Events for Women in Tech, September 12, 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!

Innovation Nights Women Founders
Mass Innovation NightsWe still have a few openings for new tech products to launch with Mass Innovation Nights in the Boston area at our Women Founders event in October.  Innovation Nights drive extensive visibility by using social media to promote local new products. Once again, our event will be an important part of Women Entrepreneurs Week in Boston (WE-Bos). 1. Are you launching a new tech product in September or October? 2. Are you a women-founded company? If yes,submit your product today!  Learn more about Mass Innovation Nights by review ourExhibitor’s Instructions.

A Panel About Cybersecurity: IT $400 Billion Challenge
September 15, 2016
Boston, MA

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
Boston, MA

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.

CodeGirl Screening
September 26, 2016
Waltham, MA

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.

IEEE N3XT
October 1, 2016
Toronto, Canada

If you are an entrepreneur, or if you know someone who is interested in the startup world, you’ll want to know about IEEE N3XTSessions on: Entrepreneurship in Emerging Tech – What to do when your industry has never existed before? The 7 Essentials to Solopreneurship. Scaling: How to NOT Fail Fast. The Bigger Picture: Intellectual Property & Patents – A Discussion With Lawyers. Don’t Just Build a Startup: Launch a Personal Revolution. Policy Panel: Lessons from Uber, Lyft and HomeAway.
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.”

She Leads Media
October 6, 2016
New York City

From their website: “The She Leads annual conference, taking place on October 6, 2016 in NYC, is designed to offer women a full day that’s filled with exceptional content, speakers and interaction for maximum impact in a minimum amount of time.” They strive to provide expertise, resources, action steps and relationships that can be acted upon immediately in order to catapult all women to launch businesses, grow and expand existing businesses and lead in all aspects of their lives.” Because you’re a member of our network, She Leads is offering us a special discounted rate to attend. The normal price to attend She Leads is $210, but our discount is $149! Learn More
WE BOS Week
October 17-21, 2016
Boston, MA
From their website “WE BOS will once again bring together leaders in Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to launch Boston’s 2nd Women Entrepreneurs Week.   Events will be held throughout the City featuring high-profile speakers, skill-building workshops, round-table discussions, and networking opportunities, to help women entrepreneurs build their networks and learn new skills to build and scale their businesses.” Learn more.

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
Boston, MA

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
Boston, MA

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
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.” 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
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.

2017 Smith College Women’s Leadership Conference: Pushing Boundaries
March 31 – April 1 2017
Smith College

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.

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