Women Who Tech: A TeleSummit for Women in Technology
Is anyone interested or already signed up for this? It looks pretty powerful!
Conference call and "webinar" to "bring together the most talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. The telesummit aims to create a supportive network for the vibrant and thriving community of women in technology professions by giving them an open platform to share their talents, experiences and insights via virtual workshops and panel discussions. Interested in participating?
Any woman with a telephone who works in technology at a non-profit, a political campaign or is interested in technology is invited to participate in this free, live event on March 31, 2008 from 11AM to 6:15 PM EST."
Check out some of the panels:
Women And Social Capital
Women And Open Source
Everything You Wanted To Know About Tech But Were Afraid To Ask (a man)
Build An Online Campaign And Save The World
Firing Up Your Online List
Get Your Local Campaigns On!
Tooting Your Own Horn
Breaking Through The Digital Ceiling
Web 2.0: Hot Or Not?
and some of the speakers:
Co-founder and board member of MoveOn.org and MomsRising.org
Manages all interactive strategy and program development for Live Earth. She mobilizes real-world action, fundraising and engagement in social issues using interactive platforms.
Julie Barko Germany
Director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet at The George Washington University. She is the author of several books, including Person-to-Person-to-Person: Harnessing the Political Power of Online Social Networks and User-Generated Content.
Manages the Google Summer of Code, program and was responsible for conceiving and managing the Google Highly Open Participation Contest.
Co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and a nationally syndicated columnist.
Director of Political Advocacy for Care2, the largest social network empowering civically active people to discover, share and take action.
Your office. Your kitchen. Your backyard. It's hosted live online, or you can call in!