Event for Women in Tech, Dec 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!

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.

Women to Watch Networking Series: Communication in the Digital Age
December 8, 2016
Chestnut Hill, MA

The final installment of the Boston Sunday Globe Magazine and Simon Malls five-part women’s networking series featuring different women in the workplace speaking about their experiences as well as a networking reception where attendees can mingle and enjoy light food and drink. Learn more.

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.

Launching Women into Science and Tech
December 13, 2016
San Francisco, CA

“Physician and astronaut Dr. Mae C. Jemison is a science literacy advocate and the lead ambassador of the Making Science Make Sense program. The goal of the initiative is to provide 1 million hands-on science experiences to children by 2020. Dr. Jemison is particularly devoted to getting more girls, young women and minorities into careers in science, tech, engineering and math (STEM).” – More here.

InventiveLabs Pitch Competition
December 31, 2016 deadline

You can be one of eight cognitively-diverse teams to compete for a variety of prizes. To be eligible, teams must have at least one primary member that self identifies as being ADHD, dyslexic, autistic or some form of learning difference. Applicants are selected based on their business idea, team member’s skills and background, and the team’s ability to execute. In addition to the prizes being offered, representatives from multiple angel investment groups will be present at the pitch competition. The competition will be open to the public and covered by the press. Application deadline is December 30. Learn more here.

Women in Data Science Conference
February 3, 2016
Multiple Locations

Learn more about women in data science and analytics, how to get involved, the latest research on the subject and more. Find one near you.

Women in Data Science Conference Live Stream, Hosted by RedFin
February 3, 2016
Seattle, WA

Join the team at RedFin for a livestream of the Women in Data Science Conference, as well as a special talk from their economics and data & analytics team. RSVP now.

#WomenHack
March 18, 2016
San Francisco, CA

From their site: “A one day hackathon for women from experienced coders to total newbies. Come with an idea or join a team on-site and spend the day building a great project with enthusiastic, fun people. You don’t have to know how to code to join this hackathon. Dev BootCamp is offering beginner coding workshops alongside the event so everyone leaves having learned a new skill and contributing to a project!”

6th Pharma Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit
March 27-29, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

From their website: “The 6th Annual Anti-Counterfeiting for Pharmaceuticals Summit takes a comprehensive approach to understand the latest regulations for the DSCSA to remain compliant and uphold quality through-brand protections plans and anti-counterfeiting strategies.” -Learn more here.

The Women’s Leadership Conference
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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