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The Role of Male Allies, Advocates, and Mentors in Retaining Women in Tech

March 13, 2017 · 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

| Free

Advocates, mentors, and allies are all roles that require a commitment and a will to help other individuals achieve their highest potential in their pursuit of activities to advance themselves and their communities.

Although the roles might be defined differently, they all encompass being supportive and encouraging. In the technology world, these relationships are essential to the retention and promotion of women.  However, the lack of female role models in the field, as well as the dearth of males to provide the needed support, illuminates a problem that must be addressed.

By attending our half-day workshop, we will highlight the problem and explain how current mentors, allies, and advocates are tackling it.  We will also provide resources, contacts/connections, and the support necessary for you to become part of the solution–to help elevate women’s technological competency and their presence in the field.

Please join us at this important and timely event, which will impart the knowledge and the tools to assist you in becoming the change agents needed to help attract and keep more women in the field of technology and, perhaps, your company.

About AnitaB.org for Women in Technology:

We connect, inspire and guide women in computing and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative.

Sponsorship for this or other events can be found here: http://bit.ly/2lSncR1

Tentative Agenda 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Arrival & Registration

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. ABI.NYC Introduction & Keynote

* Rose Robinson, International Community Developer, AnitaB.org for Women in Technology

* Keynote Speaker, Confirmed next week

 

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Women perspectives (Real Problem)

Moderator 

* Matt Wallert, Behavioral Scientist

Panel

* Natalia Rodriguez: Helen Fellow in Data Visualization, American Museum of Natural History

* Erin Grau: Vice President of Operations, The New York Times

* Reham Fagiri: Co-Founder and CEO, AptDeco

* Vanessa Pestritto: Partner, Lattice Ventures

 

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break

 

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Men perspectives  (Real Problem 2) 

Moderator

* Kelly Hoey, Author, Build Your Dream Network

Panel

* Dan Storms: Senior Director of Product, XO Group Inc.

* Evin Robinson: Co-Founder, New York on Tech

* Chaim Haas: Head of Innovation Communication, Bloomberg LP

* Haile Owusu: Chief Data Scientist, Mashable

* Kip Zahn: Managing Director, BlackRock

 

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break

 

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Solutions for Improvement

 

Authors of Athena Rising:

Brad Johnson, PhD, is a professor of psychology in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law at the United States Naval Academy, and a faculty associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and recipient of Johns Hopkins University Teaching Excellence Award. He has served as chair of the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee and as president of the Society for Military Psychology. Dr. Johnson is the author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters-many on the topic of mentoring and 12 books, in the areas of mentoring, professional ethics, and counseling.

 

David Smith, PhDis an active duty U.S. Navy Captain and Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law at the United States Naval Academy, having served four years as the chair. As a sociologist trained in military sociology and social psychology, he focuses his research in gender, work, and family issues including dual career families, military families, women in the military, and retention of women. Dr. Smith is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters- many on the topic of gender in the workplace

 

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks (Motivation to do it)

* Leo Widrich, COO/Co-founder at Buffer

 

 

Details

Date:
March 13, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Microsoft Technology Center
11 Times Square
New York, 10036 United States
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