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SXSW 2018

Staying a Woman in Tech

Getting into the tech industry is one thing, but staying in is quite another. Many articles have been written about women leaving the tech field because of “a hostile culture, a sense of isolation or lack of a clear career path” (see http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-women-tech-20150222-story.html).
In this panel we’ll talk with a few professionals in the tech field who are speaking from different times in their career path and find out how they managed to stick with the tech industry.

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Takeaways

  1. What are some of the real, tangible reasons women leave the tech industry?
  2. Tangible examples of how our panelists have addressed or overcome some of these obstacles
  3. What are some of the positive, actionable things women can do to keep women in the industry and encourage more women to come into the industry.

Speakers

Organizer

Gloria Bell, Co-Founder & Operations Dir, The Women in Tech Summit

Meta Information:

  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Workplace
  • Level: Intermediate
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