Sally Ride NASA Astronaut
Chien-Shiung Wu Nuclear Physicist
Marie Daly Chemist
Ada Yonath Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Anita Borg Computer Scientist
Ingrid Daubechies Mathematician
Mae Jemison NASA Astronaut
Madame Curie Nobel Prize Winning Chemist and Physicist

2016 National Conference Highlights

Theme: #WeArePioneers

• Trended on Twitter at #2 and #6
• 2,000 attendees
• 120 kids attended our Junior Innovation STEAM camp
• Over 12,000 Facebook Live views
• Over 140 speakers from around the world
• Career Fair and Expo available to registered guests
• Word Press offered a STEAM workshop
• AOL’s #BUILTBYGIRLS “TechBoss 101” workshop
• DAQRI offered an AR Toolkit workshop
• Programming offered on three stages

• Mentorship and ‘Meet the Speaker’ Cabana Lounges available
• Invest in A Boss Pitch Competition honored three Female Founders
• 3 Deaf Presenters
• 4 Pregnant Presenters
• 4 Disabled Presenters, including 1 Two-time Paralympian Gold Medalist
• 37 seniors learned computer basics with Girl DevelopIt
• 28 deaf attendees participated in our Deaf STEAM workshop
• 1 attendee received a $250,000 second round investment!
• 106.6k impressions on Twitter

Wonder Women Tech 2016 Speakers

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Shannon Hematian

Co-Founder & CFO of Pip Tompkin Studio

Almas Jiwani

Almas Jiwani

President Emeritus UN Women NC Canada – CEO Almas Jiwani Foundation

SAP for Presidential Personnel Rochelle Boone Briscoe during the White House Commissioned Officer portrait session in the EEOB of the White House, April 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Rochelle Briscoe

Special Assistant to President Obama in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel

Ellen Petry Leanse

Ellen Petry Leanse

Leadership and Innovation Strategist, Former Google Exec

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Yvonne Darlene Cagle, M.D.

Space and Life Sciences Directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center

SoledadAntelada

Soledad Antelada

Computer Systems Engineer at United States Department of Energy & Founder of GirlsCanHack

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Cameron Kashani

“Godmother of Silicon Beach”

Dominique DeGuzman

Dominique DeGuzman

Software Engineer & Co-Founder/Organizer of Diversity & Inclusion Program, Twilio

MairaBenjamin

Maira Benjamin

Director of Engineering at Pandora

Gene Teare

Gene Teare

Director of Content at CrunchBase & Co-Founder of London’s first Internet Cafe

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Kathy E. Magliato, MD, MBA, FACS

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Founder, CEO and CMO of  Cordex Systems Inc

Julian Scaff

Julian Scaff

UX/UI Professor at General Assembly & Author

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Tyler Griffen

Co-Founder of Prism Money, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Financial Services Innovation

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Dr. Carol Lynn Curchoe

CEO,President of 32ATPs and LLC,CSO of EduPaper Products

Emilia Schatz

Emilia Schatz

Lead Game Designer at Naughty Dog

Natasha Awasthi

Natasha Awasthi

Writer, Principal Business Designer, EPAM Healthcare & Sr. Product Manager, Collective Health

MelissaGuy

Melissa Guy

President at Asset Media Group Inc.

MaicaGil

Maica Gil

Founder and Organizer of the SF International Women Entrepreneurs Forum and Co-Founder at Heroikka

DomBrassey

Dom Brassey

VP of Growth for Lesbians Who Tech

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Jennifer P. Howland

Executive, Pathways for Experienced Technical Women at IBM

Melinda Briana Epler

Melinda Briana Epler

CEO at Change Catalyst & Co-Founder of Tech Inclusion Conference

DeldelpMedina

Deldelp Medina

Founder and CEO of Avión Ventures

EveretteTaylor

Everette Taylor

VP of Marketing at Skurt

ElenaChristopoulos

Elena Christopoulos

Principal of ECMC and Scientist

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Kimberly King

CEO, Social Entrepreneur & Global Change Agent
ElvinaBeck

Elvina Beck

Founder of PodShare.co

PhilClark

Phil Clark

Chief Creative Officer for Exygy

Birgit-Penzenstadler

Birgit Penzenstadler

Assistant Professor for Software Engineering at California State University Long Beach

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Lori Steele Contorer

Founder and CEO of Everyone Counts

Dalia Macphee

Dalia Macphee

Hollywood Fashion Designer & Creator of World’s First Light Up Jeans

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Lisa Mae Brunson

Founder of Wonder Women Tech

Cody Jensen

Cody Jensen

Founder and CEO of SearchBloom

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Kimberly Adams

Founder and Managing Partner of Flying Bridges

Rania Hoteit

CEO and Co-Founder of ID4A Technologies

AlexandraKinloch

Alexandra Kinloch

Director of The Inside Academy, Top Australian Female Entrepreneurs Under 40’ in both 2014 and 2015, Serial Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Business Consultant

