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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

  • 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.

  • Sharon Paley

    Sharon Paley

    Sharon Paley is the cofounder of Hack Baltimore and is a leading organizer of the Baltimore innovation and technology community. Honored by the White House in July of 2013 for her work building and growing the city’s civic hacking community, Sharon is dedicated to the idea that innovation, technology, and transparency are the keys to empower and improve the quality of life of Charm City’s citizens.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.