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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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Do you have suggestions, comments, or feedback? Feel free to reach out to the series host and ACM-W Standing Committees’ Chair, Bushra Anjum.


Latest session

Resilience and Overcoming Adversity: The CTO Journey

When? October 26, 2022, 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Watch On Demand

Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A cryptography algorithm? Is it The office of the CTO oversees everything from technology vision and strategy to architecture, innovation, development, and infrastructure. In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” we invite C-suite technology leaders, women with diverse experiences, to share their stories of grit and resilience. What were some of the unique challenges they faced as a woman in an IT leadership role? Did they architect their careers, or were they vigilant to take advantage of opportunities? How do they deal with difficult situations, people and emotions on an ongoing basis? Join our panel, with host Bushra Anjum, as we find our nuggets of wisdom and inspiration from these stories.

Panelists

Rebecca Parsons | CTO Thoughtworks

Janice Zdankus | VP, CTO Technology, Strategy and Innovation, HPE

Rama Akkiraju | VP Enterprise AI & Automation, NVIDIA

with host Bushra Anjum

Watch On Demand

Previously …

  • ACM-W Webinar Demystifies Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

    Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A cryptography algorithm? Is it the same as cryptocurrency? In episode 10 of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” we aimed to demystify blockchain technology with the help of leading women technologists in the field.  The panellists for this session were:  ♦ Lisa

  • Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

    When? July 20th, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Watch On Demand 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

  • 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

  • Celebrating Technology Leaders – Machine Learning Careers: Looking Beyond the Hype

    So what is the gap between the popular (mis)understanding of ML potential and what the tools can actually deliver today? In the next episode of ACM-W “Celebrating Technology Leaders”, scheduled for October 20th at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT we seek practical guidance and pointers for our future ML workforce. Join us for a panel

  • 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 Playlist