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南希王先生推进产品的首席执行官,并希望Cochran,Madrona Venture Group董事总经理。(Awip和Madrona照片)

Advancing Women in Product (AWIP)是一个在国际上有超过16,000名成员的非营利组织,是与西雅图合作麦德罗纳风险投资集团Madrona Venture Labsin order to expand its opportunities for training, mentoring and networking.

Those involved say the collaboration could help AWIP participants launch startups, take on new leadership roles, join corporate boards and secure venture capital.

“We would love to create a bigger network effect with the Madrona community in reaching even more female founders who will have great ideas and who want connections to funding,” saidNancy Wang蜜蜂的首席执行官。

On the flipside, the arrangement could help Madrona bolster the diversity and performance of the 80 companies in its portfolio, as well as create opportunities for the VC firm to discover new startups led by women and other underrepresented entrepreneurs.

“如果我们可以创造一个健康和才华横溢的劳动力,我们希望生产更健康和才华横溢的公司,”Hope Cochran是Madrona的董事总经理。“但是你必须对此有意,这就是与哇这样的组织合作的地方只是帮助进一狗万平台步实现这一目标。”

AWIP got its start as informal get-togethers of female product managers working at big tech companies in San Francisco. Wang recognized the need for a more formal organization and co-founded哇2017年。2019年,她搬到了西雅图为亚马逊工作,现在拥有AWS备份总经理在Amazon Web服务中的作用。

随着时间的推移,Awip已经成长并进化,章节在西雅图,旧金山,纽约,华盛顿州,D.C.,巴黎,伦敦,柏林,波士顿和印度钦奈。会员包括妇女和男性。

AWIP编程包括:

  • Executive round tables, with the first event featuring Cochran, who discussed OnBoarding Women, an initiative that she leads that helps women secure roles on public boards.
  • Annual executive summits.
  • 关于产品管理的一个Coursera课程,并在AWS共同创建云基础上的即将举办的课程。

“当我们一起举办活动时,我一直在留下深刻的印象,有多令人惊讶地参加和人们的质量,”Cochran说啊。王某“明确创造了一个需要和所需的组织。”

The Northwest is home to numerous programs supporting women in technology and tech leadership. The list includes Female Founders Alliance,FBomb Breakfast Club, Future For Us, Women in Cloud, Ada Developers Academy andmany others

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