Diaspark is glad to announce INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2015 CELEBRATION powered by Women Techmakers Indore at Diaspark Campus. GDG Women Techmaker Indore; a sub-group of Google Developer Group Indore organized a daylong event – International Women’s Day Celebration at Diaspark Indore Campus on March 21st, 2015.
International Women’s Day is an important moment to recognize how women have influenced the tech industry and beyond. Main aim of this event was to showcase the work and passions of women in the technology industry by providing a platform to celebrate their talents and spotlight role models and create a supportive global community in which women can connect, be inspired, and encourage each other to realize their passions.
Event was segmented in three categories Lightning Talks by Guest Speaker, Panel Discussion and Unconference – group discussion over various topics related to Women, Technology and Indore.
Segment-1 Lightning Talks
Talk 1: How social media has evolved today and the importance of digital industry – by Zaira Maqubool
Talk 2: How women can contribute to IT field in India – by Mehak Khosla
Talk 3: The startup cycle and what you need to do along the way â€“ by Kavita Jhala
Segment 2&3: Panel Discussion & Unconference
The 2nd half part of the program was panel discussion & unconference by women who have struck a chord with the entrepreneurship world.
Ms. Sunita Kishnani, COO, EasyMedico, Online Pharmacy Store
Ms. Shahana Khan, Lead Software Engineer, Impetus Technologies
Ms. Nistha Tripathi, an Author and Technology Entrepreneur
Ms.Vanadana Lakhani, experienced in SEO, Project Analytics and Process Improvements
The questions were mostly general; expect a few possibility of specific question about the journey as a woman in tech, opportunities, hurdles, options and other situations faced.
Each of the panelists threw in wonderful insights for the audience on topics ranging from women’s skills, shaping up as an entrepreneur, support system, confidence and knowledge.
The highlight of the program was that the student community was able to connect to entrepreneurs an
About Women Techmaker, GDG Indore
GDG Women Techmaker, Indore is a sub-group of Google Developer Group, Indore dedicated to women, to help women realize their potential as leaders, entrepreneurs and individuals. It is an attempt to bring together all the women developers, IT Professionals and non-IT enthusiasts and Google technologies and other open source technologies enthusiasts so that they can meet, talk, share ideas and innovate.