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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

  • Deborah Tillett

    Deborah Tillett

    Deb Tillett currently serves as the President and Executive Director of ETC (Emerging Technology Centers). Ms. Tillett is responsible for management and oversight of the City of Baltimore’s Technology and innovation center. In that role she provides the guidance, leadership and resources necessary for entrepreneurs to start, grow and succeed with their businesses.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Keisha Reed

    Keisha Reed

    Keisha Reed is a social media strategist, Baltimore technology community member and contributor to Technical.ly Baltimore. She is the founder of K. Reed Digital, a web agency specializing in website strategy and digital media management. Raised in Washington, DC, her commitment to raising the awareness of the digital divide and placing more girls in STEM is a lifelong passion. When she is not settled in with a good book, she enjoys the company of family and friends around the dinner table.

  • 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.