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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

  • 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.

  • Caroline Worrall

    Caroline Worrall

    Caroline Worrall, CFA, CPA, has recently taken a position as the Chief Financial Officer of SalesWarp, an early stage, high tech venture. She spent the summer as the CFO-in-Residence at the Emerging Technology Centers.. Prior to joining the ETC, she was the Chief Financial Officer at Health Solutions. She oversaw the due diligence process and sale of the company to Interactive Health, a private equity backed corporate wellness services company in Chicago, IL. She has over 15 years as a senior executive in small to mid-sized businesses developing technologies and services for both the private and government sectors. In addition to directing the sales process, Caroline was responsible for the financial strategic oversight, including corporate financial reporting, audit, tax, internal controls and corporate governance.

  • 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.

  • Misty Melton

    Misty Melton

    Misty Melton is the founder and Chapter Leader of Girl Develop It Baltimore and Girl Develop It DC, an educational non-profit committed to bridging the gender gap and encouraging more women to enter tech careers by providing affordable and accessible hands-on classes and mentorship. Also a founding member of DCFemTech, a collective of leaders in the WIT community in the DC/VA/MD region, she is dedicated to the mission of bringing more women and girls into the world of technology and believes in collaborating with other organizations working toward the same goal.

  • 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.