July 17-19 | Tokyo, Japan
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Wednesday, July 17 • 16:20 - 17:00
BoF: Every Effort Counts: How Can You (and Your Company) be an Ally in Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech - Mariana Varela, Chicas en Tecnología (CET)

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An individual’s identification and connection with a role model can influence their aspirations. The lack of female role models in STEM professions, especially in leading positions, affects the confidence that females have in their own ability to follow these career paths.

The question is what can YOU do to bridge the gender gap in tech?

The speaker, co-founder of the organization Chicas en Tecnología (Girls in Technology), will share some advice and ideas taken from their experience on how the audience can help bringing gender parity, understanding the challenges and possible solutions suited for institutions, companies and organizations.

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Mariana Varela

Co-founder, Chicas en Tecnologia
I'm passionate about women and youth empowerment through technology. I'm a UX researcher and I've always understood technology as a tool to change our realities and have a positive impact in the world.In year 2012, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology... Read More →

Wednesday July 17, 2019 16:20 - 17:00 JST
Hall A (3) (Floor 5F)