International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is Women Techmakers’ largest annual event campaign to celebrate women and the allies. It marks a moment to celebrate and provide visibility for the incredible contributions of women around the world and is a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
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About International Women’s Day - WTM

The Women Techmakers' International Women's Day campaign is a global initiative that aims to bring developers together to celebrate, connect, and learn. The campaign highlights the remarkable contributions of women worldwide and emphasizes the importance of accelerating gender equity. Throughout March and April, Women Techmakers Ambassadors and Google Developer Group communities will organize events under the theme of #ProgressNotPerfection. These events, which include technical talks, workshops, inspirational keynotes, leadership sessions, and career panels, range from large summits to intimate gatherings, ensuring that there is something for every developer.

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Here is the list of our Expert Speakers for the Event
Pallavi Salgaocar
CA of Executive Director Geno Pharma
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Rina Barreto Shankar
Founder, Cheree Tree Concepts | Personal & Business Branding Strategist
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Siya Shaikh
Founder, Gowomania
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Prairna Sadhu
Account Manager | Business Development Lead | Co-working Spaces, SaaS, Web Services, E-commerce
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Manasi Kirloskar
Design Lead at
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Rebecca Elisabeth Falcao
Community Program Manager at Timechain Labs
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Malcolm Dsouza
Co-Founder and CTO at Spintly
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Christian Hujer
Blogger Coach Speaker Trainer | Agile DevOps SWCraft BDD TDD XP | Lean Process Architect, Humanist | CEO Nelkinda
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Siddharth Ashok
Co-Founder at GrandWorks
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Vipula Sail
Incoming Mitacs GRI' 23 Intern @ Uni Waterloo | Student
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Atharva Parkhe
Backend Developer
Technical Lead
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Suhesha Gaonkar
Student | Intern'23 @UpGrad Campus | Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador | Postman Student Expert | UI/UX Designer
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9:00 - 9:45


9:45 - 10:00

Welcome Speech

10:00 - 10:25

Cloud Computing and IoT

Malcolm Dsouza has 20 Years of experience working in Wireless, Networking and Medical domain. Over these 20 years he has transitioned from being a hardware engineer to a software/firmware engineer to finally being a technical architect. He has worked on technologies such as 3G,4G and 5G with companies like Motorola, Nokia and TCS.

10:30 - 10:55

How to get started with Design as a Career

Manasi Kirloskar is a UI/UX Designer with a product mindset aiming to replicate real life experiences into digital interfaces to form habit forming products. At Fijit they are building an arcade of meme based fun and shareable games that the users genuinely love to interact with.

11:00 - 11:15

Monolithic to Microservices

Atharva Parkhe is a student, Backend Developer and freelancer. He is the Co-Founder and CTO at Blueskript. Atharva is a driven individual with the ability to adapt to any situation and proven potential to grow himself and his team, ensuring a high-quality and fulfillment of business market needs. He is specialize in Backend Development using Django (Python).

11:20 - 11:45

Build Your Impact and Influence by Building Your Personal Brand

Rina Barreto Shankar is a Brand Growth Strategist and Communication Coach. With a decade and a half in advertising, brand building and marketing communucation, and 5 years in Entrepreneurship, her company Cheree Tree Concepts works with local and international clients, helping them build their personal brands and creating Marketing content for their businesses. She has been recognized and awarded for her role not only as a Brand Straegist but also in her efforts towards youth empowerment.. She is currently working on a "Global Citizens Program" - a comprehensive Communication Enhancement and Personal Branding Program for youth and entrepreneurs

The Art of Juggling: Managing Programs Successfully

Rebecca Falcao's proficiency in technical and content writing is only a part of her dynamic skill set. Along with her writing abilities, she has a passion for community and program management. Her successful management of two open-source programs and significant contribution to a startup in Goa exemplify her capabilities in this area. In addition, Rebecca is an active Web3 enthusiast and is building a local community called WEB3 GOA

12:30 - 13:00

Extreme Programming - What is it, where does it come from, and why should you care?

Christian Hujer, a seasoned developer with ~38 years of experience, founder of Nelkinda Software Craft, carries a tremendous experience in software development and software craft. He is a polyglot in languages (Ada to Zig), frameworks, and development environments (from smart card to server). He is keen at following the best coding and software development process related practices for example XP, Clean Code practices, TDD, and BDD. He always strives for better software and a better environment.

13:00 - 13:15

The Enigma of Neural Networks

Suhesha is a design thinker and animal-loving optimist, who thrive to create visual treat with her design skills. She enjoys contributing in her community and consider DISCIPLINE as her strongest attribute.

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:25

Sell More Convert Better: Best Practices to boost e-commerce

Siddharth Ashok is a Front-end developer and WordPress developer. He is an Open-source enthusiast. The Co-founder at GrandWorks where they design and develop apps, websites, and experiences for clients such as Spotify, OnePlus, OPPO, Zendera, and more.

14:30 - 14:55

Journey from Product Sales Executive to running a Web Agency

Prairna Sadhu is a Computer Science graduate hailing from the city of Chandigarh. I have gained diverse experience in sales by working with various companies in the fields of E-commerce, co-working spaces, and SaaS products. Apart from her professional interests, she has a passion for reading and gaining knowledge. She is passionate about her work and she strives to make a positive impact in everything she does.

15:00 - 15:15

How to get Product Management experience for students

Vipula Sail is a student and Incoming Mitacs GRI' 23 Intern @ Uni Waterloo.
She is an Anchor and a Design Thinking Trainer

Panel Discussion

Speaker 1 : Siya Shaikh
Siya Shaikh is a Civil Engineer by profession, but an Entrepreneur by passion. She established ‘GO Womania GOA’, a community of native Goan women with the mission to ‘Build Together, Grow Together’. She is the first woman to start Goa's first offline Business networking Platform called WEBN. She is also Founder Of Goas first Multibrand Multivendor E-commerce platform for Local products of Goa called 'Goenkart' and propietor at Goa Metal Composites, which deals into FRP doors and Allied products.

Speaker 2 : Pallavi Salgaocar
Pallavi Salgaocar is a CA & finance director of Geno Pharmaceuticals pvt Ltd. She is the founder director of Desserts N More bakery chain in Goa. Also the chairperson of GCCI - Women s Wing and Women Empowerment chair - Assocham Goa.

16:00 - 16:15

Closing Note


Early Bird

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About the Venue

Padre Conceição College of Engineering (PCCE) is an engineering college in Verna, Goa, India, established in 1997. The college is affiliated to Goa University, Taleigao, Goa, and the programmes are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The college is a part of Agnel Technical Education Complex, Verna, Goa. PCCE has 4 Bachelor disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and Information Technology and Masters in Information Technology


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Here's the list of Volunteers for the Event
Siya Golatkar
Android Developer
Management Lead
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Aditi Kalangutkar
Frontend Developer
Technical Lead
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Kanchan Patil
Graphic Designer
Creative Lead
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Shruti Patil
Android developer | Designer
Creative Lead
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Abdul Baasit Shaikh
MERN Stack Developer
Technical Lead
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Pranav Madkaikar
Web Developer
Creative Lead
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