TechCongress hosts an online Women in Civic Tech Panel on March 24, 5-6pm (EST).
Hear from some amazing women alumni about their experiences working on in civic tech. Explore how their experiences in Congress measured up to their expectations, specific challenges female and minority staffers face in the civic tech field, and how we can all work to create a more equitable and inclusive civic tech community.
- Leisel Bogan (Moderator): 2020 Congressional Digital Service Fellow; 2019 Congressional Innovation Fellow serving Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
- Emily Paul: Senior Policy Analyst at Upturn; 2019 Congressional Innovation Fellow serving Representative Mark Takano (D-CA)
- Victoria Houed: Policy Analyst at Schmidt Futures and Founder of BlackByte; 2020 Congressional Innovation Fellow serving House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
- Crystal Grant: 2020 Congressional Innovation Scholar serving Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
- Allie Brandenburger: Co-Founder and CEO of TheBridge; former Congressional staffer