Women Who Tech Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (ET)

Event Details

The 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit will take place on May 23, 2012 via phone and web. Just like our past three sold out TeleSummits, this one will be packed with some of the most thought provoking discussions led by the most passionate and talented women in tech, startups, and social media including startup investor Joanne Wilson, WordPress usability expert Jane Wells of Automattic, Shaherose Charania, of Founders Labs and Women 2.0, Shireen Mitchell of Digital Sistats, Elisa Camahort Page, of BlogHer, Kaliya Hamlin of She’s Geeky and many more.

Women Who Tech brings together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy skills to transform the world and inspire change. We provide a supportive network for the vibrant and thriving community of women in technology professions by giving women an open platform to share their talents, experiences, and insights.


Funding Your Own Startup

  • Joanne Wilson, Investor
  • Amanda Steinberg, Founder, DailyWorth
  • Pemo Theodore, Startup Coach
  • Amy Errett, Maveron

Failing Fast and Agile Development

  • Tara Hunt Co-founder of Buyosphere
  • Sarah Allen, Blazing Cloud
  • Shaherose Charania, Founders Labs and Women 2.0
  • Jen Conalvo, Co-Founder, Tech Cocktail

Changing the World with Open Source

  • Sarah Novotny, O’Reilly Media
  • Jane Well, Master of Suggestion, Automattic,
  • Liz Henry, Web Developer, BlogHer
  • Arthur Richards, Software Engineer, Wikimedia Foundation,

Harnessing Your Power

  • Susan Mernit, Co-Founder, Oakland Local
  • Lynne Johnson, Director of Strategy and Engagement, Whispr Group, Inc.
  • Elisa Camahort Page, Co-Founder, BlogHer
  • Jill Foster, Founder, Live Your Talk

Using Technology and Social Media to Build Social Movements

  • Claire Diaz Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter
  • April Pedersen, Co-Founder, Salsa Labs
  • Michael Silberman, Global Director of Digital Innovation, Greenpeace International
  • Amy Sample Ward, Director of Membership, NTEN

Digital Rights and Online Privacy

  • Jon Pincus, Co-Founder, Qweries
  • Kaliya Hamlin, Founder, She’s Geeky
  • Sarah Granger, Consultant
  • Laurel Ruma, O”Reily Media

Diversifying your Tech Teams

  • Cathryn Posey, Tech By Superwoman
  • Kriselle Laran, Bullfrog Media
  • Adria Richards, Developer Evangelist, SendGrid
  • Shireen Mitchell, Founder, Digital Sistas

Women in International Tech

  • Beth Kanter, Author and Trainer
  • Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Ph.D Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada
  • Heather Ramsey, Director Women’s Leadership Program, IIE and TechWomen Program

Fireside Chat

  • Moderated by Cathy Brooks
  • DiAnn Eisnor, Waze.com

Sponsored by Rad Camapign, Blackbaud, NTEN, Salsa Labs, Singlebrook Technology, Women 2.0, and BlogHer