product Management, Socrata


Wednesday April 25, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

Leading from Every Chair: Multi-Dimensional Leadership
Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

Join this session to hear from conventional and unconventional leaders with vastly different leadership styles. Learn how they navigate rough waters, let out the sails to capture momentum and drop anchor when necessary. Bonus: Learn why you are already a leader, even if you don’t currently recognize it.

Moderators
avatar for Monica Guzman

Monica Guzman

Cofounder, The Evergrey
Monica Guzman is a 2016 Nieman Fellow and the co-founder of The Evergrey, a daily Seattle newsletter that connects locals to their city. She writes for Geekwire, the Daily Beast, and CJR.

Speakers
avatar for Bridget Frey

Bridget Frey

CTO, Redfin
avatar for Brian Gill

Brian Gill

SVP Technology, Nordstrom
avatar for Julie Jensen

Julie Jensen

Head of UX, Capital One
avatar for Smitha Shyam

Smitha Shyam

Senior Software Engineering Manager, Uber


5:30pm

Embracing Your Inner Wonder Woman
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 

A roundtable discussion about navigating through you careers, stepping up to new opportunities, and how to be a "Wonder Woman" who has it all. We'll hear authentic stories from some Wonder Women of Tech.

Moderators
avatar for Taryn Varady

Taryn Varady

Founder, Ignite Strategies

Speakers
avatar for Bianca Blom

Bianca Blom

Founder, LINJA
avatar for SaraBeth Donaghy

SaraBeth Donaghy

Project & Program Manager, Facebook
avatar for Shadae Holmes

Shadae Holmes

Software Development Engineer II, Chef Software
avatar for Dona Sarkar

Dona Sarkar

Chief #NinjaCat-Windows Insider Program, Microsoft
avatar for Janice Wilson

Janice Wilson

Software Developer Engineer, Amazon


Wednesday April 25, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

EASTSIDE - Strategic Storytelling: Take Your Message from the High Seas to Ship Shape
Why should we say yes to the adventure of telling stories in business? Aren’t facts and data simply enough? Well-told stories cut through the noise, build community, transport ideas, create understanding, and inspire action. But great storytelling is easier said than done. Learn how to navigate the art of the business narrative, how to get your key audiences on board, and how to craft a compelling message so you won’t be lost at Storytelling Sea.

One Bellevue Center (corner of 108th & 4th Avenue)
411-108th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004
Parking is paid for by the attendee.
OBC parking is directly after the building (on the 4th Street Side)
Pass the building on your right
Next immediate right into alleyway (sign on your left for Potbelly’s and hi rise apartment building) and next right into the garage
Other garages in the area:
https://www.bestparking.com/bellevue-parking/








Speakers
avatar for Laura Williams Argilla

Laura Williams Argilla

Director of Product Management, Adobe
avatar for Catharine	Gately

Catharine Gately

Founder, The Narrative Co.
avatar for Paul Estes

Paul Estes

Senior Director | Microsoft Office, Microsoft
avatar for Sheila Oh

Sheila Oh

Director, Computer Science Fundamentals Certificate Program, Seattle University
avatar for Ross Smith

Ross Smith

Director of Engineering, Skype in the Classroom,, Microsoft
avatar for Vidya Srinivasan

Vidya Srinivasan

Senior PM at Microsoft, Microsoft


Wednesday April 25, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Ebay - Bellevue 411 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
 
Thursday, April 26
 

10:00am

#WhatWouldChadDo? Negotiate, Navigate, & Neutralize Situations
Limited Capacity filling up

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
avatar for Taryn Varady

Taryn Varady

Founder, Ignite Strategies

Speakers
avatar for Marleigh Chiles

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

12:00pm

The Right Crew: Secrets to a Successful Ally/Mentee Partnership
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.


We all have blind spots when navigating through our careers. Through proactive ally/mentee relationships these blind spots can be addressed. Get the inside scoop from our panel of successful ally/mentee teams. You’ll hear how their partnerships started, how they supported each other and the positive impact they had on each other. Learn what helped make these ally/mentee relationships thrive and how you can apply them in your own ally/mentee relationship.

