SFIWEF is proud of being a community partner to Women in Silicon Valley

From the creators of the largest global Women in Technology event series, Women of
Silicon Valley is returning for two days of empowering keynotes, panel discussions,
technical workshops and diversity-focused sessions on March 21 and 22, 2018 in San
Learn from inspirational leaders and industry experts, get deep insight into tech trends and
business strategies, boost your technical skills and learn how to flourish in the sector… let's
smash that glass ceiling!
The two-day conference will provide deep insight into the tech industry, as well as gender
diversity and inclusion, through rich content delivered by experts. Sessions will include:
Inspiring Keynotes

  • Redefining Success: The Third Metric That Can Benefit Your Bottom Line (Arianna Huffington, Founder, The Huffington Post, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global)
  • Climbing The Tech Ladder in Heels: Where Technology and The Human Experience Converge (CTO, Estée Lauder Companies)
  • Transitioning From Engineering To Management (Director, Engineering Product, LinkedIn)

Tech Specific

  • Security Isn’t Sexy – It’s Business (CEO, MKACyber)
  • Thinking at Scale (Software Engineer, WhatsApp)
  • What Humans Can Learn From Machines (Software Engineer, Chick-fil- A Corporate)

Diversity-Focused Sessions

  • C-Suite Level Panel – How To Champion Women in Technology Initiatives
  • Creating A Business Case For Diversity
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment 

Technical Workshops
Topics will include:

  • Real-World Practices: How To Successfully Implement Open Source Into Workflow &
  • Microservices, Security, Deep Learning Analytics, The Future of Data Science &
  • JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, WebGL, mobile APIs, Node.js, ECMAScript 6
  • The Digital Apocalypse: The Rise of the Games Industry
  • Building Apps For Windows, Office 365, Edge/IE, SQL Server, Azure, HoloLens, Visual Studio &ASP.NET

Take a look at the full conference agenda.
Confirmed speakers currently include:

  • Arianna Huffington, Founder, The Huffington Post, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global
  • Chief Technology & Information Officer, Estée Lauder Companies
  • Senior Technology Advisor to the Mayor, City of Los Angeles
  • Chief Data Scientist, Senior Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO, McAfee
  • VP, Engineering, Reddit
  • CMO, VMware
  • Director, KPMG
  • CTO, SVP Technology, BMC Software
  • Senior Director, Engineering, LinkedIn
  • Senior Director, Products, eBay… and many more!
    Our audience of 1,000 tech leaders and professionals enables you to engage with an
    intimate vibrant community, interact with our speakers and build meaningful relationships.
    See full speaker list.
    2017 video highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-lnAGxSf_4
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