FEB. 27 - MAR. 1 // CASTRO STREET THEATER // SAN FRANCISCO

Lesbians Who Tech Summit

Bringing Together Queer Women In Tech
& The People Who Love Them

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The Lesbians Who Tech Summit February 26 – March 1, 2015 San Francisco

The Summit is our marquee event, bringing together over 1,000 LGBTQ women (and allies) across all areas of technology. The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is the only event focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically underrepresented communities: the women’s and queer communities. Join us for our second annual summit starting on February 26 and ending March 1, 2015 in San Francisco, the epicenter of the technology industry. Through this summit and future endeavors, we will bond together to demonstrate our shared commitment to these two critical groups in the tech world.The Lesbians Who Tech Summit will bring together hundreds of queer women in tech (and the people who love them), for the most unique technology conference ever. We will be highlighting incredible queer women who are the next generation of technical leaders, as well as the people who have paved the way.

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AGENDA

See the 2015 Agenda For Detailed Summit Content

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

6:00 PM // Welcome Happy Hour

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

9:00 AM // Lesbian Who Tech Summit See the 2015 Agenda For Detailed Summit Content 6:30 PM // After Party

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, Feb 28th and March 1st

Hackathon // Saturday

Workshop // How to Create & Control Your Personal Brand // Saturday

Bike Ride // Saturday

Golf Outing // Sunday

Brunch // Sunday

VIEW DETAILED AGENDA

REGISTER FOR THE SUMMIT

At the Summit you’ll join hundreds of incredible women who have done — and are doing — amazing things in technology. Leaders, innovators, makers, do-ers, role models, trailblazers, creators and YOU! Ask us about discounted packs of tickets for your company, in 5- or 10-packs. Email Leanne@startsomewhere.com for more information. We’re offering a limited number of deeply discounted scholarship tickets for people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford the Summit – students, bootstrappers, and early-stage startups (i.e. currently in an incubator or accelerator). Click here to apply for scholarships.

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WHO’S GOING

The Summit brings together hundreds of queer women and allies in the only conference dedicated to the intersection of tech, women, and LGBT issues.

Isabel Aleman, Operations Manager, change.org
Trish Ang, UI Engineer, Counsyl
Susie Araujo, Founder, Ollie
Isabel Arcones, CEO, Onpublico
Marta Arribas, Co-Founder / Product, Onpublico
Aylin Atay, Founder, Nuu Systems
Molly Baskin, Corp Wellness/ Bus Dev, Fitbit Inc.
Barb Belsito, Interaction/UX Designer, StubHub/ebay inc.
Amy Blumenfield, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
Aga Bojko, Director of User Research, Indiegogo
Lindsay Brothers, Product Manager, Badgeville
Ural Cebeci, Director of Content Marketing, Optimizely
Vivien Chan, Director, Intellibios
Erica Chang, CTO, Woozilli, Inc.
Weiwei Chen, Senior Engineer, Qualcomm Research Silicon Valley
Kelli Clark, Sr Managing Engineer, 20th Century Fox
Jennifer Clark, Designer, IBM Design
Janille De Guzman, Mobile Campaign Manager, Ad Operations, MediaBrix
Molly Dixon, Studen, Dev Bootcamp
Joy Dixon, Founder, Code Inclusion
Stephanie Dukes, Sr. QA Engineer, Advent Software Inc.
Karen Durfee Release Manager Envisage Information Systems
Stacey Edwards MBA Student University of Oregon
Maxine Ferman Instructional. Designer/Trainer UCSF Medical Center & AcademyX Training
Leslie Fisher Program Manager Resourced
Colleen FitzSimons Project Manager
Dori Friend Founder SEONitro
Erika Galvez, HTML Web Developer, Oracle
Sarah Gettman, Director of Partnerships, Lesbians Who Tech
Nadine Hachouche, Engineer Fellow, Hackbright academy
Miju Han, Product Manager, Apple
Kristen Hazard, Fearless Leader, Suntoucher
Liz Henry, QA Engineer/Bugmaster, Mozilla
Laura Higgins, Systems Engineer, JMP SAS
Louvella Ivanoff, Director of Human Resources, VirtualWorks
Laura Jarrell, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Anna Kallenborn-Bolden, Management Consultant, Accenture
Kathryn Knauth, Software Development Engineer, Amazon
Laura Kutch Brandolini, Community Relations Manager, ABC7 KGO-TV
Amy Lozano, Senior Project Manager, Live Nation
Helena Mackinlay, Student, CSUS
Tasha Marks, Teaching Assistant, CodeInclusion
Natalie Mattison, Software Engineer, Nest
Molly McCourt, Program Manager, Google
Celeste Merryman, User Experince Strategist, HP
Michelle Michelle, Fmr. Engr. Mgmt., Siemens
Kristie Mitchell, Consumer Digital Privacy and Data Mgmt. Lead, Nike, Inc.
Kimberly Oberg, Senior Business Development and Strategy Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Davina Pallone, Senior UX Designer, Cloud City Development
Aliya Rahman, Program Director, Code for Progress
Ellen Scherberth, SAP Consultant, SureBet Consulting, Inc.
Simone Sequeira, Producer, GoldieBox
Avanti Shrikumar, C.S. PhD Student, Stanford
M.T. Silvia, Media Systems Manager, Pixar Animation Studios
Kathryn Snyder, Advisor, The Advocacy Fund
Dana Stevenson, Technical Lead Wholesale Database Infrastructure, Wells Fargo
Ryan Swedenborg, Designer, IBM Design
Veronica Sykes, Realtor, Zephyr Real Estate
Mónica Taher, CEO & Founder, ClipYap
Lorrie Tanioka, IS Business Analyst, SF Dept Public Health
Sophie Thacher, Consultant, Slalom Consulting
Katherine Thornton, Chief Information Officer, InfoZaiku
Shamika Townsend, Sr Cost Analyst, Tesla Motors
Jill Tracy, President, B’stro
Karen Trilevsky, Founder, Fullbloom Baking Company
Teresa Tuan, Founder & Pediatrician, Doctorec
Vanessa Vinson, Business Analyst, The Advisory Board Company
Leala Vinson, Super Hero, Texas Hospital Association
Rachel Walker, Software Engineer
Máire Walsh, VP Sales & Marketing, Next Steps Marketing
Lynne Wander, Director of Customer Operations, Lithium Technologies
Kayleen Wang, Training and Support Specialist, Revinate
Keeya Wang-Jones, Experience Design Engineer, UCSD VirBELA
Cory Weinstein, Test Engineer, Clinkle
Lori Weiss, Marketing Manager, Famous Birthdays
Teagan Widmer, Software Engineer, Futureadvisor.com
Gretchen Willenberg, Content Strategist
Laura Willi, Sr. Systems Engineer, Proteus Digital Health
Joyce Williams, Business Development, DesignCrowd
Michelle Windhausen, Sales & Marketing Consultant, Windhausen Marketing
Marci Windsheimer, Technical Writer, Apple
Cayenne Woods, Snr Technical Writer, GE
Andrew Wright, Assistant Professor, Mount Allison University
Leslie Wu, PhD ’14, Stanford/Jetlore
Caroline Young, VP of Program Development, Fullbridge
Sonni Zambino, Chief Information Officer Dentistat, Inc./go2dental.com, Inc
Melinda Zumski, Principal, ZumiFi Inc
And more! Keep checking back as we update this list. REGISTER HERE

