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Lunchtime Table Topics Assignment

Lunchtime Table Topics

Thursday, October 15, 2015  12:45pm – 3:30pm

Table Number Table Topic Moderator, Affiliation
1 Building a Community of African Women in Computing Jean Njoroge and Unoma Okorafor, African Women in Computing
2 Connecting Chinese Women in Computing in U.S., Asia and Around The World Qiao Lin Mao, Chinese Women in Computing
3 LAtINiTY – Latin American womeN in TechnologY conference, Santiago November 2015. Natalie Gil, Latinas in Computing
4 Turkish Women in Computing: Global Comparison Research  Gulustan Dogan, Turkish Women in Computing
5 Black Women in Computing On A Mission for 2015  Danielle Cummings, BWiC founder and chair, Government
6 Part 1: Information about ArabWiC community
Part 2: Speed Mentoring Sessions
Kaoutar El Maghraoui, Arab Women in Computing
7 Filipinas in Human Performance Center (HPC) Elizabeth Bautista, Filipinas in Computing
8 Indian Girls/Women in Computing Neetu Jain, Indian Women in Computing
10 Learn more about Vietnamese Women in Computing. Ann An Tu Quach and Sophia Ngo, Vietnamese Women in Computing
11  Coming “Out” at Work  Julie Mariga, LGBT in Computing
12  Bangladeshi women in Computing  Nova Ahmed
13  How to support Arab Women in Computing Globally  Sana Odeh
14  Connecting Iranian Women in Computing   Parisa Kianmajd
15  Iranian women in Computer science: challenges and strategies Mina Naghshnejad
16 Women of the Gulf South: Connecting WIT from Southern Gulf States   Jaelle Scheuerman & TBA
17  Women of the Gulf South: How Can Hiring Managers Help Create More Opportunities for Women in Tech

Growing a Diverse Tech Community in the Gulf South

 Torrie Adams & Jaelle Scheuerman
18 Finding a career rather than a job Varun Devaraj, Portland State University
19 Free and Open Source Software  Shauna Gordon-McKeon, OpenHatch
20 FreeBSD  Shteryana Shopova, FreeBSD
21  Arduino projects, with a focus on wearable technologies  Rebecca Young, Columbia College Chicago
22  Hardware Assisted OS virtualization  Kavita Agarwal, Stony Brook University
23 Why so few women in academia?  Farzana Rahman, James Madison University
24 Strategies to increase the pipeline of women in STEM  Claudia Galvan, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
25 Advance your career with a mentor  Anita Rao, eBay
26 ABIE Award Winners — Change Agent and Social Impact  Daniela Raijman & Michal Segalov, María Celeste Medina, Mai Abualkas Temraz, ABIE Award Winners
27  How IT is used to respond to Natural Disasters  Harmony Mabrey, Microsoft Disaster Response
28 Feminist Maker Spaces support Multimodal Approaches of SocioTechnical Systems  Andrea Marshall, Drexel University
29 Beyond Coding: IT Infrastructure Career Opportunities  Shannon Smith, Nationwide
30 Parenting in the tech world. Challenges, Suggestions and Opportunities.  Jagruti Bhihka, ThoughtWorks
31 ABIE Award Winners — Technical Leadership, Educator, Emerging Leader  Lydia E. Kavraki, Joanne Cohoon, Lydia Tapia, ABIE Award Winners
32 Healthcare technology Disruptive innovation in healthcare  Kate Schafer, Innovative Healthcare
33 Barriers Women Face in Career Advancement and Pay Gap

Is the pay gap between male and female coming to a close?

