Women Igniting Tech

Brought to you by She Sharp and Countdown

Women Igniting Tech, speaker infront of audience

Friday, May 20, 2022


67 attendees

Surround yourself with great women: Stories of the women who have ignited our passion for careers in Technology. Enjoy a networking breakfast and surround yourself with great women. She Sharp and Countdown collaborate to bring you first-hand the real stories of the women who are igniting our passion for careers in Technology. Join our breakfast session and see what you can learn to help you re/ignite the flame of your technology career. You will hear from key talent across our Analytics and Insights, Product, Strategy & Transformation and Engineering practices. Hear how they have navigated their careers and learn useful tips as to the art of networking and really owning your career path.

Women Igniting Tech, speaker infront of audience

Meet the speakers

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Chapter Lead Agile Coaching

Mispah Carelsen

Mispah Carelsen is the Agile Coaching Chapter Lead at Countdown. Her journey started as a marketing manager ...

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Head of Analytics & Insights

Kari Jones

Kari is an experienced senior leader, committed to improving the performance of New Zealand organisations ...

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Senior Product Manager

Shannon Evans

Shannon is a commercially astute Senior Product Manager with more than 10 years’ experience leading and contributing...

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Product Chapter Lead

Steph Welch

Steph is a Product Leader with more than 10 years of experience working in e-commerce, product development and ...

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Chapter Lead QA

Manasi Paul

An engineer by qualification, Manasi has been in the tech industry for around 17 years now. Have worked in various ...

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Senior Software Developer

Tingting LI

Tingting is a senior software developer in countdown. Formerly a kindergarten teacher in China, she was inspired by...

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Software Developer

Jing Lu

Jing is a member of our Engineering practice. She is a full-stack developer at CountdownX. Jing is an accomplished ...

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Mahsa McCauley

Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Women in Tech in AUT’s School of Computer, Engineering...

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Our Event sponsor


Woolworths New Zealand proudly owns and operates over 185 Countdown supermarkets in New Zealand. We are the country’s largest private sector employer, with 20,000 New Zealanders employed in our stores, support offices, processing plants and distribution centres. Our goal is to provide the best possible convenience, value, range and quality to the 2.5 million Kiwis we serve each week in our stores.

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