Upcoming events and opportunities for you. Check out below news and events and a lot of great opportunities to network and further your career!
Women Techmakers Global Event Series
March – April
Attend an International Women’s Day Summit at a Google Office near you! From their website: “For the past two 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).” Click here to find an event near you and learn how to apply.
Perks Convention Spring 2016
April 7, 2016
Microsoft NERD Center
For three years in a row, the PERKS Convention has showcased the coolest on-site services for your office. For one night we bring together the most fun and impactful providers working in health & wellness, convenience, food & beverage, facilities and entertainment. PERKS gives the opportunity for companies to see the most innovative and unique on-site services available.
Geek Girl’s TechCon Discount tickets
April 7th and 9th
Geek Girl is having TWO TechCons in one week. Tickets are currently the cheapest they will every be at $99. That’s a $70 discount! Use code WOMEN99. Find out about getting tickets to one of these to events below:
Accelerate Your Career Through Personal Branding Within The Life Sciences
Tues. April 12th 6PM
Central Bistro, 34 Summer St., Boston MA
Are you: An industry executive looking to accelerate your career growth by refining your personal brand? Returning from a career hiatus and looking to negotiate a more flexible work schedule? This event is your opportunity to gain insights from industry experts in an informative and relaxed social setting. This event will feature Innovation Women Speaker Lisa Sasso as a panelist.
Averting Cyber Disaster: Are Women Our Best Hope?
April 13, 2016
Could gender be an important factor in building a stronger, more secure digital future? Find out in this networking and panel discussion event from WITI. Learn more.
The Only One in Heels: Female Leadership in STEM
April 21, 2016
Attend this networking event and hear from Heather Lavoie of Geneia. She’ll be speaking about her career in the healthcare industry and about her experiences in a traditionally male dominated workforce. Learn more.
Capital W – The Boston Women’s Venture Summit
May 6, 2016
Capital W is a one-day event that will bring together local women entrepreneurs and members of the investment community to address the current funding gap for women-owned businesses. Join entrepreneurs, investors and those interested in the state of venture capital for women for a day of speakers, pitching, workshops and relationship-building.
This year Capital W is holding 3 pitch contests – health sciences, open call, and digital retail. If you are looking to pitch to a panel of experienced investors, have a business that is either prototyped or launched and you are actively raising funding, then you should apply (deadline: April 7th, 12AM EST). Want to RSVP for the event as an attendee only? Get tickets!
Forbes Women’s Summit: Significance as the New Success
May 11-12, 2016
New York City
From their website: “The 2016 Forbes Women’s Summit will explore how and why significance has become the new success—how leaders today, across industries and generations, are redefining pathways to power to deepen their impact and drive meaningful change in their businesses, in their personal lives and within the communities around them.”
Women in Technology Summit
June 5-7, 2016
The WITI Summit is the annual gathering of tech-savvy women, held in the heart of Silicon Valley. Executive women, entrepreneurs, and technology thought leaders from around the world converge to collaborate on innovative solutions to common business challenges; explore new business opportunities that underscore how technology is powering change; and build and expand strong connections in a welcoming networking environment of women committed to helping each other succeed. Learn more.
Women in Tech Summit
October 1, 2016
North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC
From their website: “The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Join us for a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology.”
Most Powerful Women Summit 2016
October 17-19, 2016
Liguna Niguel, CA
From their website: Fortune MPW started as a list 17 years ago and has evolved into the world’s most extraordinary leadership community, convening the preeminent women in business—along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education and the arts—for wide-ranging conversations that inspire and deliver practical advice. The program features one-on- one interviews, panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions and high-level networking.