4th Annual Wonder Women Tech National Conference

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Friends of Wonder Women Tech,

This year's 4th Annual Wonder Women Tech National Conference at the Long Beach Convention Center, in partnership with the City of Long Beach and the Mayor, has attracted tons of support from the city, as well as from community leaders, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations to make this our BEST YEAR YET!

We are also celebrating our FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we'll be unveiling special immersive experiences that we've never had before.

What does this mean for YOU?!

With the various Women's Rights movements, the complex political climate, and the quest for tackling gender parity, equal pay, diversity, and creating inclusive work spaces and cultures, we are curating an epic experience just for you. We will engage in the future of work, innovation and creating a Culture of Belonging, as well as enjoy interactive experiences and network with other amazing individuals in the Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM) industries.

It will be THAT kind of conference you've always dreamed about attending. We guarantee it.

What can you look forward to?

Hiring Humans Career Fair and Expo 11/7 and 11/8 11AM - 4PM

Interact with dozens of companies who want to hire YOU! Admission is free with Resume Submission.

Upload your resume here: https://sites.google.com/wonderwomentech.com/career-fair-portal-2019/home


Smart City Fest 11/8 2PM-4PM



Expo Hall and Special Programming:

  • Networking Co-Working Space sponsored by WeWork
  • Breakouts and Workshops
  • Mentor Magic Sessions
  • Junior Innovation STEAM Camp for youth
  • Opportunities to interview candidates
  • Female Founder Booths
  • Resume Review Lounge
  • Interactive booths
  • And more...


Join us November 7th-8th, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California and explore this year's theme #WeAreFuture and discover how Wonder Women Tech is creating global magic!

We look forward to seeing you there!

AGENDA SAMPLE: (Agenda below can change without notice. Please refer to our live agenda for up to date programming https://wonderwomentech.com/conferences/long-beach/ )

WONDER WOMEN TECH

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

MAIN STAGE


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2019

LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER



9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Registration and Networking


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM -- Morning MC: Cheryl Sutherland, Founder and CEO, PleaseNotes


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM -- Opening Ceremony: #TheRealShare -- A Celebration of Friendship, Vulnerability, and How Two Women Inspired Each Other To Change The World

Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech and Michelle Patterson, Founder, Global Women Founder, CEO, The California Women’s Conference


10:35 AM - 10:50 AM -- Sustaining our Physical World in the Digital Age

Missy Young, CIO, Switch


10:50 AM - 11:00 AM -- Empower Talk: Wired to Serve: Tech Diplomats

Elizabeth Slater, Information Management Officer at the U.S. Department of State


11:00 AM - 11:15 AM -- Special Address: Mayor Robert Garcia, City of Long Beach


11:15 AM - 11:25 AM -- Inspire the next - Wonder Girls Tech

Bethany Orozco, Statewide Recruitment & Communications Director, EnCorps


11:25 AM - 11:40 PM -- We Are the Science Fiction of Our Ancestors: Reclaiming Space & Power for Indigenous Futures Through Technology

Johnnie Jae, Founder, A Tribe Called Geek


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM - Introducing the Long Beach Accelerator

John Keisler, Director of Economic Development City of Long Beach

John Shen, CEO Sunstone

Wade Martin, Director of CSULB Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Thomas Phelps, Vice President of Corporate Strategy & CIO, Laserfiche

Linda Ding, Director of Strategic Marketing, Laserfiche


12:00 PM - 12:45 PM -- We Matter Too! The Deaf Women Leaders in STEAM Shattering the Glass Ceiling

Moderator: CJ Jones, Deaf Actor and Activist, Baby Driver and Avatar 2

Maleni Chaitoo, Co-Executive Producer and co-star of the hit comedy web series, Don’t Shoot the Messenger / United Nations on Disability, American Sign Language Cultural Programming, and Linguistic Human Rights Advocate

Natasha Ofili, “Undone” on Amazon Prime, “The Politician” on Netflix

Angela Maria Nardolillo, Creative Director and Founder of Non-Profit “Off-The-Grid Missions”

Antoinette Abbamonte, SAG/AFTRA PWD (people with disabilities) Diversity Committee Member / Actress

Kristy Ramos, Director of CSD Works for Communication Service for the Deaf, Founder of the Hidden Gems of Deaf Latinx, Motivational speaker


12:45 PM - 12:55 PM Mindful Moment
Stephanie Erazo, Founder, Travel Slay Fitness + Prana Wellness


