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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.

The Infrrd Diversity Scholarship

FREE Tickets Available for Women of Diverse Racial and Ethnic Backgrounds!

Are you a Woman of Color and want to attend the Women in Tech Festival – for free? We can’t wait for you to join us! Thanks to our Diversity Sponsor, we have scholarships available to give to our underrepresented communities, including Black, Latinx, & American Indian! If this is you, answer a few questions below to get a FREE pass with full access to every session of our 2-day virtual event!

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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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