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Zoom Event – Women in Tech: How to find the right company

Joint event with Le Wagon Tokyo

Registration : Pre-registration required
We will NOT post ZOOM link for security matters.
*Details for joining the virtual session will be sent to those who RSVP from the Peatix link aboveAlthough being a woman in tech often means being alone in your team, many companies actively want to hire more women in tech-related positions, and grow them into role models. While several companies are doing it right, there are plenty of not-so-supportive, even hostile environments.

This August, we are hosting a panel talk with working professionals & activists to discuss the tips that will help you identify good places to work at for a woman in tech. This talk will address several sensitive topics relevant to all women in Japan, with an aim to connect, educate and inspire women working in technology, as well as companies looking to create a more inclusive environment:

  • How to identify when a company is women-friendly?
  • What questions to ask during interviews?
  • How to pick the company with the most inclusive working style, and what are the big no-no’s”?

Whether you are a woman looking to dive into tech, or a company hoping to create a more inclusive environment, join us on August 12th for an insightful panel discussion!


– Hiromi Watanabe, Lead Cyber Security Analyst in Japan
– Zou Rong, Professional Application Designer at DXC Technology Japan
– Christee Song, Quality Assurance & Bridge Engineer at at CI&T
– Bryenne Kay, Product Specialist at Local Folio

Guest speaker:

Annie Chang, an entrepreneur, pioneer of IT recruitment agency in Japan and a strong supporter of gender diversity in the workplace. Founder and president of AC Global Solutions and also the founder of Women in Technology Japan, she is passionate about connecting female professionals, helping women grow and shine professionally, and closing the gender gap in Japan.

Moderator: Sasha Kaverina, Le Wagon Tokyo coding bootcamp

19:00 – 19:10 – welcoming note & intro
19:10 – 19:20 – introduction of panelists & personal stories
19:20 – 19:50- panel talk with presenters: career options

19:50 – 20:00 – Annie Chang: job market trends
20:00 – 20:15 – last Q&A 

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday – August 12, 2020 19:00-20:30 JST
  • Place: Via Zoom Online Video Conference
  • Admission: Free


Women in Technology Japan (WITJ) ( ) is a volunteer organization with the mission to increase women’s participation in the technology field and promote female leaders to be at the forefront of innovation.

Le Wagon ( ) is a #1 ranked coding school worldwide that teaches students the tech skills and entrepreneurial mindset they need to thrive, through intensive coding bootcamps. We founded a Tokyo campus in 2016 and since then 250+ people have graduated from our courses, either full-time (9 weeks) or part-time (24 weeks).