Upcoming events and opportunities for you. Check out below news and events and a lot of great opportunities to network and further your career!
August 31, 2016
From their website: “The average CISO could have up to 30 or 40 security vendors that they work with at one time to help secure any number of potential pathways in. And yet, even with that, it will not fully prevent you from being breached. Why? Because the bad guys are smart and motivated. Join us for a day of preparation and readiness as we walk through a simulated breach providing best practices at every escalation point throughout. Following the simulation we will take a deeper dive as our leaders talk about security from the inside looking out and the outside looking in.”
Washington D.C. Tech Security Conference 2016
September 1, 2016
From their Eventbrite: “Since 1999 Data Connectors has been dedicated to producing high-quality executive symposiums that focus on driving the future of business in the new age of the digital economy. These conference programs are designed to showcase the broad spectrum of new and emerging information security products and services to solve business’s complex IT security challenges.” Learn more.
Women In MassChallenge Showcase
September 7, 2016
MassChallenge’s female founded companies showcase their achievements in this yearly event. Learn more about how to attend here.
A Panel About Cybersecurity: IT $400 Billion Challenge
September 15, 2016
During a fascinating panel discussion, information security professionals will share their thoughts on cybersecurity’s challenges and opportunities. The panel will be facilitated by information security consultant Candy Alexander. Learn more here.
Women in Leadership: Declare Your Value!
September 15, 2016
This women’s career lab is designed to prepare senior female business leaders and female rising stars to transform into strategic leaders and own the value that they bring to their organizations. Together, with nearly 100 female leaders, you will experience a day of interactions, modules and coaching exercises to shift the way you understand your value, translate that value to others and strategically determine how to increase your value. This event will be co-hosted by Innovation Women Speaker Jodi Detjen, Professor of Management at Suffolk University. Includes 2 hours of small group coaching. Learn more and RSVP on their eventbrite page.
Lesbians Who Tech Summit 2016
Thursday, September 22, 2016
New York, NY
“Lesbians Who Tech is a community of queer women in tech (and allies) that started in San Francisco in December 2012. Since then, we’ve built a community of over 15,000 queer women in 30 cities, including 5 international cities.”-Learn More.
September 26, 2016
Support women and girls in STEM by attending this movie showing, which follows the story of two teams competing in the 2015 Technovation Challenge. Learn more here.
Sustainable Women Series
October 1, 2016
From their website: “Starting June 2016, HeatSpring and RenewableEnergyWorld.com will be launching the Sustainable Women Series, an online campaign to spread awareness about innovative sustainability projects changing the built environment. The Sustainable Women Series will feature technical case studies and overviews of women-backed sustainability projects. The women featured in the series are investing time, energy, and/or financial resources towards building and powering a better world.” 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.
Fight ‘Impostor Syndrome’ to Boost Your Confidence and Career
October 20, 2016
In this interactive discussion with Executive Coach Kim Meninger, you’ll: -Understand Impostor Syndrome and its effects on high-achieving professionals. -Identify common triggers of Impostor Syndrome, to recognize the roots of your feelings. -Learn strategies for overcoming feelings of self-doubt and increasing your confidence. Learn more here.
Leadership Conference for Women in Energy
November 2-3, 2016
From their website: “The goal of this event is to help professionals advance their careers in a traditionally male industry by providing insight into key energy trends and skills for personal and professional development. Join the nation’s most successful women leaders in energy as they share their industry knowledge, strategies and experiences on how to accelerate positive organizational change and personal growth.”Learn more.
Gilbane Digital Media Conference
November 29-30, 2016
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.” Check out their website for more information on registration and participation. The conference is November 29-30, 2016 in Boston, MA.
VRX: The VR Gaming Conference
December 8, 2016
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
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.
2017 Smith College Women’s Leadership Conference: Pushing Boundaries
March 31 – April 1 2017
The Women’s Leadership Conference is “a two-day event featuring workshops and career development opportunities, all led by distinguished alumnae and faculty. Presenters will share personal and professional stories of how they have pushed traditional boundaries to achieve success, and give you the tools you need to bravely push your own boundaries.” Learn more.