IWD Women Techmakers PH 2018
Theme: “BUILDING A NEW HORIZON”
Date: 7th April, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
What is Women Techmakers
Women Techmakers is Google’s global program and brand for women in technology. Kicked off in 2012 by, then VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, Women Techmakers is now led by Women in Technology Advocate Natalie Villalobos and a global team of Googlers who are passionate about empowering women in technology through increased visibility, community, and resources.
What is International Women’s Day?
International Women’s Day(IWD) is marked on March 8th every year. In different regions, the focus of celebrations ranges from general respect and appreciation for women to a celebration of women’s economic, political, and social achievements. To commemorate this day the Women Techmakers Communities are allowed to organize an event(International Women’s Day) between March 1st – April 30th
Why are we doing this?
Google strives to cultivate a wholly inclusive workplace around the globe. A key component of that vision is empowering women to pursue their dreams and build tools that change the world.
Having a diversity of perspectives and ideas leads to better decision-making, more relevant products, and makes the industry much more interesting. We believe that by creating the right environments, programs and policies, women in tech are better positioned to drive transformation change in the industry and beyond.
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