Women Who Code Announces CONNECT Asia Developer Conference

Women Who Code Announces CONNECT Asia Developer Conference

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Premier Tech Event To Bring Together Technologists and Industry Leaders From Across Asia and Australia

ATLANTA – SEPTEMBER 21, 2023 Women Who Code (WWCode), the world’s largest and most active community of women in technology, is proud to announce WWCode CONNECT Asia 2023. This live event starts October 6th at 10 PM ET using a virtual communications platform. It will feature talks, workshops, and opportunities for participants to grow their networks and expand their knowledge on various subjects.

Women Who Code CONNECT Asia 2023 celebrates diversity in tech across Asia and Oceania. Thought leaders, innovators, and luminaries from those regions will be present to discuss in-depth technical subjects, give real-world advice on career advancement and leadership, and host hands-on workshops where participants can work directly on coding projects. Some topics covered include data-driven approaches to environmentalism, UX for better accessibility, transitioning to a technical leadership role, and Senior Management networking.

“CONNECT Asia demonstrates the truly global nature of the Women Who Code community, giving us a chance to celebrate our members everywhere for their contributions to tech, their inspiration, and the knowledge and wisdom they share,” said Shanna Gregory, Chief Program Officer at Women Who Code. “This conference can bring people together from wherever they are and expose them to new ideas and ways of thinking, which is more important now than ever.”

Some of the notable speakers scheduled to appear at WWCode CONNECT Asia 2023 include Sara El-Ateif, Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning, Ashwini Vasanth, Founding Engineer at DevRev, Laisha Wadhwa, Head of Developer Relations at Pesto Tech, Shriya Singh, CEO and Co-Founder at learnSign, and Varsha Agarwal, Director of Digital and SaaS Transformation at VMWare.

“There’s something special about the CONNECT conference series that inspires people, ignites ideas, and creates lifelong connections between colleagues and peers,” said Mackenzie Bryant, Senior Program Project Manager at Women Who Code. “I can’t wait to see the incredibly talented people who will be in attendance, both on stage and as participants in the chats and networking sessions.”

Telus International has signed on to sponsor the WWCode CONNECT Asia 2023 developer conference, demonstrating their commitment to seeing a more diverse and equitable technology industry. Women Who Code is also making scholarship tickets available as well as opportunities for members and attendees to donate tickets to others, ensuring that the event is accessible to everyone regardless of financial circumstance. 

The Women Who Code CONNECT Conference series has occurred every year since 2016. This is the first CONNECT Asia the organization has hosted since 2019 in Singapore. The 343,000-member global nonprofit has local communities based in 18 cities across Asia and Australia, with many more members living outside of metropolitan areas. Women Who Code also held CONNECT Empower earlier this year on March 2nd, with a global virtual audience in attendance.

About Women Who Code
Women Who Code (WWCode) is an international nonprofit dedicated to empowering diverse women to excel in technology careers. WWCode is building a tech industry where diverse women and historically excluded people thrive at every level. The organization has executed more than 17,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 343,000 in 147 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.