[VIRTUAL] Women in Tech Webinar Talk

  • Online | Talk

Themes & Topics

Digital & Information Technologies

Women in Tech

Humanities & Social Sciences

Ethics

Education

Issues in Education

About the Experience

Duration: 1 hour
Everyone
Beginner

No prior experience required

Up To 1000 Learners
Language: English

Description

The topic of the webinar will be about An advocate for women in tech, impact-focused innovation, equitable workplaces, Jill Finlayson will share her insight in her journey in succeeding in a world dominated by men. She will be sharing her struggles, and her successes whilst working in a tech industry that is dominated by men. A little bit about our speaker, Jill Finlayson is the Director of the EDGE in Tech Initiative at the University of California, focused on expanding diversity and gender equity in tech. Prior to Berkeley, she led startup programs for Singularity University, the Toys category at eBay, an online community for social entrepreneurs at the Skoll Foundation, and marketing at startups. She hosts a Future of Work podcast and mentors global TechWomen, startup founders, and student innovators. Finlayson is a graduate of UC Berkeley.

Instructions

How to prepare

Learners should bring any burning questions they might have on the subject of the webinar; they could also be prepared to share their own experience on the matter.