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2019 Johnson Women in Technology Conference by Johnson Women in Technology

  • Microsoft Conference Center 11 Times Square New York, NY 10036 United States (map)

The Johnson Women in Technology (JWiT) Conference is committed to taking action and driving the national dialogue around advancing opportunities in technology for women.

On its sixth year, JWiT champions MBA women leveraging technology to make a significant cross-industry impact with the theme: Just Tech It.

This event is organized by MBA candidates at Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management and is open to current students, prospective students, and professionals in all fields.

Our keynote speaker is Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO and co-founder of a startup LookyLoo - a social commerce platform that uses AI to help women discover clothing that actually fits them. We are featuring speakers and panelists from M&T Bank, American Express, DatePlay,, Octo Telematics, Dun & Bradstreet, Netflix, Cornell, TechCXO, Cisco, and EY.

Sponsors: Microsoft, Cisco and M&T Bank


8:30AM : Registration and Breakfast

9:00AM : Opening Address: Conference Co-Chairs

9:15AM : Becca Blanco Scholarship Announcement

9:30AM : Welcome from Johnson

9:45AM : Women in Technology Panel 1

10:45AM : Women in Technology Panel 2

11:45AM : Networking Lunch catered by Ox Verte

1:00PM : Keynote: Chia-Lin Simmons, CEO & Founder of LookyLoo

2:00PM : Design Thinking Workshop

3:30PM : Women in Entrepreneurship Panel

4:00PM : Closing Remarks: Future of Women in Tech

4:15PM : Company Fair and Networking

5:00PM : End

Already registered? Here's what you need to know:

Resume Book
If you're interested in submitting your resume to our sponsors, please upload it here.

Bus Transportation (Ithaca NYC)

The "Student with bus ticket" option is available for Cornell students taking the bus from the Ithaca campus to New York City on March 1st and returning the same day.

Both of our buses will tentatively depart Ithaca at 4am Friday morning and leave NYC around 6:00pm and 8:00pm. 
If you registered a "Cornell Student with bus ticket," you will receive an email with the complete bus schedule and pickup / dropoff locations closer to the date of the event.

Johnson Student and Alumni Reception After JWiT!

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a post-JWiT mixer for Johnson students and alumni. Separate registration is required and more details to follow.