" Retaining Women in Tech: The Skills Needed by Women to Help Face the Challenges of Staying and Thriving in the Tech Industry"


Jossie Haines

Title: VP of Software Engineering; Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Company: Tile

Event Date: May 11, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Zoom Webinar



Jossie Haines


Jossie Haines has been an engineering leader for 20 years, focused on large scale consumer technology at companies such as Apple, Zynga, American Express and Tile. She is currently VP of Software Engineering and leads the mobile, backend, web, and platform engineering teams that drive the Tile ecosystem.  She also heads up the diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across Tile, and started and leads the Tile mentoring program.

Jossie is also on a mission to keep women and underrepresented minorities in tech.

She spends her free time speaking about retaining women in tech, empathy in engineering, and effective and fair management practices that reduce bias and empower all team members to thrive. She has given over 40 talks in the last 2 years including at the Grace Hopper, and Empowered Women of the World conferences. She is also an active mentor at the Mentoring Club, Power to Fly, UCSC and Plato.