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2017 Session | How to Get Taken Seriously as a Woman in Tech

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Whether you are just getting your foot in the door, negotiating your next promotion and raise or trying to get backing for your big entrepreneurial idea, the tech field is a tough place to be a woman. From a lack of visible mentors and role models to underrepresentation in startup communities and pontification about including more women in tech, without much action, the challenges that women face in the tech field are well-known. This panel of experts will share how they found their way in this field and the tangible strategies that can help you do the same.

Thought Leader: Heather Cabot, co-author, Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech    

⚬ Sara Brand, founding general partner, True Wealth Ventures
 Rachel Cassidy, VP, global solutions & services, Rackspace
⚬ Lisa Pearson, CEO, Umbel

Emcee: Melanie Fish, manager, US public relations, HomeAway