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Meet Vrbo's women tech leaders, like Chief Product Officer Tina Weyand, at this invite-only in-person event.
Agenda (Subject to Change):
- 6:00pm - Check-In & Networking over Cocktails & Light Food
- 6:20pm - Kick-Off with PowerToFly
- 6:25pm - Welcome & Keynote Address by Judy Kay, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Brand and Communications at Vbro
- 6:35pm - Information Presentation
- 6:45pm - Panel Discussion with Vrbo Female Tech Leaders including
- 7:20pm - Networking Continues over Cocktails & Light Food
The event will take place on Thursday, February 28th from 6pm to 9pm at 11501 Domain Dr., Suite 100, Austin, TX.
Vbro's (formerly HomeAway) mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through their online marketplace. With over 2 million unique places to stay in 190 countries, they are committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.
Also, Vrbo is hiring! Their amazing benefits include plenty of paid vacation, up to 20 weeks of parental leave, two paid volunteer days per year, and their one of a kind Table Talks aimed at encouraging creativity and innovation. To learn more about Vrbo and their open positions, visit their page on PowerToFly. .
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Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Vrbo cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions about this policy.
Women Share Their Experiences Working at Vrbo
On February 28th, PowerToFly returned to Austin to partner on our second event with groundbreaking vacation rental company Vrbo. This invite-only event was for mid to senior women in tech working as Software Engineers, UX Designers, Data Scientists & Analysts, Mobile Engineers and more.
Hosted by PowerToFly's Cristina Duke (an Austin native), the event kicked off with a keynote address by Vrbo's Senior Vice President, Strategy, Brand and Communications Judy Kay before jumping into an informative panel discussion and Q&A session featuring several of Vrbo's women leaders including:
- Tina Weyand, Chief Product Officer
- Anita Dodia, Senior Director, Software Engineering
- Hannah Lindsley, Data Science Manager
- Francesca Hernandez, Manager, Digital Platform
Here's what one attendee had to say about the event: "I am the only woman on a team of a dozen or so engineers. I really found it refreshing to hear what the panelists had to say. It definitely made me want to pursue an opportunity with a company where I can work with an equal mix of men and women. Thank you!"
If you are looking for new opportunities, Vrbo is hiring. Their amazing benefits include plenty of paid vacation, up to 20 weeks of parental leave, and their one of a kind Table Talks aimed at encouraging creativity and innovation. Think you'd like working at Vrbo? Visit their page on PowerToFly to learn more.
Our Vrbo panel of women leaders.
A packed house
A look at our panel discussion
The event included plenty of time for networking
Great food, courtesy Kristin Collins of Fluff
Women in Tech Share Their Experiences Working at WW (Formerly Weight Watchers)
Back on March 14th, PowerToFly partnered with WW (formerly Weight Watchers) to present an evening of tech talks and discussions lead by their women tech leaders who are building the future of wellness.
Hosted by PowerToFly's CoFounder & CEO Milena Berry, the evening kicked off with a welcome address by WW's CTO Michael Lysaght, who then stuck around to answer questions during our networking session. Michel then passed the mic to Kayley Seder, Manager, Agile Project Management who dived a bit deeper into WW's platform and latest tools.
Next, Milena moderated a panel discussion featuring four of WW's women tech leaders who shared their own career journeys, spoke about the work that WW is doing in the Android and conversational AI fields and about the employee resource groups that WW offers to help their women engineers take their careers to the next level. Our panel included:
- Veronica Brown, Scrum Master
- Laure Price, Manager, Marketing Technology
- Ifeoma Okereke, Software Engineer
- Chao Dong, Software Engineer
After our panel discussion, audience members had a chance to ask their own questions before we moved back into networking, with more chances to enjoy the wonderful food and drinks that WW provided.
WW is hiring! To learn more about WW and their open positions, visit their page on PowerToFly.
Networking at WW!
Welcome to WW!
CTO Michael Lysaght welcome our capacity crowd.
CTO Michael Lysaght
Kayley Seder, Manager, Agile Project Management leads the night's tech talk
A packed house during our tech talk
Our panel of WW women tech leaders
A great panel and audience Q&A
Attendees had a chance to try out the WW platform (and some yummy goodies too)
Another look at the WW office