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…
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Gilliane Arens

Travelers Insurance
Senior Communications Specialist
Gilliane has a diverse range of experience working with global corporations and local technology companies on various forms of communications and recruiting. As a Field Representative for Travelers Black/African-American Diversity Network, she is passionate about creating spaces that allow diversity to thrive - especially in the workplace.