Women in Wireless Special Interest Group

Premier Sponsor

Women In Smart Cities

August 9, 2018

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Location: Atlanta Tech Park

To be or not to be a Smart City is a question every city is asking itself around the world. To play or not to play in this area is a question that every company is asking itself. There are many great starts, many technologies, many challenges, many successes, many choices, many partnerships to be had along the road to becoming or enabling cities. The panel will share the story of where and how it all started, to where it is now and what choices cities and companies are making in technology, applications, partnerships and where it is headed in the medium future, and most importantly the choices women in the wireless industry can make to play in this growing area.


Women creating a new generation of Female Technology Thought Leaders.


The mission of Women in Wireless is to connect, inspire, and empower women thought leaders in the wireless industry. This includes all innovative technology fields such as, but not limited to IoT, mobile, AR/VR, Smart Cities, CyberSecurity, Heathcare, FinTech, Retail Tech, Big Data, wearables, video and digital media.

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Women in Wireless Co-Chairs

Caroline Dunn, VP & Women in Wireless Co-Chair
Melissa Sorrentino, Co-Chair, Women in Wireless

Founding Members

Diane Estner, DANNI Enterprises
Alecia Bridgwater, MBA, Consumer & B2B Product Marketing Leader: Mobile, IOT & Wearables
Alesia Booth, CA-AM, Sales/Strategic Alliances/Global Channels
Elizabeth Simpson, Founder/Consultant at ESC Technology, LLC
Reina Lingle, Founder, Data Analytics Manager - Social Matters Management
Britney Morgan, Youth Advocate |Tech CEO
Kayla Merritt, Digital Marketing, Arke Systems, LLC
Janine Whiteman PMP, IT Product Manager
Sabina Saksena, Founder/CEO at Cytilife, Inc. Building Smart Campuses. Entreprenuer AI and IoT
Charity Pulliam, CNN
Kit Johnson, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder at PrivOps
Neeli G. Shah, Founder at The Law Offices of Neeli Shah, LLC

Our Service Projects

Our service projects are aligned with our vision of creating a the next generation of Female Technology Thought leaders.

March 24, 2018 – We taught 13 middle school and high school girls to build their own Google Home voice assistants to take home. Sponsored by GSMA.

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June 30, 2018 – We partnered with GSMA to teach 23 middle school girls to build and code their own Kano Computers. Each student built a Kano computer (to take home) and coded one art project to present to peers and parents.

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Code of Conduct for Women in Wireless

  1. Women empowering women. No sabotaging. No backstabbing. No drama.
  2. We are an inclusive organization, and accept all women that are fabulous regardless of age, race, or lifestyle.
  3. All ideas proposed will be assigned to the original proposer to lead and execute the idea.
  4. Women are welcome at all events, and men can attend if they are a guest of a female member.
  5. All members must actively participate in our events.
  6. No harassment, physical, emotional, or otherwise.
  7. We place the integrity of professional competence above our own interests.
  8. We act with integrity, competence, and respect.
  9. We collaborate and share relationships, ideas and knowledge beyond boundaries.
  10. We seek and integrate a diverse range of perspectives, people and ideas.