Women in Tech Global Awards 2021

Celebrate Women in Tech and Allies

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​​​​​​The virtual ceremony honored the most accomplished women in tech and allies through an interactive platform which featured live ceremonies, keynotes, engaging panels, fireside chats and networking with face-to-face sessions.

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Women In Tech Global Awards 2021

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Here are the people and companies that recognize the power of diversity,  and pave the way for a more inclusive tech world, which has been recognized at the WomenTech Network Global Awards.

We are looking forward to hearing their stories at the Women in Technology Global Conference 2022 June 7-10

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Celebrate Women in Tech and Allies

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​​​​​​The virtual ceremony honored the most acomplished women in tech and allies featuring live ceremonies, keynotes, engaging panels and networking with one-on-one meetings.

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Women in Tech Awards Jury

To keep the awards selection objective  WomenTech Network did not accept Award sponsorship from nominated companies and their representatives. Also, Jury members were not allowed to vote in categories if there is a potential conflict of interest. The overall selection process heavily relied on and took into consideration the details of each nomination, the public voting, submission of materials,  independent research by our jury.

Women in Tech Award Winners
 

WomenTech Global Awards Keynote Speakers

Floriane Gramlich

Director Product at Zalando Payments

Elaine Zhou

Chief Technology Officer at Change.org

Reshma Ramachandran

Group Senior Vice President & Head of Transformation at The Adecco Group

Parna Sarkar-Basu

Founder and CEO of Brand and Buzz Marketing

LaTasha Gary

Director of Sustainable Impact Program Management Office at HP Inc

Irina Farooq

Head of Open Data Analytics at Google 

Anita Rao

Director at PayPal 

Smruti Patel

Head Of Engineering, Data Platform at Stripe 

Soo Yun Kim

Design Principal at IBM

Jessica Hartley

VP, Strategy | DEI Advocate at Instrument

Ishita Majumdar

VP, Data Analytics Platform at eBay

Robbin Jones

Global IT Product Management at The Coca-Cola Company

Furkan Karayel

CEO & Inclusive Leadership Advisor at DiverseIn

Monica Bajaj

VP Of Engineering at Auth0

Ana Bakalinova

Head of Product at dmg media

Edwige A. Robinson

Sr. Vice President at T-Mobile

Roxy Stimpson

Vice President of Engineering at F5

Ellen Morton

Chief of Staff, Data Analytics Platforms at eBay

Diana Lee Caplinger

Head of CRM & Personalization at Truist

Vivienne Wei

VP, Technology Operations and Strategy at Salesforce

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Award Themes & Categories

 

WomenTech Network reserves the right to cancel a category if there is no substantial community and partner support and/or less than 10 submissions per category.​​​​​​​
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Prizes

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(Example: subscriptions, coaching, monetary prizes and other)
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MEET SOME OF OUR
2020 NOMINATIONS
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Chinwe Esimai

Managing Director, Chief Anti-Bribery Officer at Citigroup, Inc.
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Chinwe Esimai

Managing Director, Chief Anti-Bribery Officer at Citigroup, Inc.
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Alana Karen

Director, Search Platforms at Google
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Alana Karen

Director, Search Platforms at Google
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Vijaya Kaza

Chief Security Officer & Head of Engineering and Data Science for Trust & Safety at AirBnB
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Vijaya Kaza

Chief Security Officer & Head of Engineering and Data Science for Trust & Safety at AirBnB
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Parneet Pal

Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs
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Parneet Pal

Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs
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Liesl Yearsley

CEO at a·kin
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Liesl Yearsley

CEO at a·kin
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Tanya Vlahovic

Head of Developer Ecosystem at eBay
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Tanya Vlahovic

Head of Developer Ecosystem at eBay
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Annie Jean-Baptiste

Head of Product Inclusion at Google
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Annie Jean-Baptiste

Head of Product Inclusion at Google
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Megan Byrd-Sanicki

Manager, Research & Operations, Open Source Program Office at Google
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Megan Byrd-Sanicki

Manager, Research & Operations, Open Source Program Office at Google
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Amy Wu

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners
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Amy Wu

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners
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Rachel Potvin

VP of Engineering at GitHub
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Rachel Potvin

