First Women4Tech Summit:
At the 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress, the first Women4Tech Summit took place.
As founder of Diversity4Tech.Science and as a woman, it was essential for me to attend
and expercience the first edition of Women4Tech Summit. It was more than interesting, it was fun, inspiring and enlightening!
The program was divided in four key themes, namely:
Did you know that in Spain alone all the big bosses of big technology companies including IBM, SIEMENS, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, HP are all WOMEN??!!
Did you know that a woman was responsible for the landing of the first man, Neil Armstrong, on the moon??!! Her name is Katherine G. Johnson and she is a black female mathematician, her coding made the landing possible.
Also part of the program was the announcement of women leaders nominees and winners of the ´GLOMO Awards 2017´, ´ The Global Mobile Awards´ . Winners are.....
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Two women speakers who were also inspiring:
- Chelsey Baker ---> Founder and CEO of ´National Mentoring Day´ and ´World Mentoring Foundation´.
- Lorena Boix-Alonso ---> Head of Unit, Converging Media & Content, DG CONNECT, at the European Commission.
Some powerful words and texts were shared at the summit that do make sense when it comes to diversity. Favourites mentioned below:
- Gender diversity strengthens professional communities and networks.
- A diverse mix of voices leads to better ...........Continue reading on our blog.