Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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Google Launchpad 
543 Howard St

Driving Directions 


Charlotte Danielsson 
Silicon Vikings 

Shattering Barriers: Increasing Gender, Racial & LGBT Diversity in Tech 

Opening Address: 

Samaira, 10 year old CEO, founder of Coder Bunnyz (she invented a STEM coding board game at the age of 7 to teach coding to kids age 4-104.  She has done over 60 workshops with her board game in Silicon Valley, teaching over 2000 kids!)

Panel 1: Women in Venture Capital

Jiazi Guo, Tsingyuan Ventures

SC Moatti, Mighty Capital

Dr Ann Shin, Ultrafund VC & Blockchain Fund at Fenox Venture Capital

Jayni Shah, Accomplice VC


Panel 2: Building Visibility & Community for Impact

Karmen Leung, Co-Founder, Women in Big Data

Louise Fritjofsson, Serial Entrepreneur and founder of FemaleTechSpeakers

Henry Chang, CEO & Founder, apiNXT

Sarah Burgaud, Director of Programs, StartOut


Panel 3: Global Perspectives on the Impact of Diversity on Innovation

Judy Little, SVP and Member of Global Diversity & Inclusion Council, Ericsson

Andrew Chang, International & Government Relations, Plug and Play

Michelle Rodriguez, Senior Program Manager for Diversity Inclusion & Belonging, LinkedIn

Ekta Dang, U First Capital

Jay Visvanathan, Executive Director, TiE