12:30 PM -- 1:30 PM -- Lunch/Expo



2:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Afternoon MC: Fionnghuala O'Reilly, Miss Universe Ireland 2019 and NASA Datanaut


1:55 PM - 2:25 PM -- Women Who Lead: Exploring the Journey of Building Teams and Cultivating Leadership

Moderator: Victoria Young, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, and Consultant

Panelist: Katie Wilson, Head of eCommerce Southwest, Google Customer Solutions

Panelist: Maria Yap, Vice President of the Digital Imaging Organization, Product Development Lead for Photoshop and Lightroom, Adobe

Panelist: Kenyatta Powers, Chief Information Officer, Maryland Department of Human Services

Panelist: Sree Menon, COO, Tophatter


2:30 PM - 2:45 PM -- From Equestrian to Electric: The Transportation Evolution-

Dr. Sarah Haynes, Co-founder, Co-CEO, & Chairwoman, Bolt Mobility Corporation


2:45 PM - 3:00 PM -- Spreading a Culture of Innovation

Tracy Colunga, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Civic Innovation, City of Long Beach


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Keynote Speaker

Perception Does Not Have To Be Reality: How Being Aware Of Bias Can Lead To Inclusivity

Jo Amato-Tuck, Global Partner Development Manager, Microsoft


3:30 PM - 4:00 PM -- The Future of Work and the Importance of Creating A Culture of Belonging

Moderator: Sneha Narahalli, Product Leader, WalmartLabs

Panelist: Sonja Gittens Ottley, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Asana

Panelist: Maria Alvarez, General Manager of Shared Engineering Services in the Artificial Intelligence and Research Division, Microsoft

Panelist: Kathy Suarez, Organizational Development and Diversity & Inclusion at The Walt Disney Company

Panelist: Dr. Ngozi Orubo, Program Management Leader, GE Renewable Energy


4:00 PM - 4:15 PM -- An insider look at building a successful career in STEM for a woman

Oksana Kubushyna, Head of Riot Platform Group (RPG), Riot Games


4:20 PM - 4:40 PM -- Taking Up Space: Our Right, Our Responsibility, Our Rebellion Ryann Richardson, Tech Founder, Inclusion Leader, Miss Black America


4:45 PM - 4:55 PM -- Mindful Moment
Stephanie Erazo, Founder, Travel Slay Fitness + Prana Wellness


5:00 PM - 5:30 PM -- How Immersive Technology Impacts and Shapes Our Future

Moderator: Wennie Allen, Senior Manager, Portfolio Marketing, IBM

Panelist: Marina Shumaieva, President and CTO, CruiseBe

Panelist: Allison Liemhetcharat, Engineering Lead, rideOS

Panelist: Kavya Pearlman, CEO - XR Safety Initiative | Global Cybersecurity Strategist - Wallarm

Panelist: Megan Lubaszka, Creative Media Leader, Gensler



5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Nevertheless -- We Persist. An Introduction to Nevertheless Documentary

Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Nevertheless Film


5:45 PM - 6:00 PM - From Burnout to Reigniting the Flame

Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech






WONDER WOMEN TECH

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

MAIN STAGE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2019

LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER



9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Registration and Networking


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM -- MORNING MC: Colleen Hauk, Speaker, Trainer & Bestselling Author


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM -- Wonder Women Tech: A Year of Exploring #WeAreFuture with Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech and Brianna Machado, Co-Producer and Director of Programming


10:15 AM - 10:30 AM -- Weedmaps: Shaping the Future of Cannabis

Viktoriya Chaplytska, Senior Director Quality Engineering, Weedmaps


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM -- Social Innovation--the Next Frontier for Business Development and Success

Moderator: Elijah Young, Emerging Technologies Evangelist | Speaker

Panelist: Shannel Rivera, CEO and Founder, beautyandhustle

Panelist: Liem Le, Founder and CEO, Little Lion

Panelist: Chelsea VonChaz, Founder, Happy Period

Panelist: Elena Christopoulos, Sustainability - Political Consultant, Commissioner, City of Santa Monica



11:00 AM - 11:30 AM -- The LatinX Effect: The Tech Visionaries Creating Pathways and Impact

Moderator: Martha Hernandez, Founder and CEO, madeBOS, Inc.

