Women Who Code Announces CONNECT Recharge Conference
Written by WWCode HQ
World’s Largest Community of Technical Women Hosts Developer Conference Featuring Diverse Speakers and International Audience
Speakers Include: Aida Issayeva, Senior Software Engineer at Twitter, Catherine Ballantyne, APJ Senior Director Customer Success at VMware, Anne Dames, Distinguished Engineer at IBM, Huma Hamid, CX Product Manager at Cisco, Madhura Banerjee, Robotic Process Automation Expert at PricewaterhouseCoopers India, and Natalya Shelburne, Senior Manager of Design Infrastructure at GitHub
ATLANTA — MAY 10TH, 2022 — Women Who Code (WWCode), a 290,000-member global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring diverse women to succeed in technology careers, is excited to announce Women Who Code CONNECT Recharge 2022. Taking place on May 26th this developer conference will feature diverse industry leaders hosting talks and workshops which will cover a variety of career development and technical topics.
Speakers at CONNECT Recharge will join the conference from around the world to share their wisdom, experience, and insights. Hands-on workshops will give participants the chance to try out real-world applications in a live and guided environment. Networking opportunities will be available including the ability to connect one on one through chat and video. Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact directly with representatives from tech companies and submit their resumes to a database.
The CONNECT Recharge schedule has been published and some of the distinguished speakers who will be in attendance include Ramya Authappan, Engineering Manager, Quality at Gitlab Inc., AmyJune Hineline, Senior Community Manager for Opensource.com at Red Hat, Alexandra Martinez, Developer Advocate at MuleSoft, Huma Hamid, Product Manager at Cisco, Ninti Chance, Software Engineer at Google, and Magdalena Stenius, Machine Learning Engineer at Valohai.
“Our CONNECT conferences showcase the incredible diversity that exists in the technology industry and in leadership positions,” said Women Who Code Chief Program Officer Shanna Gregory. ”We call the conference CONNECT because it allows us to bring people together from around the world in support of that diversity and one another’s careers.”
The CONNECT Recharge conference is supported by a number of companies who believe in Women Who Code’s vision of a world where diverse women are better represented in technology and leadership. These include Algorand Foundation, VMware, DraftKings, Accenture, Ally, Square, TigerGraph, BCG, CapTech, cord, Criteo, DoorDash, EXL, IBM, Jane Street, Red Hat, PagerDuty, Wix, Ahead, Airtable, ASAPP, MuleSoft, Optum, Touchlab, Stavvy, Red Ventures, and Walgreens.
Women Who Code hosts a number of CONNECT conferences throughout the year focusing on different topics and communities. Last year they held CONNECT Reimagine in June, CONNECT Asia in July, and CONNECT Forward in November, which focused on career navigation rather than technology. The organization also hosts nearly 2,000 technical and career events on a local level annually.
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where diverse women are better represented as technologists and leaders. The organization has executed more than 14,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 290,000, and delivers programming to members in 134 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.