ACM-W global leadership presents “Celebrating Technology Leaders“, a webinar series highlighting the stories of successful technical women who are leading diverse careers in the technology industry. During these hour long conversations, we provide “career coaching“ and “leadership advice“ to students and early career professionals. We aim to inform our audience about the multitude of careers open to them, enabling them to take educated next steps in their professional journeys.
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Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?
When? July 20th, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A cryptography algorithm? Is it the same as cryptocurrency? In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” we aim to demystify blockchain technology with the help of leading women technologists in the field. Join our panel, with host Bushra Anjum, as we talk about the core concepts, and learn how to differentiate blockchain hype from reality. We will also explore what problems are good candidates to be solved with this emerging technology.
Lisa Calkins | CEO HalfBlast Studios
Tatiana Zander | Director Technology Innovation Ericsson
Zeenat Anjum | Founder & CEO Digiwrite
with host Bushra Anjum
- Greetings from the ACM-W Chair – Spring 2022
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- Mental Health, Wellbeing, and Self-Care: A Candid Discussion with Women Technologists
When? Mar 16, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Watch on Demand Whether it is the stress and responsibilities of ordinary life, job-related pressures, or pandemic created conditions, numerous stressors challenge our mental wellbeing. In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,”, leading women technologists open up on the issue of mental health
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- Celebrating Technology Leaders – Tech Returnships for Women
Wednesday, August 18th at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT, a panel discussion featuring Kristi Lamar: Managing Director | Monitor DeloitteMaryam Shabbir: Business Development Consultant | SybridMDChristine Winston: Vice President | Path ForwardJossie McManus: Software Engineer | VMware with host Bushra Anjum [On Demand]
- Celebrating Technology Leaders – Women in Cybersecurity
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