Day 2 "How I Did It" Panel + Pitch Competition - Women's Day and Summit Los Angeles March 2022

GDG Cloud Los Angeles
Thu, Mar 31, 2022, 3:00 PM (PDT)

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International Women’s Day (IWD) occurs on March 8 every year. It marks a moment 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 year, Google Developer Group Cloud LA, will hold its celebration on March 28 and 31, 2022, where we will invite women and allies around the planet to celebrate!

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Day 2 "How I Did It" Panel + Pitch Competition - Women's Day and Summit Los Angeles March 2022

Attendees will be eligible for:

  • A free no code / low code 8 week course
  • A free no code / low code toolkit
  •  Up to $100K worth of software credits, grants and discounts
  • Free 30 minute review for seed through series A funding

Featuring the following speakers:


Mega Desai Dew Health Founder/CEO

Mega is a regulatory attorney at a Big 4 firm, with prior experience at government agencies and private law firms.

Mega will be pitching her startup Dew Health, a health tech platform for patients with skin of color.

Dew Health is dermatology care for patients with skin of color. Dew Health provides on-demand, virtual, and affordable access to licensed dermatologists who specialize in skin of color where patients can get a diagnosis, care plan and prescription in 24 hours or less. There are over 50 million dermatology visits every year. Only 8% of those visits are by patients of color and Dew Health is here to change that.


Rashima Sonson SONSON Founder/Creative Director

Rashima will be speaking on "Triumphs And Impediments Of Owning and Running Your Own Business".

Rashima Sonson is an Afro-Caribbean woman from St. Croix, U.S.V.I! She graduated from Louisiana State University A&M with a B.Sc. in Apparel Engineering, has a Master’s in Business Administration and is Six Sigma Green Belt certified. She has work in various supply chain roles in the textile and fashion industry such as sourcing, importing, merchandising to quality management. She is the founder and Creative Director of her eponymous brand SONSON. SONSON was created in 2014 during the audacious search for a first-time father’s gift for one of her 7 brothers. Her accessory designs are inspired by cultural celebrations, art, and personas. From high-quality ties made with Swarovski stones to Ankara fabric, she distills sensibilities of fashion and manifest them in vivid presentations to redefine the traditional bow tie. The brand is an accessory gifting destination with a mission to building relationships through fashion.


Erin Magennis, Consulting Founder

Erin Magennis, an NFT & Web 3 consultant, has a background as a neuroscientist, yogi, mindset coach turned developer with experience building as a serial entrepreneur at the intersection of community, technology, and possibility to enhance our human experience. Recent endeavors include co-founding an AR (augmented reality) NFT platform and an NFT appraisal protocol, in addition to being recognized as one of 25 Rising Tech Leaders to Watch and Top 100 Innovators Worldwide.

Erin will be speaking about the following:

  • Embrace Your Power & Innovate: Lessons from NFTs, Neuroscience, and Business --- We are often more powerful than we could ever imagine both individually and in our businesses. Join this session to explore actionable examples and evidence-based practices to upgrade your system mentally, technologically, and strategically. Expand beyond your current reality to achieve the success you desire.


Krystal Scott, Founder & CEO, The Well (Remote Taped Interview)

As the Founder & CEO of The Well, a social network and global community for ambitious and professional Black women, she creates space for Black women across industry to look out for each other, support each other and keep each other accountable as we advance in the workplace.

Krystal is an expert in bringing people together in community while leveraging individuals' gifts and talents to accomplish a shared goal. And she believes that community is the key to thriving physically, emotionally and spiritually.

She is also a firm believer that labor and health are inextricably linked. Krystal believes everyone should enjoy purpose-driven work that makes them feel fulfilled, mentally healthy and accomplished, and she believes in using her privilege to create access and opportunity for disenfranchised communities of workers.


ABOUT GDG INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

International Women’s Day (IWD) occurs on March 8 every year. It marks a moment 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 year, Google Developer Group Cloud Los Angeles, will hold its celebration on March 28, 2022 and March 31, 2022, where we will invite women and allies around the planet to celebrate!

Join us for an afternoon of speakers, pitch competition from 3 pm to 6 pm on both days.

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