Invention: Does Gender Matter - Networking Lunch


Networking Lunch

Continuing the Discussion on Gender Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Sponsored by Tech Titans and

University of Texas in Dallas

Tuesday, Nov. 10

11:45 am - 1 pm

University of Texas in Dallas

Jindal School of Management

800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson 75080

Pricing: $25

Parking available in lot U. Shuttles will be provided. Map

Remarks by Michelle K. Lee

Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)Michelle K. Lee provides leadership and oversight to one of the largest intellectual property offices in the world. Ms. Lee serves as a principal advisor to the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on both domestic and international intellectual property matters, and provides leadership and oversight of the day-to-day management of the policy, budget, and operations for an agency of over 12,000 employees. She is the first woman to serve as Director of the USPTO.


Keynote presentation:

"Tech as the great equalizer & enabler to global success" 

Ingrid Vanderveldt

founder and chairman of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020

Technology has shattered barriers, bridged gaps, helped unravel stereotypes and provided remarkable access and opportunity to ignored and disadvantaged segments of the population. How will this phenomenon continue to change the world in the years ahead?

As the former Entrepreneur In Residence for Dell, Founder of the Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 Movement, and member of the United Nations Global Entrepreneur Council, Vanderveldt has traveled the globe extensively speaking on the role of technology in the growth of business and entrepreneurship across the world.

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