Women in Science and Technology
On March 26, Inha University in Tashkent hosted the Startup Mix event within the framework of the Central Asian Week “Women in Science and Technology”, which was attended by investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, experts of technology companies from four Central Asian countries, Silicon Valley companies and the UK.
According to IUT, the main goals and objectives of this event are increasing the interest of women and girls in innovative professions, social and business projects, exchange experience with colleagues from Central Asia, as well as strengthening regional cooperation.
The opening ceremony was attended by the First Deputy Minister of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan Sharofiddin Rajabbayev, the Acting Rector of Inha University in Tashkent Muzaffar Jalalov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Central Council of Uzbekistan Youth Union Alisher Sadullayev, UN Resident Coordinator for the Republic of Uzbekistan Helena Fraser, Director of TechWomen Jillian Scott.
Investments, IT, artificial intelligence, science startups, design thinking, green business, social development, technological trends, and future professions, sustainable development, startups, and climate change, career opportunities in green technology are among the topics discussed.
Presentations were made by the representatives of such companies as Google, Symantec, Apple, Zenefits, LinkedIn, Mozilla Corp., GoDaddy, Northgate Environmental Management, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, Juniper Networks, Silicon Valley Social Ventures, Fast Forward, Unity Technologies and others.