Tech superheroes united in change

The world's largest Women in Tech Event Series is returning to San Francisco - join 1500+ tech leaders and professionals from the biggest names and hottest startups to learn from industry pioneers and boost your skills... let's shatter that glass ceiling!


Incredible, inspiring and life-affirming

Engineer, Amazon

Packed with the most inspiring women of technology, where every story and experience, every workshop and talk is relevant and every piece of advice another crack in the glass ceiling.

IT Service Delivery Manager, ITV

The most empowering tech event I've ever attended

Technical Lead, TLT LLP

About Women of Silicon Valley

Women of Silicon Valley enables people and organisations to connect, learn and take action on gender diversity and inclusion. We do not shy away from controversy and we look to open people’s minds to new ideas by pushing boundaries.

Through inspirational keynotes, panel discussions on business strategy, technical classes, and career development workshops, this conference provides all the content and networking opportunities needed to flourish in the tech sector.

Beginning with one small event three years ago, Women of Silicon Valley has grown rapidly and is now the ‘one to watch’ out of a global series. The Women in Tech World Series is an international sensation, changing the game for women in the UK, Australia, mainland Europe and soon Africa, India, China and Canada.

Be part of the community - join us and over 1500 professionals to make an impact on the gender gap and boost your career at Women of Silicon Valley 2019.


Speakers include

Rachana Bhide

News Broadcaster and Global Talent Lead @ Bloomberg Engineering

Cassie Kozyrkov

Chief Decision Scientist @ Google

Arquay Harris

Director of Engineer @ Slack

Leah McGowen-Hare

Senior Director @ Salesforce

Anshu Kak

Vice President & Distinguished Engineer @ IBM

Miriam Daniel

Vice President @ Amazon Alexa

Deborah Kirkham


Uma Meyyappan

SVP, Co-Lead Innovation Research and Development, Innovation Group @ Wells Fargo

Sheila Jordan

CIO @ Symantec

Diana Cruz Solash

VP, Inclusion and Diversity @ Infor

Helena Deus

Technology Research Director @ Elsevier

Shaloo Garg

Managing Director, Silicon Valley, South West region @ Microsoft



2019's Technology Focus

The Future of Tech

Disrupt or be disrupted! Which tech change agent will you become?

Topics include:

  • Your journey to truly cognitive technology: From robotics, RPA, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, A.I. and beyond!
  • Big data and analytics - Creating change agents to win the data science war
  • To the intelligent edge – The next IT transformation?

The 2019 Tech-Pulse

Master today’s tech possibilities to best position yourself for the future!

Topics include:

  • Beyond data lakes – How to turn data-driven decision making into practice?
  • Evolving cloud – Distributed tech, edge computing and its overlay implications
  • Automation – The changing face of security in an increasingly cognitive tech world
  • Blockchain outside of financial services – What can it truly do for you?

2019's Business Focus

The Evolution of Work

Lead from the front by embracing instead of fearing the modern-day work environment.

Topics include:

  • Fit for purpose recruitment practices to attract the workforce your future business needs
  • Work/life balance – creating space for wellbeing and productivity
  • Embracing the new project practices – Agile vs. Kanban vs. Waterfall

Founder Focus - Changing the World through Entrepreneurship

Learn from fellow founders' success stories & gain practical advice on how to scale your business.

Topics include:

  • What to consider when investing in technology?
  • Outsourcing vs. in-housing your tech & tech teams - which way to go?
  • Creating your pitch-deck - what to include & what should it look like?

2019's People Focus

Career Guidance & Personal Development

Upskill yourself for the modern workforce!

Topics include:

  • Practical tips & tricks for navigating your way into a tech-specific career
  • The fundamentals of changing careers at any age
  • Demystifying having it all

Diversity, Inclusion and You!

Diversity and Inclusion – can we afford not to in the era of digital change?

Topics include:

  • Ageism – as working life extends into our 70’s how will it impact you?
  • Upskilling fast – adapting to an ever-changing tech sector landscape
  • Pay gaps – looking into the true state of affairs and understanding the psychology of pay gaps

An amazing day full of insights from a diverse set of speakers. I went home feeling inspired and empowered to take action in my own organization, with a strong sense of what to do and how to get started.​​

Merchant Success Manager, Shopify

Interesting, engaging, friendly and thought provoking.

Data Governance, Deutsche Bank

A great event to learn about what is going on around the industry and to be inspired by the many women achieving fulfilling and interesting careers in technology.

Project Manager, JP Morgan


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