Exciting news for professionals, especially women! Mark your calendars: Google Developers are organizing a free, virtual event for International Women’s Day North America 2022, from April 29 to 30th (10 AM-2 PM PDT).
This event aims to educate, inspire, and bring together female professionals, developers, and allies across North America. It is a get-together with aims to recognize and acknowledge the contributions of women internationally and a call for accelerating gender equity in tech.
It is with pride that we share with you that our founder and CEO, Kimberley Bueno-Schonig, will be one of the keynote speakers for IWD! Her session, “Strategies to Land a Job in Tech,” is on the 29th of April at 4:30 PM ET, and she will discuss tips and tricks on how you can find opportunities and make your way in the technology industry. Kimberley will also share her best job search strategies that will boost your chances of securing a job in the field of tech.
During this event, there will also be other inspirational talks on topics revolving around the theme #ProgressNotPerfection. Professionals will celebrate together each and every progress they make in their business journeys, no matter how big or small they are. It is a display of strength and perseverance as we prove that fear does not hinder us from thriving and working for our goals in life.
This year, Google Developers’ mission is to connect with the community of female leaders in technology and celebrate their accomplishments economically, politically, and socially. They’ve organized curated sessions led by women leaders and experts for personal and professional development, who will also share their stories, practices, resources, and expertise within the developer community.
If this doesn’t interest you, don’t worry! Other activities at this event range from technical talks, workshops, and Codelabs to inspirational keynotes, leadership sessions, and or career panels—all of these for every developer who will be a part of this exciting event. There will also be exciting raffle prizes such as products and merchandise coming from Google, mentorship session opportunities with the speakers, Cloud credits, and a whole lot more that await you as you participate throughout the event!
If you are interested in participating in this event, register for free by accessing this link: https://rsvp.withgoogle.com/events/iwd-northamerica Kimberley and Team BSC hope to see you there!
International Women’s Day 2022
Every year on March 8, all the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women are celebrated around the world. People also take the day as an opportunity to address and call for women’s rights and equality.
IWD has been happening for more than a century since it was first held in 1911 and since then, has been supported by m over a million people globally. For this year, the theme is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, which is essential with the focus of achieving gender equality in relation to climate change, and environmental and disaster risk reduction which has lately been acknowledged as some of the biggest global challenges of the world.