Did the Google Bro’s anti-diversity memo make you mad? Gain more insight on gender-bias in the technology workplace in a special Women in Tech discussion. What’s really (still) happening and how can women and men work together to improve the workplace culture in tech?

While this is a Women in Tech event, men are welcome and encouraged to attend! Don’t worry guys — you won’t be the only man there! We will be providing a pizza lunch.

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: InnoGrove Coworking 8153 Elk Grove Blvd, Suite 20 Elk Grove, CA 95758


Janine Yancey, Founder & CEO, Emtrain
Janine Yancey is a tech CEO, lawyer and expert on HR and workplace compliance, with a specialty in sexual harassment, bias and ethics issues. Janine is the founder and CEO of Emtrain, a technology and data platform delivering on-demand content and guidance on HR and compliance topics to navigate workplace issues and promote healthier organizations. Prior to founding Emtrain, Janine was a labor and employment lawyer working with tech firms including Google, Intuit and a variety of start-ups.


Panelist Bios

Liz Anderson, Application Developer, Intel
Liz Anderson is an Application Developer for the supply chain at Intel Corporation. She has worked at Intel for two years after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Computer Science and minor in International Engineering. After starting her career at Intel as a firmware engineer for SSDs, she decided to switch to web development, as it was a better fit for her desire to work with higher-level languages that she enjoyed during her studies.

Diana Degeilh, Associate Project Manager, Siemens
With a background in both engineering and business (Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and MBA), Diana has 8 years of multi-disciplinary international work experience in technology-oriented organizations (CAE software, mobility/automotive industry): business development, product/program/project management, technical marketing, consulting, research and manufacturing. During her career, Diana was often the only woman engineer in the team and she successfully lead cross-functional teams spread out across several continents.

Rose Elley, former R&D Design Engineer, Hewlet Packard
Rose has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from UCSD. She interned and subsequently was hired at Hewlett-Packard where she working on R&D as a printer designer for 16 years. She is a patent holder. Her career progressed into project management. She went on to earn an MBA from UC Davis and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership from Saint Mary’s College of California.

Shruti Sethi, Graphics Hardware Engineer, Intel
Shruti is a Sr. Graphics Hardware Engineer at Intel. She attained her Master’s from Georgia University of Technology and joined Intel giving her a work experience of about 5 years. She really enjoys the technical field which also makes her volunteer for Tech related initiatives such as WomenWhoCode (a Non-profit that works to benefit women in technology) and Women@Intel Network (WIN). In her time free from above activities, she is involved with a couple of startup related events and organizations.