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Paris, France

Women in Tech Global Summit

a 2-day event that celebrates women across the world who are the Shakers, Makers and Innovators


May 22 - May 23

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About The Event

Women in Tech Global Summit: HERstory, in the making

The Women in Tech Global Summit is a 2-day event happening on the 22 and 23 May 2023 in Paris. The theme ‘HERstory in the Making’, celebrates women across the world who are the Shakers, Makers and Innovators of our new society and economy. The Summit will kick off in Paris on Monday 22 May for 2 days of content. Its aim is to connect, inspire and catalyse collective efforts to act for a more inclusive, sustainable and innovative STEAM ecosystem.

The event will gather over 400 delegates: thought leaders from business, civil society, Government, and the Arts, from all over the world – the Makers, Shakers, and Innovators of a new era, driven by the desire to change the status quo. The HERoes who are shaping tomorrow.

This year we will focus on the topics of Web 3, Immersive tech, Cybersecurity, Sustainability, Financial and Digital inclusion, AI Ethics, and Digital activism.


  • Jean-Noel Barrot - Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications, France
  • Isabelle Rome - Minister for Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities
  • Sarah El Haïry - Secretary of State to the Minister of the Armed Forces in Charge of Youth and Universal National Service
  • Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi - President of the American University of Sharjah President of Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP)
  • Elisabeth Moreno - Founder and President LEIA, Former French Minister of of Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal opportunities
  • Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen - Deputy Secretary-General of OECD – OCDE
  • Chiara Corazza - Private Sector Representative for France within the G20 EMPOWER Alliance
  • Dr Christyl Johnson - Deputy Director for Technology and Research Investments, NASA Goddard
  • Hussain Al Mahmoudi - CEO of Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park
  • Modupe’ R. Congleton - Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Amazon Stores
  • Kat Borlongan - Chief Impact Officer at Contentsquare
  • James Appathurai - Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO
  • Caroline Codsi - Founder & Chief Equity Officer at Women in Governance
  • Massimo Morini - Chief Economist at Algorand Foundation
  • Gülay Stelzmüllner - CIO of Allianz Technology
  • Akio Tanaka - Partner & Co-Founder Headline VC
  • Aviva Steinberger - Director, Innovation Diplomacy at Start-Up Nation Central
  • Nima Abu Wardeh - Founder, SHE Strategy
  • Linda Pereira - CEO, CPL Events
  • Behshad Behzadi - Vice President of Engineering, Google
  • Lieke Lamb - CEO, Future Expertise Center & Trendwatcher TV
  • Kirsty Charleson - Microsoft EDC Advisory Board & D & I Lead, Women in Tech Director
  • Jennifer Schenker - Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Innovator
  • Garance Wattez-Richard - CEO, AXA Emerging Customers
  • Alia El-Yassir - Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, UN Women
  • Helen Hai - Head of Binance Charity
  • David Savage - Group Technology Evangelist at Nash Squared
  • Dr Anino Emuwa - Managing Director, Avandis Consulting, Founder, 100 Women Davos
  • and more...!
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