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NCWIT Diversity in Technology Panel

3:00 PM–5:30 PM on Monday, Sep 16, 2013

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Learn how stealth barriers can stall creativity, innovation and team performance, ultimately damaging productivity and the bottom line. Join NCWIT’s Associate Director, Terry Morreale and Catherine Ashcraft, NCWIT Senior Research Scientist, as they discuss how startup companies can effectively address these hidden barriers in order to better attract and retain the diverse talent that will drive future innovation.
A panel of leaders from local startup companies, who are part of NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance, will also discuss challenges and successes they've had in addressing these barriers and what other startup companies might learn from their experiences.

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Panel Participants:
Andy Sautins, CTO, Return Path
Mollie Rusher, President, On3 Software
Jim Franklin, CEO, SendGrid
Cathy Hawley, Senior Director of People, ReturnPath
Ben Sullins, VP Engineering, SpotXchange
Terry Morreale, Associate Director, NCWIT
Dr. Catherine Ashcraft, Senior Social Scientist, NCWIT

Located in Boulder, CO, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 450 universities, companies, startups, and non-profits organizations nationwide working to increase women’s participation in computing and technology. NCWIT helps organizations more effectively recruit, retain, and advance girls and women in K-12 through college education, and from academic to corporate and startup careers. Find out more at http://www.ncwit.org.

Located at Denver Post Auditorium - 101 W Colfax

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