2nd Annual WITI WIN-SEMI


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We're all getting really excited - it is a week away for the 2nd Annual WITI WIN-SEMI "Women in Tech Forum" July 13th 2016 at SEMICON West in Room 304, Esplanade Hall, Moscone Center.

It's going to be an exciting, jam-packed 1/2 day event with plenty of opportunities to meet, network and collaborate with women (and men) that are in the Semiconductor, Embedded and IoT industries.

Kick off the day with networking breakfast followed by Panel 1 at 10:00am: The Business Case: Gender Diversity in High Tech, Big Benefits to the Bottom Line.

Moderator: Madonna Bolano, Group Vice President, Global Human Resources, Applied Materials; Jerry Cutini, President and CEO, Strasbaugh, Inc.; Debbie Gustafson, COO, Energetiq Technology, Inc.; Aditi Banerjee, PhD., Head North America Life Sciences Engineering Services, Infosys; Maryann Baumgarten, PhD., Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC

Followed by Coaches and 10 Mentors are ready to provide 1 hour of Coaching circles or Speed Mentoring.


  • Frank Del Fiugo, Founder Del Fiugo Consulting

  • Gabrielle Hildebrand, Coach and Facilitator, Wild and

  • Heather Furby, CEO & Camp CAS Director, Cause and Success

  • Janet Janssen, CEO, Janet Janssen Coaching and Consulting Services

  • Karen Cornwell, Co-Founder, Attunovation

  • Manuela Pauer, Coach and Consultant, Pauer Coaching &

  • Rajkumari Neogy, Principal, Disruptive Diversity

  • Ruth Simone, Executive Coach, Luminare Coaching and Consulting

  • Sue Davis, Senior Business Development Director & a Senior Analyst, Techcet

  • Sue Steinfeld, Leadership & Business Success Coach

  • Sue Steinfeld Consulting and Coaching Services

  • Mentors:

  • Vasudha Paul - Digital Campaigns Manager, GE Digital

  • Santosh K. Kurinec, PhD, Professor, Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering, RIT

  • Coleen Kane, (TopLinked; LION; 16000+) - Vice President - Recruiting & Strategy, The Mice Group

  • Priyanka Raj - Sales Consultant, Oracle

  • Radha Raj - Executive Director, Global Women's Leadership Network

  • Neta Berger, Program Manager, NestLabs

  • Vania Cao, Manager, Scientific Content and Training, Inscopix

  • From 12:15pm to 1:15pm we will have lunch which will include a facilitated table discussion, led by the Mentor or Coach who will be at your table.

    1:30pm brings us to Panel 2: "The I(nclusive) Generation: Best Practices for Attracting, Retaining, and Developing Engaging Opportunities Across Multiple Generations of Employees."

    Moderator: Tonie Hansen, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility, Nvidia; Dipesh Patel - EVP Incubation Businesses, ARM; Maryann Baumgarten, PhD - Head of Diversity & Inclusion Culture, SLAC; Karen Cornwell - Co-Founder, Attunovation

    There will be door prizes, goodies, great networking and fun.

    Thank you to our Sponsors;
    Platinum: Applied Materials
    Gold: ARM, Lam Research
    Silver: SanDisk, Strasbaugh

    If you are a company that wants to participate, or sponsor this event or sponsor the WITI WIN-SEMI Network, please contact Ronni Eloff, Executive Director WITI WINs at ronni@corp.witi.com for more information.

    Space is limited to 200. Register Now!