Panelist: Vanina Romero, Founder, WANTED

Panelist: Melanie Feliciano, Founder, Creative Producer, Femmebots

Panelist: Tatiana Ospina, Sr. Director, Global Services Partners - One Commercial Partner Organization, Microsoft


11:30 AM - 11:40 AM -- Building a More Sustainable World Through Inclusive Solutions

Lesley Lucas, Sustainability Program Manager, Hewlett Packard


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM -- Lessons from Space: How Women can Expand Their Influence in any Industry

Lisa Callahan, Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Civil Space, Lockheed Martin Space


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM -- Generations of Innovators: Pioneers Across Ages Who Create Movements

Moderator: Stephanie Jasmin, Career Development Manager, Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship New York (WiTNY)

Panelist: Ashley M. Williams, Founder and CEO of RIZZARR

Panelist: Tracey Welson-Rossman, Co-Founder and CMO, Chariot Solutions, Founder, TechGirlz

Panelist: Susan Beeney, Founder, New Hope Grief Support

Panelist: Sofia Ongele, Founder, ReDawn


12:30 PM - Mindful Moment

Ash Kumra, Peak Mindful Co-Founder, 88.9FM Radio Host


12:30 PM -- 1:30 PM -- Lunch/Expo


1:30 PM - 1:50 PM -- Discovering the Creative Side of Computer Science

Miral Kotb, Founder/CEO of iLuminate, America’s Got Talent Contestant


1:55 PM - 2:10 PM -- Purpose, Authenticity, and Passion

CJ Jones, Deaf Actor and Activist, Baby Driver and Avatar 2


2:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Afternoon MC: Cheryl Sutherland, Resident MC, Wonder Women Tech, CEO & Founder, Pleasenotes


2:10 PM - 2:15 PM -- Introduction to the Wonder Women Tech Show Podcast, Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech


2:15 PM - 2:45 -- From Tech to Politics: Why I Chose To Run For Senate

Fireside Chat with Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech and Special Guest Senator Lena Gonzalez, Senate District 33


3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Refusing To Be Hidden Figures: Black Innovators Who Run The World@

Moderator: OG Arabian Prince, Songwriter, Rapper, Producer, DJ and Technologist

Panelist: Chiedo John, Founding Partner, Director of Innovation and Technology

Panelist: Shellye Archambeau, Board of Directors, Verizon and Board of Directors, Nordstrom

Panelist: Dr. Lynda Murray-Thomas, Director, Digital Delivery & Portfolio Management, Universal Studios Hollywood, NBC UNIVERSAL Inc.

Panelist: Piper Dellums, Film Maker, Speaker, Advocate


3:35 PM - 4:05 PM -- Keynote Speaker: "Why Am I Here?"

Angelica Ross, Actor, Writer, Producer & Human Rights Advocate, Founder, TransTech


4:05 PM - 4:10 PM -- Mindful Moment

Ash Kumra, Peak Mindful Co-Founder, 88.9FM Radio Host


4:10 PM - 4:25 PM -- When Diversity in Technology is Skin Deep

Irma Olguin Jr. Co-Founder & CEO @ Bitwise Industries


4:30 PM - 5:00 PM -- Keynote Talk: Develop Your Own Ecosystem

Lakecia Gunter, Vice President, Programmable Solutions Group and General Manager of Ecosystem Development and Operations, Intel


5:00 PM - 5:30 -- Leading Ladies: What It Takes To Create Impact Inside City Government

Moderator: Stephanie Wade, Lead for Innovation Programs and Design, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Panelist: Lauren Vargas, Director of Innovation, City of Long Beach

Panelist: Amanda Daflos, Chief Innovation Officer, Mayor Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City of Los Angeles

Panelist: Paula Kwan, Director, Civic Innovation Office, City of Toronto

Panelist: Tina Walha, Director, Civic Innovation Office, City of Seattle


5:30 PM - 6:00 PM -- Mini Fashion Show -- 3D Printing in Design

Annabelle Azadé, Wear the Future, Fashion Tech Journalist


6:00 PM -- Go Forth and Positively Disrupt the World

The Wonder Women Tech Team







WONDER WOMEN TECH

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

INNOVATE EXPO STAGE

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2019

LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

11:00 - 4:00 PM


9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS


11:00 AM - 1:30 PM --Morning MC -- Gabriela M.C., Author & Entrepreneur


11:30 AM - 11:40 AM -- Kick off and Opening Remarks


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM -- Co-Designing the Employee Experience

Steven Chaparro, Principal Culture Designer, Studio META


12:05 PM - 12:20 PM -- Legacy ... and Beyond!

