STRONGER TOGETHER

THE 2019 WISE SUMMIT

The Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex

October 5, 2019
8:30AM—6:00PM

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THE WISE SUMMIT

A GATHERING OF NEXT-GEN THINKERS

WISE invited women from colleges all over Boston to attend an event to learn from each other and grow with one another. In addition to keynote speeches and lightning talks from female founders, attendees took part in workshop breakout sessions varying across interdisciplinary topics.

THE WISE SUMMIT

SUMMIT WORKSHOPS AND TOPICS

Keynotes by Leading Female Founders
Panels with Industry Experts
Venture Capital
Design Thinking
Communicating with Confidence
Emerging Technology
Innovation in HealthCare
Leadership & Management Style
Intro to Programming
Product Management
Intro to UI/UX Design

THE WISE SUMMIT:
SCHEDULE

8:30AM – 9:30AM
Breakfast and registration Sponsored by Equator Coffee (ISEC atrium)

9:30AM – 9:45AM
Opening remarks and introduction (ISEC auditorium).

9:45AM – 10:15AM
Ridhi Tariyal, co-founder and CEO of NextGen Jane

10:20AM – 10:50AM
Natalie Eva Gray, co-founder and head of product at Cover; Forbes 30 under 30, 2017

10:50AM – 11:00AM
Introduction & transition into Breakout Session #1

11:00AM – 12:15PM
Breakout Sessions #1 (ISEC classrooms)

Introduction to Web Development, Brittany Chiang, Engineer, Upstatement

Introduction to Consulting, Rani Wise, Founder of Rani Wise Consulting

Empowering Entrepreneurs through Design Thinking, Astrid Chow and Chris Rader, User Experience Product Design Leads, IBM Watson Health

Interviewing and Negotiating Strategy, Natalie Gray, Two-time founder, Forbes 30 Under 30

12:15PM – 1:15PM
Lunch (ISEC atrium)

1:15PM – 2:30PM
Breakout Sessions #2 (ISEC classrooms)

Emerging Technology Panel: Building without Borders, 3 Female Founders, Silicon Valley Bank

Good Product Manager vs. Bad Product Manager, Alexa Nguyen, Senior Project Manager, Drift

Introduction to UI/UX Design with Adobe, Danielle Morimoto, Senior Experience Designer, Adobe

Communicating with Confidence, Dinneen Grably, Public Speaking & Communications Trainer

2:30PM – 3:45PM
Breakout Session #3

#I Am Remarkable; Understanding Unconscious Bias & Navigating Imposter Syndrome with Google, Ryan Helling, University Programs Specialist at Google

Venturing into Venture Capital, Nina Stepanov, Principal, Acceleprise VC

Innovation in Healthcare, Lily Stairs, Head of Client Relations, Savvy Co-op and Nalani Genser, Chief of Staff at Mavrck

Becoming a Good Leader: Cultivating an Authentic Leadership Style, Rachel Rubenstein, Executive Leadership Coach

4:00PM – 4:40PM – Female Founder Lightning Talks (ISEC auditorium)

4:40PM – 4:50PM
Closing remarks and community building(ISEC auditorium)