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Moran is a Social Entrepreneur and the proud founder of this platform: 'Women on Stage'. She's formerly Tech Lead at Wix with 10 years of experience in software development. Other than that, she's also a Social Psychologist. That is she holds an MA in Social Psychology, along with a BSc in Computer Science and Psychology from Tel-Aviv University. Moran is deeply committed to promote and encourage women in the tech industry. She's the 'Women in Tech Forum' meetup series Co-Founder and the author of the viral essay "How to attract more women" which inspired many.

Moran Weber

CEO & Founder of Women on Stage
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English, Hebrew
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Location:
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Can also give an online talk/webinar
Paid only. Contact speaker for pricing!

MY TALKS

How to Attract More Women (and not the way you think)

Women in Tech, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

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We constantly hear people in the tech industry saying “We want to recruit more women but we just don’t get any women applicants!” Well, chances are you’re probably doing it wrong. There isn’t anything “natural” about it. You CAN make a difference just by being doing some things differently. In this talk, I will give practical and scientifically-backed techniques to adjust every step of your recruitment funnel that can substantially increase the number of women in your company. The talk will be based upon my viral blog post https://hackernoon.com/how-to-attract-more-women-and-not-the-way-you-think-372203f5a7d7

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How To Be an Inclusive Leader

Soft Skills, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

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Companies today are starting to understand that diversity is crucial for building a strong culture. Diversity enhances creativity and induces better decision-making and problem-solving, which ultimately leads to better products. But simply throwing a mix of diverse people together doesn’t guarantee high performance; it requires inclusive leadership; leadership that assures that all team members feel they are treated respectfully and fairly, are valued and sense that they belong and fit in the organization, and because of this can contribute their share. Problem is, sometimes noticing these elusive dynamics is harder than you think. In this talk, I will give practical advice on how to reveal unconscious biases that we all experience and how to address them in order to become more inclusive leaders.

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7±2 Reasons Psychology Will Help You Write Better Code

General, Software Engineering

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During the Cold War, the CIA knew how to expose Russian spies disguised as American citizens with 100% certainty. They used only a piece of paper and a few questions. How did they do that? Hacking your mind is easier than you think. Let’s explore how these mental hacks affect the code we all read and write. We’ll take a stroll through the world of cognitive psychology, and shed some light on some of our industry’s best and worst practices. We’ll have a few interactive examples of our mind’s limitations, examine how these limitations manifest themselves in real code samples and engineering practices, and take away scientifically backed techniques on how to write better code.

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The Story Behind Women on Stage and Power Tips for Overcoming that Stage Fright

Soft Skills, Professional Development, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Women in Tech, Inspirational

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I used to have major stage fright and considered myself as an introvert for most of my professional life. Working many years as a software developer in a male-dominated profession, I was afraid to raise my voice, being found out “as a fraud”.
I never imagined that one day I’d be standing on stage speaking about my domains of interest in front of 800 people, and they’d be cheering me on.
I never could have dreamed I’d become an entrepreneur and start my own global platform: Women on Stage, showcasing hundreds of women tech speakers.

Throughout the years, I’ve gathered a bunch of power tips that helped me manage my own stage fright and impostor syndrome on stage.
Join me in this talk and I’d share with you my personal journey, as well as those power tips.

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Code Like a Girl - Breaking the Gender Stereotype

Software Engineering, Soft Skills, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Women in Tech, Inspirational

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It’s no secret that women are highly underrepresented in the tech industry. Some argue that this is a “natural” given fact, but it hasn't always been this way; software development was actually once perceived as a rather feminine field. Turns out, something happened in the mid-1980s that dramatically decreased the percentage of women in computer science studies. Why? What happened?

In this talk, I’ll explain what affected these numbers and the factors involved in discouraging women from tech. I’ll demonstrate how gender stereotypes affect and shape the tech world even when they’re totally unconscious.
You will see there isn’t anything “natural” about it and that you CAN make a difference just by doing some things differently. I will show you how.
Finally, I will give practical and scientifically-backed techniques in order to attract more women and girls into tech throughout every step of the career funnel.

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