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“Lift As You Climb: Morning Keynote”: Carin Taylor with Workday (Video + Transcript)

June 2, 2020

As the head of D&I for a Fortune 1000 company, one of Carin Taylor’s practical tips for creating an inclusive environment is “focus on helping each other thrive.” Join Carin as she shares how we can create an environment of inclusion, belonging and equity within our own organizations.

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“Jumpstarting Your ML Journey in Cyber Security”: Melisa Napoles with Splunk (Video + Transcript)

May 26, 2020

The terms AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) are the new software industry buzz words that promise to take your security and operations practice to the next level, but…do they? In this session, Melisa Napoles hits on what works and what doesn’t work when organizations embark on their ML journey. She’ll cover her favorite lessons learned from organizations who are successfully on their way to finding real anomalies within their practice and with more data and precision than ever before! Do you ever wonder if you’re behind, ahead or right at the helm of what all your peers are doing with ML? Come find out!

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“Leveling Up: Becoming a Manager of Managers” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)

May 19, 2020

You thought that becoming a manager was a huge challenge – until you become a manager of managers! Join this seasoned panel of women as they share the insights, tips, pitfalls and victories on their journey from a manager to a leader.

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“The Next Million” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)

May 12, 2020

As a background check company, the default design is to exclude people – but at Checkr, we have a high-level company goal to get one million more people into the workforce.  We believe everyone deserves a fair chance to work. At Checkr, we know first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment. We want to help provide fair chances for people with conviction histories. In this talk, we will discuss how working at a mission-driven company is core to the work that product, engineering, and design do every day.

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“Checkr Coffee Break: Fair Chance Hiring”: Margie Lee-Johnson with Checkr (Video + Transcript)

May 5, 2020

As we look at 2020, are your company’s hiring practices set up for successful fair-chance hiring in this critical moment in our history? In this session, you’ll learn about today’s hiring landscape, understand that women are the fastest growing populations in our prisons, and uncover your potential business impact and increased ROI through fair chance hiring.

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“Military Transition: Vets in Tech” — Girl Geek X Elevate (Video + Transcript)

April 24, 2020

In this session, female vets will share their stories and experiences transitioning into the world of tech. With varied backgrounds, careers, roles, and branches, vets are hardly a monolith and their stories are as varied as they are similar. Join us as they share the challenges and upsides of their amazing journeys.

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“Intel AI Coffee Break: Making Connections at Work”: Banu Nagasundaram with Intel AI (Video + Transcript)

April 17, 2020

In this session, Banu Nagasundaram will share how optimizing connections to win is like Candy Crush at work.

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“In AI, Human Goodness Matters”: Julie Shin Choi with Intel AI (Video + Transcript)

April 10, 2020

Julie Shin Choi, VP and GM of the AI Platforms and Research Marketing team, will share her personal journey and discuss driving AI relevance and understanding. Her mission is to help organizations obtain the hardware and software tools to build AI applications that can solve problems at massive scale.

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Girl Geek X Microsoft Hardware Lightning Talks (Video + Transcript)

March 18, 2020

When you think about Microsoft, hardware seldom comes to mind. Yet in the South Bay, the teams rooted in this sector of technology are growing. They are focused on delivering products and innovations in Silicon, HoloLens, and Azure Stack Edge.

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