“Universal Electronics is honored to sponsor the launch of the WoMENAIT chapter in Arizona and is proud to support this organization’s goals and mission to help close the diversity and gender gap in STEM” , said Ramzi Ammari, Sr. Vice President, Global Product Planning and Strategy.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (PRWEB)
December 01, 2022
On Thursday, December 1st, Women Of MENA In Technology (WoMENAIT), a non-profit organization with a mission to connect, mentor, support and nurture women in technology from the Middle East and North Africa, will hold its launch event in Hold Scottsdale – the first in Arizona – with a speaker series sponsored by Universal Electronics, Arrivia and Lockton. With offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Austin, Boston, Seattle, London, NYC, Berlin, Paris, Orange County, Vienna and DC, the Arizona organization’s launch marks the group’s 20th city worldwide. At the launch event, attendees will learn more about Women Of MENA In Technology initiatives, connect with other MENA women in Arizona’s tech community, and hear from a panel of respected speakers on “Why Diverse Women Are Part of Arizona’s Innovation Leadership.” should be”. .’
WHEN: Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (MST)
WHERE: Arrivia, 15147 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260
PANEL SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Azin Radsan van Alebeek (Co-Founder and Managing Director of Emmeline Ventures),
Firasat Hussain, Chief Technology Officer – Arrivia
Jennifer Strauel – Chief People & Diversity Officer, Co-Chair of Arrivia’s DEI Committee
Monica Aleman – Manager, Applications Engineering, North America – Universal Electronics Inc.
Ramzi Ammari – SVP, Corporate Planning and Strategy – Universal Electronics Inc.
Sepideh Nasiri, Founder and CEO – Women of MENA In Technology
Tannaz Harirchian, Area Manager – Intel
TICKETS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: https://bit.ly/3igV4Zj This special event is gender-neutral and open to all in the fields of technology and STEM.
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“We are very excited to announce the launch of Women Of MENA In Technology in Scottsdale, Arizona to raise the profile of women from the Middle East and North Africa working in the technology industry and encourage networking to ensure that the incredible talents of these women in tech and STEM will be nurtured around the world,” said Sepideh Nasiri, Founder and CEO of Women Of MENA In Technology.
“In an industry still grappling with its pervasive culture of sexism and lack of diversity, it is more important than ever that women and people of color have access to opportunities that showcase their talent and entrepreneurial spirit. MENA women around the world are starting successful companies and creating innovative technologies that are literally transforming the tech industry – by challenging negative stereotypes about their community and carving out their own space.
“Universal Electronics is honored to sponsor the launch of the Women of the Middle East and North Africa in Technology Arizona (WoMENAiT) Chapter and proud to support the goals and mission of this organization to help bridge the diversity gap and gender in STEM to connect, mentor, educate and nurture creative and talented women in technology,” said Ramzi Ammari, Senior Vice President, Global Product Planning and Strategy.
Women Of MENA In Technology is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in Silicon Valley in 2015 with a mission to close the diversity and gender gap in STEM by empowering women from the Middle East and North Africa connects, cares for, educates and promotes in STEM worldwide. We serve over 50,000 community members, 90% of whom identify as tech-savvy and self-identified as engineers, data scientists, researchers, founders, intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors. Join us to nurture, support and catalyze diverse women in STEM. As technology becomes more integrated into our society and creates a new paradigm, it is up to us to consciously pay attention to equity, inclusion and diverse representation in space. For more information, visit: https://womenofmenaintechnology.com/
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