Watch the Women In Robotics Boston Virtual Panel

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Women in Robotics Boston hosted their first virtual panel featuring 4 guest speakers from Vecna Robotics: Zoe Snape, Janani Mohan, Kay Perkinson, and Diandra Oliveira. Dharini Dutia (Vecna Robotics) and Sanjuksha Nirgude (Symbotic) co-hosted the panel.

Women in Robotics Boston virtual panel discussion

Top Left to Right: Dharini Dutia, Zoe Snape, Janani Mohan | Bottom Left to Right: Kay Perkinson, Diandra Oliveira, Sanjuksha Nirgude

A variety of topics related to working in the robotics industry were discussed such as:

  • Technical tools and skills
  • The business side of the industry
  • Work-life balance
  • Changes in the industry due to COVID-19

During the event, attendees asked the panelists questions regarding specific projects they were working on, what stands out to them when reviewing resumes and applications, and the importance of company culture.

At Vecna Robotics, we strive to create an environment where there are equal opportunities for all and continue to support other organizations and communities with similar goals. We are so excited to have partnered with Women in Robotics Boston for this incredible event, and are looking forward to the next one!

Watch the recorded virtual panel here.

Women in Robotics Boston (WiRB) is a professional network for women who are working or aspire to work in robotics. Our community includes (but is not limited to) students, educators, promoters, and professionals in the field. We organize local networking events, technical seminars, panel discussions, and workshops.

Our aim is to inspire and enable more women to enter, survive, and grow in the field of robotics. We focus on topics ranging from skills required for different robotics jobs to ensuring equal opportunity for women in robotics. We hope to bring in successful and leading women in the field of robotics to guide and inspire young members of our community. Anyone, from any professional background who supports our cause, is welcome to the group. Join WiRB by attending any WiRB event or simply sign up on our meetingplace group!