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Facebook and GIT Presents Lessons Learned: Overcoming Our Mistakes

Global Girls in Tech, GIT NYC and Facebook partnered up on an amazing event on May 14, 2013. we’ve gathered at Facebook HQ in NYC. we’ve had over 250 RSVP with 95% female and 5% male audience. The discussions was candid and informative.

Facebook and GIT Presents “Lessons Learned: Overcoming Our Mistakes”

We always seem to view our role models as if they’ve made perfect choices every step of the way. If only that were really true! Join Facebook and Girls in Tech for happy hour and a discussion with a few senior tech women on the biggest career mistakes they thought they made, how they overcame those mistakes, and what lessons they learned.

Tuesday, May 14th
6:30pm-9:00pm
Facebook NY
335 Madison Ave 17th floor
New York NY 10017
(cross street is 43rd and Madison Ave, next to Grand Central Station)

*Light refreshments will be served
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a social network enterprise focused on the engagement, education, and empowerment of professional and influential women in technology. As women with the capacity to inspire, we made it our personal desire and passion to create and sustain an organization that focuses on the collaboration, promotion, growth and success of women in the technology and entrepreneurs sector.

Launched in 2007, Girls in Tech has organically grown to 35 active chapters in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Moderator:
Bethany Sumner -Engineer, Kickstarter

Panel:

Goranka Bjedov – Capacity Software Engineer – Facebook
Nikki Stevens- director of engineering at Refinery 29
Catherine Hui- Head of Technology for Bloomberg’s Tradebook Equity group
Amanda J. Stent- AT&T Labs research