Women of Power Tech Announcements - Black Enterprise

Women of Power Tech Announcements

Women of Power Tech
Women of Power Tech

Whether you’re looking to power through or pivot, Women of Power Tech is like no other event. Our inaugural virtual conference, taking place on Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24, WPTech, hosted by Ally, provides a rich, unduplicated platform with sessions, workshops, and coaching to help you identify new trends and opportunities and gain the digital upskilling necessary to advance across an array of tech-driven industries.

Check this post throughout the two days of this virtual experience for the latest updates on sessions, as well as networking, and sponsor/partner offers and recruitment opportunities happening in The Experience Showcase.


Welcome to Day Two of WPTech! Welcome to Day Two of WPTech! Have you missed any of yesterday’s sessions? Not a problem: They’re all available on demand. Just go to the MainStage and click “PLAY” on any of the sessions you’d like to see–or see again.

HAPPENING NEXT: The Experience Virtual Happy Hour with DJ Spinderella at 3:50 p.m. Party to the sounds of special guest celebrity DJ Spinderella as we close out an amazing Women of Power Tech virtual experience in the Networking Lounge!

SistersInc.: Founders Real Talk Roundtable at 3:07 p.m. A solutions-driven town hall identifying the most critical hurdles women of color entrepreneurs are facing, along with solutions and actions we can take TODAY to overcome them.

Standing In The Gap Without Falling Apart: Bro-Culture vs. Black Lives Matter at 2:30 p.m. Join this session on how Black women executives and entrepreneurs in tech can collaborate to make a new impact, create measurable accountability, and build and sustain momentum in the industry, with the nation focused on issues of racial equity and social justice. Hosted by Ally.

Also: Our Standing In The Gap session moderator Sherrell Dorsey invites you to join The Plug for Black tech trends, innovators, news, reports, and analysis. Sign up for The Plug at tpinsights.com/join.

CybHER-Security: Network Safety Is Women’s Work at 1:20 p.m. Cybersecurity is one of the hottest and highest-paying sectors in tech. Join this panel of women cybersecurity executives who work for companies seeking women candidates now!

Command Your Worth: Negotiation Game Changers In Tech at 12:40 p.m. Learn about mastering the art of the deal, whether you’re an entrepreneur queuing up an investor, a freelancer trying to get paid what you’re worth, or a manager negotiating new terms. Here’s how the deals get done.

C-Suite Confidential: Top Tech Execs Who Defied the Odds and How You Can, Too at 12:00 p.m. Verizon Director Shellye Archambeau and Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer Rose Stuckey Kirk share how they scaled the tech ladder to the top, what it cost, why it was worth it–and why tech need YOU to do the same. Hosted by Verizon.

The Experience Showcase opens from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. today! Get engaged and connect with sponsor partners, speakers and coaches; check out exclusive video content and presentations, and fill your “swag bag” with resources and information to help you achieve your goals.


Welcome to Day One of WPTech!

Find Your Tribe – Conquer Job Isolation and Cultivate Sponsorship at 3:05 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to get coached on how to build the community you need to thrive in any company, corporate culture and industry, so you can show up fortified and in full command of your unique value.

Another Conversation That Counts, with Lisa Jackson of Apple at 1:55 p.m. After seven year’s as Apple’s highest ranking Black executive, Lisa Jackson is squarely positioned to deliver impact “Where Tech Meets Justice,” as the head of the company’s $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Don’t miss this WPTech Masterclass as Jackson joins Women of Power Chief Brand Officer Caroline Clarke for real talk on making change happen and leading through crisis. Hosted by Apple.

Wealth-building Strategies for Black Women at 1:20 p.m. During these challenging times, it is even more vital than ever for Black women executives and entrepreneurs to protect their financial worth and keep their investments working for their futures. Join this WPTech session to gain insights into wealth planning when your career, business and personal finances are being disrupted, and to learn about the latest digital tools to navigate turbulent markets in uncertain times. Hosted by JP Morgan Chase.

Your Time Is NOW! – Career Pivot(s) in the Post-COVID Workplace at 12:45 p.m. Join this session to understand the trends and data driving the future of work and learn how to access emerging opportunities within your current company and throughout industry. Then: Make your move, whether a promotion, a job change or to launch your own venture.

Fame, Fortune and Werk – A Masterclass with Badass BOZ! at 12:10 p.m. You don’t want to miss Women of Power Chief Brand Officer Caroline V. Clarke’s powerful conversation with marketing superstar and Netflix Global Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John, about St. John’s career at the nexus of culture, celebrity, marketing and tech. It’s a WPTech Conversation That Counts! Hosted by Ally.

WPTech officially begins at 12:00 p.m. Join us as Black Enterprise President & CEO Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. and Ally Technology Director Rochelle Streater welcomes all attendees.

The Experience Showcase opens from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. today! Get engaged and connect with sponsor partners, speakers and coaches; check out exclusive video content and presentations, and fill your “swag bag” with resources and information to help you achieve your goals.