The Women in Tech Summit is back with its Mid Atlantic conference [Events Roundup] - DC


The Women in Tech Summit is back with its Mid Atlantic conference [Events Roundup]

Plus, events hosted by DC Tech Meetup, 1 Million Cups, Vinetta Project and more.

A Women in Technology job fair.

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Aligned with International Women’s Day coming up on March 8 and‘s March editorial focus on Women in Tech, The Women in Tech Summit‘s Mid Atlantic Conference is taking place in Washington, D.C., March 28-29.

The two-day conference include speakers, panels and hands-on workshops on a variety of tech and career related topics. This year’s keynote speakers include Genia Wilbourn from Verizon, Joan Myers from Strategic Link Partners and Allison Ritter from IBM Security.

The conference cost $199 for regular attendees and $89 for students.


Check out these other great events happening this month:

Can The Future Still Be Female?

FINCA Impact Finance will be hosting its fourth annual International Women’s Day event. Research shows that fintech is most effective at narrowing the gender gap in markets where women already play active roles in managing household finances. The panel discussion will discuss this theme and explore how women can continue to be empowered in finance, technology, and other male-dominated industries.

  • Tuesday, March 5
  • 5:30–8:30 p.m.
  • FINCA Impact Finance HQ, 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20005
  • Register. Free.

DC Tech Meetup #70: Transportation Tech

This meetup sponsored by The Flatiron School will kick off with a fireside chat with David Alpert, founder of Greater Greater Washington. Then, attendees will hear demos from experts in the transportation tech space. The meetup will conclude with an open mic portion followed by a happy hour.


  • Tuesday, March 5
  • 7:00–9:00 p.m.
  • Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C., 20001
  • RSVP. Free.

1 Million Cups

Andre Mezalira, founder of Wings Mobile Detailing, will be presenting his company, which is an auto detailing service provider. Attendees can enjoy coffee and make connections with others who are interested in supporting local entrepreneurs.

  • Wednesday, March 6
  • 8:30–10:00 a.m.
  • WeWork Metropolitan Square, 1440 G St NW, 8th floor, Washington, D.C., 20005
  • RSVP. Free.

How to Launch Your Career in Tech with CodeNewbie Founder, Saron Yitbarek

Saron Yitbarek, founder and host of the popular podcast CodeNewbie, will be joining the Flatiron School in D.C. for a live discussion on pursuing a tech career.

  • Tuesday, March 12
  • 6:00–8:00 p.m.
  • WeWork Metropolitan Square, 1440 G St NW, 8th floor, Washington, D.C., 20005
  • RSVP. Free.

2019 Vinetta Project March Venture Challenge Showcase

The Vinetta Project’s DC Chapter is kicking off its fourth Venture Challenge with its first showcase competition where female founders will compete to make it to the next round. This year, the Vinetta Project’s DC Chapter is partnering with Paley Rothman for the Venture Challenge.

  • Tuesday, March 19
  • 6:30–9:00 p.m.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Center, 901 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20005
  • Register. $79.


Brought to you by, NET/WORK is a technology job fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work.

    • Wednesday, March 27
    • 6:00–9:00 p.m.
    • Alley Powered by Verizon, 2055 L St NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C., 20036
    • Register. $5-10.

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