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Women In Tech (WIT) - Seattle Meetup!

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Seattle, WA

Women In Tech (WIT) - Seattle Meetup!

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Female Developer
This ticket type applies to software engineers/coders/developers - really anybody who can and will write code.
Ended $5.00 $1.27
Female Designer
This ticket type applies to anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.).
Ended $5.00 $1.27
Aspiring Women in Tech
Aspiring Engineer or Creative type. Maybe you have the dev or design skills but not the degree or you're a student hoping to be a developer, designer or entrepreneur some day! Join us.
Ended $10.00 $1.54

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Event Details

StartupSeattle Presents: Women In Tech

Whether you're an  entrepreneur messing around with code or an Amazon developer, get involved to learn, meet or help other aspiring women who tech.  Learn about strategies for success and the experiences of others. Come feel inspired! 

This first event will be a great opportunity for socializing and establishing a network for Seattle's tech talent. Attendees at this event will have the opportunity to help define the direction and future of WIT events. 

Come contribute as thought leaders, network, drink, foster mentorships and make it memorable. Register today!  

 

Agenda

5:30 - Door's Open!

6:00 - Arrive and mingle (Free Food/Drinks,  Photobooth, etc.) 

6:30 - Introduction to Women In Tech 

6:45 - Guest Speaker - Kate Matsudaira, Founder of Decide.com 

7:15 - Share Ideas/Brainstorm Opportunity for future WIT events. 

7:30 - Whenever it Ends:  Prize Giveaways, more drinks and networking!


Introducing Women in Tech's First Guest Speaker: 


Kate Matsudaira

|VP of Engineering at Decide.com|

Kate Matsudaira has a great deal of experience in the tech world. She worked as the VP Engineering/CTO at several tech startups including Decide, Delve Networks (acquired by Limelight) and SEOmoz.  Before joining the startup community, she spent time as a software engineer, and technical lead/manager at Amazon and Microsoft. Kate has extensive knowledge and experience building large scale distributed web systems, big data, cloud computing and technical leadership.  Kate has a B.S. in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College, and has completed graduate work at the University of Washington in both Business and Computer Science (M.S.).

You can read more on her blog and website http://katemats.com or by subscribing to the newsletter http://www.techleadershipnews.com (which she helps curate).

Who else is attending? 

Engineers/Creatives & Special Guests from: 

 Zillow, Zulily, Amazon, Cheezburger, TechFlash, Whitepages, Facebook, SEOmoz, The Platform, Microsoft, Tableau, Rim, DigitalEve, BigFish Games, Decide.com, StartupWeekend, Zealyst, GeekGirlCon, GirlPowerHour, LadyCoders, Health123, Wordpress, Microryza, Opscode and more!


Thank You to Our Premium Sponsors:

The Platform - Tableau Software MKSingh Law Office

 

 

   


Media/In-Kind Sponsors:
 



       Startup Weekend Seattle!

   


     

 

 


Looking to Sponsor? Want to get involved or volunteer? Please contact event organizer Molly@startupseattle.com (@mollykdonnelly).

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When & Where


'TheEasy' at TechStars
511 Boren Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM


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