VP of Engineering at GitHub
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Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Co-founder, Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab; Lead Strategist, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Co-founder, Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab; Lead Strategist, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Yun Freund

Senior Vice President at Equinix
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Yun Freund

Senior Vice President at Equinix
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Tonima Khan

Senior Account Executive, Large Enterprise at Slack
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Tonima Khan

Senior Account Executive, Large Enterprise at Slack
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Lauren Smith

Operations Manager - New Moon Operating Unit at Northrop Grumman Corporation
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Lauren Smith

Operations Manager - New Moon Operating Unit at Northrop Grumman Corporation
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Alexandria Butler

Senior Program Manager, Speaker and Freedom Fighter at Twitter
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Alexandria Butler

Senior Program Manager, Speaker and Freedom Fighter at Twitter
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Rachel Sheppard

Co-creator Female Founder Initiative & Director Global Marketing at Founder Institute
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Rachel Sheppard

Co-creator Female Founder Initiative & Director Global Marketing at Founder Institute
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Michelle Del Rosario

Principal Software Engineer (Technical Director) at Zynga
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Michelle Del Rosario

Principal Software Engineer (Technical Director) at Zynga
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J. Michelle Maraj

Financial Systems Analyst at Lyft
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J. Michelle Maraj

Financial Systems Analyst at Lyft
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Jossie Haines

Platform Engineering Director at Tile
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Jossie Haines

Platform Engineering Director at Tile
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Beatris Mendez-Gandica

Founder Nuevo Foundation, Program Manager at Microsoft
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Beatris Mendez-Gandica

Founder Nuevo Foundation, Program Manager at Microsoft
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May Wang

Sr. Distinguished Engineer, Founder & CTO of Zingbox acquired by Palo Alto Networks at Palo Alto Networks
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May Wang

Sr. Distinguished Engineer, Founder & CTO of Zingbox acquired by Palo Alto Networks at Palo Alto Networks
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Sunita Shenoy

Industrial IoT Technology Director at Intel Corporation
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Sunita Shenoy

Industrial IoT Technology Director at Intel Corporation
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Irina Truong

Backend engineer at Parse.ly
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Irina Truong

Backend engineer at Parse.ly
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Wendy Gonzalez

President + Interim CEO at Samasource
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Wendy Gonzalez

President + Interim CEO at Samasource
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Dilruba Malik

SQA Manager at Palo alto Networks
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Dilruba Malik

SQA Manager at Palo alto Networks
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Adrienne Tacke

Senior Developer Advocate at MongoDB
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Adrienne Tacke

Senior Developer Advocate at MongoDB
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Muazma Zahid

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft
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Muazma Zahid

Senior Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft
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Jasmine Orange

UX Designer at Ernst & Young
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Jasmine Orange

UX Designer at Ernst & Young
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Samah Gad

Software Development Manager at Amazon
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Samah Gad

Software Development Manager at Amazon
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Nelli Safina

Service engineer at Research and engineering company
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Nelli Safina

Service engineer at Research and engineering company
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Rana el Kaliouby

Author of "Girl Decoded" | Co-Founder & CEO at Affectiva | YGL at WEF | Fortune 40 under 40
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Rana el Kaliouby

Author of "Girl Decoded" | Co-Founder & CEO at Affectiva | YGL at WEF | Fortune 40 under 40
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Annette White-Klososky

Founding Partner at Future Point of View
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Annette White-Klososky

Founding Partner at Future Point of View
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Tavonia Evans

Data Scientist & Founder at Guap Coin
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Tavonia Evans

Data Scientist & Founder at Guap Coin
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Edwige A. Robinson

Vice President, Mobile Engineering Services at Comcast NBC Universal
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Edwige A. Robinson

Vice President, Mobile Engineering Services at Comcast NBC Universal
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KC Lathrop

Chief of Staff to the CIO at IBM
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KC Lathrop

Chief of Staff to the CIO at IBM
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Ty Heath

Global Lead B2B Institute at LinkedIn
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Ty Heath

Global Lead B2B Institute at LinkedIn
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Pooja Malpani

Head of Media Engineering at Bloomberg
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Pooja Malpani

Head of Media Engineering at Bloomberg
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Diane Kenyon

