EVENTS

Announcing the Unstoppable Series:

People often talk about the concept of power, but what does this word really mean for Women in Tech? Do we want more power? Do we already have it? How do we measure power? The Unstoppable Series explores the formidable trio of influence, opportunity and power and how they can make us Unstoppable as women in the technology field. Moderated by CEO and Founder Laurie Swanson, this series is brought to you by InspiHER Tech and the InspiHER Tech (IT) Community, a member-based group where Women in Tech create Careers + Lives they love.

Like this event? Become a founding member of the IT Community for free before December 31, 2020 – and get access to the Unstoppable Series and other exclusive events exclusively for Women in Tech.

The Unstoppable Series:  On Reinvention

Exploring Influence, Opportunity & Power for Women in Tech

Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CT
Location: Zoom Call, Free Virtual Event

Topic:  Reinvention – Doing the Scary but Necessary 

Fear safeguards us from harm. When it comes to our career and life choices, though, fear can prevent us from taking bold leaps.  Reinvention: Doing the Scary but Necessary features Women Tech entrepreneurs who have faced their fears, left corporate America  and did what they knew was scary but necessary in order to create the Career & Life they love. Let’s reinvent 2021 before it defines us. Torch fears. Embrace calm. Make your move.

Your Takeaways:

  • Why moving past “scary” is the most important challenge
  • When reinventing becomes reimagining
  • Knowing when to hang up your cleats for a better field
  • Women Entrepreneurs dish on the top 3 things they wish they would have known

Moderator: Laurie Swanson, CEO and Founder of InspiHER Tech

Panelists: Terri Brax, Christine Hutchison and Parminder Batra 

Terri Brax- Entrepreneur, connector and community builder. She is the founder of TeacherCare, a nationwide agency for families, and Women Tech Founders, a leading voice for the tech startup ecosystem around female entrepreneurs.  Through Women Tech Founders, Terri builds opportunities that advance innovation and leadership in underrepresented communities. In this role, she’s helped thousands of female founders across the nation and beyond. Her community-building work has been honored by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and she’s interviewed trailblazers like Senator Tammy Duckworth, State Representative Susana Mendoza and Co-Founder, Angie Hicks of Angie’s List. Terri’s been recognized as a Forbes Woman, WGN’s MVP, the Tribune’s Most Remarkable Woman, the Herald’s Influential Woman in Business, 50 on Fire’s Civic Leader, and featured in Crain’s, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Forbes among others.

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Christine Hutchison- Launching her third company, Teen Innovators, a virtual platform for teens by teens that augments life skills through mentorship, leadership classes, and business contests.   Inspired to launch the company during the early days of COVID by her 13-year-old son, now co-founder, Christine is passionate about fostering an innovative mindset in the leaders of tomorrow.  Christine is also the co-founder of Proxfinity, a smart badge for networking events currently pivoting into workforce contract tracing.   She is a member of the Chicago Innovation Women’s Mentoring Co-Op and enjoys sailing and boating with her family.

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Parminder Batra- Corporate Attorney turned Tech founder.  Parminder Batra has served as CEO of SekureTrak, Inc. (TraknProtect) since co-founding the company in 2013, in order to meet the hospitality market’s growing need for an advanced location technology solution to monitor and track complex inventories. Since its inception, TraknProtect has evolved into the hospitality industry’s leading provider of staff safety solutions by leveraging its proprietary technology, which was purpose-built for the hotel environment.  Batra began her career in the legal field after graduating with a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada, followed by a second JD from Northwestern University School of Law. She enjoyed a successful legal career with some of the top law firms in Canada and spent nearly three years as Manager of Regulatory Compliance for the Royal Bank of Canada Financial Group, as well as a Certified Mediator for the Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR), where she developed a passion for justice and protection for vulnerable individuals.  Today, Batra leverages her legal background and risk mitigation mindset at TraknProtect, where she has earned a reputation as a sought-after speaker, panelist and thought leader expert on hotel staff safety and security technology solutions for the hospitality industry. Under her leadership, TraknProtect has created a unique and successful model for the hospitality industry using advanced BLE technology to ensure a safer work environment for hotel employees and provide improved and more cost-efficient monitoring of hotel inventory.

 

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The Unstoppable Series:  On Building Wealth

Exploring Influence, Opportunity & Power for Women in Tech

Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm CT
Location: Zoom Call, Free Virtual Event

Topic: Building Wealth

How do you regard wealth? Is it money in the bank or is it more than akin to independence, freedom and philanthropy? In December, the Unstoppable Series focuses on all aspects of building wealth. Meet coach and author Barbara Huson, a leading authority on women, wealth and power. From her many interviews with smart, successful women, she has uncovered the fundamental truth about wealth and the core wisdom every woman should know about creating wealth and asserting power. Add to your Unstoppability in this conversation with Barbara Huson.

Your takeaways:

  • The inner, outer and higher work of wealth
  • The alignment of wealth and well-being
  • How to become a savvy wealth-builder
  • Why resistance holds us back – and what we can do about it

Moderator: Laurie Swanson, CEO and Founder of InspiHER Tech

Panelist:  Barbara Huson

Barbara Huson, Wealth Coach and Financial Therapist.  Barbara Huson (previously known as Barbara Stanny), is the leading authority on women, wealth and power. As a bestselling author, financial therapist, teacher & wealth coach, Barbara has helped millions take charge of their finances and their lives. Her mission in life is to revolutionize women’s relationship with money and power. She grew up relying on her father (the “R” of H&R Block), then her husband, to manage her money, but a devastating financial crisis became a personal wake-up call. Her journey to financial independence was about far more than money. It was a rite of passage into her Unstoppable power! Barbara Huson is a best selling author and has been featured on Good Morning America, The View, Extra, The O’Reilly Report, and many times on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, PBS and NPR, as well as the New York Times, and USA Today.

You can learn more about Barbara and her work at www.Barbara-Huson.com

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IT Community Meeting – Q&A

Date:  Saturday, January 16, 2021
Time:  9:00 am – 10:30 am CT
Location:  Zoom Call, Free Virtual Event

Topic: Q&A

Moderator: Laurie Swanson, CEO and Founder of InspiHER Tech

What are you struggling with? Do you have a career challenge? Looking for a new opportunity and need advice? Have questions about our latest topic? How can we help and support you?

This group is about finding answers, direction and support. We are here to help you find a Career + Life you love!

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