What we're about

Our first meetup will be on 8/24 featuring Heidi Helfand, Director, Engineering Excellence at Procore Technologies, Santa Barbara, California.

Heidi, as a start-up member of two successful companies, creator of GoToMeeting and AppFolio, she led engineering excellence with her teams that grew from 10 to 700 in a few months, to IPO and acquisition. She brings a practitioner approach with 18 years coaching and influencing cross-functional teams. Bring a colleague and enjoy this unique opportunity.

Women in Tech Silicon Valley offers a forum for Inspiration, Discovery and Empowerment.

We seek to help Women in Tech to reach their full potential by :

- Fostering networking opportunities for women.

- Promoting the development and advancement of women technologists.

- Supporting career growth of women technologists by providing information on career paths, showcasing role models, and cultivating leadership skills.

Events are sponsored by VISA’s Women in Technology Employee Resource Group and Global Diversity & Inclusion Team. Open to VISA employees and friends outside Visa.


 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM – Registration/Networking

 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM - Presentation

 6:45 PM - 7:00 PM - Networking break

 7:00 PM - 7:15 PM - Lightning Talk(s)

 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM - Presentation continues

 8:00 PM - 8:15 PM – Takeaways

 8:15 PM – Retrospectives and Adjourn *Light dinner provided

Frequency: Every other month.

Capacity: 30-100 people.

Target Audience:

 Visa Employees

 Meetup Community


VISA Building, M1 Auditorium 900 Metro Center Blvd. Foster City | CA 94404-2172 (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Visa+Global+HQ/@37.5592521,-122.2785536,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x808f9ecff35ed44f:0x78df2905dd53030!8m2!3d37.5592521!4d-122.2763649)

Upcoming events (1)

The Audacity of Being a Female TechStar

385 Sherman Ave

Please join us at our Women In Technology meetup at Visa Inc., Palo Alto on Monday January 28th at 6:00 PM. Come for a light dinner, inspiration, and community. Our speaker will be Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO at Nutanix on ‘The Audacity of Being a Female TechStar.’ It’s hard to know how to be authentic at work, which part of ourselves do we bring to the table? Wendy has great insights to share. Wendy M. Pfeiffer bio: Currently CIO at Nutanix, Wendy has led technical functions for GoPro, Yahoo! and Cisco, and proudly serves on the board of Girls in Tech. Dedicated to excellence in operations and delivery while maintaining a focus on innovation, Wendy has had a key role in envisioning and delivering digital technologies around the world. In 2018, Wendy was honored to be named one of the National Diversity Council’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech, one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence, and #1 on the list of Top 10 CIOs Who Inspire and Influence Us by Enterprise Management 360° (EM360°)!

Past events (1)

Leadership Starts with Listening

Visa Building M1 Auditorium

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