Exclusive Drinks and Networking with Women Tech Leaders
Save the date! PowerToFly is excited to introduce you to women tech leaders at some of New York's most exciting companies. You will hear how these female leaders and their teams are building inclusive environments and innovative tech products. We'll end the evening with an opportunity for you to network with additional women in tech over cocktails and light food.
Agenda (Subject to Change):
6:00pm - Check-In & Networking over Cocktails & Light Food
6:30pm - Event Kickoff with Rise New York (The NYC chapter of a global network that brings together the best and brightest start-ups and experts to create the future of financial services)
6:35pm - Introductory Remarks by Milena Berry, PowerToFly's CEO
6:40pm - Panel on How To Rise as a Woman in Tech, moderated by Milena Berry and featuring
Doa Jafri, Director of Engineering, Thrive Global
Bahar Shah, Software Engineer, Bluecore
Bavitha Sokhi, Lead Software Engineer, Stash Invest
Theresa "Tvu" Vu, Senior Vice President of Engineering, AppNexus
7:00pm - Audience Q&A
7:20pm - Networking over Cocktails & Light Food
The event will be held on April 12th from 6pm to 8pm at Rise New York, located at 43 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010.
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