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Talener is excited to sponsor ChickTech’s ACT-W Conference in Chicago on October 18th – 20th.  Talener will join companies like Microsoft, Walgreens, VistaPrint & Uptake in contributing to this event geared at empowering women in technology roles. This regional event will bring women and men together for workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, networking events, and a career fair.   From engineers to designers, executives to technical support; ACT-W strives to open the dialogue between the best and the brightest across industries.

The event will kick off on October 18th with a She Started It documentary panel & discussion.  She Started It looks at how females are under-represented in entrepreneurship, highlighting these challenges and the need to find solutions to overcome barriers.  October 19th features a kick-off party the night before the main conference.  The networking happy hour is a great way for people to get to know one another before the main event.  The main conference event takes place at The Chicago School on 10/20. It will include a full day of workshops, sessions, an exhibit fair, and networking.

Tiffany Roesler, Talener’s VP of Leadership & Organizational Development will speak on 10/20 at the Chicago School about “Busting Myths & Negotiating with Style.”

Talener is proud to be a part of this event. It strives to elevate women in technology while promoting STEM-based activities and careers to girls. For the second year, proceeds from the ACT-W Chicago conference will go towards providing STEM education programs to local high school girls through ChickTech.

To attend or to learn more about the event, please visit the Chicago ACT-W Website. We looking forward to seeing you at the event and at the career / exhibit fair!

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