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Wednesday, April 28 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Raising Up The Voices of our AAPI Tech Community — Supported by Nordstrom

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With the recent uprising of attacks on the AAPI community -  Let’s come together in unity and community and discuss.
This panel is dedicated to the AAPI tech community and allies. Let’s share about how you are doing, what kind of support do you need,  who are you talking to at work, what do you need from your org.    
Hear stories about hope for the future and ideas of how diversity programs and leadership could truly make a difference in our organizations no matter the size.

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Katie Mooney

Vice President, Diversity Best Practices
Katie is an accomplished diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leader and thought partner with expertise in driving strategy and growth of diversity and inclusion change management, planning and programs. Katie is highly regarded for her ability to establish trust and personally connect... Read More →

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Steven Matly

CEO – Founder, SM Diversity
Overcoming adversity is nothing new to Steven Matly.A high school dropout turned entrepreneur, he has twice created six figure revenue generating companies and recently seven figures with less than $5,000 startup capital. Raised by a single mother in the South Seattle housing projects... Read More →
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Cynthia Tee

Senior Vice President of Engineering, Smartsheet
Cynthia supports the teams that build Smartsheet’s customer experiences. Prior to that she was VP of Technology at Nordstrom supporting commerce services. She has over 25 years of experience building software as well as leading teams in consumer applications, operating system services... Read More →
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JoAnne Kennedy

Vice President, Nordstrom
JoAnne Kennedy is vice president of technology at Nordstrom. In this strategic and operational role for the fashion retailer, JoAnne and her team support technology platforms for credit, human resources, finance and deliver key capabilities across the company through Tech Partner... Read More →
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Padmaja Vrudhula

VP Industry Vertical Workload Solutions, Snowflake
Ms. Vrudhula leads an innovation team at Snowflake focused on developing solutions for customers which accelerate the adoption of new product capabilities related to data applications, data science, data collaboration, and data modernization. Prior to Snowflake, Padmaja spent nearly... Read More →

Wednesday April 28, 2021 4:00pm - 5:15pm PDT