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WE Local: Know Before You Go

Three things you need to know before you go to WE Local Pittsburgh and WE Local San Jose.

Published On: January 2017

Three Things You Need to Know Before You Go to WE Local

WE LocalWE Local Pittsburgh

  1. Secure Your Housing
    Due to high demand, the conference site hotel venue, Omni William Penn Hotel, has reached capacity and there are no longer rooms available. WE Local Pittsburgh has secured additional hotel accommodations at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites in Downtown Pittsburgh. Get more information here.

  2. Sign Up for a Tour
    Learn about the technology, work and teams behind local businesses that impact your community. All tours take place on the afternoon of Thursday, February 16, 2017. Space is limited. All WE Local tours are limited to 40 participants. Sign up here.Tours for WE Local Pittsburgh include:

  1. Volunteer at SWENext DesignLab Pittsburgh
    Volunteer at our hands-on outreach event for girls and help us spread the word to middle school students that engineering is a great career. Download the flyer today and learn more here.

San JoseWE Local San Jose

  1. Sign Up for a Tour
    Tours for WE Local San Jose:
  1. Check Out Our Keynote Speakers
    Maya Dirado, Olympic Gold Medalist and Engineer
    At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Maya won gold medals in the 200 meter backstroke and the women’s 4×200 meter freestyle relay. She also won a silver medal in the 400 meter individual medley and a bronze medal in the women’s 200 meter individual medley. DiRado graduated with a degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University. She joined McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, and is now a business analyst. Learn more about our speakers here.

  2. Volunteer at SWNext DesignLab San Jose
    Volunteer and help us spread the word to middle school students that engineering is a great career for girls. Download the flyer today and learn more here.
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