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HopperX1 Hyderabad by AnitaB.org on 22 June 2018

June 22, 2018 · 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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We are delighted to announce HopperX1 Hyderabad, an event organized by the Hyderabad.AnitaB.org community, on Friday, 22nd June 2018.

Hopperx1 are one-day events modelled after the famous Grace Hopper Celebration conference. We have an exciting day in store for you covering a variety of technical talks and professional development sessions. We also have a special session for better careers and well-being. Join us to learn, network and share experiences!

Venue: CA Technologies, 115, IT Park Area, Next to ICICI Bank Nanakramguda, ISB Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Ticket price per person: Rs 1000 + Applicable taxes


08:30 – 09:45 am Registration
09:45 -10:00 am Welcome note and AnitaB.org update
10:00 – 10:45 am Keynote by Sunita Mohanty, Director of Trust & Safety, Google India
Topic: Technology Trends and Zooming into Trust, Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Ethical AI,
gender AI and Our Role
10:45 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am -12:00 pm Panel topic: I am Sampoorna

There is a need for new thinking and inspiration to get women in technology careers to take better all-round care of themselves, to be better personally and professionally. Accomplished leaders share their expertise on factors like financial planning, wellness and safety,that can really impact the life choices of women and enable them to lead a fuller life.

Panelists: Anasuya Challa, Deputy Commissioner of Police – Admin and SHE TEAMS – Cyberabad; Deepa Nittala, Certified Financial Planner & Consulting Advisor, Sree Mantrana Financial Services; Puja Parekh, VP Health & Benefits, Global Insurance Brokers
Moderator: Nivedita Aggarwal, Director – Software Engineering, CA Technologies

12:00 – 01:30 pm Networking lunch
01:30 – 02:45 pm Tech Talk 1 by Heena Raval, Sr. Director, Data Sciences, CA Technologies
Topic: Bracing in the Tsunami of Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningTech Talk 2 by Aparna Wani, Data Scientist & Program Manager, Microsoft
Topic: Rethinking Old Problems in an AI-enabled World
02:45 – 03:15 pm Talk on Risk-taking by Deepthi Ravula, CEO WE HUB, Government of Telangana
03:15 – 03:30 pm Break
03:30 – 04:50 pm Interactive workshop – Impact Your Outcome by Anupama Easwaran, Founder, in.harmony
04:50 – 05:00 pm Closure

Who should attend?

– Women in technology professionals across all management levels
– Women students from STEM backgrounds
– Women entrepreneurs with technology ventures

Please share this opportunity among your network.

For any queries please write to us at Indiaqueries@AnitaB.org.

Speaker Profiles

Sunita Mohanty, Director of Trust & Safety at Google India

Sunita Mohanty leads her team to protect end users from online threats, including fraud, abuse, low quality interactions and content on Google platforms & products, ensuring a safe and trustworthy experience. In addition to her current role, Sunita works closely with the Government of Telangana in creating a connected, digitized and sustainable ecosystem in the state. She also leads community outreach activities to create awareness around online safety and women empowerment across India. Sunita has more than 19 years of leadership experience in technology and innovation. Previously at Google, she led Publisher partnership for India. Before joining Google, she led Delivery and Technology consulting with Infosys, working across various geographies (US, APAC and Australia) and global teams. Prior to Infosys, she was with ICICI setting up the the Data warehouse infrastructure for their Retail Bank. Sunita has an engineering degree and an MBA in Marketing and Information Technology.

Heena Raval, Sr. Director – Data Sciences, CA Technologies

Heena leads the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence effort for CA Technologies ITC, working closely with global teams across the company. Heena has over 19 years of industry experience in planning and leading comprehensive product and service vision, design, development and go-to-market. She has successfully led global teams to achieve top company initiatives from idea to execution, delivered multi-generation roadmap while consciously developing a culture of high energy and empathy in her immediate teams and the larger organization. Prior to CA, she was with Microsoft for 11 years, delivering world class, enterprise scale Integration services, Master Data Management services, led consulting & delivery of UX and Quality services for customers. She was instrumental in delivering a ‘AI for the enterprise’ a vision for Microsoft’s internal digital transformation. She delivered an advanced analytics platform for Microsoft Sales & Marketing, creating intelligence from several ML models, to drive efficiencies and intelligent decision making. Before Microsoft, Heena has worked for Larsen & Toubro R&D, General Electric Product Engineering, ABB Corporate Research where she delivered diverse impactful programs across the globe.

Aparna Wani, Data Scientist and Program Manager, Microsoft
Aparna works as a Data Scientist with Microsoft and is working on multiple AI and ML enabled solutions some of which are: Predictive forecasting for cloud consumption using HTS frame work for decision making and target planning; Social Data Mining for intent detection – mining the Twitter data to identify prospective buyers/buying intent for Microsoft products; Anomaly detection in workflows – using statistical interpretation and central limit theory. Prior to this, Aparna was working in the areas of Pharmaceutical Global Price/Revenue management including global drug launches and managed market analysis. Aparna holds a masters degree in Statistics from Pune University.

Deepthi Ravula, CEO WE HUB, Government of Telangana

Deepthi Ravula is the CEO of WE HUB, a first-of-its-kind and only state-run platform for Women Entrepreneurs, helping women from diverse backgrounds by providing a soft-landing hub and mentoring them to be successful in their entrepreneurial journey. In her current role as Joint Director for Electronics Promotions (Electronics, Semiconductor and Business) for the State of Telangana, she is responsible for: Promotion of Electronics Manufacturing in the State of Telangana; Key activities to enable MSME and Large scale industries to establish and plan investments in the State of Telangana. Before taking up this role, Deepthi has worked across various roles in the technology industry for 14+ years.

Anupama Easwaran, Founder, in.harmony

Anupama Easwaran is the founder of in.harmony and has over 16 years of work experience in business development, client servicing, marketing, advertising, brand and event management. in.harmony, a diversity and inclusion consultancy established in 2014, supports companies and organizations in creating a more diverse, inclusive, harassment free and engaged workplace. In-sighting and benchmarking studies on inclusion; diversity and inclusion coaching; customized training programs on topics like unconscious bias, women leadership, gender sensitization; interactive employee wellness sessions, programs on creating harassment free workplace; programs for expectant and new mothers including maternity coaching etc. are key offerings from their bouquet of services. in.harmony employs innovative ways like conversation guidelines, focus group discussions, theatre, music, dance, sports, writing and facilitation to support their client’s diversity  and inclusion goals.

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June 22, 2018
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