Moderators
avatar for Jessica Loché-Eggert

Jessica Loché-Eggert

Head of Innovation & Culture, The Riveter

Speakers
avatar for Scott Ehnert

Scott Ehnert

CTO, Moz
avatar for Tehut Getahun

Tehut Getahun

Software Engineer, Getty
avatar for Julie Pham

Julie Pham

VP, Community Engagement & Marketing, Washington Technology Industry Association
Cambridge-trained historian, Forbes.com blogger, venture philanthropist, and marketing professional with a superior track record in driving results in fast-paced, demanding environments and in influencing diverse stakeholders. Harvard Business School's Young American Leaders Prog... Read More →
avatar for Michael Schutzler

Michael Schutzler

Executive Assistant, WTIA
Michael Schutzler is a successful chief executive with over 30 years experience in | rapid growth, start-up, and turn-around ventures. As a successful Internet | entrepreneur, angel investor, and CEO advisor, he has helped raise over $50 Million | in financing for more than a... Read More →
avatar for Amy Smidutz

Amy Smidutz

Director Of Engineering at Moz, Moz
I am very passionate about making the workplace pleasant for everyone. I want to solve problems with pay equality and create opportunities for women and people of color in tech and in leadership. I think we need better tactics and we need more investment to make this a reality. P... Read More →
avatar for Cynthia Tee

Cynthia Tee

Independent, Independent


Thursday April 26, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

Jump Ship: How to Successfully Change Careers Midstream
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

What floated your boat early in your career may give you a sinking feeling now. Seasoned professionals will discuss how they navigated a successful career change and the impact it has had on their professional and personal lives.

Speakers
avatar for Mamtha Banerjee

Mamtha Banerjee

Director of Technology at Expedia, Expedia
Mamtha Banerjee is currently Director of Technology at Expedia and a Startup Mentor. Mamtha is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a track record of providing technology and product leadership at both startups and companies like Expedia. She has developed and launched in... Read More →
avatar for Mary Blalock

Mary Blalock

Owner, Mary Blalock - Career Coaching
avatar for Keyana Corliss

Keyana Corliss

Director, Public Relations, Tableau Software
avatar for Robin C. Martin

Robin C. Martin

Chief of Staff for Retail & Direct Investing Technology group., Capital One
avatar for Amanda O'Shannessy

Amanda O'Shannessy

Community Marketing Manager, LiquidPlanner
avatar for Jerod Rubalcava

Jerod Rubalcava

Executive Director of Professional Development, Metis


3:00pm

When Women Turn On Each Other: Why This Happens & How to Fix It
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 

We’ve all seen it: women undermining other women. It happens more often than we’d like to admit and we ask, “Why would they do that?” Join this session to hear from experts in the field of female psychology and women leaders to understand what drives this behavior and how we can work together to change it. 

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Buchanan

Nicole Buchanan

Executive Director, Ada Academy
avatar for Cynthia Engel

Cynthia Engel

Professor, Central Washington University
avatar for Leslie Feinzaig

Leslie Feinzaig

Founder & CEO, Female Founders Alliance
avatar for Claire LeBeau

Claire LeBeau

Assistant Professor, Seattle University
avatar for Janice Lichtenwaldt

Janice Lichtenwaldt

Leadership & Professional Development Coach, AIC Coaching
I've spent the past 25 years navigating emerging technology businesses from online city guides (CitySearch.com) to online ticketing (Ticketmaster.com), online travel (Expedia) to building online communities (Allrecipes.com) focusing on marketing communications, product developmen... Read More →
avatar for Cynthia Tee

Cynthia Tee

Independent, Independent


Thursday April 26, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

In Their Own Words: Stories of Underrepresented Voices in Tech
Session Address:
501 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA  98109
The East part is key.  Capital One’s  logo is not yet on the building but there is Pro Sports Club signage.  When you arrive come up to the 4th floor.  There is a building garage with public parking but South Lake Union is a hot area so it’s not guaranteed.

