Women of Power Tech virtual experience inaugural kick-off

For the first time, Black Enterprise is hosting a virtual conference experience for women in tech. The inaugural of the virtual conference kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 23, to end on Thursday, Sept.24, 2020.

Women of Power Tech is an extension of the Women of Power Summit which is by far the largest and most impactful summit of top Black women business leaders and corporate executives in America. The Women of Power Tech is sponsored by Ally Financial Inc., and it will have in attendance mid-to senior-level business leaders, and C-suite executives in tech-based businesses.

“As a leader in digital financial services, Ally knows the importance of bridging the digital divide in our communities and in the workplace,” said Sathish Muthukrishnan, Chief Information, Data, and Digital Officer at Ally. “We see Women of Power Tech as an opportunity to engage with exceptional Black women leaders and recruit top talent who will help us create products and experiences that better serve all our customers.”

Other sponsors of the virtual experience include JPMorgan Chase & Co., Verizon, Apple, American Airlines, Dell, Walmart, Salesforce Corporate, and DTCC.

The virtual experience summit includes sessions of content-rich and informative presentations, coaching and recruiting to help attendees find bearing in their careers, as well as identify new skills and opportunities in the tech industry. Also, attendees will have the the opportunity of connecting with top business influencers and large corporations seeking to recruit ambitious Black women.

“The Women of Power Tech virtual experience will feature all the most enduring and valued elements delivered by the Women of Power brand over the past 15 years,” says Caroline V. Clarke, Chief Brand Officer of the Women of Power Summit. “It’s all about authentic engagement, results-driven strategies, and a commitment to the collective advancement and success of Black women.”

The speakers for the Women of Power Tech virtual experience includes former tech CEO and author of Unapologetically Ambitious Shellye Archambeau; Lisa Jackson, VP/Environmental Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple; Bozoma St. John, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Netflix; and Rose Stuckey Kirk, SVP/Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, Verizon.

The sessions of the virtual experience include:

·        The Experience: Talks on tech careers and recruitment

·        SistersInc.: A roundtable talk for founders

·        Standing in The Gap Without Falling Apart: Featuring talks on the “Bro Culture” vs. Black Lives Matter.

·        C-Suite Confidential: A presentation on top tech executives who defied the odds and lessons to learn from them.

·        Command Your Worth: A talk on game changers in tech.

·        Find Your Tribe: A presentation on overcoming job hurdles and finding sponsors.

·        Brand Mastery: Taking advantage of the digital space to promote yourself.

For more details about the Women of Power Tech experience visit www.blackenterprise.com/wptech


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