Women Who Code Announces WWCode Cloud 2019 Developer Conference
The World’s Largest Community of Women Engineers Hosts Event to Highlight Cloud Technologies
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2019 —Women Who Code (WWCode), an international nonprofit dedicated to supporting women engineers in their careers, is proud to announce WWCode Cloud 2019. This developer conference brings together leading experts from around the world to share their knowledge of cloud technologies through talks, in-depth panel discussions, live demos, and technical workshops. The event is part of the WWCode Cloud Community, which has been hosting virtual events on the subject throughout the year.
WWCode Cloud 2019 is being held on September 28th at Accenture’s San Francisco Innovation Hub. Confirmed speakers include keynote speaker Rashim Mogha, JP Morgan Chase & Co Vice President Christie Chaffee, Managing Director and Head of Accenture Labs in the Americas Mary Hamilton, IBM Full Stack Developer Upkar Lidder, and Microsoft Engineer Deepal Dhariwal, as well as many others. Additionally, the event will feature an online resume option where developers can submit their credentials to connect with career opportunities.
“As a company committed to achieving a gender-balanced workforce, Accenture is proud to support Women Who Code in their efforts to inspire women to pursue careers in the technology industry,” said Mary Hamilton, managing director & head of Accenture Labs in the Americas and member of the Women Who Code Board of Directors. “We’re looking forward to hosting this year’s WWCode Cloud 2019 conference, contributing to key learnings and helping to empower participants.”
WWCode Cloud 2019 is the in-person culmination of the new WWCode Cloud Community, which has been providing virtual trainings, webinars, and access to industry experts throughout the year. Speaking about the conference, WWCode Cloud Leadership Fellow Anne Hopkins said, “It has been such an honor to share best practices with and connect engineers on their path to deepen their understanding and proficiency with Cloud technologies. WWCode Cloud 2019 will take that to the next level, bringing people together from around the world to celebrate and explore this exciting and developing field in the tech industry.”
WWCode Cloud 2019 is being made possible thanks to a number of partners that believe in a more diverse and inclusive tech industry, including Accenture, Netflix, VMware, Atlassian, and Stockwell AI.
“The WWCode Cloud community is unique because it brings together engineers with similar career paths and skill sets to share their knowledge and expertise,” said WWCode Interim Chief Executive Officer Joey Rosenberg. “It has been exciting to watch the rapid growth of this community. WWCode conferences like this are crucial because they provide our members the resources they need to test what they’ve learned in supportive spaces, bolster their presence, and embrace leadership in the industry.”
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.