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Invite-Only Evening with Microsoft’s Women Tech Leaders

Microsoft has partnered with PowerToFly to present an exclusive, invite-only event for women in tech. The evening will feature discussions with several of Microsoft's women leaders in CSS and beyond. There will also be time to network with Microsoft executives and top women in your field.

The event will take place on Thursday, August 9th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at The Big Chill, located at 911 East Morehead Street in Charlotte.

Agenda (Subject to Change)

  • 5:30pm - Check-In and Networking over Food & Drinks
  • 5:50pm - Introduction by PowerToFly's Chief Revenue Officer Caroline Turner
  • 5:55pm - Welcome Address by Rich Neal, Senior Director at Microsoft
  • 6:00pm - Fireside Chat with Dana Knipp, WW Capability and Capacity Leader for Azure at Microsoft
  • 6:15pm - Panel Discussion featuring from Microsoft:
    • Linda Harrell, Supportability PM
    • Kristin Thomas, Support Engineer Manager
    • Nikki Gregg, WW Support Leader Exchange & Outlook
    • Charlene Douglas, Senior Content Exp Manager
    • Brooke Lowry, Global D&I Manager
  • 6:30pm - Audience Q&A
  • 6:45pm - Networking Resumes

Microsoft is invested in women-focused organizations, seeking out women-owned suppliers, and providing support to women once they are employees at Microsoft. Their employee network Women@Microsoft reaches over twenty thousand people worldwide. Microsoft's ongoing diversity partnerships include the Anita Borg Institute, National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), and MentorNet.

Visit Microsoft's page on PowerToFly to learn more about their open roles, benefits and diversity initiatives.

About our Events: All RSVP'd attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and the company it is holding an event on behalf of cannot admit outside recruiters to that particular event. Please email hi@powertofly.com if you have any questions about this policy.

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