SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in STEM Conference (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) has confirmed a power-packed speaker lineup of transportation innovators for the 4th Annual Global Women in STEM Conference (WiSTEM) to be hosted at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco, on September 11-12.
The conference brings together over 100 of the world's leading engineers, scientists and international business leaders to educate, advocate, mentor and open career doors for women in STEM. Women from around the globe attend WiSTEM to learn, network, advance their STEM careers and meet innovators.
Transportation thought-leaders will meet on the WiSTEM stage to share an exciting glimpse of the emerging technologies that are rapidly evolving everyone's concept of how to get from point A to point B. Speakers will explore the revolution taking place in both methods and consumption of travel, as drones, driverless cars, flying cars, and beyond are introduced and embraced.
Transportation luminaries confirmed to speak at the conference include:
- Laurie Yoler, founding board member of Tesla and board member at Zoox
- Dr. Ulrich Quay, Managing Partner, BMW i Ventures
- Sarah Tariq, Software Engineer, Zoox
- Gabriel Paun, Founder & CEO, Arini Geographics
- Raj Singh, Managing Director, JetBlue Technology Ventures
- Manik Dhar, Director, Google Maps
Meera Kaul, founder of the MKF and Director of WiSTEM says, "We are pleased to bring these leading innovators in transportation technology together for WiSTEM attendees to meet and hear from inspiring role models who are all committed to opening doors for women's hiring and career growth in STEM fields."
Learn more about WiSTEM 2017 at www.womeninstemconference.com
MKF is a non-profit that works to nurture the social, economic and intellectual potential of women. We create opportunities for unlocking the potential of women in areas of their expertise, to support the sustainability of their careers, and enhance their personal growth and stability. www.mkfimpact.org
About Women In STEM: WiSTEM is one of the core Programs of the MKF. As a part of this program, we grow awareness for STEM as a viable option for girls, women and their institutions across the world, for inspiring a global shift in the attitude towards Women in STEM.
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