Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Alison van Diggelen, Host, “Fresh Dialogues”; Contributor, BBC – Moderator
Though women are continuing to close the gender gap in the workplace, female engineers, computer scientists and executives still remain minorities in U.S. companies. Nowhere is the disparity at the top as stark as in Silicon Valley. According to a recent survey published in The Wall Street Journal, tech firms there have half as many female directors and around two-thirds as many female executives as do America’s other largest companies. Roizen, a well-known Silicon Valley executive, venture capitalist and entrepreneur, will share her experiences in the industry and offer insights into how to overcome challenges and flourish in the tech world.