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Women Who Test

Friday, October 6 | 8:30am-3:30pm

Women Who Test will take place in Anaheim and is designed for women to network with other women who work in software testing. It is also a unique way to learn from and be inspired by each other. The program will cover testing topics and will support women’s personal and career journeys and include content like: reengineering your life, growing your personal brand, setting goals, discovering your career superpowers, and how to problem-solve when you are a female in the tech industry where your gender is outnumbered 7:3. Join women test engineers, managers, CEOs, and consultants for some truly inspiring talks and fascinating group work. Read below for the overview of sessions and full descriptions.

To reserve your seat for Women Who Test, add-on this complimentary bonus session to your conference pass upon registration. Click here or the button below to select your pass and register now!

Friday, October 6

TechWell Corp.

Introduction to Women Who Test

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 8:30am to 9:00am

Join Alison Wade as she kicks off Women Who Test at STARWEST 2023. Meet new friends, make valuable networking connections, and prepare to embark upon a day full of enriching experiences for women in the testing field.

Guardant Health

Building Your Own Scale, Chasing Your Own Path

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 9:00am to 10:00am

We are all unique and have our own paths, and yet have you found yourself comparing your success and failure to others around you? Being able to truly live our lives requires self-compassion, mindfulness, and the ability to put our oxygen masks first when a crisis strikes. Focusing on my mental health and self-care did not come easily to me. Prioritizing self-care needed constant effort and a “personal development plan.” This helped me build enough courage to challenge status quos, build my own success criteria and pivot when I needed to. Join Aprajita as she shares her mental health...

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TechWell Corp.

The Power of Collective Experience

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Bring your biggest challenges to this session and tap the wisdom of others. In this immersive session, you will tackle some of the most widely mentioned challenges brought to light from the group. Whether it’s a software testing conundrum, a project setback, a management blocker, a group or team dysfunction or an interpersonal hurdle, all of these can slow our progress and reduce our effectiveness. And when we hunt for options, we all have blind spots and biases that prevent us from thinking out of the box and finding new and different solutions. Typically the best ideas come from...

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Jaimee Finney
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The Heartful Art of Starting Over

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Change is an inevitable part of life, and we all find ourselves at crossroads where we must navigate the path of acceptance and/or transformation. With Jaimee as our guide, we will delve into the profound topic of starting over–whether task, new habit, project, job, or career–and will explore the fundamental distinction between needed change and forced change and how to accept, assess, embrace, and face “starting over” as an unstoppable force, fearlessly shaping your path toward fulfillment and success.

TechWell Corp.

Panel—Career Super Powers

Friday, October 6, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Let’s discuss and define the most important career super powers for women. Hear what industry professionals, leaders, and idea disruptors think the important career super powers are for women in 2023 and beyond.