PowerToFly returned to Charlotte, North Carolina on April 24th to present an invite-only evening with Wells Fargo's women tech leaders and male allies.
Hosted by PowerToFly's Cristina Duke, the night kicked off with a chance for our attendees to network with their peers over some delicious refreshments and to meet members of the Wells Fargo team, who were eager to answer their questions.
The night's programming began with a keynote address and tech talk from Gabby Szasz, SVP, Global Head - Enterprise Quality Engineering. Gabby then joined a panel of Wells Fargo leaders to discuss their latest projects and career journeys. Along with Gabby, our panel included:
- Sandeep Mehta, EVP, Enterprise Platform Services, Technology
- Ligia Vilela, Head of Innovation Technology
- Yelena Makogon, Director, Head of Enterprise Counterparty Credit Risk Technology
The evening concluded with more networking and opportunities for our attendees to ask our panel follow up questions.
If you are interested in new opportunities, Wells Fargo is hiring. Their amazing benefits include a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave, and more. To view their open roles and learn more about Wells Fargo's commitment to diversity, visit their page on PowerToFly.
PowerToFly partnered with Microsoft to present an invite-only evening of discussions and networking with Microsoft's women leaders in CSS and beyond. The August 9th event took place at The Big Chill in Charlotte, North Carolina and also included plenty of opportunities for our attendees mingle with both the Microsoft team and their peers over some delicious food and drink.
Here's a brief looking at the evening:
- After our attendees had a chance to network, PowerToFly's Chief Revenue Officer Caroline Turner kicked off the evening by introducing Microsoft Senior Director Rich Neal who formerly welcomed our guests, as well as Aileen Allkins, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President - Customer Service & Support, who recorded a video introduction.
- Dana Knipp, WW Capability and Capacity Leader for Azure at Microsoft, sat down for a illuminating fireside chat that touched on her personal career journey and life at Microsoft.
- The night then transitioned to an wide-ranging panel discussion featuring several of Microsoft's women leaders including Linda Harrell, Supportability PM; Kristin Thomas, Support Engineer Manager; Nikki Gregg, WW Support Leader Exchange & Outlook; Charlene Douglas, Senior Content Exp Manager; and Brooke Lowry, Global D&I Manager.
- Our panel also welcomed questions from our insightful audience.
- The evening concluded with more opportunities for attendees to network over food and drinks.
A full house at Charlotte's The Big Chill
Senior Director Rich Neal welcomes our attendees.
Dana Knipp, WW Capability and Capacity Leader at Microsoft, sits down for a one-on-one chat with PowerToFly's Caroline Turner.
Attendees enjoy a video about women in CSS.
Our panel featuring some of Microsoft's wonderful women leaders.
Our panel takes questions from the audience.
A great evening of learning and networking.