Laila Ali keynotes Women Transforming Technology conference in Silicon Valley

by Johnnie Burrell

Laila Ali

Women Transforming Technology, a consortium of companies and organizations in industry, academia and non-profit companies and organizations committed to building a community and tackling issues that are top of mind for women in technology, on May 22, 2018, hosted a conference in California’s Silicon Valley. The conference theme was “Inclusion in Action.”

Its keynote speaker was world-class athlete, fitness and wellness expert, TV host, cooking enthusiast, book author, founder of the Laila Ali Lifestyle Brand, mother of two, four-time undefeated boxing world champion, and the daughter of the late beloved global icon and humanitarian “The Greatest” boxing champion Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali.

This broadcast is the focus of Laila Ali’s opening keynote. Her message to attendees was to believe in yourself and all that you aspire to do and accomplish. Tune in!

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