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