“I’ve been looking for a group like this forever! Finally, a way to meet like-minded women and build friendships within my industry. Attending this event makes me proud to be a lesbian who techs!”
Jennifer Chang, eBay
I can’t wait to attend the Lesbians Who Tech Summit! I’ve been attending events put on by Lesbians Who Tech for a few months now and I’ve met so many wonderful, career-minded women. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to spend an entire day networking, discussing tech trends, and hearing interesting speakers.”
Lindsay Brothers, LiveHive

To Be More Visible To Each Other

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

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SPONSORS

Credit Suisse
Google
BUSTLE
Amazon
Wells Fargo
Salesforce
GE Software
Indiegogo
eBay
Intel
File
Genentech
Linkedin
Etsy
SnapChat
Twitter
Facebook
Yelp
Optimizely
Robasciotti & Associates, INC
Pandora
Mandrill
Advent
airbnb
SAP
Twilio
GitHub
Electronic Arts
LPAC
Target
Symantec
Hackbright Academy

PARTNERS

NCWIT
Dattch
OML
Quilt Magazine
Flatirons LGBTQ Tech Meetup
The Seattle Lesbian
Out For Undergrad
Geek Girl
Hattery
Next Space
Sistah Sinema
Galvanize
NCLR
Double Union
500 Startups
Revision Path
Netroots Connect
Reaching Out MBA Inc.
PinkBananaMedia.com
Kitsch Mix
Glassbreakers
FailCon
Latino Startup Alliance

To Get More Women And Lesbians In Technology

SPEAKERS & JUDGES

You’ll hear from the amazing queer women who have paved the way, the women leading the way in tech today, and the incredible queer women who are the next generation of technical leaders. We’ll also have a Demo Session, in which you’ll hear the amazing tech innovations our members are working on, rated by our esteemed panel of judges. Apply to speak here. The deadline is November 1st.

MAIN STAGE

BREAKOUT

WORKSHOP

JUDGE

To Be More Visible To Each Other

Press

The inaugural Lesbians Who Tech Summit on February 2014 was a groundbreaking event with over 800 women. Our 2015 Summit on February 26th and 27th will be even better!

For Press Inquiries, please email Chris Cassidy.

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