Women's Entrepreneurship Series: Leading women leading change

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Join us at our next Women’s Entrepreneurship (WE) event on January 10, 2024 as we broadcast live from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hear from policy makers and business leaders as they discuss how to empower more women founders in tech.

Agenda and confirmed speakers

Panel discussion: Leading women leading change                
2 – 2:40 p.m. PT                
5 – 5:40 p.m. ET

  • Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • Katherine Dei Cas, Executive Vice President, Delivery Systems & Services, EMD Electronics
  • Suezette Robotham, Senior Director, Executive Recruiting Equality Strategy, Salesforce
  • Sonia Wadhawan, Director, Global Business Development, Google; Founding Member of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Diversity Investment Committee 

Speaker Biographies


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We look forward to continuing to support women entrepreneurs and promote education around intellectual property. Please visit the Empowering Women's Entrepreneurship webpage for upcoming events, mentorship opportunities, resources, and tools available through the USPTO. 


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This event is part of a series: Women's Entrepreneurship