Event form: online
Event website: www.womenintechsummit.pl
Organizer: “Perspektywy” Education Foundation, Nowogrodzka 31, 00-511 Warsaw
Date: 8–9 December 2020
Due to the danger posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s edition of the Perspektywy Women in Tech
Summit 2020 will take place fully online. Last year’s edition of the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit drew to
Warsaw about 6,350 participants from over 50 countries of the world.
The event is intended for young women who studied or graduated from IT and technological studies at
universities, as well as female employees of government organizations, NGOs, and others specializing or
working in computerization, technologisation, IT, or related sectors.
The event received support from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (as part of the DIALOG
program) and is a part of the 2019–2021 Poland IT Hub for You project. It provides its participants with an
excellent opportunity to learn about the newest achievements in technology, to access inspiring online
meetings and conversations, with an opportunity and inspiration to plan further education in new technologies,
science career in this area, and a chance to find work in IT & Tech companies, local or global, active in Poland.
The world’s biggest brands will appear at the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit 2020, such as Google,
Facebook, Amazon, 3M, Disco, Huawei, Intel, P&G, UBS, Citi, Nike, Accenture, Fujitsu, Ericsson, TomTom, PwC, and others, as well as Polish companies, especially from the gaming industry. The participants will have a chance
to contact and talk to over 40 employers representing the biggest global brands and the best universities in
Poland. Participation in this event also means an opportunity to exchange contact data with a potential
Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit 2020 also means two days full of content and meetings! Over 50 speeches
by speakers from all over the world, 30 tech talks, 60 tech, and soft-skill workshops, over 200 mentoring sessions
and themed networking!
We will speak about how technology manages in the difficult COVID-19 reality. We will present case studies by
companies such as 3M, Google, or Facebook. We will talk about leadership during a crisis and about effective
ways of supporting employees and managing organizations in the pandemic world. We will take a look at what
the future of AI seems like. We will share solutions for taking care of data security when the entire world switched
to online work. We will discuss whether 5G interferes with the environment etc.
The Summit will be opened by Mariya Gabriel, the charismatic EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research,
Culture, Education, and Youth, who has been fighting for the presence and visibility of women in IT for years. The
speakers will also include Professor Jennifer Widom, the first woman to become the Dean of the Stanford
University School of Engineering. As each year, there will be an inspirational speech by Georgette Mosbacher,
the US Ambassador to Poland.
We want to invite you for two intense days of tech workshops, tech talks, keynote speeches from the biggest
technology companies, and the most ambitious research centers mentoring sessions, career counseling, and
side events. We believe that, as every year, the technological magic and scale of the event will provide each one
of the participants with a solid dose of inspiration and energy for further action.
The contact person on the event side is: Dr. Andrzej Bober, [email protected]
Be with us on 8-9 December 2020 at the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit.
We will provide more detailed information about the event at the SUMMIT INFO DAY, 9 November, at 13:00 CET.
You can register for the INFO DAY here: