Breaking Barriers as Women Executives

Panel at the United Nation’s NGO CSW67 Forum


Join “Breaking Barriers as Executive Women in Technology” for inspiration and perspective for how we can increase the representation of women in leadership in the tech industry. In this panel organized by Advancing Women in Tech, you’ll hear the career stories, expertise, and insights directly from leading technologists who have successfully navigated to executive roles at the world’s top technology companies, including Kranthi Darapu, General Manager at AWS; Ali Heron, CTO at Petal; Raji Rajagopalan, Partner Engineering Director at Microsoft, and Ania Kowalczuk, Vice President of Governance Risk and Compliance at MongoDB in conversation with Kate Watts, Executive Director of Advancing Women in Tech. This session is a must-attend for anyone looking to gain insights on how to navigate a career in the tech industry themselves, or support others as they advance in leadership in this dynamic industry. 

The live-session is open to up to 80 in person attendees, is open to the public, and will be attended by policy makers, advocates and NGO representatives gathering for the conference on "Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls."


March 14 | 10:30am - 12pm EST
CCUN Building, 11th Floor
777 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017


Meet the Panelists

Anna Kowalczuk

Vice President of Information Security Risk & Compliance,

Raji Rajagopalan

Director of Engineering,

Ali Heron


Kranthi Darapu

General Manager & Director,
AWS Infrastructure as Code

Kate Watts

Executive Director,
Advancing Women in Tech (AWIT)

Access to the recording

Join our AWIT Week programming and community to get access to the recording and resources.


This event is part of the programming of the AWIT Week

AWIT is convening our global community to raise awareness of the diversity gaps in tech leadership, empower women and enable allies to successfully accelerate careers, and showcase the expertise of our community members for Women's History Month.

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