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Women Techmakers Hong Kong - IWD 2017

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G/F, Innocentre

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About Women Techmakers

Women Techmakers(WTM) is Google's global program for women in technology, providing visibility, community and resources to drive innovation and participation in the field.

<< WTM Global Event Series - International Women's Day >>

For the past three years the Women Techmakers team has convened over 200 global events across 52 countries to drive visibility, community, and resources for women in technology in honor of International Women's Day (IWD).

This year, WTM Hong Kong will celebrate the International Women's Day(IWD) on 8th of April , a half day event features inspiring speakers, technical sharing and networking opportunities.

Target Group

Women who are working in Technology, learning about Technology, or are just interested in Technology.
We also welcome other gender, we encourage you come with your women friend who is in technology.

* Volunteers open for registration now, application for Volunteer will close at 17th of March(Fri) 23:30.

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Cantonese and English (Some talk sessions will be conducted in Cantonese with English slides)

Guest Speakers

>> Guest 1: Ping Wong

IWD17 Guest Speaker PingPing has been working in ICT industry over 15 years as a business development and marketing professional, also a columnist for multiple well-known media .

She is a serial female entrepreneur and currently the CEO of EVENTION. She also contributes to the Internet community by taking volunteer work of being Director and Startup Working Group Convener of Internet Society Hong Kong and Director of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation.

http://pingwong.hk/

>> Guest 2: May Yeung

IWD17 Guest Speaker MayGrowth Hacker in Oursky.

(Brief Introduction of May is coming soon)

>> Guest 3: Kinni Mew
Kinni Mew

Co-founder of Mindlayer

As a young company, its innovative projects have received fundings like Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) 2016/17, Cyberport Incubation Programme 2016/17 and DBS Accelerator Program2016. In 2015, Mr. Kinni Mew was nominated by CityU to join the Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP). In collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business, Mr. Kinni Mew went to Silicon Valley for a one-week entrepreneurship boot camp and visited Google, Facebook Headquarters and other companies at Silicon Valley. Mr. Mew was then awarded with cash prize of HK$100,000 in the ‘Global Entrepreneurship week China-Hong Kong’.

>> Guest 4: Andrew Green

Andrew Green
UX, Product Management, Agile coach and consultant @ Manner

Throughout his 15 year career, Andrew has worked extensively both as a UX Design, Product Management and Agile leader. Previously he was Head of Product Management & Design at SEEK Asia (jobsdb & jobstreet) and Director of User Experience at Razorfish in New York City. He has lead product design and management for projects around the world with Ford, Mercedes-Benz, SEEK, Lonely Planet and Racing.com.


Tentative Schedule

13:00 Check in
13:15 Welcome
13:30 Women Guest Talk - Ping Wong
14:15 Women Guest Talk - May Yeung ^
15:00 Icebreakers
16:00 Refreshment
16:30 Talk Session "What difficulties met when starting start up" - Kinni Mew^
17:15 Talk Session "Falling in love with the problem, rather than the solution" - Andrew Green
18:00 Closing
18:30 End and After Dinner*

*The After Dinner is at your own expense. Anyway, it must be a great chance to build network with WTM friends! Don't miss it. :)

^ Talk Sessions will be conducted in Cantonese with English slides.

Sponsored by HKSTP

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