Women Who Code Announces We RISE Tech Conference in Atlanta

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06.06.2018

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Two Day WWCode Event to Feature Workshops, Talks, and Keynotes From Industry Innovators 


Atlanta, GA - June 6th, 2018 — Women Who Code (WWCode), the world’s largest and most active organization supporting career aged women in tech, is proud to announce the We Rise Tech Conference in Atlanta. The event is taking place June 21st - 22nd at the Loudermilk Center, and will feature over 75 industry experts speaking on a variety of highly technical topics. Tickets will sell out, get yours here!

Speakers scheduled to appear at Women Who Code’s We RISE Tech Conference include Dianne Marsh, Director of Engineering at Netflix, Caroline B. Hubbard, Business Strategy & Analytics at LinkedIn, Dalana Brand, VP, Global Total Rewards at Electronic Arts (EA), and Jill Wetzler, Director of Engineering at Lyft. The event will also host full and half day workshops providing deep dives into advanced technical topics. 


This is the second year that the powerful We RISE conference is being held in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Women Who Code Atlanta Network Directors Beth Laing, Erica Stanley and Angel Banks are providing the key leadership for the event.

Erica Stanley spoke about the importance of We RISE, “This is always such an incredible and inspiring event. Being able to bring so many people together and showcase the amazing talents  of technical women from across the industry has the power to make a real impact on our community, and the entire world. We need We RISE.”

A number of companies have signed on to provide valuable sponsorship and support for the We RISE conference. These include SalesLoft, Lyft, Google, Aaron’s Tech, Salesforce, The Home Depot, Ultimate Software, Macy’s Tech, CallRail, VMWare, Mozilla, Zillow, Cox Automotive, Honeywell, Slalom, Band of Coders, Intradiem, Opendoor, Terminus, Deluxe, EY, and Microsoft.

We RISE is the third event in Women Who Code’s international Conference Series, following the CONNECT Conference in San Francisco in April and CONNECT India in Bangalore in March. 


Women Who Code Global Leadership Director Joey Rosenberg said, “What the leaders of WWCode Atlanta does with this conference is nothing short of spectacular. The landmark event brings people together to educate, inspire, and ignite new ideas. It amplifies WWCode’s vision of what the technology industry can and should be.” 



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 7,000 free events around the world, garnered a membership exceeding 137,000, 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.

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