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Virtual Diversity in Tech Series: Being a double minority; Navigating as a Minority and Female in the Tech World

How have women in a male-dominated field navigated the tech world? Minority women hold only 3% of jobs among women in tech in America. Do pipelines exist to promote women to C-suites or boardroom roles? Does the culture of promotion unconsciously exclude minority women? If you have answers or insights join us online in session one.

Featured Speaker(s)

Zhe Scott, aka The SEO Queen is a Dynamic digital strategist.

She achieves authentic success through building credible, visible, and profitable brands. She is the Chief Digital Strategist for the Marketing technology company TSQ Marketing Inc. She has been a seo strategy lecturer for Connected Women of Influence, The Los Angeles South Chamber, Raising a Mogul, Macedonia Baptist Church Community Development Corporation, and multiple other Southern California businesses. Recently she was celebrated by blackenterprise.com for winning a California state contract to develop the website for California's Clean Off Road Equipment's 44 Million Dollar Voucher Program.

With an MIT degree in the science of information technology management, Zhe is a sought after digital marketing partner who procures tangible results for client companies. She has 20+ years experience in business development and entrepreneurial experience.

Noa SCHECTER

Noa is an experienced certified life coach, author, speaking workshop presenter, and with over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience. She helps build partnerships and alliances among clients while developing positive practices offers insightful guidance to all she works with.

Skilled in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), leadership development, mentoring youth, she also counsels clients in issues such as career development, love and relationships, and positive living. With her expertise in communication and relationships, Noa helps her clients develop deeper relationships.

Through her leadership academy (The Accelerated Leadership Academy), she has created a variety of programs that help her clients to achieve intermediate goals, clarity on their vision while helping them to build structure and support her clients in many ways. Helping clients achieve vibrant educational environments internationally.

Ruby Guillen MSW, CIS, responds to severe and fatal child abuse calls derived from hospitals, police, fire/EMT, and private residences in L.A. County. Her extensive experience includes the investigative “teaming” processes with several thousand personnel from hospitals, mental health, and police officers, with over three thousand child abuse cases. Now, she is investing in researching how to utilize technology and data science to reduce fatal and severe child abuse. Also, she assists organizations to explore and design solutions to produce healthier positive statistical outcomes and increase emergency and social services for field agents and clients that they serve.

Kipenzi Chidinma is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of LINÉIJ™. Ms. Chidinma received her B.S. in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Biology from California State University, Los Angeles - thenstarted her career as a research scientist - studying DNA sequences and immunoassays. After spending more than ten years in the science field, Kipenzi decided she wanted to pursue another career. She returned to school and earned her M.B.A. in international business, and fashion marketing from Woodbury University. During her time at Woodbury, she participated in a study abroad program in Turkey which ignited her creative passion and lead to her starting LINÉIJ™. She is the first person of Turks and Caicos descent to launch an online, sustainably sourced,bespoke, luxury, fashion brand.