Women in Tech Regatta
May 2, 2017 — A gathering to connect women to mentors, peers, and resources to advance your career.
Seattle’s own Women In Tech (WIT), an organization dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting women working in or aspiring to work in technology, will host its inaugural Women in Tech Regatta.
Connect with over 30 different organizations, elite mentors, and co-storming opportunities that will help you re-energize your career, provide you with valuable networking, and powerful insight to push your career to the next level.
We welcome all members of the tech community, including but not limited to, CEOs, Founders, CTOs, CMOs, Product Managers, Developers/Engineers, Early Stage Start ups, Late Stage Start ups, HR, Recruiters, Dev managers, Program Managers, Trainers, Designers, and MEN! Basically, if you’re interested in connecting to resources to advance your career, join us for an evening of epic resourceful proportions!
Drop into Seattle City Hall for the Power House Resource Reception from 5PM – 7PM and the rest is up to you! From 7-9pm we feature six separate events catering to your specific professional development needs and additional curiosities in the tech industry. Each venue will open at 6pm for early connecting.
Sample of participating organizations and more coming soon.
Startup Seattle, Code for Change, WA FIRST Robotics, IGNITE, Anita Borg Institute, TUNE House, Association for Women in Communications, Lean In Seattle, Women in Wireless, Lesbians Who Tech, Seattle Space Gals, ARA Mentors, Washington State Opportunities Scholarship, Seattle PyLadies, Association for Women in Computing, iUrbanTeen, Women in Bio, Washington Stem, The F Bomb Breakfast Club, Launch Code, Techbridge, WTIA, She's Coding, Reboot Seattle, Year Up, Teals, Girls Without Limits, TAF, Seattle Girls in Tech
Please see below for a description on each event and choose your favorites.
PowerHouse Resource Reception
Location: Seattle City Hall (Bertha Room)
5-7pm Connect with over 30 organizations that support women and girls in tech across the Puget Sound.
Cast off (Breaking in) sponsored by Columbia Tower Club & Temenos + Agility
Location: Columbia Tower Club
7-7:40pm Conversations with My Younger Self — CEO Panel
8-10pm CEO Connection Lab (opportunity to have CEO facetime; come prepared with one leadership question)
Tech Prowess: Staying on Top
Location: Seattle City Hall (Bertha Room)
7:15-8:15pm Staying on Top in Tech — Panel
8:15-9pm Visit industry mentors at different tables for various technical coaching topics.
Center of effort (Work/Life Balance/Parenthood) sponsored by Amazon
Location: 180 foundation
7-8:00pm Defining your Work-life balance-Hacking Parenthood — Panel
7-9pm The Centered Center. Visit 6 industry mentors as you change rooms every 20 minutes to discuss tips to keep it all in balance.
Making a Change- jumping into/away from corporate/Striking out on your own
Location: WeWork Holyoke
7-7:40pm Startup Mindset — shift from corporate to startup thinking-- Panel
8-8:40pm FUN in funding — What I wish I knew — - Panel
8-9pm Funding Connection Lab — Connect with key founders and angel investors who have navigated the funding process (main floor)
Shifting Culture sponsored by Uber
7-7:40pm — Shifting corporate perception and culture in a male dominated industry– Panel
8-9pm — Culture Connection Lab — Connect with experts on workplace culture.
Pop up Party
Location: Dry Sparkling HQ in Smith Tower
7-9pm Personal Branding Connection Lab (Coaching exercise with branding thought leaders to help define your personal brand)
Captaining your MentorSHIP
7-7:40pm Get to Give — Two sides of Mentorship — Panel
8-8:40pm Cross-generational Mentorship — Panel
Produced by WIT & Melody Biringer – founder of The CRAVE Company
WIT, Women in Tech, together with the Crave Company, are hosting the first inaugural Seattle Women in Tech Regatta on Thursday, May 2nd from 5pm – 9:00 at Seattle City Hall.
Founded in 2013, Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization which aims to support women by providing education and networking opportunities at quarterly events as well as raising funds and visibility for mission-aligned nonprofit partners. The Crave Companyspecializes in women’s business collaboration, especially Co-Storming.
The CRAVE Company is focused exclusively on bringing women together to make waves in their careers and personal lives. We connect and engage smart and successful women in thought-provoking conversations outside of the typical structured business setting. We specialize in event design for those authentic conversations. Our mission is to draw out the stories and voices of women in business in a way where they feel seen, heard, and empowered. We love to innovate, reinvent, and move forward at all times.