Women in Tech
Date: March 6, 2020
Location: Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Center, UC Berkeley
Data breaches, identity theft, ransomware, deep fakes, doxxing. As digital platforms and tools have become pervasive in our public, professional, and private lives, concern has intensified about the security of our information, institutions, and online identities. The need for innovation in cybersecurity strategies — from the technical hardware, software and networks to training the needed workforce — will drive significant investment and attention for the foreseeable future.
Date: March 8, 2019 (rescheduled)
Location: Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
The third annual symposium on Women in Tech was devoted to “The Future of AI.” In 2019, the event showcased the experiences of women in AI and explored our collective future with representatives from leading companies, startups, academia, and the public sector.
The event also recognized those who have championed the advancement of women in technology through the WITI@UC Athena Awards. Attendees had the opportunity to share experiences, establish new connections, and collectively champion the advancement of women in technology.
Spring 2019 Sponsors
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Location: UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus, Santa Clara, CA
Through two keynote presentations and two panels, this symposium highlighted the strategies of successful women in the tech industry and academia, as well as addressed challenges, like sexual harassment, implicit bias and pay inequality.
The event included the presentation of Athena Awards to recognize four women who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology.