WLA Members Bring Women In Innovation and Technology Day to Delaware Innovation Week


Women in DE Innovation & Technology Day graphic with event detailsThe fourth annual Delaware Innovation Week is a month away. This event annually brings together Wilmington and all of Delaware’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, developers, scientists, and creative minds. Events typically include happy hours and workshops but this year the organizers have added something different. On Thursday, November 8th the inaugural Women in Innovation & Technology Day will take over the Mill Space.

WLA Members Take the Lead

WLA members have gotten involved in this exciting opportunity. During the Women in Digital open meetup, Catherine Burch, the Innovation Center Director for The Health and Technology Innovation Center at Christiana Care Center will be one of the four panelists featured.  Joining her is Jocelyn Harper, a Full Stack Engineer at Capital One and a graduate of ZipCode Wilmington.

Women in Innovation and Technology Day is sponsored by WLA member Tapp Network, along with local businesses: WhyFly, Ladybug Music Festival, and The Mill. National business sponsors include TrafficCast and Nonstop wellness.

Women Lifting Women

This event will focus on inspiring and celebrating local women. Starting the day off is an Entrepreneurial Flash Talk featuring Joani DiCampli the Founder of Boobalicious, Gayle Dillman the Co-Owner of Gable Music Ventures LLC, and Amira Idris the CEO and Founder of TheraV.  Each woman will share their experiences and give guidance to those in the audience. From 4 pm until 5 pm, students will take the floor for the Young Women’s Panel. During this time Wilmington’s own Deborah and Dorcas Olatunji will talk about their experiences in the technology field as young women. Megan Chang the founder of Re-feeding America will join the twins and provide her entrepreneurial perspective and discuss her book “Finding Tiger“.

Next, the band Outcalls who have performed at the Ladybug Festival will play music as women-owned businesses take over the Mill. Finally, from 6 to 8 pm is the Women in Digital Open Meetup. Women in Digital helps bring women from the digital business world together to network and gain advice, offer help to their peers, and monthly featured panelist. This month features four Delaware based women as the panelist. Two of the featured panelist are Mona Parikh of Start it Up Delaware and Holly Quinn the lead reporter of Technical.ly Delaware.

This event is free to the public, however, space is limited.

Interested in supporting Women in Innovation and Technology? Learn how to become a part of this event by clicking here.

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