Best of Winter ELEVATE 2023: From Building Your Network To ROAR Into 2024, To Passing Your Systems Design Interview – And Applying To ALL THE JOBS!

December 7, 2023
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Girl Geek X’s highly-anticipated WINTER ELEVATE Virtual Conference on December 6, 2023 hosted over 1,000 mid-to-senior women in tech around the world online for inspiration, mentorship, and networking.

Thank you to our 88 speakers & mentors for helping make ELEVATE conference an incredible experience. Check out special packages from Formation & ApplyAll!

Here are the most popular talks from December 6th’s ELEVATE 2023! You can watch (or re-watch) them at the links below:

  1. Lift Her UP: It is time to ROAR into 2024 (Keynote) Lakecia Gunter, Chief Technology Officer, Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft
  2. How To Pass Your Systems Design Interview – Sophie Novati, CEO & Founder at Formation
  3. Framework for Strategic Personal GrowthLiliya Sabitova at TikTok
  4. Supercharge Your Resume: 5 Tips to Get More InterviewsTal Flanchraych, CEO & Founder at ApplyAll
  5. Thinking Like A Designer: Strategies to Shine in Today’s Job Hunt Olivia Ouyang, Product Designer at Finix
  6. Combining Math, Art, & Tech: Roles in Data VisualizationMichelle Maraj, Senior Business Intelligence Manager at Gigpro

  7. Effective Tech Leads Empower Developers to Ship Projects Faster with Higher QualityDominique Simoneau-Ritchie, Chief Technology Officer at Affinity
  8. Next-Gen Solutions: Leveraging AI for Smarter Security Risk DecisionsNas Hajia, Security Architect at Autodesk
  9. Speak to Impress: Elevator Pitch and Crafting ImpactHana Rasheed, Senior Engineering Program Manager at Adobe
  10. AI Product Management for the “Enterprise Consumer” – Savita Kini, Director of Product Management, Speech & Video AI at Cisco
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68 Mentors kicked off the conference by volunteering in the Mentor Lounge buzzing with questions and advice on everything from engineering to product, from interviewing to career search tips.

Mentors joined from companies like Amazon, Autodesk, Blue Shield, Gap, Google, Intuit, Salesforce, Sweetgreen, WP Engine and more. Mentors ranged from CTO to engineering managers, VPs to senior engineers, product and non-coding roles in tech.

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If your company is looking to recruit more women this year, please don’t let them miss out on our next Virtual Conference & Career Fair sponsorship opportunity! 

We want to hear from you. The next ELEVATE Virtual Conference is March 8, 2024. We also partner with companies monthly on Girl Geek Dinners in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Please email sponsors@girlgeek.io and we’ll be in touch.

Thank you in advance!

– Angie Chang, Sukrutha Bhadouria, Amy Weicker, Amanda Beaty and the team at Girl Geek X
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