Day One

Thursday May 3, 2018


8:45 AM
Kick-off & Video Manifesto


9:00 AM
Code of Conduct overview


9:10 AM

The challenge will not wait  —  Summit Opening and Overview

Cat Posey, Founder of Tech Superwomen


9:35 AM

Keynote #1: Black Panther, Harry Potter and the SWAG of Tech Superwomen

Kamilah Taylor, Cofounder, Author, Engineer


10:05 AM

Why Investing in Women Entrepreneurs is the Future of Silicon Valley (fireside chat)

Ann Miura-Ko, Co-founding Partner, Floodgate, and David Hornik, Early Stage Venture Capitalist, August Capital


10:50 AM


11:05 AM

Tech Culture Contradictions: Confessions from a Stereotype-Threatened Engineer

Raquel Romano, Principal Software Engineer, Threadloom


11:20 AM
D&I Fake News and Myths – a Takedown
Jez Humble, Author, Speaker and CTO at DevOps Research Assessment


11:50 AM

Why I Built a Startup about Water

Tiffani Ashley Bell, Founder and Executive Director, The Human Utility


12:15 PM
Lunch and Lounge
Visit the restaurants in the lower level and surrounding area of the
METREON, and enjoy snacks and refreshments in the community lounge and sponsor pavilion


1:45 PM
Gather for a message from some special folks


2:00 PM

Empathy and VR (fireside chat)

Erin Teague, Head of VR Product, YouTube, and Cat Posey, Founder of Tech Superwomen


2:30 PM

Future of Technologies including IoT, AI and Blockchain

Pamela Rice, MVP, Technology Strategy and Emerging Technology, Capital One


2:45 PM


2:55 PM
Featured: How early does the Pipeline Leak and What can we do About it?
Insights from Recent Grads

Billie Wei, Program Manager, Microsoft and former co-President, Harvard Women in Computer Science; Zoe Olson, Tech Arch Analyst, Accenture, and former president, University of Oregon Women in CS; Jibby Ayo-Ani, Software Engineer, Capital One and former Student Body Vice President, Carnegie Mellon University; and Patricia Posey, COO, Tech Superwomen Summit


3:40 PM

Founder Story: Why I quit Startups to Build /dev/color

Makinde Adeagbo, CEO and Founder, /dev/color, and
Cat Posey, Founder of Tech Superwomen (fireside chat)


4:05 PM

Global Spotlight: Brazil — The story of She’s Tech and Ciranda de Morais

Ciranda de Morais, She’s Tech Founder


4:25 PM

What Happens when Tech Includes Everyone, a Conversation on Social Impact and Equity.

Vivian Graubard, Director of Strategy for Public Interest Technology, New America and Karla Monterroso, Code 2040 CEO


5:05 PM

What’s next!

Cat Posey, Founder of Tech Superwomen


Day Two

Friday May 4, 2018


8:45 AM


9:00 AM


9:10 AM

Keynote #3: The State of D&I and the Path Forward

Nicole Sanchez, CEO and Founder, Vaya Consulting



9:35 AM

“Clear My Record” and Making Tech that Matters

Jazmyn Latimer, Lead Designer and Researcher – Safety and Justice Team, Code for America


9:50 AM

Featured Chat

to be announced


10:20 AM


Brought to you by Intuit


10:30 AM

Featured: Women, Power and the Boardroom

Nora Denzel, Merline Saintil and Alolita Sharma


11:15 AM

Featured: Uncovering the Hidden Figures of Tech (fireside chat)

Megan Smith and NASA Astronaut Dr. Yvonne Cagle


11:55 AM

Tech Superwomen Manifesto

Cat Posey, Founder of Tech Superwomen


12:00 PM
Closing — Special Musical performance by Kaitlyn Hova


12:10 PM
Lunch and Network
Visit the restaurants in the lower level of the METREON and enjoy snacks and refreshments in the community lounge and sponsor pavilion