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Wednesday, May 4th

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Conference Welcome!

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

As we open the conference, join us to learn who puts on NEST Flight, what benefits this conference has to offer, plus we'll have a surprise performance! Don't miss it!! 

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Opening Keynote: Michael Tubbs

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Join us for a fireside chat-style talk with our keynote Michael Tubbs, founder of Ending Poverty in California, author, and Special Advisor for Economic Mobility and Opportunity for the state of California, and Lange Luntao Director of External Relations for The Education Trust-West. 

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We Belong here, and so do you

6:00 PM - 6:55 PM

Feeling unsure about navigating your career journey? Do you feel that a career in the tech industry is unreachable? Join us to hear from three inspiring individuals from Google, Twilio, and Amazon about the successes and challenges in their journey that led them to where they are today. 

 Panelists:  

  • Jenny Wong - Software Engineer II at Goodreads.com 

  • ​Ruben Dario-Villa ​​- Visual & UX Designer at Google

  • ​Yvette Ireta-Lopez​ - Team Lead, Sales Development Representative at Twilio

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Networking Lounge

6:55 PM - 7:45 PM

Come network with other conference attendees through guided conversations!! Everyone can be nervous, especially if this is your first conference. Join us for networking as we break the ice and prep you for day 2 of the conference!

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Closing Remarks & Raffle

7:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us tomorrow for NEST Flight day 2!! More inspirational speakers, more raffles, workshops, mentor sessions and speed networking!!