Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Vote for our WiW SXSW Panels!

We need your vote for the Women in Wireless panels at SXSW 2012!  The SXSW PanelPicker Voting Interface is now live and is open through Friday, September 2, 2011 (11:59 PM CST).

Cast your vote for the following panels:

Starting A Revolution: Women in Tech : In the old days, starting a revolution required armed guerillas, violent protest … and “fast” meant 5-10 years. Today, a tweet or OpEd can circumvent the globe in seconds, instantly catalyzing a group of like-minded people to demand change. While today’s revolution employs thoroughly modern means, it exhibits classic features as well. Using Women in Tech as a case study, we’ll explore how to use technology and new media to go from cause to full-fledged revolution, resulting in measurable change. No matter the cause, the steps are the same: 1) voice the problem, 2) build coalitions of support, 3) grow awareness for the cause and 4) develop groups to take action. We’ll have with us the key players who tipped the scales, to talk about what happened and what’s to come.

Man Smart, Women Smarter: Mommy bloggers, social gaming, and daily deals aren't the only trends being driven by women. In fact, women aren't just driving trends, they are spotting them early and investing heavily in them. In this session, some of the industry's most strategic investment visionaries -- that just so happen to be members of the fairer sex -- share their views on the online, social media, and mobile landscapes, the trends that are shaping these worlds, and where they are investing.

Females Flock to Group Buying and Daily Deals!: Group buying is all the rage. Is is a fad or here to stay? Women control over 80% of all purchasing decisions and whether a stay at home mom, a working mom, or a head of the household everyone is always looking for value. In 2011, group buying has been the answer for everything from vacations, gourmet cheeses, kickboxing classes or organic groceries. We explore and hear from the experts.

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