Diversity & Inclusion [PWIT Workshop Series powered by: SKY]

Saturday 15 June 2019

Starts 10:00 AM

Finishes 12:30 PM

Organized by Portuguese Women in Tech

Venue: Sky Technology Centre - Portugal

Address: Rua Tomás da Fonseca. Torres de Lisboa. Torre E - 13º
1600-209 Lisboa

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Join Portuguese Women in Tech for a roundtable on Diversity & Inclusion where we'll discuss the barriers and challenges women in tech face as well as solutions to ensure a diverse and vibrant tech sector. Who is this best for? Anyone interested in joining the conversation about gender equality in tech. About the speakers: Renee Hunt Renee, currently a Director in Sky Technology, she is a leader with multiple years of experience in a variety of line management and professional services roles. She has employed proven and repeatable approaches for high risk and complex delivery including: Agile, Lean and PRINCE2. She is accountable for Sky’s Group Digital Content estate, building bespoke digital capabilities for Sky’s locations across Europe to provide products enjoyed by users all over the world. In addition to her solid technical foundation, Renee is also highly effective communicator, who excels at Board and CXO stakeholder presentation and expectation management. Renee is an excellent motivator, coach and mentor who has a strong track record of building and leading high performance teams. Mariana Moura Santos Founder of Chicas Poderosas, a non-profit organization that aims to bring more women into technology, started in Latin America, back in 2013 while she was an ICFJ fellow. Today she runs it full time with her team and a board of directors, experts in the different areas of journalism, entrepreneurship, business, innovation and design thinking. Ana Margarida Trigo  Industrial electronics and computers engineer, Ana Trigo soon realised the low number of women pursuing tech careers. In 2010 joined Women in Engineering affinity group of IEEE, the biggest association of technology worldwide with more than 400.000 members. She started researching gender issues as an hobby and as a result published 3 papers so far. She is part of Equal-IST European Project that aims to study gender in academic environments. As PhD student in Advanced Engineering Systems for Industry program she is researching on autonomous vehicles in the automotive industry.

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