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Helix

An Exclusive Evening with the Women Tech Leaders of Helix

This is an invite-only evening for software engineers (Backend, Fullstack) with at least 3+ years of experience. If you think that this event would be a good fit for you, please email hi@powertofly.com to request an invitation.

Join us on June 14th for an evening of discussions, networking and refreshments with the women leaders (and male allies) at Helix who are revolutionizing how we learn and use information about our DNA.

The event will be held Thursday, June 14th from 5:30pm to 8pm at Helix HQ, 1 Circle Star Way, San Carlos, CA 94070.

Agenda (Subject to Change):

  • 5:30pm - Check-In & Networking over Food & Drinks
  • 5:50pm - Event Kickoff with PowerToFly
  • 5:55pm - Keynote Address by Robin Thurston, CEO of Helix
  • 6:10pm - Product Demo with Anupreet Walia, Engineering Manager at Helix
  • 6:40pm - Panel Discussion featuring Helix team members:
    • Deena Bahri, Chief Marketing Officer (Panel Moderator)
    • Sharon Briggs, Senior Scientist
    • Sharoni Jacobs, Director of Product Management, Lab Platforms
  • 7:10pm - Audience Q&A
  • 7:30pm - Networking over Food & Drinks

Also, Helix is hiring! Their competitive benefits include 12 weeks of parental leave, 401(k) with employer matching, on-premise nursing room, fitness and wellness discounts, catered meals and flexible PTO. To learn more about Helix and their open opportunities, visit their page at PowerToFly.

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 accommodation to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

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

Blog

Our NYC Event On "How to Rise As A Woman In Tech"

Featuring women leaders from AppNexus, Bluecore, Stash Invest and Thrive Global

PowerToFly recently partnered with four amazing New York companies, AppNexus, Bluecore, Stash Invest and Thrive Global to present an evening of networking and panel discussions at Rise NYC. Guests had an opportunity to network with women tech leaders and the other executives from our four featured companies as well as their fellow women in tech.

An energetic, insightful panel, moderated by PowerToFly CoFounder & CEO Milena Berry, featured four passionate women leaders, including:

  • Doa Jafri, Director of Engineering at Thrive Global
  • Bahar Shah, Software Engineer at Bluecore
  • Bavitha Sokhi, Lead Software Engineer at Stash Invest
  • Theresa "Tvu" Vu, Senior Vice President of Engineering, AppNexus
Our four featured companies are hiring! Visit AppNexus, Bluecore, Stash Invest an Thrive Global on PowerToFly and click "follow" to learn more about their open opportunities.


Big thanks to Rise NYC for hosting us!

An Invite-Only Evening with Women Tech Leaders of AMC Networks

This is an invite-only event. Please review the highlighted roles below to see if this event would be a good fit for you and then email hi@powertofly.com to request an invitation.

On May 17th in NYC, PowerToFly will present an invite-only evening with AMC Networks' women leaders, executives and hiring managers. The event will include a candid panel discussion with AMC's women tech leaders, an audience Q&A; and a chance to network with other top women in tech as well as AMC executives.

Agenda (Subject to Change)

  • 6:00pm - Check-In & Networking Over Light Food & Drinks
  • 6:20pm - Event Kickoff from PowerToFly
  • 6:25pm - Keynote Address
  • 6:40pm - Product Demos by AMC Engineers
  • 7:05pm - Fireside Chat 7:20pm - Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A;
  • 8:00pm - Networking Over Light Food & Drinks

AMC Networks has delivered quality programming for more than 30 years. They own and operate several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television including AMC, IFC, Sundance, WE tv, BBC America as well as IFC Films.

Also, AMC Networks is hiring! Their benefits include comprehensive health & well-being offerings, and a matching 401(k) plan. For more information about AMC Networks and their open opportunities visit their page at PowerToFly.

This event will be a great fit for a wide array of roles including Director of Engineering, VP Product Design and Growth, VP Subscriber Growth, Director of Consumer, Social Content Producer, Manager of Social Marketing, Social Marketing Designer, Manager CRM.

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 accommodation to fully participate in this event, please email hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

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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.

American Express Company

An Inside Look at Our Event with American Express

On April 12th, PowerToFly partnered with American Express to present an exclusive evening for women in tech at Amex's gorgeous office in Sunrise, Florida. A great crowd turned out to hear a panel of American Express senior leadership, network with both Amex executives and their fellow women in tech and score a complimentary headshot.

  • The night kicked off with a keynote address by American Express VP, Technology Ileana Figueroa.
  • The audience was treated to insightful product demos from American Express team members Cheryl Duke, Elizabeth Herbert, and Donna Peters.
  • The centerpiece of the evening was a fireside chat with Licenia Rojas, a twenty-year veteran of American Express and their Senior Vice President and Unit CIO, Global Services Group.
  • Ileana then joined Cheryl Rico, VP and Unit CIO, Global Consumer Services Technology, and Dean Vocaturo, VP/GM, Network Engineering & Optimization for a panel and audience Q&A.

American Express is hiring. To learn more including their open roles, visit their page on PowerToFly and click "Follow."

Check out some photos from the event below!

All photos by Katherine Bianko / Bianko Photography

PowerToFly partnered with American Express to present an evening with their technology team at their office in Sunrise, Florida.


BlackRock

A Look at Our Evening with BlackRock's Female Tech Leaders

BlackRock, in partnership with PowerToFly, recently hosted an event at their Manhattan office for women in UX, data science, software engineering and related fields, featuring the impressive women who are driving innovation at the firm.

  • Scott Wilkinson, BlackRock's Head of User Experience, Aladdin Product Group kicked off the evening and discussed how technology is at the heart of everything BlackRock does, and why the UX function is critical to the company's success.
  • In a fireside chat, BlackRock's Deputy Head of Aladdin Product Management Sarah Schaffer talked about how she's constantly been challenged in each of the seven roles she's held at BlackRock, and how she balances her professional and personal demands as a working mother.
  • The fireside chat was followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A, where Sarah was joined by fellow tech colleagues Traci Entel, Senior Technology Business Partner, COO Functions; Rachel Schutt, Data Science Core Lead, Aladdin Product Group and Sabrina Sullivan, User Experience Design Lead, Aladdin Product Group to discuss their journeys at BlackRock and what it's like to be a woman in tech.

The event took place at the Aladdin Product Group's recently remodeled office in midtown Manhattan

A packed house of women in tech

Scott Wilkinson, BlackRock's Head of User Experience, Aladdin Product Group welcomed our guests

BlackRock's Deputy Head of Aladdin Product Management Sarah Schaffer participated in a fireside chat with PowerToFly CEO Milena Berry

A panel discussion on "data meets design with Traci Entel, Senior Technology Business Partner, COO Functions; Rachel Schutt, Data Science Core Lead, Aladdin Product Group; Sarah Schaffer, Deputy Head of Aladdin Product Management; and Sabrina Sullivan, User Experience Design Lead, Aladdin Product Group

An audience Q&A with BlackRock's female tech leaders

BlackRock swag for the attendees

All attendees received awesome BlackRock reusable water bottles

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