What if your identity didn't fit into the conventional confines of the workplace? What part of yourself do you hide? What part do you refuse to hide? How can you help colleagues and employers accept who you are? Join us for a meaningful evening of learning and storytelling, as we listen to thirteen diverse speakers from our community answer the question, "What is your identity and how do you express it at work?" Gain a different perspective as each storyteller shares their personal experiences in a series of 5 minute flash talks.

Speakers
avatar for Caty Caldwell

Caty Caldwell

Program Manager II, Microsoft
avatar for Zina Fatemi

Zina Fatemi

PM Launch Manager at Microsoft, Microsoft
avatar for Salehah Hassan

Salehah Hassan

Technical Recruiting Lead, Facebook
avatar for Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

Developer at Microsoft and Transgender Rights Activist, Microsoft
avatar for Kara Ottewell

Kara Ottewell

Software Development Manager, Amazon


Thursday April 26, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Capital One 501 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

5:30pm

EASTSIDE - Take Your Seat at the Table: Building Credibility
To grow your career you need to be part of the conversation and have a seat at the table. But how do you get the seat? During this session learn the importance of building personal and professional credibility and presenting your most confident and authentic self.











Moderators
avatar for Lisa Hufford

Lisa Hufford

Founder & CEO, Simplicity Consulting

Speakers
avatar for Colleen Fukui-Sketchley

Colleen Fukui-Sketchley

Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, F5
avatar for Sydne Mullings

Sydne Mullings

Senior Director, Business Process Engineering, Microsoft
avatar for Amy Nelson

Amy Nelson

CEO, The Riveter
avatar for Shannon Swift

Shannon Swift

Founder/CEO, Swift HR Solutions, Inc.
avatar for Rick Wong

Rick Wong

CEO/Founder, The Five Abilities LLC


5:30pm

Be Flawsome! Turn Flaws into Awesome
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 

Tyra Banks coined “Flawsome” to describe someone who embraces their “flaws” and knows they are awesome regardless. Nobody wins when you play small. During this session you’ll hear from people who have overcome tidal waves by making intentional choices to be bold, stand out, make mistakes, and still show up. Learn how leaders at multiple career stages sailed into a world without limitations, embraced their greatness and decided to say #notsorry.  Following a 45min panel, stay for an audience breakout and interactive workshop where you will explore and discuss how “Flawsome” plays into your life.



Moderators
avatar for Jen Hope

Jen Hope

Coach for Executives and Rising Leaders / Consultant / Speaker, Jen Hope

Speakers
avatar for Tony Donohoe

Tony Donohoe

SVP and CTO, Expedia Worldwide Engineering, Expedia
avatar for Debbie Hutchings

Debbie Hutchings

Director, Commercial Performance Media, Microsoft
avatar for Nora Matson

Nora Matson

Client Solutions Manager, Facebook
avatar for Jeannine Woodyear

Jeannine Woodyear

Global Marketing & Enablement Lead, Microsoft.com


Thursday April 26, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

6:00pm

Sail High for the Cloud: For Women Tech Entrepreneurs & Startups
Plot your course, set your sails and anchors away. Hear from an expert panel on what it takes to prepare, launch and sustain Cloud and Technology based start-ups (B2B, B2C). Find out about access to programs, mentors and accelerators to help prepare your way and chart your course. There will be sunny smooth sailing days but you will need to sharpen your skills to make it through the waves, winds and sometime whales that come your way. We will break up into small groups to share lessons and experiences on how you can map your way to a treasure chest of success.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Francey

Carrie Francey

Vice President Strategic Alliances, Hewlett Packard
avatar for Sonal Mane

Sonal Mane

National Programs Director, Microsoft for Startups, Microsoft
Sonal is the National Programs Director for the Microsoft for Startups team. In her role, she has responsibilities for strategic corporate initiatives to create a portfolio of high potential startups. Sonal focuses on extending the assets and resources from Microsoft among entrep... Read More →
avatar for Kristen Miller

