About this event
Come celebrate another amazing year of events and accomplishments from women in tech with music, community, conversations to kickstart the new year feeling #InCharge, and shopping at Diane von Furstenberg's flagship store in NYC.
This event is part of our DevFest conference series bringing together local developers and technologists for a historic Women @ DevFest edition to celebrate women changemakers. Join us! All are welcome!
Gabby Hirata - President - DVF (Diane von Furstenberg)
Natalia Villalobos - VP of Inclusion at The New York Times and ex-Googler / Founder of Google's Women Techmakers program
Rana Abdelhamid - Former Congressional Candidate in Queens and Google Marketing for Women Techmakers
Minu Puranik - Head of Strategy and Operations Developer X, Google
Dare To Be #InCharge
Developer Relations Program Manager
President and CEO
Head of Strategy and Operations Developer X
The New York Times
VP, Inclusion Strategy & Execution at The New York Times
Global Marketing and Partnership Lead
Gabby Hirata is the president and chief executive of DVF (Diane von Furstenberg), having joined the company in January 2020. Prior to DVF, Gabby served as the chief strategy officer of Jill Stuart in 2019, and the managing director of Adeam, a NY-based Japanese luxury brand from 2014 to 2018. Prior to these senior management roles, Gabby specialized in product development and supply chains at Ralph Lauren, managing the global sourcing of Blue Label and the launch of Polo for Women from 2009 to 2014. Raised in China and educated in the US, Gabby is passionate about leveraging her multi-cultural and tri-lingual background to streamline and scale organizations through establishing international offices, standard operating procedures, and global go-to-market strategies with a focus on China.
Minu Puranik is a progressive and innovative BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE with experience in building, executing, and managing large-scale, highly diverse global programs that have led to $Billions in revenue, enhanced position in the marketplace and deepened client relationships.
Minu believes in powering through ambiguity, proactively anticipating customer needs, uncovering new opportunities, and developing highly impactful products and services that deliver exemplary customer satisfaction.
Natalia Villalobos is an American advocate for diversity and inclusion, working since 2020 as the Head of Developer Inspiration & Inclusion at Google. She was formerly Google's Head of Global Programs for Women Techmakers. Women Techmakers is an external-facing program supporting women in technology working to improve the visibility and contributions of women at Google, and in particular at the annual developer conference Google I/O.
Natalia's latest role is VP of Inclusion Strategy & Execution at The New York Times.
Digital and Cloud Marketing Consultant
Anna Nerezova is a Google Cloud Engineer Scholar, using the Google Cloud Platform since 2017. Anna is combining the latest cutting edge technologies to bring better business results. She believes that technology transforms not only businesses, but changes people's lives for the better. Anna leads the Google Developers Group in New York City, educating developers, marketers, students from startups to enterprise companies how to leverage Google technologies. She is proud to be a Women Techmakers Ambassador, uplifting women in tech to gain new soft and hard skills. #AlwaysBeLearning #BetterTogether