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The Inaugural Blacks in Technology Conference, instantly tagged as BITCON2018, is a 3-day interactive platform for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, subject matter experts, students, and thought leaders who share a common goal... increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry.  As we seek to further our mission of establishing a practice of world class excellence, BIT has crafted a stimulating and engaging program that intertwines and encompasses the Twin Cities educational, business, political and tech communities. Utilizing forums such as tech exhibits, career fairs, pitch competitions, networking parties, city innovation tours, lightning talks, and panel discussions, BIT invites you to redefine your career in tech…
Saturday, October 13 • 10:00am - 10:50am
#BlackGirlMagic: Excelling in the Tech World

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A panel of women will share their stories as tech employees, leaders, and entrepreneurs

Moderators
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Kanika Tolver

Founder & CEO, Career Rehab
Kanika Tolver is no ordinary “social-preneur.” This former highly decorated government employee turned rebel entrepreneur and Certified Professional Coach is a serial innovator who’s fueled by an extraordinary commitment to social change and to helping others create their own... Read More →

Speakers
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Kim Crayton

Entrepreneur, Kim Crayton LLC
Kim Crayton is the founder of the #causeascene movement and a proud multipotentialite and advocate for diversity, inclusion, and safe spaces in tech, who is committed to facilitating honest conversations and intentional actions for positive change. Kim has years of experience working... Read More →
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Ayori Selassie

Product Marketing Manager, Founder of Selfpreneur, Salesforce Einstein
Ayori Selassie is an expert in the field of AI (Artificial Intelligence) for CRM and a leader of Product Marketing for Salesforce Einstein. Selassie is also the creator of Life Model®, AI for Life and applied design thinking. As the inventor of Life Model Canvas® (the framework... Read More →
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Danielle Smith

Snr Director of Experience Research & Accessibility, Express Scripts
I lead a team of psychologists, usability specialists, data scientists, accessibility experts, analytics engineers, and customer experience professionals at a Pharmacy Benefit Manager, Express Scripts.
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Saron Yitbarek

Founder, CodeNewbie
Saron Yitbarek is a developer and the founder of CodeNewbie, the most supportive community of programmers and people learning to code.Ms. Yitbarek interviews incredible people in tech on the CodeNewbie Podcast (new episodes every Monday. Subscribe on your favorite podcast app... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am
Best Buy HQ - Theater 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423

Attendees (78)