Next April 28th it will be the Girls in ICT day. Among all the celebrations that will take place around the world, CAPSiDE, committed with empowering girls in tech, will be attending “Building the future with #MakeWhatsNext“.
Building the future with #MakeWhatsNext is an event organized by Microsoft and other tech companies, non-profit organizations and professional women networks, and it will take place also in other 20 European cities at the same time. The focus of this event is to promote STEM studies (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) among young girls.
#MakeWhatsNext will be a day full of different activities, like talks, workshops and mentoring and coaching activities. Participants will be able to learn from some of the women in tech that nowadays are leading tech innovation in Europe, and this opportunity will help them discover all the possibilites that STEM studies can bring them for a successful career.
- 9:00 Registration.
- 9:30 Welcome
Pilar López, President at Microsoft España and Susana Camarero, Secretary of Estate for Gender Equality.
- 10:00 Guessing the future
Nuria Oliver, scientific director at Telefónica I+D, Ada Byron award 2016
- 10:45 Why did I studied STEM? Round table with tech directors
- 11:45 Networking
- 12:15 How technology can change the world
Isabel Cabezas, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft
- 12:45 Women leadership for digital innovation
Silvia Leal, Digital Innovation Program at IE University
- 13:15 What? STEM can be fun?
The Big Van Theory
- 13:45 Lunch & activities
- 14:30 Workshop | So now, what?
Blanca Gómez, Talent Acquisition Lead WE. Microsoft
- 15:00 Workshop | Building your contact network
Rosario Sierra. Business Development Manager at LinkedIn
- 16:00 Workshop | Learning to undertake with Design Thinking
Cristina Aranda, CoFounder at Mujeres Tech and María José Jordá, Head of Customer Experience Transformation at BBVA
If you can’t join all these great women in tech, you can follow the event through Channel 9.