 San Ip, Nokia
34  Data Privacy  Parisa Kianmajd , UC-Davis/Student ResearcHers
35  Data Visualization Research   Kate Isaacs, UC-Davis/Student ResearcHers
36  Software Defined Networking  Chen Liu and Israat Tanzeena Haque, University of Alberta
37  Data-Driven Lounging (Case Study)  Judy Zhu and Emily Gould, American Express
38 Sync, Tweet, Save, Repeat – Innovation in Mobile Commerce Priyadarshini Koul, American Express Technology
39 Support for the challenges of Computer Science Studies Michelle Phung, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
40  Software Testing  Kristen Walcott-Justice and Sarojini Aalasubramanian, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
41 Get involved in open source software development with the Sahana Software Foundation!  Patricia Tressel, Sahana Software Foundation
42 Online communities, CSCW, HCI, Social Computing, UX Research  Nazanin Andalibi, Drexel University
43 Future of Cloud Computing, Security and Big Data  Vivek Kumar, University of Arizona
44 Smart and Sustainable Cities   Larissa Romualdo Suzuki, UCL / Imperial College London
45 Business Intelligence and Analytics Trends   Heather Sinkwitz, Trax Technologies
46 Negotiation and career progression   Ashley Carroll, DocuSign
47 Computer vision, with emphasis in psychology and category learning.  Rachel Moore, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
48 Graduate school admissions. Specifically, masters in CS.  Ishita Gupta, Google
49 How to Design Everyday Things  Swati Jhawar
50 Work Life Balance  Huma Hamid
51  Connecting your Women in Tech program across the global  Christine Rutherford
52  Mastering Negotiations  Jaynie Shorb
53  High Performance Computing  Punita Sinha
54  ABI.Local  Robin Patin, AnitaB.org
55 Calling all Performance Engineers  Jianli Shen
56 Leading a successful customer engagement – from winning to renewal

Utilizing non-profit leadership to enhance skills at work

Carol L Moore, Dell

 

Melissa Tata, Dell

57 Parenting in the tech world. Challenges, Suggestions and Opportunities

 

Work life Balance as a Woman in Technology

Lenka Vanek, Dell

 

Monica Younger, Dell

58 Free Table
59 Free Table
60 Free Table

 

 


Friday, October 16, 2015 1:00pm – 2:15pm

Table Number Table Topic Moderator, Affiliation
1
2  Growing Chinese Women in Computing  Qiao Lin Mao and Wei Lin, Chinese Women in Computing
3  Information Sessions: The LGBTQ-A community  Deb Agarwal, LGBT in Computing
4  Coming “Out” at Work  Julie Mariga, LGBT in Computing
5  ArabWiC: Speed Mentoring Sessions  Kaoutar El Maghraoui, IBM Research
6  Filipinas in Human Performance Center (HPC) Elizabeth Bautista , Filipinas in Computing
7  The Asian-American Identity in the Tech Industry  Melissa Morris
8  International women in Computer Science: challenges and strategies  Mina Naghshnejad
12  Early-stage start-ups and female founders  Arushi Raghuvanshi
13  How IT is used to respond to Natural Disasters  Harmony Mabrey, Microsoft Disaster Response
14  Feminist Maker Spaces support Multimodal Approaches of SocioTechnical Systems  Andrea Marshall, Drexel University
15  Why so few women in academia?  Farzana Rahman, James Madison University
16  Hardware Assisted OS virtualization  Kavita Agarwal, Stony Brook University
17  Finding a career rather than a job Varun Devaraj, Portland State University
18  Parenting in the tech world. Challenges, Suggestions and Opportunities.  Jagruti Bhihka, ThoughtWorks
19  Beyond Coding: IT Infrastructure Career Opportunities  Shannon Smith, Nationwide
20  Getting Started In UX  Megan Torkildson, Google
21  Technology “Non-Use” Chitra Rajasekaran, ESRI
22  Creating Your Silver Lining   Eva Stamos, American Express Technology
23  Health HCI OR Making a career transition later in life  Tamara Peyton, Pennsylvania State University
24  Helping Late Comers and Non-Engineering Majors Into Tech Roles  Bernease Herman, Amazon
25  Pursuing masters’ after an year or two of working in industry.   Ishita Gupta, Google
26  Pay Gap and Role Technology in Personal, Social and Professional Lives  Sand Ip, Nokia
27  Internship, Mobile computing, Women in academy  Reyhaneh Jabbarvand, George Mason University
28  What is it like to work at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)?  Kaitlin Farr, Johns Hopkins, Applied Physics Lab
29  Survivors in STEM    Zaza Soriano
30  Problems and solutions for addressing cultural shock women face  Sandeep Kuttal
31  Continuous Integration and Deployment Best Practices  Qudsiah Khan
32  Aging Gracefully in Tech  Meg Layton
33  iOS  Chitra Rajasekaran
34  Startup Stories: Sharing stories about our own startups and how we got off the ground  Laura Ferguson
35  Transitioning from a technical to a leadership role  Jennifer Plummer
36  First Job: The right opportunities for you  Srishti Gupta
40  Integrating User-Centered Design Principles into Your Work Process  Erin Walline, Dell
41  The importance of networking & mentors to enhance your career  Liza Sighinolfi, Dell
42  Early-stage start-ups and female founders  Arushi Raghuvanshi