Kristen Miller

CEO, Stylyze
avatar for Amy Ring

Amy Ring

CEO/Founder, PerXai, Inc.
avatar for Elizabeth Scallon

Elizabeth Scallon

Director, CoMotion Labs at the University of Washington
Associate Director of UW CoMotion Labs & MakerSpace
avatar for Jacqueline Touma

Jacqueline Touma

Founder, CEO, Curious Enterprises


Thursday April 26, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Juno Therapeutics 400 Dexter Ave N

6:00pm

Tech Sales 2.0: Diversifying teams and attracting women to sales professions
The digital age has caused a seismic irrevocable shift in the buyer/seller dynamic and the B2B sales landscape. Today’s buyers are savvier than ever and no longer rely on the vendor to access information and drive the process. This means that successful sales today looks very different than it did even 5 years ago. You need to adjust accordingly and reimagine sales with a fresh playbook. The female brain is wired to excel at many of the exact skills needed to sell effectively. Join this panel discussion for insights on the new sales world order, the skills needed to succeed, how and why women statistically are more successful than men at selling. Let’s change the fact that women only account for 11% of tech sales leadership.

Speakers
avatar for Lydia Frank

Lydia Frank

Vice President, Content Strategy, PayScale
avatar for Cassandra Gholston

Cassandra Gholston

Co Founder & CEO, PartnerTap
Cassandra spent 15 years in software sales industry. As a top performer, who achieved multiple Presidents Clubs, it became apparent to Cassandra that the process of managing alliance partnerships was inefficient. Cassandra founded PartnerTap to solve the many problems around par... Read More →
avatar for Autum Grimm

Autum Grimm

Co-Founder, CRO, PartnerTap
avatar for JoAnne Jaspan

JoAnne Jaspan

Founder, Principal, Jaspan Consulting
avatar for Samuel Sunderaraj

Samuel Sunderaraj

VP Sales, SkillJar
avatar for Rakhi Voria

Rakhi Voria

Chief of Staff Microsoft Inside Sales, Microsoft


Thursday April 26, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
ATLAS Workbase 500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
 
Friday, April 27
 

6:00am

RISE & SHINE! Energy + Health + Yoga + Music
Don’t forget to join us bright and early tomorrow at 6 a.m. for high-energy beats, low impact yoga & breakfast at @facebook #Seattle! #SEAWIT18 #WITRegatta   Please bring your yoga mat.

Our friends at Facebook are excited to help you get your day started right. Join us for high-energy beats, low impact yoga, as well as a complementary espresso bar, smoothie bar, power foods…all before hitting the office.
Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 


Friday April 27, 2018 6:00am - 8:00am
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

Integrating Career and Parenthood: The Tension, Balance, & Love
Limited Capacity filling up

Note from Facebook
Session Address: 1101 Dexter Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
Enter the first floor lobby, go past Starbucks on the right, and continue to the end of the lobby. Follow signs to your session. 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. 
We are pleased to make our lobby available to use as a co-working space before and after our sessions. 


Learn and discuss different stages of parenthood, staying true to your career and passions, nurturing and growing families. Parenthood has evolved with gender balance dramatically over the past 40 years. Workplaces are trying to keep up. During this session hear from working parents who have learned how to leverage flexible work schedules, remote working, setting boundaries, and to manage their commitments while staying true to themselves.

