Agenda

A day of empowerment, engagement and education.

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

9:30 – 10:00 am
Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:20 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

Special Welcome & Opening Keynote: TBA

10:20 – 10:40 am
Keynote Speaker: Ana Recio, EVP, Global Recruiting, Salesforce
10:40 – 11:00 am
Fireside Chat: “The Future of AI”

Pilar Manchon, Vice President, AI, Roku

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

Moderator: TBA

11:00 – 11:20 am
Keynote Speaker: Cathy Hackl, AR/VR Evangelist
 11:20 – 11:30 am
Break
11:30 – 11:50 am
Keynote Speaker: Lilian Rincon, Director of Product Management, Google Assistant, Google
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
Moderator: Rocio Medina, Co-Founder, Latinas in Tech

 12:20 – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Networking
1:00 – 1:20 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

1:20 – 2:00 pm
Panel: “Investing in the Latina Startup Community”

Mónica Simó Black, Partner, TheVentureCity

Maria Salamanca, Principal, Unshackled Ventures

Liliana A Monge, CEO, Sabio

Moderator: TBA

2:00 – 2:20 pm
Keynote: Karla Gallardo, Co-Founder and CEO, Cuyana
2:20 – 2:35 pm
Break
2:35 – 2:55 am
Fireside Chat: “From Latin America to Mars: Latinas at NASA”

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

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

Moderator: Adriana Arvizo, Comcast NBCUniversal

2:55 – 3:30 pm
Panel: “Getting a Seat at the Table”

Marisa Moret, Senior Manager, Public Policy, Airbnb

Sely Colon, Managing Editor and Senior Director, News Digital, Univision Communications

Lenette Posada Howard, Vice President Operations, Niantic

Cynthia Maxwell, Engineering Leader and Startup Advisor

Moderator: TBA

3:30 – 4:10 pm
Panel: “Finding Your Voice as a Female Leader”

Tania Herrera Martinez, Director Cloud Solutions, Oracle

Lorena Hernandez, California Director Community Investment & Communications, Comcast

Cruz Nieto, Portfolio Manager, Office of Digital Innovation, California Department of Technology

Patricia Correa, Director, Global Developer Marketing, Google

Paola Colombo, SVP & Managing Director, RG/A

Moderator: TBA

4:10 – 4:20 pm
Break
4:20 – 5:00 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: TBA

5:00 – 5:20 pm
Closing Keynote
5:20 – 5:30 pm
Closing Words
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Closing Reception & LiT Recruit

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