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Monday, September 15
12:30–7:30pm

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

  • Heather Romney

    Heather Romney

    Heather is head coach of the RoboDoves, a high-performing robotics team at Western High School, an all-girls public school in Baltimore City. Heather teaches AP Art and Technology, has built two 3d printers, and is trying her hardest to keep up with all of the cool things that can inspire girls to pursue their interests in STEAM. She is convinced that after-school programming is the answer to many ailments and is currently creating a maker space at Western. Heather also performs and creates objects with Smelling Salt Amusements.

  • Merritt Baer

    Merritt Baer

    Merritt is a technology strategy consultant. She works with young tech companies to bring fresh perspective and key growth, and advises on tech and cybersecurity policy. She is a leader in Internet policy and translates her experience into innovation guidance for start-ups. She serves as Special Assistant in DHS Cybersecurity and Communications, where she provides cybersecurity strategy for critical infrastructure and advises the Cybersecurity and Communications legislative agenda.

  • Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

    Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

    Kelly Keenan Trumpbour works to inspire women to become investors in women-led startups. Her website, See Jane Invest helps women understand how and when to invest, and why entering the marketplace as entrepreneurs and investors enables women to express their values, give back to our communities, and model smart risk taking. Her mission is to grow a supportive female investment community in her hometown of Baltimore where she is a member of the Baltimore Angels and a 2014 Washington Pipeline Fellow.

  • Melody Kramer

    Melody Kramer

    Melody co-leads NPR’s social team and manages internal projects related to NPR’s social and digital strategy. She is currently working on several projects involving breaking news, sourcing, daily news production, social media, our archives, and analytics. Previously, Melody worked as an associate producer at NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, where she was responsible for writing and producing all web content and social media for the show and some some daily on-air content.

  • 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.