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Leanne Pittsford

Lesbians Who Tech & Social Good Tech

Leanne Pittsford is an entrepreneur, investor, risk taker, queer and women's rights activist. She's the CEO and founder Lesbians Who Tech, the community of queer women in tech (and allies). And she’s launching a new project called Social Good Tech, which will help connect the world’s best technologies to the social good community. Leanne also founded Lean Impact, which helps social good organizations use Lean Startup principles as well as co-creator of the When You Work at a Nonprofit Tumblr Blog. Previously, Leanne was a senior director at Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ organization in the U.S, and worked on the No on Prop 8 campaign. She’s also in an investor in several startups. She splits her time between San Francisco, New York and a few other cities. You can find her on Twitter at @lepitts.

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