Win Tickets ($80+): Women in Tech Summit at InnoTech @ Oregon Convention Center | Speakers from Women-Led Technology Companies, Workshops, Networking

We are giving away two individual tickets to the Women In Tech Summit on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Oregon Convention Center. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winners will be drawn and emailed Monday, April 29.

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From our sponsors:
Neeracha @ Women in Tech SummitWomen in Tech Summit at InnoTech
May 2, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Please register at Select Women in Tech and type TECH2GRP in the Discount Code field for the discounted $40 price.

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232
(503) 235-7575

Like many other male dominated industries, the field of technology presents both challenges and opportunities for women today.  InnoTech is hosting a half to full day event that will provide better understanding of how women can be successful in this field.

You don’t need to be a geek.  Did you know women-led private technology companies are more capital-efficient, achieve 35 percent higher return on investment, and, when venture-backed, bring in 12 percent higher revenue than male-owned tech companies. That’s according to new research presented at a recent conference in San Francisco organized by Women 2.0, a media company devoted to women founders in the tech industry. It indicates female entrepreneurs, who have traditionally lagged behind their male counterparts, are catching up, at least by some measures.

During the Women in Tech Summit at Innotech happening May 2 at the Oregon Convention Center an impressive cast of women executive speakers will discuss important issues such as What is the best career path for a woman in technology?  What do women need to know before they enter this field?   How do they best prepare?  Don’t miss this opportunity to network and learn.

Please register at  Select Women in Tech and type TECH2GRP in the Discount Code field for the discounted $40 price.  (This provides access to InnoTech, Keynote luncheon, exhibits and mentoring sessions)

2013 Women in Tech Summit Agenda

Fireside Chat with Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh, SVP, Distribution Chief of Staff,
9:30am -10:20am

YOU are the Next Generation Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
10:30am – 11:20am
Mitzi M. Montoya, Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Technology & Innovation, Arizona State University
Irina Frumkin, Senior SDE & Technical Lead, Microsoft
Lakecia Gunter, Technical Assistant of Intel Labs and CTO, Intel Corporation
Ivo Lukas, COO/Girls in Tech & CEO/24Notion

Keynote Luncheon Innovation of Awesomeness
William “Whurley” Hurley, CTO & Co-founder, Chaotic Moon
11:30am – 12:50pm

Say What? Achieving the Ability to Communicate the Business Value of Technology
1:00pm – 2:15pm
Emily Phan, Chief Technology Officer, Stand For Children
Jody Bohannon, CIO, Schnitzer steel
Sherry Swackhammer, CIO, Multnomah County
Cindy Tortorici, CEO/President, The Link For Women LLC

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8 Responses to Win Tickets ($80+): Women in Tech Summit at InnoTech @ Oregon Convention Center | Speakers from Women-Led Technology Companies, Workshops, Networking

  1. Nicole April 24, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    Be great to attend this event, very interested in the STEM talk.

  2. Julie April 24, 2013 at 4:28 pm #

    As a woman in IT and a student at the University of Oregon in their Master’s program – Applied Information Management, I can’t think of a better way to spend a day!

  3. Shaina April 25, 2013 at 2:27 pm #

    I started my own company this year doing and would love to hear from other successful women in the technical world!

  4. Danika April 25, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    I would love to attend this event and learn from these inspiring women who have been so successful in a male-dominated industry. The biz value of technology looks particularly interesting. Please give me tickets! :-)

  5. Lizajane Gray April 25, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

    This conference is exaclty what I need to help me decipher my next step toward a career path. I want to throw myself into the field, but need some assistance navigating the territory. Meeting with a mentor would be a dream come true as there are not many such opportunities for mentoring or networking when starting out.

  6. Mary April 26, 2013 at 8:39 am #

    I’m a lady and I moved all the way out here to take a technology-forward mechanical engineering position right out of college. Keep me motivated and send me to this conference!

  7. Diana Griffith April 26, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    What an opportunity to learn. Would love to attend.

  8. Isolde April 29, 2013 at 8:40 am #

    Looking forward to networking with you all! Bring it on!

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