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What started as a networking platform for women IT leaders has grown into an exclusive event that cultivates an open exchange of innovative thinking, ground-breaking technologies, and mentoring toward personal and professional goals.

Our conference will present panels divided into three tracks!

On three tracks, the event will feature almost 30 panels, with more than 40 speakers, as well as career advisor sessions and other activities. This map can help you find your way around here.

Fariba Rawhani

Chief Information Officer & Independe Boarder Member

Gretchen O'hara

VP US AI & Sustainability Strategy Microsoft

Jin Zhang

Engineering Director

Uma Meyyappan

SVP, Head of Digital Innovation
LPL Financial

Jane Harper

Associate Vice President of Info Security Risk & Business Engagament
Eli Lily and Company


In these two-day event, professional career advisors are available to support you with personalized guidance on achieving professional goals. Book your one-on-one, 45-minute advisory session today!

Hana Campos

Hana Campos Career Advisor & HR Analyst at Avenue Code

Arthur Fonseca

Career Advisor & People Development Analyst
at Avenue Code

Davi Bufalo

Talent Acquisition Director
at Avenue Code

Luiza Castro

Talent Acquisition Manager
at Avenue Code

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Hepsi Premkumar

Vice President of Strategy and Operations

Hepsi Premkumar is the Vice President of Strategy and Operations and Chief of Staff to the General Manager of Cisco AppDynamics and Full-Stack Observability. In her role, she is responsible for navigating and driving transformative and business-critical initiatives for the organization. Hepsi manages strategy, technical program management, data insights, business operations, university hiring and talent training, and internal and executive communications teams. Hepsi has been with Cisco for 15 years and was most recently the Senior Director of Cisco Cloud Networking Technical Program Management and Operations. She also serves as the Chair of Howard University’s Computer Science and Engineering Industry Advisory Board, representing Cisco.

Panel # 1


Breaking Through: The Journey from Within


This panel discussion will offer valuable insights into the personal journeys of successful tech industry leaders, their strategies for self-confidence and resilience, approaches to embracing change, promoting diversity and inclusivity, and balancing innovation with stability in an ever-evolving industry, serving as a timeless source of practical advice for aspiring professionals in the tech sector.

Rama Akkiraju

VP, Enterprise AI & Automation