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Chicago – 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Event

March 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Please join BAPA-Chicago in celebration of International Women’s Day, female empowerment and ways in which women are working to better our communities. The event is free and brunch will be served.

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BAPA-Chicago is excited to announce speakers for the International Women’s Day event, Sanida Bratt and Ida SeferRoche.

Sanida Bratt serves as the Senior Vice President of Product Strategy, Innovation and Marketing at HYLA. She and her team lead the product strategy, technology innovation initiatives, and product marketing efforts for HYLA.

Prior to HYLA, she served as the Vice President of Product Management for Synchronoss where she was responsible for leading the product strategy and product management for the company’s Cloud Services and Integrated Life product lines. Prior to joining Synchronoss, Sanida was the co-founder and Vice President of Product Management for Sapience Knowledge Systems, Inc., a venture-backed mobile analytics company that was acquired by Synchronoss in 2011. Previously, she held product management positions with NAVTEQ (Nokia, HERE.)

Sanida holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma and a Masters in Telecommunications Management from Keller Graduate School of Business with additional Executive Education from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Ida SeferRoche currently works with the Bosnian-American Genocide Institute and Education Center in Chicago, IL in engaging youth in the conversation of the prevention of genocide. In 2011, she co-founded the InTransit Empowerment Project, an organization that uses art to empower immigrants and refugees through workshops and artistic projects. She holds a B.A. in Physics and an M.A in Social Work and Gender Studies with a specialization in Non-Profit Management from Loyola University Chicago.

We truly feel that this will be a rewarding experience for our attendees and hope that you can make it! For more information about the event, please see the event agenda below.

Event Agenda

Start Time: 11:00 a.m. CST

  • Welcome reception with Brunch Provided
  • Speaker – Ida SeferRoche
  • Break
  • Speaker – Sanida Bratt
  • Break
  • BAPA-Chicago Guided Networking Activity
  • Open Floor Networking

Event Concludes at 2:00 p.m.


227 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60606 United States