Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Learn and connect with this powerhouse panel!

Jessica Dene Earley-Cha

Jessica Earley-Cha
Developer Relations Engineer @Google Assistant
Moderator

Mahak Sharma

Mahak Sharma
Head of Assistant Product Partnerships @Google Assistant
Panelist

Luyan Chi

Luyan Chi
Staff Software Engineer & Tech Lead Manager @Google Assistant
Panelist

Spandana Jaggumantri

Spandana Jaggumantri
UX Designer @Google Assistant
Panelist

Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech: A Celebration of Women’s Month

A Live Panel Discussion

Did you know women are 45% more likely to leave tech in their thirties than men?

Women belong in ALL areas of tech. Join us live to explore a variety of tech careers – and more importantly, how women can STAY and continue to GROW in this field.

At this panel you’ll learn how four Women in Voice™ navigate UX, NLP, Development, Engineering, Product, and Partnerships.

Ask questions, share your own insights, and choose YOUR own adventure!

Event Sponsor: Google Assistant
Date/Time: Thursday, March 31, 2022 | Virtual
Live Panel @ 11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific Time
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Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Questions?

This event is VIRTUAL + FREE for all women, nonbinary folks, and allies. No matter how you identify, you are welcome here!

Bring your favorite coffee, herbal tea, or juice and JOIN US for a deep dive!

Expand your community. Meet other women navigating their career in voice tech. Join the conversation.

Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Meet the Panelists

Jessica Dene Earley-Cha

Jessica Earley-Cha, Developer Relations Engineer @Google Assistant 

Panel Moderator

Jessica Dene Earley-Cha (she/her) is a Developer Relations Engineer for Google Assistant. She has been teaching developers how to build voice applications and App Actions for over 3 years. She enjoys connecting with developers and future developers. Jessica is @WomenInVoice Advocate, former @WomenTechmakers & @gdg lead, former @girldevelopit & @Hackbright teacher. Before attending a software bootcamp in 2015, Jessica worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 years, working primarily with at-risk female youths and adults with mental health challenges.

Mahak Sharma

Mahak Sharma, Head of Assistant Product Partnerships @Google Assistant

Mahak is a ‘Strategy-Product-BD-Operations’ leader with ~7 years of experience in startups, venture capital and growth-stage global companies. Mahak specializes in growth strategy & execution, operations, closing strategic partnerships and product go-to-market strategy. Mahak has demonstrated rapid career progression with high level of responsibility at early stage companies and also mid-stage Corporate environment.

Mahak enjoys working with collaborative, challenging & disruptive tech issues that are reshaping the future of mobile consumers. Speaker at GDC, Women in Tech & Mobile Shopping Summit. Advisor to startups.

Luyan Chi

Luyan Chi, Staff Software Engineer & Tech Lead Manager @Google Assistant 

Experienced and enthusiastic in Conversational Voice AI domain who leads 3 teams of 20+ talented tech lead managers and engineers working on Actions on Google – Google Assistant (conversational AI) ecosystem platform.

Luyan’s team works on developer-facing APIs to enable multimodal (voice + visual) experiences, NLU (natural language understanding), conversation runtime dialog management.

Spandana Jaggumantri

Spandana Jaggumantri, UX Designer @Google Assistant 

I’m a UX designer based out of MTV campus. I have been working in the Google Assistant team for the past 3 years. I lead voice settings, overall assistant settings and in the past led proactive recommendation feature areas.

Before Google, I pursued MS in HCI in upstate New York, co-founded a company in India and worked for ~2 years before moving to the states from engineering.

Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Want to know more?

Moderated by Jessica Earley-Cha, our Panel Q&A features distinguished women in tech with different skillsets and career paths.  

Bring your favorite coffee, herbal tea, or juice and JOIN US for a deep dive!

You can expect:

  • Energizing discussion and dynamic chat with Women in Voice all over the globe,
  • Inspiration: learn, connect and share your own learnings 
  • Live Q&A on topics pertinent women’s experiences in voice tech, particularly UX, Development/NLP, Engineering, Product Partnerships, and all of the nuances in between.

This event serves the WiV Mission by Celebrating, Amplifying, Connecting, and Equipping women in voice tech. This topic supports keeping our community informed with all aspects of successful careers in Voice and in business.

 

Choose Your Own Adventure in Tech

Who’s invited?

You are! If you are a woman in voice, a woman in tech, an ally, or looking to pivot into the voice field, we hope you’ll join us. 

Keywords: careers, discussion, diversity, equity, inclusion, networking, roundtable, women in tech, women in voice, voice tech, voice AI, Google Assistant, UX, UI, VUX, VUI, Engineering, Developers, Women in Code, Women Who Code, natural language processing, NLP, NLU, Conversational AI, innovation in tech

Event Sponsor:

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Women in Voice Event Sponsor

Special thanks to our Platinum Sponsor Google Assistant for sponsoring this event!

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