Agenda

A day of empowerment, engagement and education.

Agenda is updated daily, so please check back regularly to see new speakers.

9:00 - 9:30 am
Registration and Coffee
9:30 - 9:40 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Gretel Perera & Rocio Medina, Co-Founders, Latinas in Tech

Lorena Hernandez, California Director Community Investment & Communications, Comcast

9:40 - 9:45 am
Welcome from Master of Ceremonies: Paola Reyes, News Anchor, Telemundo 48
9:45 - 10:10 am
Opening Keynote: Cathy Hackl, Futurist @ You Are Here Labs
10:10 - 10:30 am
Fireside Chat: Karla Gallardo, Co-Founder and CEO, Cuyana

Moderator: Paola Reyes, News Anchor, Telemundo 48

10:30 - 10:50 am
In the Spotlight: Lilian Rincon, Director of Product Management, Google Assistant, Google

Moderator: Natalia Moreno, Principal, Pramana Collective & Latinas in Tech Board Member

10:50 - 11:00 am
Break
11:00 - 11:20 am
Special Welcome and Discussion with San Francisco Mayor London Breed
11:20 - 11:50 am
Fireside Chat: “The Future of AI”

Pilar Manchon, Vice President, AI, Roku

Carolina Barcenas, Vice President, Data Science & AI for Data Products, Visa

Moderator: Claudia Cruz, CNET en Español

11:50 am - 12:30 pm
Panel: “Creating a Movement through Women in Tech Organizations”

Adriana Gascoigne, Founder and CEO, Girls in Tech
Laura Donnelly, Founder, Latinitas
Lala Castro, Founder, #LatinaGeeks

Hannay Levy, Community Manager, Tech Ladies
Moderator: Rocio Medina, Co-Founder, Latinas in Tech

 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch & Networking
1:30 - 2:05 pm
In the Spotlight: “From Latin America to Mars: Latinas at NASA”

Ali Guarneros Luna, Electrostatic Discharge Program Manager, NASA Ames Research Center

Jessica Marquez, Human Space Exploration Researcher, NASA Ames Research Center

Moderator: Paola Reyes, News Anchor, Telemundo 48

2:05 - 2:45 pm
Panel: “Investing in the Latina Startup Community”

Mónica Simó Black, Partner, TheVentureCity

Maria Salamanca, Principal, Unshackled Ventures

Marcia Chong, Investment Analyst, Village Capital

Paola Santana, Founder & CEO, Social Glass

Moderator: Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer, Kapor Center

2:45 - 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 - 3:20 pm
Fireside Chat: Christine Flores, General Counsel, Pinterest

Moderator: Heidy Vaquerano, Senior Counsel, Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP &

Managing Director, Girls in Tech – Los Angeles

3:20 - 4:00 pm
Panel: “Getting a Seat at the Table”

Marisa Moret, Senior Manager, Public Policy, Airbnb

Sely Colon, VP and Editor-in-Chief, Univision News Digital, Univision Communications

Lenette Posada Howard, Vice President Operations, Niantic

Daysi Rojas, Vice President, Risk and Regulatory Governance, Visa

Moderator: Paola Reyes, News Anchor, Telemundo 48

4:00 - 4:45 pm
Panel: “Finding Your Voice as a Female Leader”

Tania Herrera Martinez, Director Cloud Solutions, Oracle

Cruz Nieto, Chief Technology Officer, California Secretary of State

Cynthia Maxwell, Engineering Leader and Startup Advisor

Paola Colombo, SVP & Managing Director, R/GA

ModeratorKarina Cabrera, Host, Reach MAMA Podcast & Founding Partner at OpenAccess

4:45 - 5:30 pm
Panel: “Getting ahead in 2019”

Sandra Cano, Executive Talent Acquisition, Global Human Resources, Visa

Laura Reyes, Diversity Recruiting Leader, Facebook

Renata Naoumov, Vice President and Chief People Officer, HeartFlow

Moderator: Paola Reyes, News Anchor, Telemundo 48

5:30 pm
Closing Words
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Closing Reception & LiT Recruit

Music presented by: Global Beats with DJ GloballyCarla

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