Although being a woman in tech often means being alone in your team, many companies actively want to hire more women in tech-related positions, and grow them into role models. While several companies are doing it right, there are plenty of not-so-supportive, even hostile environments.
This August, we are hosting a panel talk with working professionals & activists to discuss the tips that will help you identify good places to work at for a woman in tech. This talk will address several sensitive topics relevant to all women in Japan, with an aim to connect, educate and inspire women working in technology, as well as companies looking to create a more inclusive environment 👩
Whether you are a woman looking to dive into tech, or a company hoping to create a more inclusive environment, join us on August 12th for an insightful panel discussion!
Bryenne Kay, Product Specialist at Local Folio
Annie Chang, an entrepreneur, pioneer of IT recruitment agency in Japan and a strong supporter of gender diversity in the workplace. Founder and president of AC Global Solutions and also the founder of Women in Technology Japan, she is passionate about connecting female professionals, helping women grow and shine professionally, and closing the gender gap in Japan.
19:00 - 19:10 - welcoming note & intro
19:10 - 19:20 - introduction of panelists & personal stories
19:20 - 19:50- panel talk with presenters: career options
19:50 - 20:00 - Annie Chang: job market trends
20:00 - 20:15 - last Q&A
Women in Technology Japan (WITJ) (https://www.womenintech.jp) is a volunteer organization with the mission to increase women’s participation in the technology field and promote female leaders to be at the forefront of innovation.
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