Friday, November 05, 2004

Online Divas: Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose, 17 November 2004

I'll be speaking on November 17th at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, as one of the Online Divas, thanks to the Anita Borg Institute. If you're in the Valley at that time, please do come to the event, it should be great.

My co-divas include Cammie Dunaway (Yahoo!), Moira Gunn (TechNation), Jere King (Cisco), Marissa Mayer (Google).

Here's the background:
November 17

Online Divas: Conversations with Innovative Women in Technology
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
New Venture Hall

Sponsored by SAP, Comerica Bank and Yahoo!

This is the second in a three part speaker series held in collaboration with the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, the Alliance of Technology and Women (Silicon Valley chapter), the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and The Tech Museum of Innovation. This informal series will explore how women in the field of technology impact the present and future of technological innovation.

Online Divas
Join a panel of Silicon Valley's cutting-edge technologists and thought leaders as they share their experiences, failures and successes for developing cultures in which innovation thrives. Breaking free from perceptions, the panel will discuss proven techniques for teaching innovation. They will focus on processes and steps to encourage creativity and innovation, including diversity, entrepreneurship, discovery, empowerment and sustainability.

Moira Gunn, Commentator for National Public Radio
--Cammie Dunaway, Chief Marketing Officer, Yahoo!
--Jere King, Corporate Communications Services, Cisco Systems
--Marissa Mayer, Director of Consumer Web Products, Google
--Halley Suitt, Founder, "Halley’s Comment" Blog

6:00- 6:45pm Registration and Networking
6:45- 8:45pm Program, Discussion, and Q&A
8:45- 9:00pm Program Close

Advanced registration
$25 for members of any of the partnering organizations
$40 for non members
(Registration at the door will be an additional $10.)
Children ages 12-18 accompanied by an adult, as well as full time students can register at the door for $5.