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SAN FRANCISCO: Women in Tech Breakfast by General Assembly

  • General Assembly San Francisco 225 Bush Street 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 United States (map)

We invite you to join us for this interactive breakfast for Women in Technology. We're featuring great women in tech to give their insight on how they reached their level of success, advice on navigating the workplace, and how we can help the next generation of women in tech.

Our esteemed panel of speakers are pioneers in their respective fields, representing many facets of the SF tech industry.

Breakfast 8:30am-8:45am
Panel 8:45am-9:30am
Q&A 9:30am-10:00am
 

Speakers
Veronika Joy, Growth Sales, ForUsAll
Veronika believes in humanizing retirement through consultative sales. She works to deliver ForUsAll’s mission and services to small business owners around the country. She loves to connect with folks from different industries by listening, understanding and eventually, delighting them with a simple 401(k) product. Before ForUsAll, Veronika was NerdWallet’s first sales hire, helping build out the Sales & Partnerships team. Prior to joining the Tech world, Veronika was a business journalist based in Warsaw, Poland. A Texas native, Veronika holds a BA in journalism and communication from the University of Texas in Austin. In her free time, she works to empower the women of Ellevate Network’s SF Chapter. She’s also a board member for the UT alumni Bay Area chapter and organizes a speaker series called, “Campfire Chats.”

Annie Cheung, Co-founder and Product Manager, Noon
Annie is co-founder and product manager at Noon Home, Inc., a company dedicated to creating smart home products that empower well being in the home. She has a passion for making great products that create an emotional bond between a company and its consumers.

Prior to Noon, she was an instructor at General Assembly in Hong Kong where she co-led a 12-week immersive web development course in user experience and web design. She also spent time at Cisco as an IT analyst and project manager focused on connecting engineers with the user they were building for.

Annie earned a BS in Biology from Santa Clara University with a secondary emphasis in management information systems. She works with the Global Fellows program at Santa Clara giving advice to students on how to get involved in NGO programs worldwide and follow their passions.

 

Vivienne Erington-Barnes, Head of Business Developement and COO, HER Social App
Vivienne Errington-Barnes was headhunted from an Investment Bank where she was running the Commercial department by the CEO of HER Social App. HER has over 3.2m users in over 55 countries and is the largest LGBTQ+ dating and social networking app for women in the world. Vivienne built the world’s largest LGBTQ+ events company for queer women under HER, running 120 events a year with 80k attendees across Europe, USA, Australia and Canada. She is now the Head of Business Development / COO and runs a team of 50.

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