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第三届Ladies Who Tech科技女性大会圆满举办

3RD LADIES WHO TECH CONVENTION PROVES TECH HAS NO GENDER

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上周六8月29日,第三届Ladies Who Tech年度大会再次于上海新天地安达仕酒店召开。本次为期一天的大会成为了一场赞誉、聚焦从事STEM(科学、技术、工程和数学)行业女性的盛会。无论是女性还是其他性别的盟友,所有与会人员都积极地参与其中,为STEM行业女性发发声,并且互相学习、分享和支持。

Ladies Who Tech年度大会绝不是一场稀松平常的会议。它充满互动、鼓舞人心、新奇有趣,更不乏互动舞蹈和社区建设。以“科技不分性别”为主题,组织者们安排了一整天丰富的活动,包括主题演讲、炉边对话、圆桌讨论、工作坊,以及科技角和招聘会。今年的大会还首次尝试了两个新的环节——快速职业辅导环节和投资者见面会。一天的日程在鸡尾酒会环节和互动社交中,轻松而愉快地结束。

尽管当日狂风暴雨,会议大厅整日人潮涌动。上午的议程以题为“性别多样化进程中盟友的重要性”的圆桌会议开启。随后,多个企业科技部门主管和初创企业创始人分享了他们的STEM行业之旅和对多个热门话题的见解,包括教育科技、数据科学、人工智能、自动驾驶、新零售、科技对社会的影响以及环保事业背后的科学。下午的议程以关注“以包容性为特点吸引和留住人才”的圆桌讨论收尾。

在会议大厅外,琳琅满目的企业和初创公司展台呈现了他们最尖端的产品和热招岗位信息。同时在另一个楼层,工作坊会给观众提供了开发微信小程序、设计电子游戏和学习Python的机会。在快速职业辅导环节和投资者见面会现场,参与者们得到了职业导师的专业建议,女性主导的初创企业也得到了向当天的女性投资人小组展示其商业计划的机会。

2020 Ladies Who Tech年度大会得到合作伙伴的大力支持——eBay、思爱普、澳新银行、博世、百威亚太控股、点通安吉斯集团、英孚教育、禾宝蓝、货圈全、宜家中国、强生公司、飞利浦、Senreve以及澳大利亚领事馆、加拿大领事馆和荷兰领事馆。

Ladies Who Tech 一直致力于促进和达成STEM行业的性别多样化。工程师就是工程师,无需标注女性工程师;无需称呼我们女科学家、女数学家,我们就是科学家、数学家。毕竟,科技不分性别。

The third Ladies Who Tech Convention returned to Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai on Saturday, August 29 for a day of celebrating and giving the spotlight to women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Women and allies of all genders attended the convention to raise awareness of women in STEM and to learn from, share with, and support each other.

This is not your average convention; it was an interactive, motivating and fun-filled day complete with dancing and community building. With the theme “Tech Has No Gender,” the convention was a full day event with keynote speeches, fireside chats, panel discussions, and workshops accompanied by a tech & job fair. This year, two new sessions, speed-mentoring and investors meet-up, were added to the agenda. The day ended with a cocktail networking reception.

Despite the stormy weather, the conference hall was packed throughout the day. The morning kicked off with a panel discussion highlighting the importance of allies advocating for gender diversity. Following that, corporate tech leaders and start-up founders shared their STEM journey and insights on edtech, data science, AI, automated driving, new retail, technology making a social impact, and the science behind protecting the environment. The evening wrapped up with a corporate panel discussion about hiring and retaining talent through inclusivity.

Outside the conference hall, inclusive corporate and start-up employers showcased their latest products and promoted their job vacancies. On a different floor, workshops gave participants the opportunity to develop a mini-program, create a video game, and learn Python for data science. Participants also met with mentors for career development advice, and women-led start-ups had the opportunity to pitch their business plan to a panel of women investors.

The Ladies Who Tech Convention was supported by partners including eBay, SAP, ANZ, Bosch, Budweiser APAC, Dentsu Aegis Network, EF, Herbaland, Huo Quan Quan, IKEA China, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, Senreve, and the Consulates of Australia, Canada, and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Ladies Who Tech is dedicated to promoting and achieving gender diversity within STEM industries. We should identify an engineer as an engineer, not a female engineer; not a female scientist, or female mathematician, but a scientist and a mathematician. After all, tech has no gender.

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