Women Etc conference

RichTech to host WomenETC conference

On September 14, 2012, business leaders, academics and government officials will come together for an inaugural conference, Women ETC: Education, Technology, Careers.  Organized by RichTech‘s Women in Technology Forum, WomenETC was formed to attract and empower women who are current or future professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  An estimated several hundred participants will converge on Richmond from around the state for a full day event focused on women in technology, their career development, entrepreneurial work, leadership and education.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Kristina Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Enduring Energy.

Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group,

The Brave New World of the “New Media”: How Social Media Has Revolutionized the Communications Landscape

Other Breakout Speakers Include:

Dr. Mamta Patel Nagaraja, Manager of Women@NASA, Education Speaker

Liz Crawford, CTO of Birchbox, Technology Speaker

Jill Singer, CIO, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and former Deputy CIO for the CIA, Career Speaker

Joanne Kugler, CIO, GE Energy’s Power and Water Business, Career Speaker

Deborah Cassidy, CIO of the Americas, Allianz Global Assistance, Career Speaker

Lyn McDermid, CIO, Dominion, Career Speaker

Katie Pritchard, Supersizing the Classroom – 3000 and Beyond, Education Speaker

Deneen DeFiore, Director of GE Information Security Technology Center, Technology Speaker

Ting Xu, President & Creator, Evergreen Enterprises, Career Speaker

Kim Mahan, Entrepreneur, Technology Speaker

Ryann Wayne, CEO, the Frontier Project, Career Speaker

Julie Eberfeld, CIO, Commercial Division at Capital One, Career Speaker

Hon. Laura Fornash, Virginia Secretary of Education, Education Speaker

For more information and registration go to: www.WomenETC.org

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