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MARCH 1ST, 2019 



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The Johnson Women in Technology (JWiT) Conference is committed to taking action and driving the national dialogue around advancing opportunities in technology for women. 

On its sixth year, JWiT champions MBA women leveraging technology to make significant cross-industry impact with the theme Just Tech It.

OUR MISSION - To create a forum for women MBAs, industry leaders, and advocates to: 

Engage: Bring together individuals with varying experiences in an environment where they can exchange creative thoughts and ideas.

Connect: Build a community of leaders and allies who move women in technology forward.

Inspire: Provide a forum for dynamic individuals throughout technology to demonstrate their achievements and growing opportunities for women in the field

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JWiT is the only student-run MBA conference dedicated to creating a community of women MBAs, advocates, and tech leaders that provides mentorship and knowledge-sharing about strategies for success.

Our key sponsors this year are:


We are featuring amazing speakers and panelists from M&T Bank, American Express, DatePlay, SAP.io, Octo Telematics, Dun & Bradstreet, Netflix, Cornell, TechCXO, Cisco, and EY. The keynote will be from Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO and co-founder of LookyLoo. Learn more about her and our other speakers and panelists here.



8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM

Opening Address: Conference Co-Chairs

9:15 AM

Becca Blanco Scholarship Announcement

9:30 AM

Welcome from Johnson

9:45 AM

How Women Are Changing The Landscape Panel (Prof. Michelle Duguid, Cornell; Jyoti Mishra, Amex; Vanessa Fiske, DVD.com, A Netflix Company; Pamela Dunaway, TechCXO; Karen Albright, Octo Telematics)

10:45 AM

Innovation Across Industries Panel (Michele Trolli, Mike Wisler, M&T Bank; Christa Ancri, Dun & Bradstreet; Karen Sanders, Cisco; Yvonne Chou, Amazon)

11:45 AM

Networking Lunch catered by Ox Verte

1:00 PM

Keynote Conversation: Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO & Founder of LookyLoo

2:00 PM

Design Thinking Workshop: Rinat Sherzer, Co-founder, Of Course Global

3:30 PM

Women in Entrepreneurship Panel (Vana C. Koutsomitis, DatePlay; Sallie Jian, SAP.iO; Selina Ang, Ox Verte)

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks: Future of Women in Tech

4:15 PM

Company Fair and Networking

5:00 PM


See photos, videos and participants from our previous years conference here.