This year’s 24h World Tour took place on May 26th and 27th. If you missed it, you can watch all the sessions on replay!

Opening

Welcome to the second edition of our 24HR World Tour!

Fireside chat between Lori Rodriguez, Chief Digital Officer Women in Tech and Christine Chama, Disability Advocate, Social Worker and Development Specialist

Speakers:

The Honorable Kolinda Grabar, Former President of Croatia

Mrs Elisabeth Moreno, French Minister of Gender equality

Ayumi Moore Aoki, CEO and Founder of Women in Tech

Lori Rodriguez, Chief Digital Officer Women in Tech

Christine Chama, Disability Advocate, Social Worker and Development Specialist

Women in Tech France 🇫🇷

Be Inspired : Femmes en action dans la Tech en France

Speakers:

Aurélie Beaupel, Chapter Ambassador France

Florence Richardson, President of Femmes Business Angels

Katya Lainé, Co-Founder and CEO at Kwalys TALKR.ai

Albane Bressolle, Chief People Officer at Back Market

Women in Tech South Africa 🇿🇦

Here’s the video to the panel discussion on Connecting Africa: The role of digital inclusion in strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem followed by a Fireside chat between Melissa Slaymaker, Women in Tech Chapter ambassador for South Africa and Alutha Moshani, IT Executive at Sanlam.

Speakers:

Hwalani Mabaso, Board member Women in Tech South Africa

Dr Rufaro Mucheka, Head of Partnerships and Strategic Projects at Nedbank

Mclean Sibanda, Managing Director at Bigen Global Limited

Pauline Koelbl, Founder and CEO at AfriProspect GmbH; Founder and Managing Partner at ShEquity

Melissa Slaymaker, Women in Tech Chapter ambassador for South Africa

Alutha Moshani, IT Executive at Sanlam

Women in Tech The Netherlands 🇳🇱

Panel: Why Companies Should Care About Digital Inclusion

Speakers:

Dr Cara Antoine, Chapter Ambassador Netherlands

Grace Galdos, Community Leader, Women in Tech Netherlands

Tineke Bakker – van der Veen, Managing Director and Founder at Blue DragonFly Consultancy

Eva Westerhoff and translator, Disability rights advocate, accessibility consultant, trainer for inclusive information, communication and technology

Malin Liden, Vice President, Head of EMEA Marketing Transformation Office at SAP

Jim Smith, Accessibility Specialist at Atos

Women in Tech Israel 🇮🇱

Our choices define us and here at Israel we have a Panel of amazing women discussing: The power of choices which is followed by a Fireside Chat between Anne Baer, Chapter Board Member Israel and Aseel Nama, Biomedical Engineering Student at Technion University.

Speakers:

Jenyfer Maisonneuve, Chapter Ambassador

Anat Tsour Segal, Venture capital Cleantech & Biotech consensus Business group IDC Herzlia

Neta Schreiber, CEO and Co-Founder at SafeUP

Prof. Nurit Argov-Argaman, Chief Scientist at Biomilk

Anne Baer, Chapter Board Member Israel

Aseel Nama, Biomedical Engineering Student at Technion University

Women in Tech Russia 🇷🇺

Women around the world are often judged by their looks. Do the looks matter for women in tech? Hear what our Panel has to say!

Speakers:

Elina Valeeva, Chapter Ambassador

Dilyara Saetova, Program Manager at Microsoft

Dariya Pushkarskaya, Owner of Web Hero School

Yanina Mowat, Digital Analytics Manager at Royal Bank of Scotland

Tatjana Lehatkova, JS Backend Developer at Vyte

Women in Tech – DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 🌈

Panel: building your squad

Speakers:

Anna Makinen, Diversity & Inclusion Director at Women in Tech

Jessica Alderson, Women in TechUK Lead

Alice Cambridge, Women in Tech UK Partnership Manager

Women in Tech Zambia 🇿🇲

Panel: The use of technology to help close the gender gap in rural areas

Speakers:

