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Wayne, PA — The Main Line Chamber of Commerce will host the 3rd Annual No Limits Leadership Women in Tech Experience on Friday, October 21, in collaboration with Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) along with the University City Science Center. The event provides an exciting opportunity for female tech students from nearly 30 colleges and universities to learn, connect and network with executives and companies across the Greater Philadelphia region. This hybrid event will be held in person at the Quorum, University City Science Center in Philadelphia and virtually through Zoom.
The No Limits Leadership Women in Tech Experience is a program of the Chamber’s Talent and Education Network
, an initiative that connects students with employers who provide personal development opportunities, jobs and internships. This professional development and recruitment event brings together women in computing to explore career pathways through a morning of keynotes, breakout rooms on important topics and a career fair.
This year’s keynote will be presented by Jumoke K. Dada, a social entrepreneur and techie passionate about educating and empowering women in tech, and winner of the 2022 Cyberscoop 50 Award in the “Inspiring Up & Comers” category . Breakout sessions will be led by top women executives from leading organizations, including Accenture, Lincoln Financial Group, Vanguard, USLI, CSL Behring, UGI Corporation and Vertex, Inc. Representatives from 20 major companies are expected to participate in the career fair.
“As diversity, equity and inclusion are top priorities for our College, and as one of the top tech talent generators in Greater Philadelphia region, we are proud to be a continuing sponsor for No Limits Leadership,” said Yi Deng, PhD, Isaac L. Auerbach Professor and dean of the College of Computing & Informatics. “Closing the tech talent gender gap requires a collective effort. We are grateful to The Main Line Chamber of Commerce for their continued partnership in offering opportunities for women students to learn from, connect with and be inspired by tech leaders.”
“No Limits Leadership presents a powerful opportunity for female students aspiring to careers in technology to share their needs and goals with major regional executives who can help pave the way to rewarding jobs,” said Bernard Dagenais, president and CEO of The Main Line Chamber of Commerce. “Companies that are supporting and participating in this event are helping cultivate the next generation of female tech leaders and we thank them for their leadership.”
More information about the event is available at talentandeducation.com.
About The Main Line Chamber of Commerce
The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is the big suburban chamber of commerce in Southeastern Pennsylvania, with members throughout Montgomery, Delaware and Chester Counties along with several Philadelphia-based companies. Its focus is on connecting members with business, leadership development and talent. For more information, please visit mlcc.org or call the Chamber at 610-687-6232.