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Fe+male Tech Heroes Conference is back on 16 May with speakers from MIT, Microsoft and others

(Editor’s note: This post on the Fe+Male Tech Heroes Conference is part of Dispatches’ Tech Tuesday series. We cover women in tech because so many of our highly skilled internationals are engineers, developers and managers.)

Attention tech enthusiasts and trailblazers … the Fe+male Tech Heroes Conference is back.

Join them on 16 May from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at High Tech Campus Eindhoven for a day of inspiring discussions and networking opportunities with some of the brightest minds in the tech industry including from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston.

Fe+male Tech Heroes is High Tech Campus Eindhoven’s initiative to encourage more women to get involved in tech and encourage male supporters to participate in this revolution. Ambitious, yes, but Fe+male Tech Heroes has attracted serious approach, with 3,500 members since it began in 2019.

This year’s theme is all about pushing boundaries and reaching new heights – it’s time to Dare to Grow. Speakers will focus on four key sub-themes: leadership, technology, career growth and allyship. The conference will include interactive panel discussions and breakout sessions at the High Tech Campus Conference Center.

There will be women in tech not just from Eindhoven but from across the globe, including the United States and Belgium.

Our stellar line-up of speakers:
🎤 Lori GloverMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
🎤 Sylvia Van EsPhilips Benelux
🎤 Marian SpierFEM-START
🎤 Janneke NiessenCapitalT
🎤 Sandra DoreleijersPSV Women
🎤 Dan Jing WuVivArt-X
🎤 Kimberly FuquaMicrosoft
🎤 Johan FeenstraSMART Photonics
🎤 Marco PietersASML
🎤 Andy LurlingLUMO Labs
🎤 Ed HeerschapHolland Expat Center South
🎤 Sahar YadegariVHTO

And many more.

The keynote speaker is Lori Glover.

Here’s her bio:

Lori Glover leads global partnerships and alliances for MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), which has more than 1300 people and covers all aspects of CS and AI. She oversees corporate engagement, research initiatives, startups, professional development programs and talent acquisition for CSAIL. She is also the Executive Director of several initiatives at MIT, including the Future of Data, Trust and Policy Initiative and MachineLearningApplications@CSAIL. Lori is a recognized expert in building successful industry-academic partnerships and speaks at conferences worldwide. She holds a Juris Doctor and has practiced law as a member of the bar in both Massachusetts and Florida.

  • Regular tickets: 30 euros (excluding Eventbrite costs)
  • Student tickets: 15 euros (excluding Eventbrite costs). To receive the discount code, please email us at [email protected].

Plus, 75 percent of ticket sales are donated to VHTO – a Dutch foundation and Expertise Center that champions Gender Diversity in STEM, Engineering and IT.

Tickets sell out fast! Read about the tech and career breakouts and get your ticket here.

Every year they say, “THIS is the best one yet.” But really, organizers promise this year is going to be the best one yet.

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