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Sofia Marakis
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SheCanXL: Behind the Scenes of Empowering Women in Tech

What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than at SheCanXL! Join us for an inspiring day to celebrate and empower women in the tech industry. 

♀ HighTechXL, Fe+male Tech Heroes and Expat Spouses Initiative are joining forces to “Inspire Inclusion” – the theme for International Women’s Day 2024 – offering you a nurturing environment where you can learn, ask questions and be inspired.

Throughout the half-day event, participants will engage in discussions and workshops aimed at personal and professional development.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, March 8th 2024
  • Time: 12:00 – 18:00
  • Location: HighTechXL, HTC 27, High Tech Campus Eindhoven

We have a packed agenda with insightful talks, interactive workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:

What’s Happening at SheCanXL:

  • 12:00-12:45: Welcome Lunch – Kick off the event with a lunch where you can interact with other attendees
  • 12:45-13:15: Keynote Conversation – Join Hilde de Vocht from Fe+male Tech Heroes and Amrita Singh from SMART Photonics as they discuss overcoming challenges and achieving success in tech.
  • 13:15-13:30: Break – A moment to refresh and prepare for the workshops.
  • 13:30-14:30: Workshop Session – Choose between “Applying Design Principles to Everyday Life” by Serena Caracchi and Moyra McManus from ASML,  “Amplify Yourself and Others” with Selma Oskam from TwoSpring Consultancy and Esther Peeks from HighTechXL, or “Storytelling 101: good stories compel people to change” by Robin van Scheijndel from HighTechXL.
  • 14:30-14:45: Break – Time to recharge and network.
  • 14:45-15:45: Workshop Session 2 – Dive into “The Body Language of Success” with Frank Smallegange, focusing on enhancing your non-verbal communication skills.
  • 15:45-16:00: Break – Another opportunity to refresh and connect.
  • 16:00-16:45: Panel & Q&A – Engage with our panel of experts: Anitha, co-founder of Senergetics; Karim El Oteify, DE&I Oracle; and Toam Jaber, Investment Manager at DeepTechXL, moderated by Esther Peeks. The panel aims to explore real stories of resilience, authenticity, and the transformative power of staying true to oneself in the business world.
  • 16:45-18:00: Closing & Networking Drinks – Conclude the day with an open networking session, fostering new connections and opportunities.

This event is more than just a conference; it’s a day to empower, inspire, and connect with women who are making waves in technology. It’s about creating an environment where you can learn from the best, share your experiences, and find support in your endeavors.

Why You Should Join Us:

Attending SheCanXL means being part of a community that celebrates and supports the advancement of women in technology. It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain insights, find inspiration, and meet like-minded individuals committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.

Join the Movement:

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Secure your spot now and join us in making this International Women’s Day a meaningful celebration of women in tech. Together, we can drive change, promote inclusion, and celebrate the incredible contributions of women in the technology landscape.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to HighTechXL on March 8th for a day dedicated to empowering women in tech through inspiration, connection, and action. See you there!



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