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      4th Annual Wonder Women Tech National Conference in Long Beach

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      November 7, 2019

      Thursday   9:00 AM

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      4th Annual Wonder Women Tech National Conference

      Friends of Wonder Women Tech,This year's 4th Annual Wonder Women Tech National Conference at the Long Beach Convention Center, in partnership with the City of Long Beach and the Mayor, has attracted tons of support from the city, as well as from community leaders, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations to make this our BEST YEAR YET! We are also celebrating our FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we'll be unveiling special immersive experiences that we've never had before. What does this mean for YOU?!With the various Women's Rights movements, the complex political climate, and the quest for tackling gender parity, equal pay, diversity, and creating inclusive work spaces and cultures, we are curating an epic experience just for you. We will engage in the future of work, innovation and creating a Culture of Belonging, as well as enjoy interactive experiences and network with other amazing individuals in the Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math (STEAM) industries. It will be THAT kind of conference you've always dreamed about attending. We guarantee it. What can you look forward to? Hiring Humans Career Fair, Expo, and Smart City Fest:  11AM - 4PM Interact with dozens of companies who want to hire YOU! Admission is free with Resume Submission. Upload your resume here: Expo Hall and Special Programming: Networking Co-Working Space sponsored by WeWork Breakouts and Workshops Mentor Magic Sessions Junior Innovation STEAM Camp for youth Opportunities to interview candidates  Female Founder Booths Resume Review Lounge Interactive booths And more... ALSO: A special invite-only Yacht tour of the Port of Long Beach sponsored by the Port of Long Beach and the Office of Civic Innovation. A "Woman of Color" networking event sponsored by Google VIP and networking parties and more! Join us November 7th-8th, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California and explore this year's theme #WeAreFuture and discover how Wonder Women Tech is creating global magic! We look forward to seeing you there! AGENDA SAMPLE: (Agenda can change without notice.) WONDER WOMEN TECH  NATIONAL CONFERENCE MAIN STAGE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH, 2019 LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER 9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Registration and Networking  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM -- Morning MC: Cheryl Sutherland, Founder and CEO, PleaseNotes  10:00 AM - 10:15 AM -- Wonder Women Tech: A Year of Exploring #WeAreFuture with Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech and Brianna Machado, Co-Producer and Director of Programming  10:35 AM - 10:50 AM -- Storytelling Through VR to Combat Unconscious Bias and Create a Culture of Belonging Shelley Osborne, Head of Learning and Development, Udemy 10:50 AM - 11:00 AM -- Empower Talk: Elizabeth Slater, Information Management Officer at the U.S. Department of State     11:00 AM - 11:15 AM -- Special Address: Mayor Robert Garcia, City of Long Beach 11:15 AM - 11:25 AM --  Inspire the next - Wonder Girls Tech Bethany Orozco, Statewide Recruitment & Communications Director, EnCorps  11:25 AM - 11:40 PM -- We Are the Science Fiction of Our Ancestors: Reclaiming Space & Power for Indigenous Futures Through Technology Johnnie Jae, Founder, A Tribe Called Geek 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM -- Long Beach Accelerator Program Presentation John Keisler, Director of Economic Development City of Long Beach  John Shen, CEO Sunstone (Assistant Chingy Norton), Wade Martin, Director of CSULB Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM -- We Matter Too! The Deaf Women Leaders in STEAM Shattering the Glass Ceiling CJ Jones, Deaf Actor and Activist, Baby Driver and Avatar 2 Storm Smith, BBDO (Los Angeles) Maleni Chaitoo, United Nations international interpreter, DASL, NYC Natasha O'fill, Actress Kristy Ramos, ASL Instructor Angela Maria Nardolillo™, Creative Director, Humanitarian, Public Speaker Antoinette Abbamonte, Actress 12:45 PM - Mindful Moment 12:30 PM -- 1:30 PM -- Lunch Break/Expo 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Afternoon MC 1:55 PM - 2:25 PM -- Women Who Lead: Exploring the Journey of Building Teams and Cultivating Leadership Moderator: Mary Michael Pontzer, Vice President, Product, ACT Panelist: Katie Wilson, Head of eCommerce Southwest, Google Customer Solutions Panelist: Maria Yap, Vice President of the Digital Imaging Organization, Product Development Lead for Photoshop and Lightroom, Adobe Panelist: Kenyatta Powers, Chief Information Officer, Maryland Department of Human Services Panelist: Sree Menon, COO, Tophatter  2:30 PM - 2:45 PM -- Dr. Sarah Haynes, Co-founder, Co-CEO, & Chairwoman, Bolt Mobility Corporation  2:45 PM - 3:00 PM -- Spreading a Culture of Innovation Tracy Colunga, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Civic Innovation, City of Long Beach  3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Keynote