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Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #100: Sponsored by NVIDIA

19.10.2015 (7:38 pm) – Filed under: Girl Geek Dinners ::

Join Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners and NVIDIA for the 100th Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner at NVIDIA on October 29!

You are invited to join us for the 100th Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner on Thursday, October 29, 2015 (5:30pm – 8:30pm) at NVIDIA in Santa Clara, California for an evening with demos, speakers, food and networking!

Hear from NVIDIA leaders about what they are doing, how their work is cutting edge and how they balance work life integration.

NVIDIA Girl Geek Dinner Agenda

5:30pm – 6:35pm Check-In, Networking, Demos, Dinner

6:35pm – 6:45pm NVIDIA Intro

6:45pm – 7:30pm NVIDIA Girl Geek Speakers

7:30pm – 8:30pm Networking, Demos, Desserts, Closing

NVIDIA Girl Geek Speakers

Prajakta Gudadhe (Director of Software Engineering, NVIDIA)
Prajakta is the Director of Software Engineering at NVIDIA. She joined NVIDIA 9 years ago and has held various positions at NVIDIA, including technical lead of storage software team, engineering manager, software architect, a brief stint in product management and to her current role of director of system software overseeing Android engagements on NVIDIA’s Tegra line of SOCs (system of chip) and managing technical strategic engagements with key ecosystem partners for NVIDIA’s Tegra business unit. Early on in her career, she has always had interest in understanding the 10-ft view of her work and interacting closely with the ecosystem partners to define next generation of technologies and products and building close engineering partnerships. This year, Prajakta was awarded the 2015 YWCA Women in leadership award. Follow her on Google+.

Kimberly Powell (Director of Higher Education and Healthcare, NVIDIA)Kimberly Powell
Kimberly is Director of Higher Education and Healthcare industries which includes machine learning, life sciences and medical imaging at NVIDIA. Kimberly leads a global technical team that partners with researchers and engineers to enable science & technology breakthroughs in both research and industry. Prior to joining NVIDIA, Kimberly was a Product manager for diagnostic imaging display systems at Planar system and was a Hardware Engineer at DOME imaging systems doing FPGA design. A graduate of Northeastern University, Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Computer Engineering. Follow her on Twitter @kpowgerade.

Event Tickets & Details

Tickets on sale starting October 20, 2015 at Eventbrite! Donations are non-fundable. All proceeds go toward need-based scholarships for women to learn to code at Hackbright Academy, an engineering school for women.

Event hashtag: #NVIDIAgirlgeekdinner

Event hosts: @NVIDIA and @BayAreaGGD

Please bring your ID to check in at NVIDIA’s Building R Lobby – all registered Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner attendees must pick up name badge.