Learning from Crisis

May 11, 2020 | Alana Karen & Peipei Yu

Alana Karen and Peipei Yu discuss what they’ve learnt during this time of change as the world shifts into survival mode. Back before COVID-19 spun into our lives, the formidable Peipei Yu and I were booked to speak at the Women of Silicon Valley conference previously...

9+ Ways to Make a Difference This International Women's Day

March 10, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year and is the focal point in the movement for the rights and acknowledgement of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Here's how you can make a positive difference this IWD (and...

5 Innovative Uses of Virtual Reality

February 26, 2020 | Celen Ebru Paytoncular

VR was initially solely associated with the gaming and entertainment industry. Today, it has been applied to various sectors and has the potential to transform how people interact with one another, businesses and organisations, and their surroundings. Virtual reality...

What do you Love About the Tech Industry?

February 14, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

In the spirit of Valentine's Day and with only a few months to go until Women of Silicon Valley 2020 is live, we asked our US women in tech community what they love the most about working in the industry. Here's what they had to say:

Why We're in Love with Netflix

February 13, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

Spoiler: it's because they have a great attitude towards diversity and inclusion

Melinda Gates has Launched a $50m Initiative to Boost Women in Tech

February 5, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

Billionaire Melinda Gates is hoping to increase the number of women working in tech – starting with Chicago. A new initiative from her investment firm will spend $50 million to jumpstart the women-in-tech initiative in the Windy City and two other markets.

We Now Have 135 Confirmed Speakers for Women of Silicon Valley!

January 21, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

We are excited to announce that we have 135 confirmed speakers so far for Women of Silicon Valley 2020, with new speakers being added every week!

Silicon Valley’s Male Tech Workers are Using Cosmetic Surgery to Get Ahead

January 20, 2020 | Katrina Hinrichsen

Attention to physical appearance and anti-ageing is often deemed a requirement for a woman to achieve career success. Now a recent report from The Washington Post reveals that men in Silicon Valley are also feeling the pressure and are getting plastic surgery in order to...

What's in Store for the Future of Data Protection? Claire Trimble of Lastline Reveals Her Predictions

January 14, 2020 | Claire Trimble, CMO at Lastline

Claire Trimble, Chief Marketing Officer at Lastline, will be speaking on 'What the Future Holds for the Protection of our Data' at the Women of Silicon Valley event this May, 2020. Here she discusses her role, who inspires her, and delves into some of the topics around data...

How will Tech Transform the Way we View Sports? Sandra Lopez, VP at Intel Sports Shares Her Insight

In this Q&A, Sandra Lopez, Vice President at Intel Sports Group, shares insight on what drove her to a long career at Intel, how the way we view sports will be transformed and some of the points she'll be discussing at Women of Silicon Valley this May 2020.