Forming Your Squad: Fighting Gender Bias in the Progressive Tech/Data Space

Forming Your Squad: Fighting Gender Bias in the Progressive Tech/Data Space

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Friday, Jul. 15 4:00 PM (Central)

Ends: Friday, Jul. 15 5:15 PM (Central)

Room: 228

The Progressive data movement has long been heralded as a space of innovation, yet the space remains overwhelmingly white and male. Meet a group of women leading in their respective data fields and learn how they navigated the minefield of white tech bros, overcoming impostor syndrome, negotiating effectively, fighting bias in the workplace (sometimes perpetuated by other women) and building a necessary and supportive data lady squad.

Panelists

Kassia DeVorsey

Kassia DeVorsey

Kassia DeVorsey is a data and analytics consultant based in Washington and San Francisco. She works with US and international political, nonprofit, and corporate organizations, helping develop clear and practical solutions to real world data challenges. Kass holds a physics degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is an alum of BlueLabs, Obama for America, and the Democratic National Committee.

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