Save the Date: October 13-15, 2021

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Empowered Women, Empower Women!

About the Women in Tech Festival

Silicon Valley Forum’s annual Women in Tech Festival celebrates women in STEM, business, and leadership who work to inspire, engage, and empower other women. The Women in Tech Festival invites ALL women (as well as anyone who supports the advancement of women and believes in the importance of diversity) to join together for two full days of inspiring talks, startup pitches, thought-provoking discussions and educational workshops.

At the Women in Tech Festival, you’ll create lasting connections and exchange ideas in a welcoming, supportive and fun environment.

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2021 Diversity Sponsorship Available

Sponsor our “Diversity Scholarship” this year and gift free tickets to women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Last year, our Diversity Sponsor was able to gift 150+ tickets to women from underrepresented communities, including Black, Latinx, & American Indian!

If you are interested, someone from our Women in Tech Festival team would love to chat with you.


    2020 Speakers


    Panelists & Power Talks

    Aruna Ravichandran

    Aruna Ravichandran is Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Cisco Webex Collaboration, responsible for promoting Cisco’s $6B Collaboration Technology business. A passionate advocate for customers with 20+ years of technology industry experience, Aruna leads product marketing, brand management, digital marketing, demand generation, events, and solutions marketing. Prior to Cisco, Aruna was Vice President of Marketing for DevOps at CA Technologies (acquired by Broadcom). Earlier experience includes Vice President, Marketing and Strategy for the Software Solutions Division at Juniper Networks, and escalating leadership roles in both marketing and engineering at Hewlett-Packard. Aruna serves on the Advisory Board for Graphics Communications at California Polytechnic State University. Previously she was on the Advisory Board for Panzura, a leading provider of cloud file sharing solutions. She has published two books on DevOps and is a contributing blogger for the Forbes Technology Council. Aruna holds an MBA and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Bangalore University. She completed the Northwestern University's Kellogg Executive CMO program in 2019.

    2020 Workshops & Leaders

    Your Hosts & Emcee’s

    Pitch Judges

    2021 Agenda

    Currently in the making!

    Subject to change

    Day 1 – TBD

    Time - TBD

    We hope you can join us!

    Day 2 – TBD

    Time - TBD

    Check back in a few months!

    View program highlights from 2019! View the 2019 agenda

    2021 VENUE

    This is a 2-DAY Virtual Event!


    2020 Sponsors

    Silver Sponsors

    Bronze Sponsor

    Networking Sponsor

    Diversity Scholarship Sponsor

    Supporting Partner

    Networking Platform

    Community Partners

    Justification Letter

    If you need a bit of extra support to convince your employer to sponsor your ticket to the Women in Tech Festival, download our official Justification letter to help make your case.

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