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  • Building a Career in Enterprise Tech: A Women in Tech Perspective
    Building a Career in Enterprise Tech: A Women in Tech Perspective Jeanne Morain, Erye Hernandez, Tiffany To, and Karla Zarate Recorded: Nov 15 2017 60 mins
    Though the media spends much more time covering consumer startups like Uber and Twitter, enterprise startups are the ones that have delivered consistent and significant financial returns over the last decade. From companies like Nutanix in infrastructure, Splunk in DevOps and Palo Alto Networks in security, there are many great career opportunities in enterprise tech for women that include but are not limited to engineering.

    This special panel will provide insights about careers in enterprise tech from moderator Jeanne Morain, Principal Researcher/Strategist, iSpeak Cloud, and panelists Erye Hernandez, Sr. Malware Researcher, Palo Alto Networks, Tiffany To, Chief Operating Officer of ForAllSecure, and Karla Zarate, Top Engineering Grad.

    These panelists will share their own career paths, skill sets required for different enterprise tech career paths and some of the challenges they've faced and how to overcome them from a WIT perspective. Webinar will be live on November 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM PST and available for post recording downloads.
  • Lessons from Leaders: Top Female Technologists Share Insights for Success
    Lessons from Leaders: Top Female Technologists Share Insights for Success Kelly Ireland | Laura Fucci | Jocelyn DeGance Graham | Sandy Atwell Recorded: Nov 15 2017 61 mins
    How can women best position themselves to navigate today's digital workplace, grow their sphere of influence and maximize career growth. This interactive Webcam Panel session in the "Women in Tech" series showcases the journeys of inspirational women who have advanced their careers in tech in innovative and standout ways.

    Speakers:
    - Sandy Atwell, Board of Directors, UCX and VP of Business Development, Calgary Scientific
    - Kelly Ireland, CEO and Founder of CB Technologies
    - Laura Fucci, CIO of City of Henderson
    - Jocelyn DeGance Graham, Founder, CloudNOW
  • Serving on a Corporate Board: Uncover if It’s for You & Where to Start
    Serving on a Corporate Board: Uncover if It’s for You & Where to Start Sheila Ronning, Founder & CEO, Women in the Boardroom Recorded: Nov 13 2017 43 mins
    The journey to the boardroom can, at times, be an overwhelming undertaking filled with questions about what to expect, how to prepare, and how to be an effective board member.

    Join this interactive session with Women in the Boardroom CEO & Founder Sheila Ronning to get answers to burning boardroom questions, including:
    - What are the four main types of boards?
    - What is the job & responsibilities of a board director?
    - What are the risks of serving on a board?
    - Why pursue board service?
    - What is the time commitment & compensation for board service?

    About the Presenter:
    Leadership & networking expert and board strategist, Sheila Ronning is a trailblazer in working towards gender equality in the boardroom. In 2002 she founded Women in the Boardroom with a revolutionary vision to create an environment where women could assist other women in achieving their leadership and corporate board service goals. In less than 15 years, she has scaled Women in the Boardroom from concept to membership organization with global reach across multiple industries, and influence in private and public boardrooms, including Fortune 100 companies.
  • The 3 Keys to Transformation
    The 3 Keys to Transformation Leisa Reid, Speaker, Author & Trainer, Productive Learning Recorded: Nov 8 2017 60 mins
    Are you looking to create strong, powerful relationships? Do you feel rushed, stressed, and constantly busy? Maybe you want that perfect ingredient to creating a life of fulfillment?

    Join this webinar with Leisa Reid, Speaker, Author and Trainer, to take an in-depth look at how to transform in the workplace, at home, and everywhere else.

    In this session you will learn:
    1. Learn the 3 steps to closing the gap between what you have and what you want
    2. Learn the transformation secrets that have worked for THOUSANDS of people over the last 25 years

    About the speaker:
    Leisa Reid is a Professional Speaker & Author who presents to thousands of people on the topic of "Creating a Winning Mindset." After 20+ years of Management, Sales and Executive Leadership, Leisa joined Productive Learning, a personal development company specializing in helping people close the gap between what they have and what they truly desire.

    In 2013 Leisa spearheaded and founded the highly successful OC Speakers Network, an organization that supports speakers who wish to share their expertise. In 2016, her book "Manage to Success: A Guide to Cultivating Happy and Productive Employees" was published.
  • Exuding Confidence: Keys to Becoming a Successful Woman in Tech
    Exuding Confidence: Keys to Becoming a Successful Woman in Tech Radhika Krishnan, VP & GM, Software-Defined Infrastructure, Lenovo Recorded: Nov 2 2017 56 mins
    Reality is irrelevant; perception is everything. How many times have you walked into a presentation or a meeting being the strongest subject matter expert and ended up getting silenced/ignored/spoken over/refuted/plagiarized?

    Studies show that your presence and posture matter just as much as what you say. Join Radhika Krishnan, VP & GM of Software-Defined Infrastructure at Lenovo, for an in-depth look at what it means to be a female leader in a male-dominated industry.

    Attend this webinar to:

    - Identify those hidden mannerisms and words that prevent you from being taken seriously
    - Learn techniques to come across as assertive without being pushy
    - Exude a calm confidence even in the face of confrontation
  • Learn & Inspire: Getting involved with the Women in Tech community
    Learn & Inspire: Getting involved with the Women in Tech community Ina Yulo (BrightTALK), Kayleigh McHale and Haleigh Sands (Mortimer Spinks) Recorded: Oct 5 2017 56 mins
    Having a role model who can inspire you and give you an example to look up to and learn from is crucial to increasing the number of women in the tech world.