Managing Director/Staffing Leader at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
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Diane Kenyon

Managing Director/Staffing Leader at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
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Rachana Kumar

VP of Engineering at Etsy
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Rachana Kumar

VP of Engineering at Etsy
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Stephanie LeBlanc-Godfrey

Global Head, Inclusion Programs for Women of Color at Google
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Stephanie LeBlanc-Godfrey

Global Head, Inclusion Programs for Women of Color at Google
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Dominique West

Senior Cloud Security Consultant at Ernst and Young (EY)
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Dominique West

Senior Cloud Security Consultant at Ernst and Young (EY)
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Parveen Khan

Senior Test Engineer at Square Marble Technology
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Parveen Khan

Senior Test Engineer at Square Marble Technology
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Arti Venkatesh

Director Delivery Management at Avanade
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Arti Venkatesh

Director Delivery Management at Avanade
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Melonie deGuzman

Co-Founder of Rogers Women in Tech, Agile Project Manager, Mentor, Public Speaker
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Melonie deGuzman

Co-Founder of Rogers Women in Tech, Agile Project Manager, Mentor, Public Speaker
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Ashley Siegel

Outreach and Engagement Lead at The Walt Disney Company
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Ashley Siegel

Outreach and Engagement Lead at The Walt Disney Company
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Kanika Tolver

Senior Project Manager at Department of Treasury
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Kanika Tolver

Senior Project Manager at Department of Treasury
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D'Lovely Gibson

Delivery & Operations Director
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D'Lovely Gibson

Delivery & Operations Director
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Tríona Byrne

Senior Director, Strategic Relations at Salesforce
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Tríona Byrne

Senior Director, Strategic Relations at Salesforce
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Elena Melashchenko

Tech Team Leader at Moonfare
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Elena Melashchenko

Tech Team Leader at Moonfare
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Sailaja Vadlamudi

Director -Security, Data Privacy & Application Security Lead for India at SAP
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Sailaja Vadlamudi

Director -Security, Data Privacy & Application Security Lead for India at SAP
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Diana Stefanova

Vice President of Global Site Strategy at VMware
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Diana Stefanova

Vice President of Global Site Strategy at VMware
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Emerald de-Leeuw

Privacy & Data Ethics Specialist at Logitech
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Emerald de-Leeuw

Privacy & Data Ethics Specialist at Logitech
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Elodie Lepaludier

Senior Concept Designer/ Technology Lead at The LEGO group
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Elodie Lepaludier

Senior Concept Designer/ Technology Lead at The LEGO group
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Gourav Sharma

Solution Architect at Red Hat
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Gourav Sharma

Solution Architect at Red Hat
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Ameni Channoufi

PKI and IT security Consultant at Thales
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Ameni Channoufi

PKI and IT security Consultant at Thales
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Beata Wandachowicz-Krason

Director Supplier Risk Management at Philips
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Beata Wandachowicz-Krason

Director Supplier Risk Management at Philips
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Olga Sholderer

Senior Consultant, Risk Analytics at Deloitte
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Olga Sholderer

Senior Consultant, Risk Analytics at Deloitte
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Bianca Cefalo

Rocket Scientist | Space Systems Product Manager | STEM Consultant | at Airbus Defense and Space UK
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Bianca Cefalo

Rocket Scientist | Space Systems Product Manager | STEM Consultant | at Airbus Defense and Space UK
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Joanne Thurlow

Global Head of IT at Siemens Energy
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Joanne Thurlow

Global Head of IT at Siemens Energy
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Agnieszka Swiatowa

VP Technology and Innovation at Discovery Inc. at Discovery Inc
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Agnieszka Swiatowa

VP Technology and Innovation at Discovery Inc. at Discovery Inc
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Bianca Cefalo

Rocket Scientist | Space Systems Product Manager | STEM Consultant | at Airbus Defense and Space UK
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Bianca Cefalo

Rocket Scientist | Space Systems Product Manager | STEM Consultant | at Airbus Defense and Space UK

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  • Expand your network and connect with women, minorities, and their allies in engineering and science.
  • Explore global industry trends, tackle challenges and get inspired by fellow women in tech and experts. 
  • Meet with leading companies and fast-growing startups and identify career opportunities. 


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