Connected Women’s Event

Connected Women's Event


The Cisco Connected Women’s Network is a global community to attract, develop, retain and celebrate talented women as part of a competitive and diverse workforce. Each year at Cisco Live we organize a Connected Women’s event with featured keynotes from thought leaders.


Lead, Connect, Inspire - You're IT.


Start your week at Cisco Live by attending this exciting inaugural event on Monday, January 29 at 14:30 – 17:30 and:


  • Get energized with our executive panel of Cisco and customer/partner leaders.
  • Get inspired by “real and raw” role models.
  • Get educated, chill – connect – create.



14:15 – 14:30 Registration
14:30 – 14:45 Welcome by Wendy Mars, VP, EMEAR Partner Organization & Digital Acceleration Team, Cisco
14:45 – 16:00 Lightning Talks by thought leaders Susie Wee, VP, Chief Technology Officer of DevNet, Cisco, Michelle Dennedy, VP, Chief Privacy Officer, Cisco.


“Lead, Connect, Inspire -You’re IT.”


Panel Discussion with thought leaders in technology industry. Topics for this panel are must-have skills around business knowledge, identifying opportunities, preparing and exceling the changing environment of technology, and identifying and embracing multiple opportunities due to social and economic change with Information technology. This compelling discussion with our panel of technology industry leaders will help you innovate through your growth mindset and to inspire your continued professional growth.

16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:15 Guest Keynote: Chill – Connect – Create by Annicken R. Day, Founder, Corporate Spring.


What if these 3 words could change the way you live and work for the better? Would you do it? In her upcoming book, Annicken R Day tells the story about a business woman’s strive for perfection and the 3 C’s that helped her realize that what she thought mattered the most, didn’t after all. The story is inspired by true events and Annicken reveals how learning to chill, connect and create changed her life and career forever – and how you can use the 3 C’s to bring about positive changes in your life too.

17:15 – 17:30
Closing and Q&A
17:30 – 18:30


Come Join Us in the DevNet Zone! The Cisco DevNet Women in Tech community is hosting a DevNet Open House for the Connected Women’s Network. Please come to the DevNet Zone to have a drink, network with other women and learn what DevNet has to offer. Learning Lab tutorials will be available. No experience necessary. Sign up for the DevNet newsletter during the reception and receive a DevNet thank you gift.


Stay in contact with Connected Women


Connected Women is also celebrating women on March 7, 2018 and will organize an event with Cisco employees and customer and partners all over the world. To learn more about this event you can follow us on twitter @cisco_woi.


Keep up to date with Cisco Empowered Women’s Network


Find Cisco Empowered Women’s Network on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

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