2nd Annual Women in Leadership: Brave Conversations

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116 New Montgomery Street

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San Francisco, CA 94105

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Join us for our second annual Women in Leadership: Brave Conversations event at Sauce Labs HQ. We will be hosting an intimate evening of networking, community, and brave conversations with an esteemed panel of leaders. Facilitated by Terri Avnaim, Chief Marketing Officer at Sauce Labs, our panelists will share their own stories as leaders in technology companies. Our goal is to provide a supportive and welcoming environment where women in tech can share real experiences to help each other in their professional and personal growth.


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Networking with Wine & Tapas
6:00pm-6:30pm

Panel Discussion
6:30pm-7:30pm

Reception & Networking
7:30pm-8pm


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Sanam Saaber - General Counsel at DFINITY
Sanam Saaber serves as General Counsel for DFINITY, which is building a new kind of public decentralized cloud computing resource. Prior to joining DFINITY, Sanam was VP, Legal at Box leading various teams including corporate, commercial, products, privacy, litigation, IP, employment, and risk. She started her legal career at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton as an IP Litigation attorney and transitioned to Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe as a Technology Transactions attorney supporting both startups and large companies. She holds a BS in Biology from UCLA, an MS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and a JD from UC Davis School of Law.

Daphne Li - Managing Director, Business Acceleration at Health2047 Inc & COO at First Mile Care
Daphne is Managing Director of Business Acceleration at Health2047 Inc. and Chief Operating Officer for First Mile Care. During her career, she has helped launch and scale numerous technology-based startups as well as identify and develop new growth areas for Fortune 500 brands. Her passion for scaling companies started at Bain & Company where she served on the business acceleration team, helping early-stage companies develop business models, secure investments, launch products, and scale operations. Prior to joining Health2047 Inc., Daphne was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise at SaaS platform provider Upwork where she grew new sales by 850%. She also led marketing and product management at ADP, transforming a shrinking claims business into a SaaS platform and data business that was sold for $1B. Additionally, as Director of Strategy for Apple’s $1.2B Education group, Daphne forged strategic partnerships, co-created a new sales model, and helped redefine Apple’s education market offering. She holds both an MBA and a BA in Economics from Stanford.

Tracy Stickler - SVP, Content at Healthline Media
Tracy Stickler is the SVP of Content for Healthline Media. She is responsible for setting the strategic vision and leading the editorial strategy and content operations for Healthline, Medical News Today, and Greatist. Tracy has been a key driver in growing Healthline Media, into the number one health publisher in the United States. She currently oversees a talented team of passionate editors and creatives to develop trusted health and wellness content that educates and empowers more than 200 million people per month.

Lisa Church - Sr. Manager, Infrastructure Security Services at Salesforce
Lisa has been an IT leader on the Engineering team at Salesforce for over three-years managing a team focused on Security products. Prior to joining Salesforce, Lisa spent 25 years at Charles Schwab in a variety of roles from Purchasing to IT Helpdesk and Security. Lisa started mentoring and volunteering in the community shortly after moving to San Francisco and seeing the overwhelming need and homeless problem. Since 2014, she has been an active mentor and volunteer with Year Up to help enable young adults to begin meaningful careers in just one year. When not working, Lisa loves to cook and challenges herself to re-create her favorite restaurant dishes for her husband and daughter. She also enjoys reading, hiking and running. Lisa grew up in Ohio and Florida, but calls the San Francisco Bay Area home after moving here 29 years ago with her husband. Lisa has one daughter, a junior in college studying animation and digital art.

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