29 February 2024  Heeresbäckerei, Berlin

The Xena Tech Summit 2024 brings together tech leaders, DE&I advocates, and change-makers committed to building a more equitable and inclusive tech industry.
Xena Tech Summit

With 2 main keynote presentations and over 25+ flash talks, roundtables and workshops. Open for all women and allies in tech interested in DE&I, networking and closing the gender gap together.

Confirmed Speakers

Get strategies, insights and the latest trends from Europe’s leading tech experts and companies

Rija Javed

Seasoned CTO, Engineering Leader at Facebook

Rosemary Hitchcock

Director of Engineering at Bumble Inc

Anna McDougall

Director Product and Engineering at Axel Springer NMT

Valérie Bures-Bönström

Partner at XAnge

Explore our schedule

Unlock the power of DEI in tech across 4 tech-focused tracks. With 2 formats to pick from, join a Roundtable or FlashTalk

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

Track One

Engineering & Technical Leadership (Sponsored by NMT Axel Springer)

Track Two

Product Development & Beyond

Track Three

Inclusive Investment & Funding

Track Four

Diverse Hiring & Equitable Workplaces (Sponsored by Babbel)

14:30

Practical Steps for Change

Anna McDougall, Bhuvana Vijayan, Sérgio Laranjeira & Oleksii Ishchenko

Inclusive Product Management from the start

Catherine Basset

From Impact Entrepreneur to Impact Investor

Alina Bassi

Widening the Talent Pool

Anne Kjær & Amjad Adam Oudeh

15:00

Taming the beast of complexity

Elena Kovalenko

Inclusive By Default

Sarah Wachs, Armin Krahl, Katia Cassano & Zahra Beigi

The AI Career Wave

Valérie Bures-Bönström

Equality Monitoring: Using Data To Drive Your DE&I Strategy

Eileen Barnard

15:30

Unblocking Personal Growth

Maria von Watzdorf

Inclusive Roadmap Start With Your Team

Dr Viktoria Korzhova

The Evolution of Investor Criteria

Carla Schell, Julian Riedlbauer, Melina Sanchez & Patricia Russ

Tailoring Hiring Practices for Diversity Success

Leonardo Senra

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

Track One

Engineering & Technical Leadership (Sponsored by NMT Axel Springer)

14:30

Practical Steps for Change

Anna McDougall, Bhuvana Vijayan, Sérgio Laranjeira & Oleksii Ishchenko

15:00

Taming the beast of complexity

Elena Kovalenko

15:30

Unblocking Personal Growth

Maria von Watzdorf

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

Track Two

Product Development & Beyond

14:30

Inclusive Product Management from the start

Catherine Basset

15:00

Inclusive By Default

Sarah Wachs, Armin Krahl, Katia Cassano & Zahra Beigi

15:30

Inclusive Roadmap Start With Your Team

Dr Viktoria Korzhova

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

Track Three

Inclusive Investment & Funding

14:30

From Impact Entrepreneur to Impact Investor

Alina Bassi

15:00

The AI Career Wave

Valérie Bures-Bönström

15:30

The Evolution of Investor Criteria

Carla Schell, Julian Riedlbauer, Melina Sanchez & Patricia Russ

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

Track Four

Diverse Hiring & Equitable Workplaces (Sponsored by Babbel)

14:30

Widening the Talent Pool

Anne Kjær & Amjad Adam Oudeh

15:00

Equality Monitoring: Using Data To Drive Your DE&I Strategy

Eileen Barnard

15:30

Tailoring Hiring Practices for Diversity Success

Leonardo Senra

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

14:00

Kickoff

Xena Team

14:15

Welcome Keynote

Rija Javed, Seasoned CTO - Engineering Leader at Facebook

14:30

15:00

15:30

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General Admission
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Teams of 5 Bundle
Teams of 10 Bundle
Teams of 15 Bundle

General Admission

Access to all tracks and workshops

€250

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General Admission +1

Pay for one and get a +1 for only €75

€325

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Teams of 5 Bundle

Access to all tracks and workshops

€650

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Teams of 10 Bundle

Access to all tracks and workshops

€1,000

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Teams of 15 Bundle

Bring the team and save

€1,125

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Meet the companies supporting DEI

Engineering & Technical Leadership

Inclusive Investment & Funding

Product Development & Beyond

Diverse Hiring & Equitable Workplaces

Engineering & Technical Leadership

Product Development & Beyond

Inclusive Investment & Funding

Diverse Hiring & Equitable Workplaces

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