 

SylviaVaquer

Sylvia Vaquer

Co-founder & Creative Director of SocioFabrica and Nicho

Tanya Lindermeier

Tanya Lindermeier

Founder of TopGirlCoder

TaniaKatan

Tania Katan

Evangelist at Axosoft & Co-Founder of “It Was Never A Dress” Campaign

TarshaMcCormick

Tarsha McCormick

Head of Diversity and Inclusion for ThoughtWorks North America

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Claire Hough

Senior Vice President of Engineering at Udemy

Vivian Shimoyama

Vivian Shimoyama

Executive Director of the Goldman Sachs, 10,000 Small Business Program for the Southern California Region

Sabeen Ali

Sabeen Ali

Founder and CEO of AngelHack

Marjorie Asturias

Marjorie R. Asturias

Happiness Engineer at Automattic

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Mark Politi

CEO of Discover-able, CEO of MP Public Relations

YoonJin Chang

YoonJin Chang

Director of Business Development and Co-Founder of LifeSite & Miss Korea 2010

Jamie Myrold

Jamie Myrold

Sr. Director of Experience Design at Adobe

Emily Hossellman

Emily Hossellman

Director of Marketing for Centercode

Heather VanCura

Heather VanCura

Group Director of Java Community Process at Oracle

Kevin Behan

Kevin Behan

Director of Academics at UCode

Amy Roiland

Amy Roiland

Visionary and Founder of FashionTap

Elizabeth Ames

Elizabeth Ames

SVP of Strategic Marketing, Alliances and Programs at Anita Borg Institute

Autumn Greco

Autumn Greco

 Teen Scientist & Wilhelmina Model

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Jenny Grant Rankin, Ph.D.

Lecturer, University of Cambridge & TEDTalk Speaker

McKenzie Slaughter

McKenzie Slaughter

Founder & CEO of Prohaus VC

Liat Tsoref

Liat Tsoref

VP & GM, Digital Health BU at EarlySense

Punam Nagpal

Punam Nagpal

Product Manager at Cisco

Elisa Camahort Page

Elisa Camahort Page

 Co-founder of BlogHer, Chief Community Officer of SheKnows Media 

Letha McLaren

Letha McLaren

CMO of Icontrol Networks

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Starr Barbour

Chief Executive Officer of STILLGOING

MaryMatyas

Mary Matyas

SVP of Client Solutions at Performics

Terry-Bayer

Terry P. Bayer

Chief Operating Officer for Molina Healthcare

KeithWilson

Keith Wilson, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare

MarthaBernadett

Martha Molina Bernadett

 Family Physician and Co-Founder of Molina Healthcare

RickHopfer

Rick Hopfer

Chief Information Officer at Molina Healthcare

MeeraBhatia

Meera Bhatia

VP of Product Management at Stella & Dot Family Brands

MarySiek

Mary Syiek

SVP, Provider and Member Engagement & Operations at Molina Healthcare

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Karli Henriquez

Media Influencer,Vice President of Programming at Dash Radio

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Katie Rosen Kitchens

Co-Founder of FabFitFun

DanielleLevine

Danielle Levine

Director of Business & Legal Affairs at FabFitFun

Lynn Perkins

Lynn Perkins

CEO & Founder of UrbanSitter

LeaEndres

Lea Endres

Co-Founder and President of NationBuilder Stories

GinaDavis

Gina Davis

Vice President of Professional Services at NationBuilder

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Whitney Hopple

Associate Mechanical Engineer at Virgin Galactic

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Hannah McCallum

Propulsion Test Engineer at Virgin Galactic

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Julia Tizard

Senior Director of Operations at Virgin Galactic

CherylBlack

Cheryl Black

CEO of YOU Technology

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Nicole Lewis

Propulsion Engineer at Virgin Galactic

Deena Pierott

Deena Pierott

Founder of iUrban Teen

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Ana Martinez

 Chief Technology Officer at PowerToFly 

Katharine Zaleski

Katharine Zaleski

Co-Founder & President of PowerToFly

Adonica Shaw

Adonica Shaw

Digital Media Strategist, TEDx Speaker

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Scarlett Sieber

SVP of Global Business Development of BBVA & Top Women to Watch in FinTech

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Tiffany L. Rider

 Director of Operations at CritiqueIt Inc, VP of Digital Strategy at Truth In Media, Co-Founder of Chicks Can Code

