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Monday, September 15
11:30am–6:30pm

Join us for the second annual Women In/Tech conference, focused on bringing more women into fields of technology. Followed by our Diversity Happy Hour.

Track Day Events

  • Women In/Tech

    Baltimore's second annual Women In/Tech mini-conference will bring together various female leaders and community members who have interest in becoming active in technology fields.

    Monday, September 15, 12:30pm–5:00pm
  • Diversity Happy Hour

    Come out and connect with the various groups and individuals that are working to make tech and entrepreneurship more diverse and welcoming in Baltimore and beyond.

    Monday, September 15, 5:30pm–7:30pm

Speakers

  • Roni Ellington

    Roni Ellington

    Mathematics Education Professor, Inspirational Speaker, Executive Coach, and STEM education scholar and mentor, Dr. Roni Ellington has authored several scholarly articles on STEM education, parental involvement, and successfully navigating the STEM pipeline, particularly for minority students. Her research has been featured in The Negro Educational Review and CBE-Life Sciences Education, Equity and Quality in Mathematics Education and Progress in Education, Volume II and the Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem Based Learning.

  • Johnetta Hardy

    Johnetta Hardy

    Ms. Hardy is currently the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of Baltimore, which connects emerging and established entrepreneurs to resources and opportunities that accelerate their sustainable revenue and growth. She is also the Founder & CEO of the Hardy Solutions Group, LLC, a firm that specializes in providing resources, education and expertise to maximize the success of small businesses in business development, financial planning/literacy and executive coaching.

  • Zuly Gonzalez

    Zuly Gonzalez

    Zuly is the Co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security. Zuly co-founded Light Point Security to solve the biggest problem in cybersecurity today – web-based malware. Zuly heads all business development, marketing, sales and customer acquisition efforts at Light Point Security. Zuly has over 10 years of experience in the US federal government as an Information Assurance Engineer, Security Vulnerability Analyst and Program Manager for the NSA. In her technical positions, Zuly was responsible for securing national security information systems. As a Program Manager, she managed multi-million dollar Technical Security Countermeasures (TSCM) government contracts, and headed the Counter-IED (Improvised Explosive Device) mission.

  • Denise Brien

    Denise Brien

    Denise Brien serves as AOL’s Senior Director of Consumer Analytics & Research. In this role, Denise is responsible for bringing the voice of the consumer to decision makers in Products, Marketing, and Sales. She has worked in market research for 15 years and has extensive experience leading custom quantitative and qualitative research. Prior to joining AOL, Denise held positions in research and consulting at Premium Knowledge Group and JD Power and Associates. Denise serves on the board of the IAB Research Council and previously on the AMA’s Market Research Council.

  • Gretchen LeGrand

    Gretchen LeGrand

    Gretchen is the Executive Director of Code in the Schools, a Baltimore City non-profit that brings computer science education to underserved and underrepresented youth. A Baltimore native, Gretchen has been committed to serving her community for over a decade. She holds a BA from St. John's College, Annapolis, and an MS in Applied Psychology from the University of Baltimore. She lives in Bolton Hill with her husband, two kids, dog, and turtle.