Mafunase Malenga, Chapter Ambassador and Co-Founder at Shengamo Media

Honorable Elisabeth Phiri, Minister of Gender for Zambia

Wamaka Mwansa, Youth Ambassador, Zambia

Women in Tech Georgia 🇬🇪

Panel: Digital skills as means of women empowerment in Georgia

Speakers:

Ana Lomtadze, Chapter Ambassador Georgia

Nino Enukidze, Rector at Business and Technology University

Ana Pashalishvili, Representative of UN Women in Georgia

Women in Tech Switzerland 🇨🇭

Panel: Prioritising digital inclusion and accelerating progress in Switzerland

Speakers:

Safia Agueni, Chapter Ambassador

Samantha O’riordan, Community Leader, Women in Tech Netherlands

Dalith Steiger, Co-founder of Swiss Cognitive

Christophe Wagnière, Director at École 42

Lucie Maillet St-Pierre, VP Customer Success at Salesforce

Nadine Nyffenegger, Marketing Director and Head of Philanthropies at Microsoft Switzerland

Women in Tech Macedonia 🇲🇰

Panel: Designing great products with female flavour

Speakers:

Monika Rizovska, Chapter Ambassador

Katerina Trajchevska, Chapter Board member

Stefan Miteski, Agile Coach at Tech Alliance

Elena Andreeva, User Interface Designer at TeamViewer

Kosta Petrov, Managing Director at FITD – Fund for Innovation and Technology Development

Gorica Tapandjieva, Product Manager at Nexthink

Women in Tech Angola 🇦🇴

Fireside Chat between Claudia Mendes Silva and Sylvio Rocha, Film Director.

This is followed by documentary relay by Sylvio called “Women at Work” – The documentary follows one day in the life of incredible women, uncovering the meaning of work for them, which inevitably surpasses their professional life and embraces motherhood, parenting, breadwinning, taking care, being a spouse and their dreams.

Speakers:

Claudia Mendes Silva, Chapter Ambassador of Portugal

Sylvio Rocha, Film Director

Women in Tech Portugal 🇵🇹

Panel: Digital Competences: Equal access to digital technologies

Speakers:

Claudia Mendes Silva, WIT Chapter Ambassador

Luisa Ribeiro Lopes, General Coordinator of INCoDe.2030

Diogo Madeira da Silva, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Huawei Technologies

Women in Tech UK 🇬🇧

Panel: Funding for female founders: How to turn the tide

Speakers:

Jessica Alderson, Chapter Ambassador

Ashleigh Bishop, Co-CEO at Bagboard

Yoann Benhacoun, Founder at Upscalers Investment Club

Emma Phillips, Partner at LocalGlobe

Women in Tech USA 🇺🇸

Wherever you are in your career, you have the power to do something to close the digital divide. What, why and how to close the digital divide in the US, featuring Heather Chirtea founder of Digital Wish, a non-profit granting teacher wishes and providing student access for over a decade. Plus Insights from ten women on their passions for technology and the part we all can play to close the divide wherever we are in our careers. Screen reader support enabled.

Speakers:

Lori Rodriguez, Women In Tech Global Chief Digital Officer

Heather Chirtea, Executive Director of Digital Wish

Alexandra Wallach, Women In Tech US Operations leader and COO at JL Hufford Discover Gourmet

Ten women across the career lifecycle university through leadership will record their experiences as a WIT and what they are doing to close the digital divide.

Women in Tech Canada 🇨🇦

Panel: Unlocking a Dream Career in Tech: Access to Skills, Mentorship & Community

Speakers:

Andrea Sesum, Women In Tech Country Director

Dr. Maja Zelihic, Fulbright Specialist, Dept. Chair Forbes School of Business and Technology & UAGC

Jennie Walker, Associate Professor, Lead Faculty for Business Leadership and Chair for Center for Women’s Leadership at Forbes School of Business & Technology

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, Senior Director – Digital Economy, Technology & Innovation at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (Canada)

Women in Tech Brazil 🇧🇷

Panel 1: Diversity and Digital Education

Panel 2: Digital Transformation for all

Speakers:

Lindalia Reis, Women In Tech Ambassador

Lisiane Lemos, Business Development at Google

Ana Hofmann, Digital Transformation Partnership Lead at Microsoft

Women in Tech Peru 🇵🇪

Panel: «¿Cómo reconstruimos el “peldaño roto” para lograr que más #mujeres #STEM asciendan en la escalera corporativa?»

