Talks and events

Talks & Events

Over the years, I have participated in a number of events where I’m presenting conference talks, giving technical product demos to our customers or teaching a class. Depending on the size of the event, some of them have got media coverage!

Panel discussion - Why Diversity & Inclusion is important for your business - Nov 13th 2018

This was a panel discussion held at Autodesk University 2018 in Las Vegas. I helped participated in the panel and also helped plan and organize the session. It was a compelling conversation among influential industry leaders who shared different dimensions of diversity and inclusion. We offered real-world solutions and people came away with key learnings that could have a positive impact on their business.

Panel discussion - Conscious Leadership Through the Lens of Women in Tech - June 21st 2017

This was an event hosted by Conscious Capitalism, Bay Area Chapter at Impact Hub in San Francisco. We talked about how women leaders are having a positive impact by creating a more diverse workplace. We discussed our leadership styles and how it can inspire better engagement, creativity and innovation.

Panel on Importance of mentoring in tech - Oct 1st 2017

Women Who Code Connect conference, Twitter HQ San Francisco – April 29th 2017

I presented a talk at this conference titled "Harnessing the power of customer feedback"

Panel discussion for AWIL-SF at Autodesk – March 30th 2017

I moderated and ran a panel discussion titled “Value of Leadership training and Coaching”

Women in Tech panel discussion hosted by Expat Women, Yelp San Francisco –November 30th 2016

  • Tweet about panel discussion
  • Does age matter in the Tech industry? My take

Women in Tech mentoring events hosted by Expat Women – January 24th, 2016 and September 26th, 2016

  • Tweet by @theexpatwomanUS

TechWomen mentoring – September 2016 and 2017

In 2016, I mentored an emerging leader from Egypt who was hosted at Autodesk for one month, immersing herself in our work environment. In 2017, I mentored a leader from Lebanon.

  • Tweet about Techwomen 2016 event

Fusion workshop for Girls Who Code – July 12th, 2016

I ran a hour long hands-on workshop for GWC summer interns in San Francisco where I taught them basic modeling using Autodesk Fusion.

  • Tweet about Fusion360 GWC workshop

Autodesk University, Las Vegas – December 2015, 2016 and 2017

AIA Convention, Philadelphia – May 21st, 2016

Autodesk University is annual user conference for Autodesk customers. I have participated every year giving product demos to our customers, running user feedback sessions, focus groups and much more.

In addition to this, I have presented at internal customer focus groups, conducted webinars, written product-related blog posts and much more.

Quotes, Webinars, Publications:

  • Quoted in article about Leadership – April 2017
  • Forge Ahead blog post about Connect 2016 participation – April 2017
  • A360 Rendering: Your questions answered webinar – March 2016
  • Quoted in Gender diversity article in Economic Times – September 2015
  • Member reflections on Women Who Code Blog – August 2015
  • Cloud Rendering workflow in Revit webinar – April 2015
  • Artists should learn to code, LinkedIn blog – July 2014