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AWIP Expands National Network, Launches New West Coast Chapter in Seattle

November 15, 2018

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--Advancing Women in Product , the organization empowering high-potential female product and tech leaders through equality of opportunity, is announcing the official launch of its new Seattle chapter.

“With 15 percent of current AWIP members based in Seattle, we are excited to officially launch this new chapter to continue our organization’s growth in one of the nation’s fastest growing tech hubs,” said Nancy Wang, CEO and co-founder of AWIP. “Our goal in Seattle is to help advance the skill set and careers of business-to-business and technical women PMs through seminars and workshops.”

To commemorate the launch of the Seattle chapter, AWIP will host a panel discussion entitled “ Expanding Your Sphere of Influence: How to Grow as a Thought Leader.” The panel will discuss ways to advance your personal sphere of influence and brand to become a thought leader as a woman in product and engineering. The list of panel participants includes Sharon Bolding, Vice President, Compliance Technology at Citibank Global; Samantha Reynolds, Director, Product Management at Microsoft and Stacey Kinkead, Chief Product Officer at MultiScale Health Networks - with Shubha Govil, Principal Product Manager at Amazon Web Services moderating.

The AWIP Seattle chapter will host meetups and directed programming for technical women pursuing B2B and enterprise PM roles. See more information visit: www.advancingwomeninproduct.org.

About AWIP

Co-founded by two Google and Amazon PMs, Advancing Women in Product (AWIP) empowers tech leaders through equality of opportunity in career advancement for both men and women. AWIP believes in the power of equal opportunity to propel the technology industry forward. To learn more and to join AWIP, visit www.advancingwomeninproduct.org, @theAWIP on Twitter, and @AdvancingWomenInProduct on Facebook.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN TECHNOLOGY OTHER TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSUMER

SOURCE: Advancing Women in Product

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