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Wednesday, June 15 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Creating a Welcoming Tech Environment for Underrepresented Populations

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How can you ensure that your company has the diversity required to thrive? Why are homogeneous teams damaging to startups? How can you create space for inclusion in a way that is effective and authentic? Join our panelists for a frank and enlightening discussion on building environments, policies, and behaviors that attract the talent necessary to make your startup competitive where it counts: the human element.

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Julian Bryant

Mobile Developer, FreshForm Interactive
Is a freelance iOS developer and Facilitator for Startup Weekend events in San Diego and around the US. He has a law degree from Georgetown and a BA from Notre Dame in Gov't, Japanese, and Computer Applications. When he's not building great apps for clients, he investigates legal tech innovation and uses of blockchain technology. He's also a huge Ultimate Frisbee fan.

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Leslie Fishlock

CEO & Founder, Geek Girl
GeekGirlTV is the official Online Educational and Video Channel for @GeekGirlCamp. Learn how to Code, use Photoshop, Social Media and more from the Geek Girls!
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Charles Loftland

Career Transition Advocate, Wounded Warrior Project
Charles is a career transition advocate with Wounded Warrior Project where he works to prepare disabled veterans and their families for the job market after military service. In addition to serving 24 years in the United States Air Force, Charles previously co-owned a staffing company, directed an educational services non-profit and most recently founded WeFoci Consultants, LLC that specializes in small business and career coaching.
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Adam Powers

Community Liaison, The Design Lab, UC San Diego
Adam is a community designer and social entrepreneur whose greatest passion is bringing humans together. They're currently at The Design Lab, a multidisciplinary research hub at UC San Diego, where they work to help usher our city into its burgeoning renaissance. In their off-time, they organize discussion groups and mixers for special interest identities, and in their off-off-time, they co-produce music festivals. Talk to them about... Read More →
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Navrina Singh

Head of Qualcomm Innovation | Director Product Management, Qualcomm
I am crazy passionate about technology, world-changing ideas and people making those ideas a reality. I have over 14 years of experience in mobile technology, creating & leading invaluable innovation strategies and developing business & technology commercialization plan. I am excited about taking an idea from a spark to a commercial product that customers "need" & creating new revenue streams for a company. I pride myself on... Read More →
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Amanda Vidad

UI/Visual Designer, Reflexion Health Inc
I believe design influences and improves all parts of life. I love to solve problems where technology meets design. I get caught up in pixel counts and perfect spacing. All of my ideas start on paper and develop on a screen.

Wednesday June 15, 2016 12:15pm - 1:15pm
701 B Street 16th Floor, Room A 701 B St, San Diego, CA 92101

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