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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

Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

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

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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.

Panelists

Lisa Calkins | CEO HalfBlast Studios

Tatiana Zander | Director Technology Innovation Ericsson

Zeenat Anjum | Founder & CEO Digiwrite

with host Bushra Anjum

Resources shared by the Panelists in the session:

1. To explore the analytics side of Blockchain Technology Dune Analytics, Flipside Crypto

2. For learning and community, check out Layer 3 Platform, blockchain.ieee.org/communities, corda.net

3. To learn about emerging projects coming into the space of Blockchain applications cointelegraph.com, cryptocompare.com, yahoofinance.com

4. Description of the Ericcson use case discussed in the session, Remote Acceptance

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Previously …

  • 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 – Women in Cybersecurity

    Wednesday, June 9th at 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT,  a panel discussion featuring Sara Hall (Deputy CISO and Head of Security Operations and Engineering, MassMutual), Sepideh Ghanavati, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Maine) and Cimone Wright-Hamor (Graduate Research Assistant, Computer Engineering, Iowa State University), with host Bushra Anjum [On Demand]


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