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Do you want to see more women leading in tech? 


Join the #BETAIN Real Talks where women talk to women about how to empower more women to lead in the tech industry. Hosted by the creators of BETA the series, a fictional series about how two very different women learn how to empower each other to lead in the tech industry.


Join the #BETAIN "Real Talks" this summer building up to the  #BETAIN "Big Talk" and the online premiere screening of BETA the series.

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Empowering Diverse Founders

LIVE Wednesday June 17th @ 3 CST

Join our premiere episode of #BETAIN "Real Talks" featuring change-making force Shila Nieves Burney of Zane Venture Fund and Umama Kibria health/fitness queen Forbes 30 under 30 Co-Founder of Sweatpack.


If you want to learn more about what it's like to be a female founder and how to empower more diverse founders in tech, WATCH HERE!


Real Talks

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Career Paths + Planning

LIVE Wednesday June 24th @ 3 CST

On this week's episode the BETA gals, Carley and Adriana, "real talk" with women leaders at Chicago startup project44 about navigating career paths and venture funds. Panelists include Ally Lynch SVP Marketing at project44, Michelle Mesina VP People at project44, Lindsay Knight Director of Platform at Chicago Ventures, and Vikki Caruso SVP People at Clearcover.



Who is worth the investment?

LIVE Wednesday July 8th @ 3pm CST

On this week's episode the BETA gals, Carley and Adriana, "real talk" with Angel Pu, Vice President of venture capital firm Warburg Pincus, to talk money.
As founders or even freelancers and producers... We all have to sell a vision and demonstrate that our creation or solution is "worth" investment. That WE are worth big time investment. But how? How can we help investors go on a journey with us? And honestly, is it different for #women? Join us as we discuss what it's like being a woman in #venture, being a #founder, and successfully partnering with #vc



Mastering Mindset

LIVE Wednesday July 15th @ 3pm CST

Are you interested in learning how to rethink, rework and reboot your career? This Wednesday join us with Jill Griffin as we discuss mastering your mindset to make all those things possible. Jill is a mindset and career coach as well as digital & media specialist and will share stories about her experiences as a woman founding her own business and what it takes to align your Mindset with your goals. 

Read more about JILL GRIFFIN's extensive background!! 


Healing with Technology

LIVE Wednesday July 22nd @ 3pm CST

Covid has thrust us into many unknowns resulting in many current challenges yet opportunities moving forward. One conversation continuously gaining momentum is certainly telehealth, and more broadly the huge role technology will play in the future of managing healthcare. This week we “Real Talk” with Natalee Scott, COO & VP Marketing at Medivisum Telehealth Solutions, and Marie Caligiuri

VP of Enterprise Strategy at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, about both their career journeys and tech's impact on current healing and medical practices. 



Rising Together in Big Tech

LIVE Wednesday July 29th @ 3pm CST

In this week's episode, we meet with two leaders in BIG tech who will inspire you not just through their resumes (which are quite impressive) or their perspectives on customer experience and partnership models (which will be quite informative), but also through their relationship as friends and how they have supported each other on their leadership journey in the crazy fast world of big technology. It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome Allison Johnson, CMO/EVP of Paypal and Heather King, Director of Partnerships at Salesforce to #BetaIn Real Talks. 


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UX, marketing, & scaling a business

LIVE Wednesday August 5th @ 3pm CST

On this week's episode, we real talk with Sandy Marsico, founder and CEO of Sandstorm Design, a top-notch UX focused digital creative agency. Her and her team join us to discuss the glories and the challenges of going from a team of one to building a now multi-million dollar business. We'll also get some insight into the world of high-tech marketing, brand differentiation, and how to scale!


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Breaking Out of Boxes

LIVE Wednesday August 19th at 5 pm CT!

We are thrilled this week to be joined by Alexis Cox, Creative Technology Lead at Google. Alexis has an extensive background across various creative tech roles. We'll chat about the cutting edge of marketing, driving innovation and creativity, and how to break out of boxes in life and in business! 


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