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Thursday, August 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Diversity in Silicon Valley: Where are the AAPI Leaders?

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You’ve read the headlines and you might have reported on the issue yourself. From the Ellen Pao case to sexism in the video game industry, there is a constant spotlight on Silicon Valley’s struggle with diversity. As a result, the technology industry recognizes that it needs to improve the gender and ethnic diversity of its leadership as well as its work force. A panel of tech insiders will discuss this ongoing conflict and how things can change.

Moderators
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Donna Y. Tam

Digital Editor, Marketplace

Speakers
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Christina Apatow

Platform Lead, api.ai
Christina Apatow is the Platform Lead for api.ai, the open conversational NLU engine that boasts over 40% of employees who are technical women.  he and over 10 computational linguists are empowering every company with the toolset to give Siri, Alexa and Google Now a run for their money.  | | As the Founding President of the Society of Women Engineers chapter at the State University of New York at New Paltz she has been promoting... Read More →
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Angie Chang

Vice President of Strategic Partnership and Co-founder of Women 2.0, Hackbright Academy
@thisgirlangie | Angie is a Vice President at Hackbright Academy, where she focuses on Strategic Partnerships. Hackbright Academy runs a 10-week accelerated engineering fellowship exclusively for women quarterly in San Francisco. In 2008, she started Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners to network women in technology, asking that guys come as the “+1″ for once to a tech event. Dinners are sponsored by companies including Google, Facebook... Read More →
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Manan Mehta

Founding Partner, Unshackled
There is nothing better than finding the intersection of “do good, do well”. At Unshackled, Manan Mehta get the honor to pursue that everyday with incredible founders. As an engineer, investment banker, marketer and entrepreneur, his passion in entrepreneurship stems from the need to rapidly iterate to solve problems. | | Mehta is a firm believer that immigrants are the heartbeat of entrepreneurship and as an American citizen... Read More →
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Anna Mok

Deloitte, Advisory Business Leader
Anna Mok is Deloitte’s Advisory business leader currently responsible for China and is also the Managing Partner for the US-Southeast Asia program. She was previously the National Managing Partner, Clients & Client Excellence and the National Regions Leader. During her 25+ year career at Deloitte, she has served some of its largest and most prestigious clients in various industries including payments, financial services and high... Read More →


Thursday August 13, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Grand Ballroom A

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