2019 Keynote Speaker:
Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing a pathway of inclusive tech training that leads to living-wage careers. Elizabeth earned her bachelor’s from Swarthmore College and master’s in public affairs and urban and regional planning from Princeton University. As a recognized leader in tech, Elizabeth was selected in 2019 for Washington Business Journal’s most competitive list – 40 Under 40. She was named an Enterprising Woman by Tagg Magazine, a 40 Under 40 Queer Woman by the Washington Blade, and a Tech Titan by the Washingtonian.
She led a panel at SXSW in 2018 and was named a top 100 leadership speaker in Inc. Elizabeth serves on the Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment and is a member of the Washington, DC Mayor’s Innovation & Technology Inclusion Council. Elizabeth is on the Board of Directors of The Workplace DC, the Goodwill Excel Center, The Engine Room, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.
Under Elizabeth’s leadership, Byte Back’s innovative training is earning national attention and expanding, helping even more people thrive in a digital society and change the face of the tech sector.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: VIP Reception (Invitation only)
11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Registration
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Luncheon & Awards