Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Get involved with the WiWSF leadership team!


Connect. Inspire. Empower.

WiWSF is recruiting! Join the leadership team to get involved.

Are you interested in volunteering with a global non-profit that provides growth and mentorship to women in a male dominated industry? Whether you are in marketing, product, sales, tech or running your own consulting business - we want to hear from you.

The mission of Women in Wireless is to connect, inspire, and empower females in the mobile and digital space. We do this through leadership development, mentoring, inspirational series of panels and webinars, job boards, philanthropic support for relevant charities, and networking events. Our proximity to Silicon Valley gives us unique access to top female tech leaders in the space. Join the conversation and support equality!

Current openings in Marketing & Sponsorship committees. View the descriptions of the roles here.


Learn more on our website and check out some past events below (click on images to view more):
How Do I Sound? Becoming a More Credible & Confident Communicator
Our most recent event was held at General Assembly and the focus was on providing attendees with actionable takeaways. The panel was moderated by Stephanie Yang (Communication Consultant) and included guest panelists Andrea Barrica from 500 Startups, Angela Antony from Scoutible, and Nora Murray from Soundbite Communications.
Meet the Press: The State of Women in Tech
TapJoy hosted an incredible panel of tech journalists Katie Benner from The New York Times, Sara Bur from Tech Crunch, & Megan McDowell from Women's Wear Daily.
A Fireside Chat: Coffee Meets Bagel Founder & CEO, Arum Kang
We held a packed 'inspire' event at the AdRoll offices in March 2015. Arum Kang spoke candidly of the challenges of being a female entrepreneur as well as her experience on ABC's Shark Tank. 
How to Build Your Own Personal Brand Presented by Yumi Wilson from LinkedIn
Over 115 attendees came to Sephora to receive updated head shots from Colson Griffith Photography and to learn about best practices in personal branding.

Outsource Your Life: I Can't Live Without These Apps
A panel discussion with female leaders at Instacart and Shyp lead by our own Stephanie Yang. The conversation covered consumer behavior trends in the 'on demand' economy and marketing tactics for launching in new cities.

Annual Holiday Gala at The Neiman Marcus Rotunda
Our biggest event of the year! Each year, the WiWSF community comes together at the Neiman Marcus Rotunda for an evening of bubbles, wine and mingling with the best and brightest in the industry.


Thursday, June 16, 2016

June 'Empower' Event


How Do I Sound?
Becoming a More Credible and Confident Communicator

How do you practice becoming a better, more effective communicator in everyday conversation? What techniques are you using at meetings to elicit respect? Have you ever asked others for help in becoming a more effective leader?

Join WIWSF for our June Empower event where panelists from 500 Startups and Scoutible will address practical techniques everyone can apply immediately at work to become a more credible, confident communicator.  


When: June 23th, 6-8 PM 

Where: General Assembly
225 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

Tickets:  Early Bird $15 & General Admission $20
Join our LinkedIn Group for a $5 member discount.

Women and men are encouraged to attend WiWSF Events.

About our Sponsor:

General Assembly is a global network of campuses for individuals seeking opportunity and education in technology, design, and business.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

March Event - Meet the Press: The State of Women in Tech


Meet the Press:
The State of Women in Tech


WiWSF invites you to attend the first Inspire event of the year featuring an insightful discussion about women in tech from women in tech. With a healthy representation of female tech reporters covering startups, venture capital and the mobile industry, their work and analysis is helping to create more fair, balanced and diverse points of view within the evolving digital landscape. Join us as our esteemed reporters from The New York Times, TechCrunch and Women's Wear Daily share their observations of progress achieved for women in tech and what gender equality challenges lay ahead in the new year.  

When: March 23, 6-8 PM 

Where: Tapjoy Office
111 Sutter Street, 12th floor
San Francisco, CA 94123

Tickets:  Early Bird $15 & General Admission $20
Join our LinkedIn Group for a $5 member discount.


Katie Benner, The New York Times
Sarah Buhr, TechCrunch
Maghan McDowell, Women's Wear Daily


Women and men are encouraged to attend.

About our Sponsor:

Tapjoy’s mission is to personalize the approach freemium mobile app publishers utilize to engage and monetize their consumers. The company’s personalized monetization platform is the only mobile LTV Infrastructure that combines a robust set of marketing and advertising services in a single data platform.  Tapjoy's SDK is used by 10,000 mobile apps with a global reach of more than 500 million monthly active users. Backed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Rho Ventures, North Bridge Venture Partners, InterWest Partners, and D.E. Shaw Ventures, Tapjoy is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Barbara, London, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. For more information, please visit


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Snag a ticket to our biggest event of the year! 

When: Wednesday 12/9 6pm-9pm
Where: Neiman Marcus Rotunda
Tickets: Early Bird $20 | General Admission $25 | At the Door $30
Men and Women are welcome to attend!

Grab a ticket and join us at the Neiman Marcus Rotunda for an evening of bubbles, wine and mingling with some of the best in the bay area. This is a tradition we love to keep bringing back and can't wait to celebrate everything our chapter has accomplished in 2015.

About the location: The Rotunda is the restaurant at the top of Neiman Marcus and is set beneath a stained glass dome that overlooks Union Square. During the holidays the space surrounds a 4 story tall decorated tree - the perfect location for our annual holiday gala.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Meet these Female Powerhouses, Wed. 11/4 at Zendesk

Tomorrow the Women in Wireless SF chapter will bring you four executive level women in a panel discussion around unconscious bias, emotional intelligence and strategies for females in a male dominated industry. The event falls into the 'Inspire' series where members are put in the same room with inspirational female leaders.

The panelists come from InMobi, Turn, TreDigital and Zendesk.

Our 'Female Powerhouse Panel' will be held at the Zendesk office and moderated by Kelly Spencer from the Women in Wireless SF chapter leadership team. Get to know the panelists below & snag a ticket while they last.

Anne Frisbie is the SVP & GM, Global Alliances at InMobi. In addition to global alliances she is also responsible for InMobi Exchange revenue and operations globally. Previously she worked at Yahoo! building an industry leading sales & marketing team that was responsible for creating and executing go-to-market plans for nine key verticals that represented the vast majority of the company's revenue.

Maureen Little is the SVP Business & Corporate Development at Turn, Inc. She leads the global distribution strategy and exchange partnerships across display, video, mobile and social. Having played a key role in some of the first RTB integrations, she has expertise in programmatic buying from both the buyer and sellers' perspective. Maureen also owns the business strategy for Turn's data marketplace and her team manages all technology partnerships for 1st and 3rd party data including collection technology, data buying, pricing, planning, and optimization.

Maria Dykstra is Managing Director at TreDigitalShe is an author, speaker, technology entrepreneur and digital media strategies. She has over 17 years of industry successes working with Fortune 100 companies, as well as creating product and marketing strategy for an ad platform spanning $2B in revenue across 36 markets worldwide. Maria's vision and digital strategy recommendations have been recognized throughout the industry and earned her a number of awards. After leaving Microsoft in 2012, she co-founded TreDigital, a boutique digital agency.

Michelle Carranza is Head of Global Advertising & Online Demand Gen at Zendesk. She has over 10 years or experience in demand generation in B2B and B2C. She helps bring products and people together and believes that if you are not measuring, you are wasting money.   

Kelly Spencer is serving as Co-Head for the San Francisco Chapter of Women in Wireless and has been involved in the non-profit for the past 3 years. She is a seasoned moderator and even co-founded Women@Turn, an inclusive community for Turn Inc. employees that aims to encourage open dialogue, foster professional and personal growth, promote diversity across all functions and advance the standing of women within the company.

See you Wed. 11/4!