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Lohika Rethink is a virtual event series of thought-provoking conversations with visionary leaders, with a goal to uncover and develop actionable ways to help transform teams, products, organizations and culture to build the next new Big Thing.


February 4, 10:00 am Pacific Time

How to Encourage and Develop Female Software Engineers

In the U.S., women make up only 18% of computer science graduates today. This percentage has seen a steady decline over the past few decades.
Why is the percentage so low and what can we do about it?
In this online event, Lohika Re:think host Raman Frey will explore this topic with Valli Nachiappan, Senior Director of Engineering at Zendesk. Not only does Valli lead a large team of software engineers, she started her career as one.
Valli Nachiappan
Senior Director of Engineering at Zendesk

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About Our Host

Raman Frey
Raman Frey is the founder of Good People Dinners, a Bay Area community focused on meaningful conversations with thoughtful speakers and technology leaders gathering over chef-prepared meals. For the last eighteen years, Raman has started businesses with friends and served as an advisor or board member at a variety of organizations, including YBCA, Epicenter Arts and a host of tech startups.

About Our Guest

Valli Nachiappan
Engineering leader focusing on attracting new talent and growing teams. Outstanding communication, and team building skills combined with strategy planning to achieve business goals.


  • 10:00am    Welcome & guest introductions (Main Stage)
  • 10:05am    Live topic discussion (Main stage)
  • 10:25am    Live Q&A
  • 10:45am    Breakout Bytes begins (Sessions)
  • 11:15am    (Optional) Group Networking Opens (Sessions)

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