WITI@UC is excited to start the fall semester out strong. We just participated in an impressive panel of women founders at a program led by the Berkeley Startup Cluster and Berkeley SkyDeck featuring CaT Bobino, Kira Noodleman, and Chloe Alpert. (Photo credit: Hilary Burgess
@hilaryberkeley). And there are lots of great opportunities coming up!

Save the date!
Join these events that feature leading women in tech, networking opportunities, and leadership development:

Tue, August 27, 6:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies
Impact Hub Oakland

Thurs, September 5, 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Turning Tech to Traction: Meet CITRIS Foundry & Cyclotron Road
Kvamme Atrium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Mon, Sept 9, 6:30PM — 8:00PM
ATC Lecture — Madeline Gannon, “Robots Are Creatures, Not Things.”
Osher Theater, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Sept 11, 12:00PM — 1:00PM
Jutta Williams, Sr. Technical Program Manager at Facebook AI
2019 CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series — Banatao Aud.

Tue, September 17, 8:30 AM-6:00 PM
UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit
Pauley Ballroom

Wed, Sept 18, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Barbara Simons, Verified Voting, “Broken Ballots, Will your vote count?”
Banatao Aud.

Tues, Oct 1, 12:00PM-1:30PM
“Insider tips on engineering your program to be welcoming to all” Panel
Coalition for Education & Outreach (CEO) for staff/faculty
290 Hearst Mining Building

Wed, Oct 2, 12:00PM-1:00PM “The Future of 5G for California: Ensuring Equitable Access” with Shireen Santosham, Chief Innovation Officer, San Jose Mayor’s Office of Technology & Innovation and Ernesto Falcon, Legislative Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Banatao Aud.

Coming soon: Details on Ada Lovelace Day & Women in Robotics on Oct 8 and Innovators @ Cal Fair on Oct 10!

Join the club!
For students — don’t miss student organization opportunities with

FemTech (& on Facebook)
FEMTech’s First Meeting — Thurs, Sept 12, 8:00 PM — 9:00 PM Barrows 185

SWE–Society of Women Engineers
Ice Cream Social — Friday, Sept 6, 5:00 PM — 6:30 PM Bechtel Terrace

Bias Busters
First meeting — Wed, Aug 28, 4:00PM — 5:00PM Cory-400 Hughes Rm Cap:25

WICSE — Women in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

AWE — UC Berkeley Association of Women in EECS

GWE — Graduate Women of Engineering

HES — Hispanic Engineers and Scientists

BESSA — Black Engineering and Science Student Association


And other student groups… And more great resources (mentoring, funding)! Shout out to CS Kickstart folks (& on Facebook) and She(256) for the blockchain curious peeps. Also check out the Gender Equity Resource Center, fondly referred to as GenEq and the Unconscious Bias Project at Berkeley.

5 Newsletters you should subscribe to:

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Berkeley Engineering

Berkeley Startup Cluster

Better Allies

Anita Borg

Bonus! Kapor Center and EGAL (Haas Business School’s Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership)

Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech (EDGE in Tech) Initiative @ UC | CITRIS & the Banatao Institute + Berkeley Engineering http://edge.berkeley.edu

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