    Mortimer Spinks has put in five years' worth of research into gender diversity within the technology industry and have led a successful series of Women in Tech meet-ups in London to allow women who are already working in tech or interested in doing so, a chance to meet, network, and learn from their peers.

    As a hub for professionals around the globe to learn and educate themselves, BrightTALK has a dedicated WIT community where it invites top female tech professionals to talk about the challenges that they face but also give advice to viewers who need their questions answered.

    Join this entertaining and informative webinar where you will learn:
    -Tips for women thinking of getting into the technology space
    -Some highlights from the diversity survey
    -How can you get involved in more Women in Tech events and communities?
    -What to do if you're interested in starting your own group
    -How can you make the most out of a WIT meet-up?
    -What are some online resources that you can use to better educate yourself?

    BrightTALK and Mortimer Spinks will be hosting a physical meet-up in BrightTALK's London offices to celebrate the female tech entrepreneur on November 23rd. Register for this webinar or e-mail ina@brighttalk.com if you'd like to get involved.
  • How to Get Noticed in Your Current Job
    How to Get Noticed in Your Current Job Brenda Piazza, Director of Cybersecurity Compliance and Executive Board Member, CBIZ Women’s Advantage at CBIZ MHM, LLC Recorded: Aug 29 2017 60 mins
    Do you sometimes feel that your hard work is "invisible"? Perhaps you do such good work on a regular basis that your management team takes you for granted. Perhaps, because of this, you're no longer recognized and rewarded for your efforts, as you once were.

    During this talk in the "Women in Tech" series, Brenda Piazza will share her 25+ years of experience becoming visible, noticed by management and promoted extensively. She will discuss the issues faced by those that are ‘invisible’ and how to get ‘noticed’ by management thus leading to your achieved goals and promotions.

    Join this interactive Q&A webinar as we discuss:
    - What are your goals moving forward (promotion, new career, etc.)?
    - What appears to be ‘important’ to executive management?
    - How can you report results that ‘matter’ to executive management?
  • Play the Game by Your Rules: Powerful Negotiation Skills for Women
    Play the Game by Your Rules: Powerful Negotiation Skills for Women Pattie Grimm, Author, Speaker, Radio Show Host, Trainer & Business Coach Advantage Training, Ltd. Recorded: Jul 20 2017 61 mins
    Have you ever wondered why you or most women don’t negotiate as well as men?
    Do you struggle with negotiating with your boss?
    Do find it hard to get what you need and know you desire at work at home?

    If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you need to listen to this webinar by Pattie Grimm, author, speaker, radio show host and trainer on the underlining reasons why most women don’t negotiate as well men. Pattie will provide research based tools and techniques to improve your negotiations skills at work and at home.
  • From Dreamers to Space Engineers [NASA Engineers Panel]
    From Dreamers to Space Engineers [NASA Engineers Panel] Dr. Shannon Statham, Mana Salami, and Amy Stevens at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA Recorded: Jun 13 2017 58 mins
    Everybody has big dreams. Girls dream of conquering space just as much as boys do. So, how can we inspire girls to not give up on their dreams and pursue education and careers that will help them fulfill their potential?

    Join this live roundtable of esteemed NASA engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and learn about their experiences of getting into tech and succeeding in their careers.

    Topics up for discussion include:
    - How did you end up working in aerospace?
    - What cool JPL projects have you worked on?
    - What are some challenges you’ve faced in STEM and how did you overcome them?
    - Who are your role models or mentors?

    Speakers:
    - Dr. Shannon Statham, Systems Integration & Test Engineer, JPL
    - Mana Salami, Flight Systems Engineer, JPL
    - Amy Stevens, Configuration Management Engineer, JPL

    About the Organization:
    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center. JPL is managed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for NASA. The laboratory's primary function is the construction and operation of planetary robotic spacecraft, though it also conducts Earth-orbit and astronomy missions. It is also responsible for operating NASA's Deep Space Network.
  • Top 10 Laws of Power for Successful Women in Cybersecurity
    Top 10 Laws of Power for Successful Women in Cybersecurity Tamara Dull (SAS Best Practices), Barbara Cosgriff (SAS Institute), Debra Baker (Cisco), Jeanne Alley (LexisNexis) Recorded: Jun 6 2017 62 mins
    Have you ever read The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene? This bestselling book, with all its fans and critics, reminds us that life isn’t black and white, and teaches us through 48 laws how to live in the gray areas. Interestingly enough, those in cybersecurity should feel right at home in this gray space.

    In this all-women panel discussion, Tamara Dull picks out ten of these 48 laws, and talks with cybersecurity experts to help draw out parallels for women who desire to be more powerful and successful in their cybersecurity (and tech-focused) endeavors.Come prepared to listen, hear differing views, and ask your questions at the end. We’re prepared to have a good time with this one!

    Panelists:
    - Barbara Cosgriff, Software Security Architect at SAS Institute
    - Debra Baker, Product Certifications Engineer at Cisco Systems
    - Jeanne Alley, Manager, Global Information Security at LexisNexis

    Moderator:
    - Tamara Dull, Director of Emerging Technologies, SAS Best Practices

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