Virtual Cadence Girl Geek Dinner – Lightning Talks & Networking!
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“Cadence Welcome” by Alinka Flaminia, Cadence Chief Legal Officer
“Growth Engineering Beyond Metrics” by Helen Zhan, Cadence Design Engineering Group Director
In this talk, Helen will share how she’s grown the Cadence’s Double Data Rate group over the past 10 years to align with the market growth rate and always keep our products at the leading edge of technical design.
“Finding Your Growth Path” by Elena Annuzzi, Cadence Global Public Relations & Social Media Director
Are you feeling stuck in your career and wondering how you can make progress? While promotions are an obvious way to make progress, there are lots of other ways you can grow, too. In this talk, Elena will share more about her experience and provide tips you can use to find your own unique growth path.
“Effective Technical Presentations: A Powerful Tool for Your Career Success” by Didem Turker Melek, Cadence Design Engineering Director
In this talk, Didem will discuss the critical role technical presentation skills play in an engineer’s career. She will share how communicating your work efficiently and with clarity not only helps your work get better recognition but will advance the quality of your work and is crucial to your team’s success. She will share technical presentation tips, examples of effective data sharing, and the nuances of various end-goals such as information sharing, documentation, and getting effective feedback.
“Empowering Women and Underrepresented Groups in Tech” panel discussion:
- Karna Nisewaner (Cadence VP & Deputy General Counsel)
- Jeannette Guinn (Cadence Demand Generation Marketing Director)
- Rishu Misri (Cadence Senior Principal Technical Communications Engineer)
- Dimitra Papazoglou (Cadence Lead Application Engineer)
Women at Cadence will share their experiences building a community where women feel heard, valued, and empowered. Hear unique perspective on ways to uplift other women and underrepresented groups in technology to achieve personal and professional goals, including amplifying women’s voices through mentorship, building a women-focused program in EMEA, participating in a scholarship opportunity for students, and leading a Cadence Inclusion Group. Get inspired with ideas to implement in your own journey as an advocate, supporter, or ally!
Cadence is excited to host a virtual Girl Geek X event with lightning talks, a panel on empowering underrepresented groups, and networking on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 starting at 6pm (PST).
Hear from women at Cadence about how they drive innovation and provide technologies that are essential to building great products that transform lives.
We will host a networking hour with breakout sessions after the talks — it’s FREE to register and participate!
Didem Turker Melek
Girl Geek X Elevate 2023 Trusted Partner: Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware, and IP that turn design concepts into reality. Cadence customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to boards to complete systems for the most dynamic market applications, including hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, mobile, aerospace, consumer, industrial, and healthcare. For eight years in a row, Fortune magazine has named Cadence one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.