Building the Future: Women, Code and Inclusion

Session Date: 
Fri., April 5, 2013:
10-11:30 am
Room: 
Plaza Ballroom D
Activity: 
Internet Freedom, Technology and Innovation

Women are at the center of some of the most innovative technology work in the country. They’re using code to create a new kind of public service and to build powerful social justice campaigns. And they’re introducing programming to new generations of builders.

But Silicon Valley and other centers of the tech industry are still mired in a male-dominated “brogrammer” culture that too often alienates women. This session will address the many ways in which women are using code to innovate, make social change and build leaders in communities of color. The conversation will address the strategies needed to help bring balance and diversity to the tech industry.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good