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Fe+male Tech Heroes


Language: English
Date: 16 May 2024
Time: 12:15 - 18:30
Entry fee: €15


High Tech Campus Eindhoven

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The annual Fe+male Tech Heroes Conference is ready to go! 

Join us for the fifth edition of the highly anticipated Fe+male Tech Heroes Conference, where innovation meets empowerment with this year's theme: "From FemTech Lows to Glows"!

Embark on a transformative journey through the dynamic landscape of innovation, equality, diversity and inclusion. From celebrating triumphs to tackling challenges head-on, we'll explore the highs, lows, and everything in between. Get ready for thought-provoking discussions, groundbreaking achievements, and heartfelt stories that will inspire every tech enthusiast.

Buy your tickets now, because this is an event you won't want to miss! Together we light the way to a brighter future for FemTech! 💡✨

Thursday May 16th
12.15 - 18:30
Conference Center, High Tech Campus Eindhoven (Located at HTC 1B on the Campus Map)

The event is open to anyone who shares our passion for gender equality and diversity in tech, whether you're a seasoned professional, curious student, or just starting out in the field.

Ticket prize: Euro 15,-

Don't miss out on this chance to grow, learn, network, and make a difference! Get your tickets here!

12.15 Walk in

Conference Center High Tech Campus Eindhoven with small snack.

12.45 Opening

Fe+male Tech Heroes founders Ingelou Stol and Hilde de Vocht. 


13.00 Keynote Cara Antoine, Be the First
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology, Innovation & Portfolio Officer at Capgemini

Cara delves into the transformative power of being the first in various fields, from science and technology to politics and activism. Through personal narratives and historic examples like Katherine Johnson, Mae Jemison, Dr Fei-Fei Li, Lynn Conway and many others, these individuals have illustrated how breaking barriers ignite innovation and fosters inclusivity. The theme of being the first emphasizes the importance of representation and mentorship in paving the way for future generations, urging action to challenge stereotypes, promote diversity, and empowerment through education. 


13.30 Keynote Christine Brown, Untitled Stories
Senior Director, Development & Engineering at ASML

Humans are story telling machines. Stories help us understand one another and ourselves. With over 25 years of experience in the dynamic world of semiconductor technology, Christine Brown brings a wealth of stories based on her experience in the industry. Currently serving as Senior Director at ASML, leading the Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Performance and Integration Team, she hopes to encourage you in your own career adventures.


14.00 Keynote Joyce de Ruiter, Leading in Change
Speaker, author

As an inspirational keynote speaker, Joyce inspires organizations about agility and resilience in times of change. She combines the psychology of change with her powerful story about how she copes with her continuously changing perspective in life. She provides insights how to develop an agile mindset that can help you to exploit the opportunities of growth that come with change. You will experience that any change can be the catalyst or breeding ground for future opportunities and successes.


14.30 Break

Foyer, Conference Center


14.45 Career Workshops

Find more information about the career breakouts here.

We offer a number of inspiring workshops on personal development, leadership and entrepreneurship in various conference rooms. Choose one!


15.30 Prepare for Tech Safari & Walk to other Location

Foyer, Conference Center followed by a nice oudoor walk of 5-10 minutes.


15.45 Tech Safari

Find more details on the Tech Safari here.

Let us take you on a discovery tour of the Campus. Ever wondered what goes on behind those doors? Join us for a tech talk and demo tour at one of the following locations:

  • AI Innovation Center
  • HighTechXL
  • Workplace Vitality Hub
  • Holst Centre
  • 5G Hub


16.45 End of Tech Safari & walk to tent

A nice oudoor walk of 5-10 minutes.


17.00 Networking & Drinks

At the Summer Festival Tent close to The Strip. Be there, because there is a short networking exercise with great prizes.


18.30 End of Event

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