Speakers:

Isabel Velarde, WIT Director LATAM

Luciana Olivares Cortes, CEO at Boost Brand Accelerator

Inés Temple , President at LHH DBM PERU and LHH Chile

Veronica Zavala Lombardi, Manager at Inter-American Development Bank

Lieneke Schol Calle, Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Talent at Camposol

Luisa Márquez Richards, Partner GBS Country Leader Perú and Ecuador at IBM

Women in Tech Australia 🇦🇺

Panel: 2021 is set to be the year of Female Domination

Speakers:

Peace Mitchell, Chapter Ambassador

Belinda Agnew, Managing Partner at Enamus

Suzette Bailey, CEO and Co-Founder at SimpleMarketing.ai and CEO at Sensory7

Ima Miri, Climate Change enthusiat

Taryn Williams, CEO & Founder WINK models and theright.fit

Women in Tech Thailand 🇹🇭

Panel: Women Empowerment in Digital Transformation (In Thai)

Speakers:

Dr. Narisa Chauvidul-Aw, CEO and Founder of KogoPAY Group; Chapter Ambassador

Prinn Panitchpakdi , Deputy Leader and Head of the Economic Team, Democrat Party

Nathida Ratthanawut, Digital Entrepreneurial, Consultant and Founder of MarketingOops.com

Kulthirath Pakawachkrilers, CEO and Co-Founder at Thailand e-Business Center (TeC)

Women in Tech India 🇮🇳

1) Fire side chat “Conquering the Imposter Syndrome” Captain Zoya Agarwal, Captain at Air India Airlines and Purva Aggarwal, Chapter Ambassador

2) Panel Discussion “Imposter Syndrome for Women in Tech” moderated by Kanika Gupta Shori.

Speakers:

Kanika Gupta Shori, Founder and COO at Square Yards

Niharika Joshi, Head of Customer Strategy Workplace at Facebook

Vandana Verma, Security Architect at IBM India

Yamika Mehra, Venture Partner at Favcy

Shreyasi Singh, Founder and CEO of Harappa Education

Anitha Pallagolla, Delivery Manager at EPAM

Women in Tech Bulgaria 🇧🇬

Panel: Why do we need more women in technology?

Speakers:

Ivelina Atanasova – Genchev, Growth Marketing Consultant at Newtrend.agency; Chapter Ambassador

Dimi Ilieva, Chief Marketing Officer at MyPOS; Women in Tech – Bulgaria Chapter Board Member

Marina Shideroff, Founder and CEO at Fram Creative Solutions

Ivelina Nikolova, Manager Technology Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Board Member at AIBEST

Women in Tech UAE 🇦🇪

Panel: How expat women in the UAE are creating positive impact with their Women focused start-ups

Speakers:

Ayumi Moore Aoki, Founder and CEO of Women in Tech®

Nadia Mannell, Women In Tech Chief Experience Officer

Sophie Smith, Co-founder and CEO of Nabta Health

Anisha Oberoi, Founder and CEO of Secret Skin

Paola Ambrogio, Women In Tech UAE Operations

Closing 🌍

Speakers:

Marisa Monteiro Borsboom, Women In Tech Chief Legal Officer

Carine de Meyere, Women In Tech CCO

Amandine Roche, Gender and Election Specialist; Partnership and Resource Mobilization Coordinator at UN Women

Tannya Jalal, Women In Tech UAE Chapter Ambassador

Anna Al Qasimi-Roberts, Founder and CEO of AchievHER

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