Allyson Kapin asks, “How can we truly address the lack of women in tech and startups and develop realistic solutions if we continue to play this silly blame game?” My answer? Stop complaining about it and get out there and participate…and that is exactly what I am doing.
Women Who Tech brings together talented women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy to transform the world and inspire change. Hundreds of women from across the US and abroad in the non-profit, political and business world participate and Panelists include women on the forefront of social change and technology.
This year, I am honored to be included on this “dream team” roster of speakers for the WomenWhoTech Annual Telesummit, 15 September. Panelists include a “who’s who” of the forefront of social change and technological progress, among them: Mary Hodder, Technologist and Founder of of Dabble.com, Beth Kanter, Author Blogger and CEO of Zoetica Media, author Clay Shirky, Elisa Camahort Page, Co-Founder of BlogHer, Rashmi Sinha, Co-Founder of SlideShare, Connie Reece, Co-Founder of Social Media Club, Deanna Zandt, Technologist and author, Geoff Livingston, Author, Blogger and CMO of Zoetica Media, Lauren Vargas of Radian6, Kaliya Hamlin of Shes Geeky, Genevieve Bell of Intel, Heather Harde, CEO of TechCrunch, Irene Au of Google, Lynne D. Johnson of the Advertising Research Foundation and Tara Hunt, author of the Whuffie Factor.
Social Media ROI
Do you know what kind of an impact social media is having on your brand, mission, or bottom line? How do you put a monetary value on branding? This panel will discuss realistic metrics and benchmarks any organization can use in their campaigns and ensure that your using the right strategies and tools to listen and engage your audiences on different social networks.
After-parties: 6:30 – 8:30PM in DC, NY, and San Francisco http://bit.ly/djFEi2
Images on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8066674@N06/4929684739/sizes/z/
I have two comp tickets that I am eager to give away. If you’d like a chance at winning those, leave a comment below on why you want to attend. And like my fellow panelist, I will pick two winners at random.