International Women's Day PH 2021

Celebrating the incredible strength and power women have shown in the face of adversity. What will you have the #CouragetoCreate in 2021?

Apr 17, 2021, 1:00 – 9:00 AM


Key Themes

AndroidCareer DevelopmentCloudDesignFlutterMobileWebWomen Techmakers

About this event

Women Techmakers (WTM) ― a Google owned-brand ― provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology globally across all career levels to support them in joining, thriving, and leading the industry.

As we celebrate International Women’s Month, the Women Techmakers Groups in the Philippines ― WTM Cagayan de Oro, WTM Manila, WTM Bacolod, WTM Zamboanga, WTM Baguio, and WTM Cebu ― had collaborated to host the annual #IWD21 (International Women’s Day 2021) event.

This year, with our theme #CourageToCreate, we want to celebrate the incredible strength and power women have shown in the face of adversity. We recognize that there were tremendous challenges over the past year, especially for women, from dealing with COVID to broader issues of racial justice and human rights. But we remain hopeful about the future and the belief that together our community can create positive change throughout the world.

This event aims to celebrate and provide visibility for the incredible contributions of women around the world and is a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This will give women opportunities to meet individuals with the same drive and passion; networking and exposing them to opportunities through engagement with different field leading speakers on diverse topics focusing on personal and professional advancement along with social issues.

Inlight with the COVID-19 situation, we are bringing our event online. Students and professionals will be given the chance to learn from field leading speakers as they share some of their many contributions in technology and beyond.



Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00 AM – 9:00 AM UTC


1:00 AMOpening prayer
1:02 AMWelcome Address
1:10 AMKeynote: Designing A Digital Future
1:50 AMThree Years In: What I've Learned in Startup Leadership
2:30 AMCoffee Break
2:40 AMDesign Thinking as a Way of Life
3:20 AMThe Courage to Reinvent Your Career Arc While Braving the Uncertain
4:00 AMLunch Break
5:00 AMCollaboration Tools for Developers (or Digital Nomads)
5:40 AMTrack 1: What's New In Flutter 2
5:40 AMTrack 2: WTM Ambassadors Fireside Chat
6:20 AMTrack 1: Overview of Android Mobile App Development: From Design to Deployment
6:20 AMTrack 2: #IamRemarkable
7:00 AMWater Break
7:10 AMTrack 1: Passing the TensorFlow Developer Exam
7:10 AMTrack 2: ReactJS basics
7:50 AMTrack 1: Explainable AI in Gcloud
7:50 AMTrack 2: Your Goals Are Not On-hold
8:30 AMPrizes and Raffle
8:50 AMClosing remarks and Thank you note
9:00 AMVirtual Party


  • Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue

    The Design Thinking Factory


  • Leigh Shapiro


    Head of Product & Operations

  • Josan Astrid Dometita


    UI/UX Engineer

  • Kathleen Bascon


    Technical Project Manager

  • Zelle Cuevas-Canuel

    Start-up in stealth mode (remote)

    Software Engineer

  • Marie Danilene Bulosan


    Lead Software Engineer

  • Jolicar Maranga

    Ateneo de Zamboanga University

    Assistant for School Systems & Part-Time Faculty

  • Jessa Marie Pedrola

    GDG Cebu

    Communications Manager

  • Jenny Gumolon

    Nexity Technology

    Business Analyst and Software QA-IT Lead

  • Lois Anne Leal

    Philippine Space Agency

    Science Research Specialist

  • Hazel Joy Alegbeleye

    Syntactics Inc.

    Business Applications Developer

  • Aqsa Kausar

    Red Buffer

    Head of AI

  • Renee Santos


    Associate Managing Director


  • Franchette Nicole Camoro


    Full Stack Developer

  • Kimberly Joyce de Guzman

    Shadow PBC

    Senior Software Engineer

  • Dave Celo


    Graphic Designer


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Innovuze Solutions, Inc.

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Developer Student Clubs - USTP


  • Alaiza Geene Maandig

    Community Mentor

  • Estella Bravo

    Community Lead and Women Techmakers Ambassador

  • Alyssa Vallejos

    Design Committee and WTM CDO Co-lead

  • Jyn Ortizano

    GDG CDO Co-lead

  • joanna jamorabon


    Marketing and Promotion Committee

  • Hannah Mae Hormiguera


    Sponsorship and Exhibitor Committee

  • Eric Jeffrey II

    Registration Committee

  • CJ Sabijon

    Speaker Management Committee and Sub-chapter Lead

  • Charisse Mae Adis

    Technical Committee

  • Glycelle June Pangca

    Documentation and Evaluation Committee

  • RJ Igdon

    Community Mentor

  • Edmund Salcedo

    Community Mentor

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