SHE++ Documentary and Women in Technology Speakers
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CST)
she++: The Documentary (12 min: TV-14 DL) energetically proclaims ‘Hello, World’ after following smart, creative, and trailblazing technologists hard at work in hi-tech. This short documentary collects research and inspirational pieces of Silicon Valley’s unsung heroes to galvanize us to explore our potential as ‘femgineers’. Written and directed by recent Stanford University good girls gone geek, Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni.
After the documentary, we will have local women speak about their experiences working in the hi-tech industry:
Sara Haynes, Director, Product Management, PeopleAdmin
Katherine Cranford, Knowledge Management/Taxonomy, Dell
Kimmie Farrington, Data Scientist, Clockwork Solutions
Andrea Richeson, COO and User Experience Director, TradeMark Media
Courtney Jeffries, Product Manager, Indeed
Tracy Reindel, Product Manager at PeopleAdmin
When & Where
University of Texas Student Chapter of ASIS&T and AWIT (Advocating for Women in Technology)
The UT Austin student chapter of ASIS&T seeks to promote the professional and academic development of all UT students working in the fields of information science. We sponsor lectures, panel discussions and networking opportunities with practitioners in the field. We also provide various resources, career advice and much more. We are currently focusing on areas such as information architecture, user-centered design, and usability. Our subcommittee, AWIT (Advocating for Women in Technology), also holds events focused addressing the issue of gender diversity within the IT field.