Negrão’s Session, “The Growing Importance of Diversity as a Driver of Innovation in Technology” Will Take Place on Tuesday, May 9 in New York City
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 9, 2023 – Encora, a global next-gen product engineering provider, today announced that its Experience Design (XD) Studio Manager, Flávia Negrão, will be giving a talk at the Women in Tech Global Conference 2023 titled, “The Growing Importance of Diversity as a Driver of Innovation in Technology.” Negrão’s session will focus on how diversity is driving innovation across technology subsectors and why more organizations must leverage diverse hiring practices, as well as growing a culture that is accepting of all individuals. Her talk will take place on Tuesday, May 9 both virtually and in-person in the New York City Flat Iron District.
“It is a great honor to have the opportunity to speak alongside and in front of so many inspiring leading women at the Women in Tech Global Conference 2023,” said Negrão. “I’m passionate about technology and ensuring that not only women, but individuals from all walks of life, can break down barriers to succeed in this industry. Organizational diversity, equity and inclusion are critical to progress and innovation as new perspectives and cultures catalyze new ideas and deliver superior commercial outcomes.”
Negrão is a UX designer with more than 20 years of experience in the field, mainly in international projects with distributed teams. She has worked in the design of mobile, desktop, SaaS, B2B, B2C and Enterprise products. She currently leads the XD Studio in Brazil and acts as one of Encora’s global Innovation Leader in the company’s Digital Experience technology practice, focusing on UX and Metaverse.
She was selected to speak at the conference due to her career experience, as well as her insight into the benefits of diverse hiring practices in her role with Encora. Encora is a global leader in diverse hiring practices and in cultivating an inspiring workplace environment. 90% of Encorians work in an office that is certified as a Great Place to Work, spanning all six Latin American countries with business operations, as well as India.
Registration to attend the virtual portion of the conference, including Negrão’s session, is available at https://www.womentech.net/women-tech-conference.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and backed by private equity firms Advent International and Warburg Pincus, Encora is the preferred innovation partner to some of the world’s leading technology companies. It provides next-gen services such as Predictive Analysis, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Cloud, and Test Automation. Encora has deep cluster vertical capabilities in HealthTech, FinTech, HiTech, IAM & Cybersecurity, Digital Commerce, Travel & Hospitality, Supply Chain & Logistics, Telecom and other specialized industries. Encora is an established leader in outsourced product development services that specializes in innovation acceleration for leading-edge technology companies. With over 9,000 associates in 48+ offices and innovation labs across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, India, and Asia Pacific, Encora’s global talent pool, micro-industry vertical expertise and proprietary agile engineering capabilities enable clients to improve their speed to impact. For more information, please visit www.encora.com.