SILICON VALLEY FORUM PRESENTS

Women In Tech Festival

Coming Soon
Fall 2021!

Stay tuned by subscribing to our newsletter!

#SVFWIT21 #SVFWomenTechFest

SILICON VALLEY FORUM PRESENTS

2021 Women In Tech Festival

3-Day Hybrid Event from October 13-15,
The Glasshouse - San Jose, CA

Apply to Speak: Take the Stage IRL!

Apply to Lead a Workshop: Take the Virtual Stage!

#SVFWiTF21 #SVFWomenTechFest

TICKET TYPES

All-Access IN-PERSON Pass (3-DAYS) Includes:

• 2 in-person days of keynotes, power talks, panels, pitch competition & in-person networking
• Continental breakfast for 2 days
• Complimentary lunch for 2 days
• Coffee, tea, snacks, & refreshments for 2 days
• Access to cocktail party & mixer
• 1 virtual day of talks, workshops, networking, recruiting & career development
• 1 day of a virtual yoga session to kick off the day with intention!

All-Access VIRTUAL Pass
(3-DAYS) Includes:

• 2 virtual days of keynotes, power talks, panels, pitch competition & networking
• 1 virtual day of talks, workshops, networking, recruiting & career development
• 3 days of a virtual morning yoga session to kick off the days with intention!

One-Day VIRTUAL Pass
(1-DAY) Includes:

• 1 virtual day of talks, workshops, networking, recruiting & career development
• 1 day of a virtual yoga session to kick off the day with intention!

About the event

“Amazing Festival! Raw, Real and Refreshing. Speakers shared great tools and tips for thriving as founders, leaders in tech.”     –Festival attendee

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 three full days virtually and in-person of inspiring talks, keynotes, startup pitches, thought-provoking discussions, educational workshops, career mentorship and networking.


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

Subscribe for festival news  

2021 Diversity Sponsor 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.

2021 Speakers

Click here to see our 2020 Keynote Speakers  

Keynotes

Sarah Kunst

Managing Director, Cleo Capital

Minda Harts

CEO and Author, The Memo LLC

Pat Wadors

Chief People Officer, Procore

Goldie Chan

Global Speaker, Strategist and Writer

Sarah Kunst

Founder and CEO of madeBOS

Adiba Barney

Author, Former CEO, Metastatic Breast Cancer Advocate at METAvivor

Elizabeth M. Adams

Stanford University Race & Technology Fellow

Donna Griffit

Corporate Storyteller
Donna Griffit Corporate Storyteller

Neda Blocho

Investor & Head of Studios Program
Avanta Ventures

Katie Schuele

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer
boostr

Bill Reichert

Partner
Pegasus Tech Ventures

Dr. Christina Villarreal

Executive Coach &
Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley

Neda Blocho

Investor & Head of Studios Program
Avanta Ventures

Katie Schuele

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer
boostr

Bill Reichert

Partner
Pegasus Tech Ventures

Donna Griffit

Corporate Storyteller
Donna Griffit Corporate Storyteller

Neda Blocho

Investor & Head of Studios Program
Avanta Ventures

What's New at the 2021 Women in Tech Festival?

 

We’re formulating sessions around career development that will give you actionable items and key insights designed to enhance your soft and technical skills as well as prepare you for the next stage of your career.

We will have company recruiting booths so you can meet your next employer, find your next gig!

Meet Our Past Pitch Competition Winners

Fiona Edwards Murphy
2020 Winner

CEO and CoFounder, ApisProtect

Riana Lynn
2019 Winner

Founder, Journey Foods

Pree Walia
2018 Winner

Founder, Preemadonna

Kristina Bingham Jones
2017 Winner

Founder, Court buddy



Meet The 2021 Presenting Startups!

Vanessa Archambault - Morales

Co-Founder, CTO at DealEngine

Riana Lynn
2019 Winner

Founder, Journey Foods

Pree Walia
2018 Winner

Founder, Preemadonna

Kristina Bingham Jones
2017 Winner

Founder, Court buddy

Pitch Application is
Now Open!

“Thank you for all your support, feedback and belief over the past few months. We really appreciate the events that you’ve organized – they’ve helped me become a much stronger presenter and boarded our network.”         – Pitch Company

2021 Agenda - Coming Soon!

DAY 1: In-Person

Time - 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Hosted at the Glasshouse in San Jose, CA

DAY 2: In-Person

Time - 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Hosted at the Glasshouse in San Jose, CA

More details to come soon!

DAY 3: Virtual

Time - 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Hosted virtually via Zoom!

Join Our Volunteer Team!

This year our 3-DAY festival will be a hybrid event from October 13-15, 2021— with 1 virtual day and 2 in-person days.

For the in-person days we would love some extra hands, whether that be helping us as a greeter, a stage manager, an emcee or a casual photographer snapping pics, and more! We would love to have you join us! 

Please fill out the application form below!

2021 Sponsors

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.