Agenda

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and Breakfast
10:00 - 10:15

Opening Address
Kathryn Bartlett, MBA ’17, Co-Chair, JWiT Conference, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University
Tejaswini Marathe, MBA ’17, Co-Chair, JWiT Conference, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University

10:15 - 10:45

Morning Talk: Predicting Privilege with Python: Do Millennials Make the Grade?
Through the latest data science techniques, Heather Shapiro will address whether Millennials are what everyone’s saying they are. Overconfident, lazy and coddled? Does this stereotype resonate everywhere or only in traditional settings?
Heather Shapiro, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 Pitch Competition
Judges:
Sutian Dong, Partner at Female Founders Fund
Meghan Cross, Managing Director at Red Bear Angels
Eric Huestis, Patent Attorney at Foley Hoag LLP

12:00 - 12:15Why Tech Together?
Mark Nelson, Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Vishal Gaur, Associate Dean for MBA Programs, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

12:15 - 1:45Lunch Breakout Sessions

1:45 - 2:30Keynote: Networking to Create Champions at the Workplace
Kelly Hoey, Author, Build Your Dream Network

2:30 - 3:30Sponsorship Panel: How to Build a Mentor Relationship and Why You Need One
The panel will talk about their personal experiences on how mentorship has helped their career and will also be asked to give advice on how to seek out great mentors.
Sandya Magge, Head of Digital Service, Samsung
Kathleen O’Reilly, Senior Managing Director, Accenture
Yvonne Chou, Head of Product Management for Amazon Fashion, Amazon
Khushpreet Kaur, Associate Partner, McKinsey
Leanne Huang, Senior Group Manager of Indirect Global Supply Management, Tesla
Elizabeth Bourgoin, Senior Managing Strategy Consultant, Chief Analytics Office, IBM

3:30 - 3:45Closing Remarks
Elizabeth Brady, MBA ’16, Product Manager, HP
Janaki Palaniappan, MBA ’16, Associate, McKinsey & Company

3:45 - 4:00Pitch Competition Winner Announcement

4:00 - 5:00Company Fair and Networking Reception