Fung Institute co-sponsoring 2018 Women in Tech Symposium

by Ashley Villanueva

Save the date for the 2018 Women in Tech symposium, devoted to “The Future of AI.” The symposium will highlight the experiences of women in AI and explore our collective future with representation from established companies, startups, and academia. Confirmed speakers include Ellen Ullman, author of My Life in Code, and Amy Heineike, VP of Engineering at Primer.ai.

Women In Tech Symposium
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11am-5pm
Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley campus
Register to attend at womenintech18.eventbrite.com
*Tickets are FREE for faculty, staff, and students with a $25 deposit.

MEng students attending the Women in Tech symposium last year. From left to right: Grace Bailey (Nuclear Engineering), Laila Zouaki (Industrial Engineering & Operations Research), and Adria Peterkin (Nuclear Engineering).

Who attends?

Leaders in technology and business with an interest in the advancement of women in technology. From established companies to startups and from students to faculty, we welcome the participation of women and their allies. The symposium is open to everyone, allowing a broader audience the chance to join the conversation.

Jennifer Mangold, Innovation Coach for the Fung Fellowship and Program Manager for the Women in Tech Initiative.

“I hope to create a day of shared experiences, new connections, and a collective effort to advocate for the advancement of women in technology in an inclusive and supportive environment,” said Jennifer Mangold, Innovation Coach for the Fung Fellowship and Program Manager for the Women in Tech Initiative.

Why attend?

Attendees will have the opportunity to share experiences, establish new connections, and collectively champion the advancement of women in technology.

Breakout sessions will include:

  • Building Your Network: Mentors and Mentees
  • Fostering Inclusive Cultures
  • Supporting AI and Entrepreneurship
  • Developing AI for Social Good

“I encourage everyone to join this important discussion by attending this symposium. Artificial Intelligent is very important for the future and innovation works best when it is inclusive. Women have an important role to play and the Fung Institute is proud to be one of the sponsors in this symposium,” shared Wayne Delker, Executive Director at the Fung Institute.

The Fung Institute is proud to be co-sponsoring the symposium supporting the advancement of women in technology and we can’t wait to see you there!


If you’re interested in joining us as sponsor of the event, see Women in Tech: Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF).