The Importance of Male Allies to Advance & Retain Women in Tech


Synopsis

Men play a significant role in improving conditions for women in technology, so enlisting men’s participation is vital for change efforts. This panel will have an honest dialogue about experience, and discuss concrete steps forward.

Panelists:

  • Heather VanCura, Director, Oracle
  • Tommy Lewis, Director of Technical Evangelism, Microsoft
  • Tim Wagner, North American Ecosystem Lead, Accenture
  • Khalida Ali, Senior Mgr, Diversity and Inclusion, Zendesk
  • Moderator: Melinda Briana Epler, Founder and CEO, Change Catalyst

Panel discussion held at Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival 2018, hosted at Computer History Museum, Mountain View on April 12th-13th, 2018. Visit the official event page here.


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