Speaker Perception Does Not Have To Be Reality: How Being Aware Of Bias Can Lead To Inclusivity Jo Amato-Tuck, Global Partner Development Manager, Microsoft  3:30 PM - 4:00 PM --  The Future of Work and the Importance of Creating A Culture of Belonging Panelist: Sonja Gittens Ottley, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Asana Panelist: Maria Alvarez, General Manager of Shared Engineering Services in the Artificial Intelligence and Research Division, Microsoft Panelist: Sneha Narahalli, WalmartLabs Panelist: Dr. Ngozi Orubo, Senior Reliability Program Manager, GE Renewable Energy 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM -- Afternoon Keynote 4:45 PM - 4:55 PM -- Mindful Moment  5:00 PM - 5:30 PM -- How Immersive Technology Impacts and Shapes Our Future Moderator: Wennie Allen, Senior Manager, Portfolio Marketing, IBM Panelist: Marina Shumaieva, President and CTO, CruiseBe Panelist: Allison Liemhetcharat, Engineering Lead, rideOS Panelist: Kavya Pearlman, CEO - XR Safety Initiative | Global Cybersecurity Strategist - Wallarm Panelist: Megan Lubaszka, Creative Media Leader, Gensler 5:30 PM - Closing Remarks  WONDER WOMEN TECH  NATIONAL CONFERENCE MAIN STAGE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2019 LONG BEACH CONVENTION CENTER 9:00AM - REGISTRATION BEGINS  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Registration and Networking  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM -- Morning MC 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM -- Opening Remarks with Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech  10:15 AM - 10:30 AM -- WEEDMAPS Talk 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM -- Social Innovation--the Next Frontier for Business Development and Success Panelist: Erika Murdock Balbuena, Head of Impact Computing, Amazon Web Services Panelist: Liem Le, Founder and CEO, Little Lion  Panelist: Chelsea VonChaz, Founder, Happy Period Panelist: Sarah Jean Fry, Sr. Program Manager, Mattel 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM -- The LatinX Effect: The Tech Visionaries Creating Pathways and Impact Panelist: Adis Vila, President & Founder, Vila & Associates Panelist: Vanina Romero, Founder, WANTED Panelist: Melanie Feliciano, Founder, Creative Producer, Femmebots Panelist: Tatiana Ospina, Sr. Director, Global Services Partners - One Commercial Partner Organization, Microsoft 11:30 AM - 11:40 AM -- Building a More Sustainable World Through Inclusive Solutions Lesley Lucas, Sustainability Program Manager, Hewlett Packard  11:45 AM - 12:00 PM -- Lessons from Space: How Women can Expand Their Influence in any Industry Lisa Callahan, Vice President and General Manager of the Commercial Civil Space, Lockheed Martin Space 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM -- Generations of Innovators: Pioneers Across Ages Who Create Movements Moderator: Stephanie Jasmin, Career Development Manager, Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship New York (WiTNY) Panelist: Ashley M. Williams, Founder and CEO of RIZZARR Panelist: Tracey Welson-Rossman, Co-Founder and CMO, Chariot Solutions, Founder, TechGirlz Panelist: Sofia Ongele, Founder, ReDawn 12:30 PM - Mindful Moment 12:30 PM -- 1:30 PM -- Lunch Break/Expo 1:30 -- 1:50 -- Miral Kotb, Founder/CEO of iLuminate 1:55 PM - 2:10 PM -- CJ Jones, Deaf Actor and Activist, Baby Driver and Avatar 2 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm -- Afternoon MC 2:10 PM - 2:15 PM -- Introduction to the Wonder Women Tech Show Podcast, Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech 2:15 PM - 2:45 -- Fireside Chat with Lisa Mae Brunson, Founder, Wonder Women Tech and Special Guest Senator Lena Gonzalez, Senate District 33 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM -- Can Technology Cure Loneliness?  Sophie Okolo, Founder, Global Health Aging  3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Refusing To Be Hidden Figures: Black Innovators Who Run The World Panelist: Chiedo John, CEO, Generate Impact  Panelist: Shellye Archambeau, Board of Directors, Verizon and Board of Directors, Nordstrom Panelist: Dr. Lynda Murray-Thomas, Director, Digital Delivery & Portfolio Management, Universal Studios Hollywood, NBC UNIVERSAL Inc. Panelist: Crystal Etienne, CEO & Founder, Ruby Love 3:35 PM - 4:05 PM -- Afternoon Keynote 4:05 PM - 4:10 PM -- Mindful Moment  4:10 PM - 4:25 PM -- When Diversity in Technology is Skin Deep Irma Olguin Jr. Co-Founder & CEO @ Bitwise Industries 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM -- Keynote Speaker Lakecia Gunter, Vice President, Programmable Solutions Group and General Manager of Ecosystem Development and Operations, Intel 5:00 PM - 5:30 -- Innovation Teams, Bloomberg Philanthropies Moderator: Stephanie Wade, Lead for Innovation Programs and Design, Bloomberg Philanthropies Panelist: Lauren Vargas, Director of Innovation, City of Long Beach Panelist: Amanda Daflos, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Los Angeles Panelist: Paula Kwan, Director, Civic Innovation Office, City of Toronto Panelist: Tina Walha, City of Seattle 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM -- Mini Fashion Show -- 3D Printing in Design Annabelle Azadé, Wear the Future, CEO 6:00 PM -- Closing Remarks  AFTER PARTY! TBA

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