Speakers
avatar for Jane C. Allen

Jane C. Allen

Partner/Principal,, PwC
avatar for Sara Bromling

Sara Bromling

Cyber Security Analyst, Rubica
avatar for Nicole Grogan

Nicole Grogan

Chief People Officer,, Intellectual Ventures
avatar for Monica Guzman

Monica Guzman

Cofounder, The Evergrey
Monica Guzman is a 2016 Nieman Fellow and the co-founder of The Evergrey, a daily Seattle newsletter that connects locals to their city. She writes for Geekwire, the Daily Beast, and CJR.
avatar for Renee Metty

Renee Metty

CEO, With Pause
avatar for Anna Steffeney

Anna Steffeney

Founder, LeaveLogic
Anna Steffeney is the founder of LeaveLogic, which is focused on improving the experience and lives for working families. A recognized thought leader in parental leave policies, she is profiled in television and print media. Most recently, Anna gave a TEDx talk discussing the rol... Read More →


Friday April 27, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Facebook 1101 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

12:00pm

Captaining Your Own MentorSHIP
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Enter the building through the main entrance.  Take the elevators down to the first floor and follow the signs.

Hear from a cross-generational panel of Women Tech leaders in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s about navigating the world of mentoring.

This session is also offered Tuesday April 24 at 5:30pm on the Eastside at Ebay.

Moderators
avatar for Dona Sarkar

Dona Sarkar

Chief #NinjaCat-Windows Insider Program, Microsoft

Speakers
avatar for Dilpreet Kaur

Dilpreet Kaur

Founder, Think.Act
avatar for Jeremy Modjeska

Jeremy Modjeska

Director of Engineering, Moz
avatar for Gillian Muessig

Gillian Muessig

CEO, Outlines Venture Group
Gillian is a serial entrepreneur, gender lens Venture Capital Fund manager and impact investor. She co-founded and built SEOMoz (now Moz.com) from inception to become the world's leading provider of marketing applications and metrics software and the global hub for digital marke... Read More →
avatar for Kara Ottewell

Kara Ottewell

Software Development Manager, Amazon
avatar for Yan Yan

Yan Yan

Senior Data Scientist, Amperity


3:30pm

Future Fashion: How Tech is Nurturing an Ethics Makeover
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Join us for a panel discussion on how technology is being employed to elevate the ethics of a massive consumer industry. From product side and distribution to fair representation and access to launch, tech is providing new avenues for more responsible business practices in the fashion industry. Find out if this could become a reality in your industry or just join us to up your Conscious Consumer game!

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Belfor

Lauren Belfor

Co-Founder, Velé
avatar for Bianca Blom

Bianca Blom

Founder, LINJA
avatar for Candice Caldwell

Candice Caldwell

Founder, Fashion Ethic
avatar for Ambika Singh

Ambika Singh

CEO, Armoire
avatar for Brian Watkins

Brian Watkins

Co-Founder, CEO, Rep the Squad


Friday April 27, 2018 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Capital One Cafe 333 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

6:00pm

Progressive Closing Celebration at the Capital One Café
Progressive Closing Celebration at the Capital One Café
Enjoy the last day of the WiT Regatta Week at the Closing Celebration.  Start at Capital One Café and move to The Collective or vice versa. Participate in a variety of exciting pop in events: Complimentary professional headshots by Sombilon Photography (including makeup prep by Ashli Danielle), fashion exhibits by Linja & Armoire...Connect, nibble & sip with new and old friends. Don't forget - put one of these closing celebration sessions on your My Sched, but stop by both.

Friday April 27, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capital One Cafe 333 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

6:00pm

Progressive Closing Celebration at the Collective
Progressive Closing Celebration at the Collective
Enjoy the last day of the WiT Regatta Week at the Closing Celebration. Start at The Collective and move to Capital One Café or vice versa. Participate in a variety of exciting pop in events: virtual reality demo by Expedia Group, résumé review & job seeking advice by Team Red Dog candlelight meditation by Wade, workplace hacks by Kinetic, work culture redefinement by CHORD, gratitude station by Reclaim Your Wild and photo booth by The Evergrey!  Connect with new and old friends at the connection cafe OR just relax while will sipping on drinks. Don't forget - put one of these closing celebration sessions on your My Sched, but stop by both!

Friday April 27, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Collective 400 Dexter Ave. N. Seattle WA 98109