WIT is a one-day summit, complete with experiential programming, networking opportunities, and much more. Top professionals from different industries will discuss how they are transforming the business landscape through technology and innovation. The WIT platform is designed to highlight the power of creativity, entrepreneurship and disruptive thinking.
Top professionals and thought leaders will take the stage on Tuesday as part of the Women, Innovation and Technology programming.
How technology will change the way we live, interact and create. What that means for your business and how to think about the future. How social progress and our planet will fare.
The confluence of exponentially accelerating technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence and biotech will fundamentally change business, society and us in the coming decades. Marjan shares the incredible reality on the horizon, how this rapid growth is empowering individuals and small companies to do what only governments and multi-national companies were able to achieve a few decades ago. She will introduce frameworks for understanding what exponential growth really means, and the different mindset required to thinking exponentially and to find your own opportunity in this incredible time of change.
One of the biggest challenges startups face is finding the adequate resources they need to bolster their business. Learn what entrepreneurs who are currently in the thick of it are doing to change the system and ultimately change the game.
Join TheVentureCity in a dynamic and interactive workshop on the essential steps and tactics to run a start-up. From picking the right investors to defining your product and taking your start-up to international levels, this workshop will walk you through the fundamental steps to execute and build your venture into a successful business
Like many female engineering students of her time, Lauren became an engineer because her father - a PhD engineer - urged her to pursue an engineering degree. Drawing on her own professional journey, she will discuss the impact this decision made on her career as well as her perspective on the key opportunities available to those currently pursuing a STEM education.
Women in leadership are making lasting impacts by changing the game. These determined industry icons will share what motivates them to be successful, help others and how they are leaving their mark.
Presented by: Columbia School of Business
In 2010, when Francesca Kennedy went back to Guatemala to visit her family, she found that the lake she had been baptized in, was deemed by NASA to be one of the world’s worst natural disasters; she was devastated. By the end of the trip, Francesca was determined, she was going to start a company that prided itself on a triple bottom line — creating jobs for the women in Guatemala, providing clean drinking water for the Guatemalan communities and being profitable. In her talk, Francesca will share the inspiration behing Ix Style, Water for Children and how she turned Her Aha Moment Into A Profitable, Socially Responsible Business
A lot more than you think,and it's not just about taking virtual yoga classes or downloading meditation apps. The challenge for people is how to connect through technology, but do so in a way that supports a person's well-being, work effectiveness, and is ultimately useful to the world. Join our panelists as they unveil the need and opportunities to make the world a more mindful, conscious place.
Adrienne will walk you through a quick daily flow that seamlessly links body, breath, and movement. The routine is fun, swift, and improves balance and strength. A few minutes of relaxation at the end will leave you refreshed and energized. No mat necessary, just bring your own body!