EmpowerTech: Women Empowerment, AI Ethics and GenAI Workshop 👩‍💻

Join us for a virtual event on April 27th, 2024, from 9am to 12:05pm, featuring insightful sessions on women's empowerment, panel discussions on responsible AI development, followed by a hands-on workshop exploring GenAI!

Apr 27, 4:00 – 7:05 PM

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About this event

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Virtual Event: April 27th, 2024

Time: 9:00 am - 12:05 pm

9:00 - 9:10 am: Introduction and Joining

9:10 - 9:55 am: Empowering Women in Tech: Navigating Challenges, Embracing Opportunities

Speaker: Polina Ruvinsky, CEO and Founder of HypeHQ

Session description: This session will explore various facets of women's experiences in the tech industry, highlighting both the challenges they face and the opportunities for growth and empowerment. By addressing topics such as resilience, failure, networking, bias, the future of work, inclusive cultures, mentorship, and imposter syndrome, we aim to inspire and equip women to thrive in their tech careers and make a positive impact on the industry as a whole

9:55-10:00 am: Break 

10:00 - 11:00 am: Panel Discussion - AI: Shaping the Future Responsibly 

Moderator: Vandana Kapoor, Google

Panelists: Olivia Gambelin, Founder of Ethical Intelligence

                  Abby Seneor , Chief Data Office and Head of Technology at Greehill

                  Roya Kandalan, Senior Research Scientist..Aware Inc

                  Sandhya Singh, Founder & Chief Research Scientist, UnifierAI Inc


Session description: Delve into AI's potential to address global challenges and the importance of ethical development and usage. Discuss how women in tech can lead in ensuring responsible AI implementation.

11:00 - 11:05 am: Break

11:05 - 12:05 pm: My First Gen AI Project

Speaker: Keelin McDonell, Vertex Generative AI, Product Strategy & GTM, Google Cloud

Session description: Generative AI has transformed the way we use and build technology over the past year – but it can be overwhelming to get started. In this session, we'll provide a quick overview of the current generative AI landscape and then jump into a hands-on workshop using Gen AI products on Vertex AI, Google Cloud's AI/ML platform. Whether you are interested in building a career in Generative AI or just want to understand how to use the latest products and models, this session will cover everything you need to know.


Please create an account with  https://www.cloudskillsboost.google/  before the event  for the hands on workshop 


Everyone is welcome to come celebrate IWD with us! 🥳 💟✨ #WTMDareToBe

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Speakers

  • Keelin McDonell

    Google

    Product Manager, Vertex

  • Roya Kandalan

    The Cigna Group

    Senior Research Scientist

  • Olivia Gambelin

    Ethical Intelligence

    Founder

  • Polina Ruvinsky

    HypeHQ

    Founder

  • Sandhya Singh

    UnifierAI

    Founder & Chief Research Scientist

  • Abby Seneor

    Greehill

    Chief Data Office and Head of Technology

  • Isil Berkun

    DigiFab AI

    Founder

Facilitator

  • Meenakshi Kothapalli

    Women Techmakers

    Ambassador

Moderator

  • Vandana Kapoor

    Google

    Cloud Architect

Hosts

  • Tyler C de Laguna

    GDG Portland Chapter

    Head

  • Meenakshi Kothapalli

    Women Techmakers

    Ambassador

  • Isil Berkun

    DigiFab AI

    Founder

Organizers

  • Kyle Beechly

    Developer

  • Ian O'Gorman

    Software Developer

  • Louise Suen Morgan

    Ex-Meta

    Marketing Lead

  • Tyler C de Laguna

    Software Engineer

  • Yaakov Bressler

    Headspace

    Sr. Data Engineer

  • Isil Berkun

    Founder of DigiFab AI

  • Allison Richey

    Analyst

  • Cody Pika Tavita McGraw

    Guide on the Side, Llc.

    Event Organizer

  • Abigail Weisenbloom

    Developer

  • Evan Pierce

    Developer