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Tuesday, October 22 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Technificent Presents: The Realest Diversity Panel

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The people who make up our Tech and Cyber industries are varied and diverse. So why do our tech and cyber companies struggle to look as diverse as our industry? Technificent Solutions has put together an all-star panel to tackle that very subject, in the most real way possible.

J. Clemonts Jr.- Owner of Technificent Solutions LLC., a technological consulting firm that specializes in practical security and leveraging technology to streamline existing workflows. J. has taken his "technology is created to help us live better lives" philosophy and consulted for clients such as: The U.S. Army & Navy, FEMA, The House of Representatives, and more!

Ayan Islam- Vice Chair of Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies for the Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS). As Vice Chair, Ayan supports the working group's efforts to identify, amplify, and augment work being done to explore the effects of emerging technology and cybersecurity concerns on communities of color.

LaToya C. Staten- Chief Strategy Officer for Connected2Tech LLC: Technology Workforce and Economic Development Enthusiast. She prepares smart people for the future of work.
Leslie Crews (Esteemed Moderator)- Assistant Manager Threat Management at Bloomberg Industry Group (INDG): Leslie Crews is a skilled Information Security professional and writer whose experience spans the security spectrum. Leslie's mission is to help create a world of better humans, by inspiring compassion for underrepresented humans and promoting kindness through the oral and written word.

Gresham "Gresh" Harkless Jr.- Gresham “Gresh” W. Harkless Jr. is the founder of CBNation and is the founder and digital marketing specialist behind Blue 16 Media. CBNation is a Business to Business (B2B) Media Brand focusing on increasing the visibility of and providing resources for CEOs, entrepreneurs and business owners, and Blue 16 Media is a digital marketing company specializing in web design and SEO services for businesses and organizations

Tuesday October 22, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
Cove Meet Suite 1215 1730 Rhode Island Ave NW Washington , DC 20036