This International Women's Day event features tech talks, networking and a STEAM showcase - Baltimore


Feb. 22, 2018 12:59 pm

This International Women’s Day event features tech talks, networking and a STEAM showcase

The March 3 event will be inside the Learning Center at Under Armour. Check out the lineup.

At a Google Women Techmakers summit.

(Courtesy photo)

The Baltimore chapter of Google’s Women Techmakers has been building momentum since it launched in the city laster.

For International Women’s Day, the organizers are looking to put a spotlight on the community, and provide an entry point to technology.

The March 3 event, which will be held inside the Learning Center @ Under Armour (1020 Hull Street), features a day of talks, workshops and networking around Google’s theme of “Building a New Horizon.”

The talks include perspective from Baltimore technologists. keynote speaker is Brit Keller, the Chief Operating Officer of Yet Analytics, whose talk is titled, “Building the New Horizon: The Blueprints.” Additional speakers include:

  • Belinda Kilby, cofounder of drone company Elevated Element, who will discuss aerial imaging.
  • Jackie Russell, Director of Account Management and Product Owner at Mindgrub, who will discuss nontraditional paths into tech.
  • Jennifer Marin Jericho, Designer and Marketing Manager at Barcoding Inc., who will discuss, “Stop Networking and Building Your Own Brain Trust.”
See the full lineup

Organizers Kristie Callander and Michelle Hafer said the event is seeking to explore all types of skillsets and jobs that are utilized to create tech tools and is also designed with programming for newcomers to the tech community. They are also planning a showcase of STEM to STEAM featuring Baltimore creators using tech to make art, games and more.

Callander said the organizers encourage all comers to attend, regardless of gender.


Since launching last summer, the Goggle Women Techmakers chapter has been holding events about every 6-8 weeks, and has seen attendance increasing. To organize this event, Callander said she and Hafer worked with Baltimore tech community members including Shervonne Cherry, Jessica Watson, Chelsea Keene and Angelique Weger.



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