Cisco Empowered Women's Network

Customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT.

Overview

Join us for the 2017 Cisco Empowered Women’s Network (CEWN) event at Cisco Live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

CEWN is a network of Cisco customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT.

 

Lead, Connect, Inspire – You’re IT

 

The fifth annual event will feature keynotes, lightning talks and interactive sessions led by thought-leaders in IT.

 

You’ll walk away with new definitions of leadership, networking, innovation, and success – and feel inspired and empowered to implement change in your own life. Don’t miss our new activities for 2017: speed mentoring and professional head-shots.


Speakers

Host: Kevin Bandy
Senior Vice President and Cisco’s Chief Digital Officer

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Keynote Speaker: Liz Centoni
Senior VP and General Manager of Cisco’s Computing Systems Product Group

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Guest Speaker: Carrie Lohrenz
First female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy

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Guest Speaker: Anuja Singh
Co-Founder of CEWN and Facilitator for the Speed Mentoring session

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Guest Speaker: Christine Holloway
VP of Networking, Digital Workspace and Security Solutions for CDW

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Guest Speaker: Tania Katan
CEO of Creative Trespassing

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Date and Time

 

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Cisco Live 2017 Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center – Lower Level, South Pacific Ballroom

Sunday, June 25

Doors Open: 12:30 pm
Event: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Reception: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Agenda

Please Note: The following sessions can be viewed now in the Session Catalog and scheduled when scheduling opens on May 2.

 

Pre-program Agenda

 

DevNet Women in Tech Workshop

Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 8:00 – 11:00 am

A hands-on coding workshop using Cisco DevIoT and DIY electronics Arduino kit. This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to get hands-on with hardware and software in a supportive environment!

 

Speed Mentorship

Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Roundtable discussions of a variety of topics hosted by Cisco Executives.   In this hour session, each attendee will have the chance to meet with 9 different mentors. Space is limited.

 

Professional Headshot

Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 12:00 – 1:00 pm and 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Have your professional headshot taken onsite. Sign up for your session time at Mandalay Bay in the Tradewinds D, E, F rooms. Space is limited.

 

Program Agenda

 

Cisco Empowered Women’s Network

Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

 

Opening Remarks
Patrice D’Eramo, VP, Americas Marketing, Cisco

 

Welcome

 

Lead: Opening Keynote
Liz Centoni, SVP and GM, Computing Systems Product Group, Cisco

 

Guest Speaker
Christine Holloway, VP of Networking, Digital Workspace and Security Solutions for CDW

 

Break

 

Connect: Lighting Talk and Interactive Session
Creative Trespassing: How to Sneak Creativity into Your Career, Company and Life!
Tania Katan, Guest Speaker

 

Inspire: Closing Keynote
Carrie Lohrenz, Guest Speaker

 

Closing Remarks

 

Cisco Empowered Women’s Network Reception

Day/Time: Sunday, June 25, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

 

Agenda subject to change.

Additional Sessions

Please Note: The following sessions can be viewed now in the Session Catalog and scheduled when scheduling opens on May 2.

 

Demystifying – What it means to be in “Tech” for women

Day/Time: Monday, June 26, 8:00 – 9:30 am

Topics for this panel are must-have skills around Business Knowledge, Identify opportunities, Prepare and Excel the changing environment of Technology and about identifying and embracing multiple opportunities due to social and economic change with Information technology.

 

Registration

There are two ways to register for Cisco Empowered Women’s Network:

 

1. Add Cisco Empowered Women’s Network add-on to any existing registration package

2. Register for the Cisco Empowered Women’s Network + Explorer Pass

 

Cisco Empowered Women’s Network welcomes anyone interested in making a difference for women in IT. You do not need to be a woman to attend this program.

Cisco Empowered Women's Network Overview

Learn more about how CEWN is creating a network of Cisco customers, partners and employees who join together to make a difference for women in IT.

About Us

Cisco Empowered Women’s Network is a network of Cisco customers, partners, and employees joining together to make a difference for women in IT. Our year-round programs offer tools for our members to enrich and grow their careers, while paying it forward to empower women in our global community.

Stay Connected

 

Stay connected with us before, during and after Cisco Live by joining our communities on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, where you’ll find up-to-the-minute news on confirmed speakers, new agenda items and registration information.

Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

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