Women Who Code Announces CONNECT Asia 2019
The World’s Largest Community of Women in Technology to Host Singapore Based Conference Featuring an International Lineup of Industry Leaders and Luminaries
SINGAPORE - AUGUST 13TH, 2019 —Women Who Code (WWCode), the largest and most active global community dedicated to supporting the careers of women engineers, is proud to announce the WWCode CONNECT Asia 2019 technology conference. This premier event will feature keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops, with some of the top names in the industry sharing their expertise and inspirational stories of how they have succeeded in tech.
WWCode CONNECT Asia is taking place on August 31st at the Lifelong Learning Institute in Singapore. Over 300 people are expected to attend from around the world for the event, including tech professionals and innovators, as well as Women Who Code Leaders and Directors from over a dozen WWCode Networks across Asia.
Some of the top names in the industry have been confirmed as speakers at WWCode CONNECT Asia, including Stripe Software Engineer Amy Nguyen, WWCode Manila Director Michie Ang, Cloudflare Frontend Developer Millie Chan, JP Morgan Vice President Garima Singh, and VMware Software India Senior MTS Shwetha Lakshman Rao.
“With an event like WWCode CONNECT Asia, we are able to amplify the power of our community by bringing together people from around the world to celebrate innovation and learn from one another, so that we can all grow in our careers,” said WWCode Chief Leadership Officer Joey Rosenberg. “We have some incredible people that are working to make the conference a reality, including volunteers who are leading the way and amazing companies that have shown us support. Thanks to their generosity, efforts, and vision, we are going to be able to inspire so many people, and help the tech industry take another step forward.”
In addition to Keynote Speeches, panel discussions, and in-depth technical workshops, WWCode CONNECT Asia will also include a partner hall where people can connect directly with companies that support Women Who Code. Attendees of the conference are encouraged to upload their resumes to the CONNECT Asia website ahead of time.
WWCode CONNECT Asia is made possible thanks to the generous support of a number of organizations that believe in a world where women are proportionally represented as technical leaders, executives, founders, VC’s, board members and engineers. These include JP Morgan, Zendesk, Facebook, Google, Cloudflare, Bank of America, Stripe, VMware, Stack Overflow, and Tribe Theory.
This is the first year that WWCode CONNECT Asia is being held, and it is part of the larger 2019 event series that is designed to connect and inspire engineers globally. This includes WWCode CONNECT India, which took place at the offices of VMware in Bangalore on March 29th, and the annual WWCode CONNECT Conference, which was held at the offices of Pinterest in San Francisco on April 12th. CONNECT Asia celebrates the growing strength of WWCode’s presence in Asia, including the launch of three new networks this year in Seoul, Mumbai, and Hyderabad.
About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a world where women are proportionally representative as technical leaders, executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. The organization has executed more than 8,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 180,000, and has a presence in 20 countries. Help empower even more women to advance in tech with the training and community they need to succeed by supporting WWCode. Learn more at womenwhocode.com.