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Sunday, November 2 • 9:00am - 10:15am
The Marissa Mayer Effect: How Media Coverage Influences Women in Tech

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The out-of-whack ratio of women to men in the tech industry is no secret. So why is it so slow to change? We'll discuss how media coverage influences the numbers, the consequences of our coverage and how we can do a better job of reporting about the industry and women leading it.


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Angela Woodall

Reporter/Educator, Independent/SFSU
Angela Woodall is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, the California Health Report, San Jose Mercury News and other national and international publications. She worked for six years as a staff reporter at the Oakland Tribune where she founded the prize-winning app development project, CivicPlayground. Angela also teaches data-driven journalism and multi-media reporting. You can find more about... Read More →

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Kimberly Bryant

Black Girls CODE, Founder
Kimberly is the founder of Black Girls CODE, a top technology education nonprofit focusing on teaching girls ages 6-17 from underrepresented communities skills in computer programming and technology. The group creates workshops and after school programs to introduce computer coding lessons to young girls in programming languages such as Scratch or Ruby on Rails.
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Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship
Dubbed "The Coach" by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder and CEO of Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women that's changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. Natalia holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, Reuters Money, TechCrunch, The New York... Read More →
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Alaina Percival

CEO and Board Chair, Women Who Code
Alaina Percival spent the first three years of her career working at the PUMA headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany as the international niche product manager. Upon completion of her MBA, Percival accepted a brand marketing manager position for Nfinity, a performance footwear company, where she led the rollout of the first women-specific volleyball and basketball shoes. Her migration to the technical sector took place in 2010 and her tech... Read More →

Sunday November 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
Fiesta 1, 2, 5

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