Global Developer Conference Hosted by World’s Largest Women in Tech Community
ATLANTA - JUNE 5TH, 2021 —Women Who Code (WWCode), an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring diverse women to succeed in technology careers, is excited to announce Women Who Code CONNECT REIMAGINE 2021. This premier developer conference is taking place June 10th - 11th in a remote format. It will feature esteemed technology industry speakers, thought leaders, and workshop hosts, and a global audience of engineers participating in the event.
Attendees of CONNECT REIMAGINE will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on technical workshops, learn from the experience of industry leaders, and listen to compact but effective lightning talks. Topics will include blockchain, mobile, web, cloud, data science, security, AI, and ML. There will also be opportunities to receive career advice and leadership development, submit resumes to a professional database, and network with hiring managers responsible for hundreds of job opportunities.
The following technology industry leaders are already confirmed to speak and run workshops at CONNECT REIMAGINE: Bo Morin, Software Development Manager at Industry Dive, Cornelia Davis, Chief Technology Officer at Weaveworks, Gracie Ermi, Research Software Engineer II at Vulcan Inc., Julia Potapenko, Security Software Engineer at Cossack Labs, Kathryn Grayson Nanz, Senior Front End Engineer at ThreatConnect, Kaylee McHugh, CEO and Founder at Kaybird Technologies, Kinnera Priya Putti, Mobile Engineer at Mercari US, and Sonal Patil, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft.
CONNECT REIMAGINE is being made possible due to the support of several corporate sponsors that value the Women Who Code mission of inspiring diverse women to succeed in tech. These include IONOS, VMware, Capital One, Google, Workday, Shopify, Amazon, VFC, DoorDash, Oracle, Square, Macy’s Tech, SpaceX, Arch, Telus International, Adyen, Kforce, Udemy, Vercel, Verisk, Yext, Verizon, CodeSmith, IBM, Marsh & McLennan, MongoDB, Nike, Shipt, Doma, CreateMe, Optoro, Walmart, Zendesk, and Zip.
“This conference is about bringing the technology industry together as a community to share ideas, learn, make connections, and inspire one another,” said WWCode Chief Leadership Officer Joey Rosenberg. “CONNECT REIMAGINE is a chance to showcase the power and importance of diversity and inclusion in tech, creating a blueprint for an industry that better embodies those values. We are incredibly grateful for the speakers, volunteers, leaders, and sponsors who make CONNECT REIMAGINE possible.”
CONNECT Conferences are hosted several times per year by Women Who Code in different parts of the world. Last year the company pivoted rapidly from in-person events to a digital format and was able to host three successful CONNECT Conferences. CONNECT REIMAGINE will continue this trend using an entirely virtual format that will allow participants to experience talks and workshops while networking and interacting with their peers.
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where women are proportionally representative as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. The organization has executed more than 14,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 250,000 in 122 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.