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Jenny Q. Ta

Founder & CEO of Sqeeqee.com and Co-founder of VCNetwork.Co 

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Miranda Lee

Founder of LX Labs

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April Wensel

Software Engineer and Founder, Compassionate Coding

Terrylene-Sacchetti

Terrylene Sacchetti

Deaf Actress, Educator, CEO of Clerc’s Children

Holly Berkley

Holly Berkley

Founder/CEO of BlissSmart

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Michelle Patterson

CEO of Women Network LLC & President of California Women’s Conference

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Aniesia Williams

Vice President of Branding & Strategic Partnerships
Project NOW/Clinton Global Initiative

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Jennifer Wang

Co-Founder of Dealmoon.com

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Vincent Jones

Founder, CEO, Chief Strategist of Reinvent Communications

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Vida Ghaffari

Actress, Voice-over Artist and Fashion Blogger.

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Danielle Letayf

 #BUILTBYGIRLS Program & Community Manager

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Anastasia Efremkina

#BUILTBYGIRLS Ambassador

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Jennifer Wang

#BUILTBYGIRLS Ambassador

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Rachel Ignotofsky

Author, Illustrator and Designer

Loni Spratt

Loni Spratt

Customer Success at Entelo

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Barbara-Ann Yates

Founder of Womaneuvers

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Dana Morgan

Director of Strategic Initiatives at DAQRI

TiffanyYu_final

Tiffany Yu

Social Entrepreneur, Tech Inclusion Advocate, Founder of Diversability

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Vicki Zhou

Co-Founder & Co-CEO of WiseBanyan

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June Sugiyama

Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation

Disabled veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan will have the chance to learn how to stay active and play sports. Disabled Sports USA is hosting a sports camp to help veterans rehabilitate and cope with their disabilities. It is also to honor the heroes who served our country.

Angela Madsen

Founder, Director of California Adaptive Rowing Program, US Paralympic Gold Medalist

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Yulia Laricheva

Co-Founder/Product Manager for Fund Dreamer

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Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose

Activist, Public Commentator Associate Professor at  University of Colorado

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Kendall Romine

 Growth Expert and Business Development Leader at GrowthX

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Lolita Taub

Founder of The F SHOW

JenniferJones_final

Jennifer Jones

 Growth Expert and Business Development Leader at GrowthX

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Qiana Patterson

Ed Tech Executive

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Allison Metcalfe,

VP of Customer Success, LiveRamp

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Atul Kamra

Managing Partner of SixThirty

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Mojen Jenkins

Creative & Technical Director,The Noisemakers

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Elyse Kaye

Founder, CEO of Aha Product Solutions

Founder, CEO of Bloom Bras

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Elsa E. Macias, NCWIT, Ph.D.

Research Analyst 

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Dr. Natalie Petouhoff

Vice President, Principal Analyst at Constellation Research Inc.
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Ruby Guillen

Founder,CEO of Humanistictech.com

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Mark Anthony Thomas

Director of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Operations Innovation Team

MariaPergolino

Maria Pergolino

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing at APTTUS

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Krista Whitley

Award-winning Entrepreneur, Executive Producer of “The Fabulous Furballs”

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Amy Galland

Founder and CEO of NTWC, Creator of flirtyQWERTY, Creator of Plume

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Sonya Lee

Co-Founder and COO of Dude I Need A Truck

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Alexandria Lacfi

Head of Operations and Co-Founder of New Story

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Lala Castro

Co-Founder of #LatinaGeeks, Founder of eLaLaC, Social Media Director at GigaSavvy

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Christine Carrillo

Co-Founder, CEO of Impact Health

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Nakeah Fuller

Founder of the All About FACE Academy, Founder, CEO of Nakeah Cosmetics of Hollywood

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Diane Beck

Senior Project Manager at MUFG Union Bank

MollyKarcher_final

Molly Karcher

Senior Software Engineer at Skurt

JessicaHasson_final

Jessica Hasson

CEO of Pulp PR

SashaHorne_final

Sasha Horne

Journalist, Digital Tech Blogger, and Editor at MERRY JANE media

ArielClarke_final

Ariel Clarke

Cannabis Attorney/Advocate Green Frontier

AdeliaCarrillo_final

Adelia Carrillo

CEO of Direct Cannabis Network

LynneLyman_final

Lynne Lyman

State Director, California Drug Policy Alliance

DonnaBulford_final

Donna M. Bulford

Digital Marketing and Media Executive

AmyPoinsett_final

Amy Poinsett

CEO, Co-founder of MJ Freeway

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Dr. Jacqueline Thao Nguyen

Clinical Pharmacist, CBD oil advocate, and TV medical contributor