Amy Arambulo Negrette, Cloudreach


12:25 PM - 12:40 PM -- Creatable World

Phil Christine, Sr. Director, Connected Play, Mattel


12:40 PM -- 12:55 PM — Jacqueline Schaffern - CEO and Founder of Natural Glam


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM -- The Women Who Build Ecosystems That Empower Women in STEAM

Moderator: Rebecca Shaddix, Founder & CEO, Strategica Partners

Panelist: Kunbi Tinuoye, Founder & CEO, UrbanGeekz

Panelist: Cindy Gross, Strategic Advisor, Befriending Dragons

Panelist: Paola Mendoza, Principal, UX Design at GoGuardian


1:30 PM - 4:00PM -- Afternoon MC -- Jacob Lawrence Founder & Principal Consultant, I Make Work Fun345



1:35 PM - 2:10 PM - Special Musical Performance: Shayna Adler, Honors Student, Berklee College of Music, Recording Artist and Sound Engineer


2:15 PM - 2:25 PM -- EMPOWER TALK:

Gift of Life: The Power of One

Taryn Williams, Second Chance Programs, Wonder Women Tech and CSULB Honors Student


2:30 PM - 3:00 PM -- Mentor Magic: The Power of Women United

Moderator: Beate Chellete, Growth Architect and Founder of The Women’s Code

Panelist: Whitnie Wiley, CEO (Chief Evolution Officer), Shifting Into Action

Panelist: Mary Lockwood, Managing Director, Mindera

Panelist: Lisa Blackwell, Real Estate Advisor, Author, "100 Cents On The Dollar"


3:05 PM - 3:15 PM -- Value Your Value - Keys to Negotiating For Your Worth at Work

Cheryl Sutherland, Founder and CEO, PleaseNotes


3:15 PM - 3:30 PM -- EMPOWER TALK:

Transform Your Workforce – Actionable Steps to Attract, Retain and Promote Diverse Talent

Anne Cocquyt, Founder and CEO, The GUILD


3:35 PM - 3:45 PM -- EMPOWER TALK:

Shot of Truth Podcast: Undocumented & Proud

Victoria Matey Mendoza, Host of a Shot of Truth Podcast, TEDx Speaker, Speech Consultant, Programming and Events Manager





WONDER WOMEN TECH

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

INNOVATE EXPO STAGE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2019

LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM -- Morning MC: Steven Chaparro, Principal Culture Designer, Studio META


11:30 AM - 11:40 AM -- Kick off and Opening Remarks


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM -- Enough Not Enough

Chris King, President & CEO (Consultant for Executive Optimization)


12:05 PM - 12:15 PM -- EMPOWER TALK: Self Discovery Within The Unknown

Anisa Addison, College Student, Arizona State University

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM -- MENTOR MAGIC: The Power of Womxn


Moderator: AdaPia d'Errico, VP of Strategy and Principal, Alpha Investing

Panelist: Shelley Andagan, Director, Game Studio Relations & Executive Producer, Qualcomm

Panelist: Bing Jiang, Co-Founder and CEO of Rolling Robots, Inc.

Panelist: Nickeya Hannah, CEO/Founder, Perfectly Packaged You


12:45 PM - 1:00 PM -- Don't Borrow Trouble

Bria Grangard, Product Marketing Manager, Emerging Products


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Afternoon MC: Lydia Liang, Product Manager, Data Engineering, System1


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM -- WeAreLATech Live Podcast with Espree Devora and Melody Walker, Director of Marketing Communications, Boingo Wireless


1:45 PM -- 2:00 PM -- What’s in your Emotional Closet

Edit Alaverdyan MS. AMFT, Program Psychotherapist, U New U Therapy Center


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM -- Smart Cities Fest Presented by the Commission for Technology and Innovation for the City of Long Beach and Smart Cities Long Beach


Lisa Mae Brunson, Commissioner for Commission for Technology and Innovation for the City of Long Beach and Founder, Wonder Women Tech


Kamran Saddique, Co-Executive Director, City Innovate


Dr. Gwen Shaffer, Associate Professor, California State University Long Beach, and City of Long Beach Technology & Innovation Commission Chair


Dr. Sarah Haynes, Co-founder, Co-CEO, & Chairwoman, Bolt Mobility Corporation


Rebecca Kauma, Project Lead for Digital Inclusion, City of Long Beach


Alma Castro, Justice Lab Manager, City of Long Beach


Jeanne Hwang, Senior Client Executive, Verizon



4:00 PM -- Closing Remarks







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