WWT17

3rd Annual Wonder Women Tech + Diversity Conference – Tech, Stem & Film leaders + Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.

The 2017 Wonder Women Tech + Diversity inclusion conference kicked off Friday at the Long Beach Convention Center featuring an impressive array of women leaders within the Women in Film + Women In Tech + Women In Stem (STEAM now) and Women In Business space.  Panelist and guests include senior recruiters from PIXAR and ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) plus VIP appearance on Sunday Aug 20th of the Rev. Jessie Jackson, Sr.

Founded by visionary and global inequality advocate Lisa Mae Brunson,  this conference is a must attend for those who want to be apart of the extraordinary changes that Brunson and her team are igniting into reality – EQUALITY!

Check our Brunson’s featured story here in EBONY (Appearing first Aug 12th in EBONY By Lynne D. Johnson

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Lynne D. Johnson

Here’s the line-up on this weekends events!

DAY 1:  INNOVATE (at time of publication – After session only)

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
MC: Nadia Davari, Lawyer, Entertainment and Technology

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2:25 PM – 2:35 PM
“Innovation for Everyone”
— Arabian Prince, Founding Member, NWA, Technologist, Rapper, iNov8 Next

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3:10 PM – 3:20 PM
“The Diet Pill Syndrome with D&I in Tech Companies”
— Seema Gururaj, Founder & CEO, Square Circle Inc.

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3:25 PM – 3:35 PM
“Issa Story”: The Social Phenomenon of Shared Experiences”
— Sabine Quetant, Director of Marketing, Blavity

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3:35 PM – 3:45 PM
“Accessibility Consciousness for Deaf and Hard of Hearing”
— Leah Katz Hernandez, Speaker and Author, West Wing Receptionist, The White House

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3:55 PM – 4:05 PM
“Optimizing your Badassery”
— Cameron (Cam) Kashani, “godmother of Silicon beach”, Founder, COACCEL: The Human Accelerator

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4:10 PM – 4:20 PM
“What’s Next After Manufacturing Automation”
— Anna- Katrina Shedletsky, Founder & CEO, Instrumental Inc.

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4:55 PM – 5:05 PM
“Unmanned Air Vehicle Cyber Security”
— Mahasa Zahirnia, Product Owner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

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5:35 PM – 5:45 PM
CLOSING REMARKS

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6:30-8:30pm –  WWT VIP Mixer – Sponsored by WEWORK

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The Wonder Women Tech + Diversity Conference is a Signature 3-day conference with an Expo, Startup Alley, keynotes, panel discussions, Mommy Lounge with daycare services and more!

DAY 2 = EMPOWER

Empower Your Community | Diversity Career Fair Presented by Amazon — August 19th, 2017: This is an interactive Career Fair (10 am – 4 pm) geared towards diversifying the STEAM workforce, featuring recruiting booths, career development workshops, headshot booths, and more! WWT is committed to empowering recruiters and attendees to diversify their workforce in real-time.

Also experience  the Science Fair, a Junior Innovation Camp for youth ages 13-18 and STEAM including camps for seniors 65+ and special services and attendance pricing for people with disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing.

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Day 3 = IGNITE

Ignite Your Passion — August 20th, 2017: Learn from 15 inspiring speakers included REV. JESSE JACKSON, SR. to discuss purpose-driven social innovations in technology and story-telling on the main stage in a TED-talk style format.

For a full line-up of events visit WWT

Tickets can be purchased HERE

Be sure to follow @MissLisaMae + @Wonderwomentech on Twitter for LIVE updates throughout the weekend.

Use the hashtags #WeAreChangemakers #WWT2017

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