Women in STEM, 15 January 2015 Agenda

Start time End time
Session name Topic
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Registration and welcome coffee
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Welcome address
9:15 AM 9:45 AM Trish Teirney   Keynote session Women in STEM, World perspective
9:45 AM 10:15 AM Her Excellency Raja Al Gurg Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC (ESAG) Keynote session Empowering Women in Business 
10:15 AM 10:35 AM Anu Acharya CEO of Mapmygenome Keynote session Educating Women in High Tech Careers, Why it is a Better Future?
10:35 AM 10:55 AM Swapna Subramani Senior Research Analyst, IDC Keynote session Women in STEM, What Do Statistics Say?
10:55 AM 11:15 AM Dr. Hind Zantout, Hanan Saleh Ahemairy Dr. Hind Zantout: Heriot-Watt University; Hanan Ahemairy: Manager, Roads Transportation Authority (RTA) Panel Talk Starting at Childhood - Educating Women in STEM, is it Enough?
11:15 AM 11:30 AM Coffee break, top women video  clips
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Maryam Althani  Senior Manager-Corporate Partnership,Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Dubai Keynote session Challenges and Opportunities for Women in STEM in Middle East
11:50 AM 12:10 AM Rumbidzya Mlambo Co-founder and Director, TechWomen Zimbabwe Entrepreneurship in Africa STEM in Africa, perspective of a woman in business
12:10 PM 12:30 PM Claudia Galvan President at Society of Women Engineers Gender Roles The Challenges of Being a Woman Engineer
12:30 PM 12:50 PM Shukla Datta Educator Leadership Women in Leadership
12:50 PM 1:20 PM Abeer D Abu Ghaith Chairperson at StayLinked Women Women and war
1:20 PM 2:10 PM Lunch break, top women video  clips
2:15 PM 2:45 PM Sherifa Hady Director Enterprise Group Distribution, Hewelett-Packard Keynote session Gender Roles in Middle East and Africa
2:45 PM 3:15 PM Anna MM Vetticad Journalist and Writer Keynote session How Media Impacts Gender Roles in Our Society
3:15 PM 3:35 PM (Jessica Obeid - moderator), Bela Harsh Raval, Jos Dirks, Maryam Kausar Jessica Obeid: Founder, MentorSHE; Bela Raval: Student; Jos Dirks: Brand and Communications, IBM; Maryam Kausar: CEO, M&M Innovators Panel Women in STEM entrepreneurs, is it Easy?
3:35 PM 3:55 PM Moza Shaiban Suwaidan  Director, Information Technology in Dubai Culture & Art Authority (Dubai Government Entity) Gender roles Working in a Male Dominated Industry in the Middle East
3:55 PM 4:15 PM Nermin Salah Ahmed Professor, German University in Cairo Gender roles Empowering Women in Turbulent Times, How Egyptian Women Fought Against All Odds
4:15 PM 4:30 PM Coffee break, top women video  clips
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Maaria Mozaffar Founder, The Skinless Project Gender roles Are Women Facing the Same Challenges in the Workforce All Over the World?
5:00 PM 5:20 PM (Dareen Alhiyari - moderator), Sima Gheith Najjar, Nashwa Al Ruwaini, Victor King, Jieyi Long  Dareen Alhiyari: Software Engineer,; Sima Najjar: CEO and Founder,; Dr. Nashwa: CEO, Pyramedia Productions; Victor King: CEO, Absolute Communications; Jieyi Long: Co-Founder, Madskill Games Panel discussion How I Work With Men
5:20 PM 5:40 PM Satya Vadlamani CMD , Murli Krishna Pharma Pvt.Ltd. Risk Management as a Women Entrepreneur Taking Risks for Success
5:50 PM 6:20 PM  (Rema Subramanian - moderator), Sirine Fadoul, Shereen Salah Ahmed  Rema Subramania: Founder and Partner, Ankur Capital; Sirine Fadoul: Manager, Incubation Center; Shereen Ahmed: Doctor Panel discussion Raising Capital as a Woman Entrepreneur in Middle East, India
6:30 PM 7:00 PM Coffee break, top women video  clips
7:00 PM 7:10 PM Pragnya Wakhlu Founder, Mousia India   How to Have the Guts to Follow Your Heart
7:10 PM 9:00 PM     Awards night and banquet dinner Women In STEM 2015, 100 Women clips, Techwomen, Hackathon, Lucky draw
9:00 PM   Vote of thanks