Events for Women in Tech, June 7, 2016

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’s Entrepreneurship Summer Soiree @ Central Wharf Company
June 8, 2016
Boston, MA

“Join Babson’s WIN Lab and Women Entprepreneurs Boston (WEBOS) to meet and learn more about the women entrepreneurs in your community. This event will highlight Boston women entrepreneurs and introduce you to the resources available to you in the greater entrepreneurship ecosystem. Join us to learn more about the WIN Lab’s WE BOS WINners Program, which provides five tuition-free seats to Boston women entrepreneurs. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided. RSVP Required.”

Women Founders: Kickstarting Your Own Business
June 9, 2016
New York, NY

“In January, Forbes predicted that 2016 would be a great year for women entrepreneurs. This TED-style event will explore the opportunities, advantages, and special challenges faced by women founders, providing tactical insights on a variety of subjects, including funding strategies, pitching 101, finding a co-founder, overcoming adversity, and growing a business. Enjoy food and drinks as you mingle with young professionals and our lineup of rockstar presenters.” Learn more.

Women Startup Challenge: 2016 Pitch Competition
June 14, 2016
San Francisco, CA

From their website: “Ten finalists from the 2016 Women Startup Challenge will pitch and showcase their innovative and disruptive ventures that are solving problems for people, businesses, and the planet to a panel of investors. Lisa Stone – Cofounder of BlogHer, Kathryn Finney – Founder of digitalundivided, Nisha Dua – Principal at BBG Ventures, and Karan Mehandru – General Partner at Trinity Ventures will help award $50,000 in cash, courtesy of Craig Newmark.” Learn more.

Wonder Women of Boston Bi-Annual Networking Event
June 28, 2016
Boston, MA

From their website: “Mix and mingle with over 100 ambitious, accomplished women of all ages and backgrounds at our largest event of the year! Whether you work in the corporate or non-profit world, are a community leader, entrepreneur, job-seeker, student, or someone simply looking for inspiration, you’re bound to make a few great new connections.” Learn more here.

Wonder Women Tech 2016
July 16, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

“Attend one of the largest women and diversity in tech, STEAM and innovation conferences this Summer! The Wonder Women Tech 2016 Conference will be held July 16th and 17th at the Long Beach Convention Center and feature dynamic speakers from all over the world, interactive programming, demos, and highlight, educate and celebrate women and diversity in tech! 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.

Gilbane Digital Media Conference
November 29-30, 2016
Boston, MA

The Gilbane Digital Media Conference “brings together content strategists and managers, marketers, technologists, IT and business executives, as well as external service providers to learn and share how to put the pieces of the puzzle together.” This is a great conference, and guess what? They need speakers! You could speak on topics such as content management, digital strategies and customer experience. Check out these Speaker Guidelines for more information on what they’re looking for and how to apply. The conference is November 29-30, 2016 in Boston, MA.

VRX: The VR Gaming Conference
December 8, 2016
San Francisco

Interested in virtual reality gaming? This new conference, VRX, is a new all day event taking place in San Francisco December 8th, and will feature the key companies and industry experts in VR. You can apply to be a speaker or learn more about the event here.

Massachusetts Conference for Women 2016
December 8, 2016
Boston, MA

From their website: “Since the first Conference in 2005, this annual one-day event has grown to a sold-out crowd of more than 10,000 attendees and impacts thousands of lives. Dozens of expert speakers lead workshops and seminars on the issues that matter most to women, including personal finance, business and entrepreneurship, health, work/life balance and more. The Conference offers incredible opportunities for business networking, professional development and personal growth.” Learn more.

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