Join us for the Girls In Tech Seattle, WA official Launch Party!
EMPOWERMENT. WOMEN. EDUCATION
Join us for the Girls In Tech Seattle, WA OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY!
Girls in Tech is a community resource for all women in tech and entrepreneurs, at any stage in their career. No matter who you are, you’ll meet the people who’ll help get you to where you want your career to go.
At the cocktail party you’ll get the chance to hear about our mission to put an end to gender inequality, network and make meaningful connections with other women in tech in your community. You will have the opportunity to learn about upcoming educational and entrepreneurial programs that Girls in Tech will be bringing to your city. In addition, you can meet the new Geeta Chhabria Seattle Managing Director and Sandy Carter, Executive Sponsor and AWS Vice President! We can’t wait to meet you!
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6:30 pm – Event begins
7:15 pm – Meet Geeta Chhabria, Managing Director – Seattle Chapter
7:30 pm – Sandy Carter, Executive Sponsor, AWS Vice President – Digital Transformation, Diversity and Inclusion
8:20-9:00pm – Networking (Kombuchasampling, free head shots, music, appetizers and drinks) and Event closing
About Girls in Tech
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that works to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups. We do that by educating and empowering women who are passionate about technology. As a result, we offer everything from coding courses to bootcamps to hackathons and startup competitions no matter age or profession. It is Girls in Tech’s mission to support women with the access and community they need to succeed in tech.
Check out our programs here: https://girlsintech.org/#programs
GIT was founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco. The Girls in Tech global community is 60 chapters strong with an impact of more than 100,000 members in 36 countries. As a result, events and programming in each chapter vary to fit the unique needs of each community.
Geeta Chhabria, Managing Director of GIT Seattle
Sandy Carter, Executive Sponsor, AWS Vice President
Sandy Carter is Vice President of Windows and Enterprise Workloads at Amazon Web Services (AWS) focused on helping companies to innovate using technology. Prior to joining AWS, Sandy spent a decade at IBM. She is the author of Extreme Innovation: Three Superpowers for Purpose and Profit, built on her research with Carnegie Mellon. Sandy was named Lifetime Achievement Winner, ‘Excellence in Cloud Achievement’ for 2019, Top 10 AI Influencers for 2019, Top 39 Engineers by Business Insider 2018, Top 50 AI influencer by Onalytica 2018, Top 10 Future of Work influencer in 2018, Most influential global marketing leader by World Marketing Congress 2018, Top 3 Innovation Influencer at SXSW in 2017, Top Digital Influencer in 2016 by Forbes, and Top 10 Women in Technology by CNN.Sandy is the Chairman of the Board of Girls in Tech, and an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley. She was honored twice with the AIT United Nations Member of the Year award for helping developing countries with technology. She is also an advisor to startups in AI, IoT, and AR/VR.