Thu, Oct 11 | Eminent Views

Women & Tech: Diversity Meets Decisions

Learn Game Changer's Diversity Expertise!
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Women & Tech: Diversity Meets Decisions

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Eminent Views, 560 S Main St #11n, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

About the Event

Jones & Co. Works presents an evening with tech women professionals as they elaborate on their expertise for successful decision making within diversity efforts. Gift drawing, wine and light refreshments served!

There are more benefits in the workplace including employees from diverse backgrounds imbue organizations with creative new ideas and perspectives informed by their cultural experiences. For leadership to effectively manage diversity in the workplace, they need to understand their backgrounds and how their behavior and beliefs can affect their decision-making within a diverse environment. Out of Fortune500 companies, only a handful made top 10 companies for diversity including Johnson & Johnson and NBCUniversal.

Enjoy breathtaking views & network with the Panelists, HR executives, Students, and C-Level suites on the top level Penthouse Living Space at Eminent Views.

Join us to build a platform with diversity hiring efforts to multiply efficient products and new generation technologies to impact your workplace!

6:00pm - 7:00pm Networking & Wine Served

7:00pm - 8:00pm Panel: Diversity & Tech Decisions / Q&A

8:00pm - 9:00pm Gift Drawing & Networking Closing

PANELISTS:

Becky McQuilling

Technical Program Manager at Google

Tech Lead in SRE​, Site Reliability Engineer, Systems Administrator

Began as a Systems Administrator, supporting corporate based systems, moving to Site Reliability Engineering and later, Tech Lead in SRE. As a Tech Lead, Becky was responsible for architecture, security, privacy and stability of applications supporting HR, Finance, and Google Ads billing in a mixed OS environment. She was awarded a Founder’s Award from Larry Page and Sergey Brin for excellence in operational recovery, secured and rebuilt major portions of the Google corporate environment as part of a select team.

Jovita Jenkins

Executive Leadership Coach

Personal and professional reinvention expert who transformed her career from aerospace engineer to corporate executive to serial entrepreneur. Beginning as a pioneer and west coast hidden figure, Jovita forged a stellar career in the male-dominated aerospace industry, starting as an engineer, and culminating as an executive. In her second act career, Jovita serves as an executive coach and consultant specializing in leadership development for aspiring and seasoned corporate leaders, small business owners, and their teams. Passionate about STEM education for women, Jovita serves as a community leader for the L.A. Chapter of the Anita Borg Institute which is dedicated to helping women transform technology. Jovita is a dynamic speaker on topics of success and personal reinvention, and the author of the best-selling book, Get Out Of Your Own Way - Create The Next Chapter Of Your Life. An avid golfer and Toastmasters Area Director, Jovita holds BS and MS degrees in Math, an MBA from UCLA, and is certified as a professional coach.

Corvette Jones

Founder & Sr.Tech Recruiter - Jones & Co. Works

Experienced Sr. Technical Recruiter as a partner in the Women in Tech organizations such as "Black Girls Code" and "National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)." She build many Network Operation Centers from start to finish generating over 1.2M sales for tech startup companies.

She produced ongoing strategies to attract employee talent, lowered organizations turnover rate, bridged the gender pay gap, increased employee engagement, and hired a diverse workforce. Later, she founded "Jones & Co. Works" and the company was nominated for "The Best Places to Work 2017," "Fastest Growing Engineering Staffing Firm," and "Best Reader's Choice." www.jonescompanyworks.com

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