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Accelerating Innovative Women In Technology (10.21 @ eBay)

October 21, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, October 21st at eBay's StubHub office in San Francisco for an inspiring evening dedicated to accelerating innovative women in technology.

Experience table-top demos from rock star women founders and sit down for a discussion on accelerating women in tech with some of the tech industry's leading female thinkers.

While there's a great more to be done when it comes to women in technology, the Bay Area is uniquely building momentum and innovating new initiatives to advance women's success in tech.

We'll discuss what's working, what's needed, and what's next in the effort to ensure women are fully represented and rewarded in the tech careers of their choosing here in the Bay Area and beyond.

5:30 - 7:00 pm: Demos and Drinks - 5th floor

7:30 - 9:30 pm: Panel Discussion - 4th floor

Light food and beverages will be served.

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Speakers

Raji Arasu

CTO & VP
StubHub

Edith Yeung

Partner
500 Mobile Collective Fund

Tina Sharkey

CEO
SherpaFoundry

Jennifer 8 Lee

CEO
Plympton

Melinda Briana Epler

CEO & Founder
Change Catalyst

Heather Gordon Friedland

Vice President Local & Seller Experience
eBay

Demos

  • Motherly

    Jill Koziol, Co-Founder

    Motherly is an inspiring community that guides women on their journey to motherhood. We collaborate with experts and influencers delivering curated, personalized tips and information targeted to exactly where she is in her journey. Our content is woman-centered and personalized based on her preferences and lifestyle (working v. stay-at-home; breastfeeding v. formula feeding). Through online classes, brand partnerships, and curated shops, we allow women to define for themselves what it means to be Motherly.

  • HandScape

    Min Hui, CEO

    Re-Inventing Touch. HandScape, developer of the HandyCase, is a revolutionary technology that allows users to tap and swipe their mobile device from behind without obscuring the screen with their hands. As soon as users attach the case to their phone or tablet and connect to Bluetooth, they can interact with their devices using all fingers from one or both hands, and can, in effect, see through the device. Support us on Kickstarter!

  • Monday Envelope

    Bryn Boughton, CEO

    Monday Envelope introduces mobile workflow management tools to a long ignored and quickly growing market area –parents who work to support their schools. Founded in 2013, the company offers a unique, single sign-on solution that radically simplifies parent involvement; making it easy to organize, mobilize and fundraise in real time from any device.There are an estimated 80,000+ such groups in the US alone, collectively responsible for fundraising and spending $4 billion a year. The Company is based in Concord, CA with an office in New York.

  • Mr Gabriel

    Virginie Gretz, Founder

    Mr Gabriel is the first personal safety app designed specifically for the Apple Watch. Mr Gabriel uses the data from the smartwatch and the smartphone sensors, paired with real-time machine learning to identify emergencies such as accidents or agressions.

  • SparkGift

    Peggy Mangot, Co-founder & CEO

    SparkGift makes it easy, accessible and affordable for family and friends to give and receive stocks and index funds as gifts. By making investments as easy to give as gift cards, SparkGift gives adults the world's easiest way to get young people started investing while time is on their side. With SparkGift, anyone can quickly and easily: Gift-give shares of stocks and index funds ranging from $20 to $2,000 in mere minutes. Create an online gift registry for the stocks and index funds of their choice. Schedule their investment gift to be delivered on the date of the birthday, graduation, wedding, anniversary, baby shower, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, communion, holiday, etc. Include a personalized gift message, in digital form and on an attractive print-at-home certificate.

  • The Town Kitchen

    Sabrina Mutukisna, CEO

    The Town Kitchen is a community-driven food business that sources, crafts, and delivers locally-sourced lunch through a community of growers, food makers, chefs and youth. We employ low-income, urban youth and provide them with fair wage jobs and college classes.

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