Networking is something you know you should do, but why is it so important? Join us for an enlightening panel discussion on the critical role networking plays in career advancement & personal growth.
During this event, you will learn:
The benefits of networking & how it can help you achieve your goals
How to leverage your network to gain access to new opportunities & resources
Strategies for making authentic connections & expanding your network
Techniques to effectively maintain relationships
Zehra Naqvi, Head of Founder Community from Republic
Leading the founder community at Republic, she works with diverse founders & develops strategic partnerships with accelerators & VCs. In her conversations, she tries to create connections across her network & beyond through Z-list: weekly list of events in NYC to help founders achieve their goals.
Talita DiGiorgio, Senior Program Associate from New Women New Yorkers
Once an immigrant from Brazil, now leading a program that helps immigrants with career exploration, job readiness, English learning, & a safe community to lean on during a difficult transition. LEAD is a successful program & community helping thousands of women find their American dream.
Marion Siboni, Director of Partnerships & Business Development from Women in Tech
Moved to New York City from France & within months created a new WIT chapter & a community of 720 women in NYC to drive authentic relationships with women in STEM. Her superpower is building connections that create a tight interwoven community.
Liesa Witt, CEO from Witt Collective & Moderator for the Panel
Passionate advocate for building meaningful connections, education, & technology, Liesa's entrepreneurial journey has led her to focus on ventures that empower women pursuing careers in tech & foster knowledge management through her new community - Witt Collective.
WOMEN IN TECH
Why we exist
For the past 4 decades the gender gap in tech has widened, with only 1 woman in 5 people working in the industry today. Women in Tech is changing that.
Who we are
Women in Tech is an international non-profit organization on a mission to close the gender gap & to help women embrace technology. With our Head Office in Paris, we are a Global Movement with chapters in 6 continents, counting over 170.000 members.
What we do
We focus on 4 primary areas that are a call for action: Education, Business, Digital Inclusion & Advocacy. We create impact through action to build skills & confidence, setting women up for success. We are on a mission to empower 5 million women & girls by 2030.