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Aug. 25, 2021 12:15 pm

After 7 years of bootstrapped growth, here’s what’s next for downtown DC cybersecurity firm Arlo Solutions

Offering cyber and intelligence support for the federal government, Arlo ranked #153 on 2021's Inc. 5000 list. The company's cofounders have plans to nearly quadruple their team to 150 following a particularly successful 2020.
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Aug. 23, 2021 7:15 am

With support from DEFCON, this DC org is using conferences to boost diversity in cyber

Blacks in Cybersecurity founder Michaela Barnett invites Black technologists to "come as they are," whether they're newcomers to the field or old pros.
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Aug. 4, 2021 1:45 pm

Penny Lee is the first CEO of the Financial Technology Association. Here’s what she has planned

In an interview, Lee discussed equity in fintech, and where she's watching growth in the space. She's looking to "lead this sector into the next phase."
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Jun. 8, 2021 2:44 pm

Events Roundup: SUEGO is breaking down blockchain for businesses in this four-part series

Plus, D.C. orgs are honoring Juneteenth with a conference by and for Black technologists, and Rosslyn's BID is re-upping its outdoor coworking space in Gateway Park.
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May 17, 2021 7:30 am

Flatiron School’s Women Take Tech initiative is empowering the next generation of diverse tech talent

A look at why women are enrolling in the bootcamp that champions representation.
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Apr. 29, 2021 11:40 am

We need more women in tech careers. And no, it’s not just a pipeline problem

"It’s a career challenge to solve," writes GIS pro Eva Reid. Here's her call to not only encourage girls' interest in STEM, but to make tech communities more welcoming to them once they've earned STEM degrees.
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Apr. 13, 2021 3:48 pm

How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

The RealLIST Engineers honoree, who joined Netflix this month, talks about finding community with minoritized technologists, in D.C. and online.
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Mar. 26, 2021 7:10 am

Women’s History Month should be a monthlong reminder for a year-round commitment

Northern Virginia Technology Council President and CEO Jennifer Taylor on the importance of mentorship for young women in STEM and DEI initiatives for companies: "Together, we can all be change agents and create a more inclusive tech workforce."
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Mar. 23, 2021 10:45 am

GET Cities expands to DC to build pathways for women in technology

Gender Equality in Tech Cities works in areas including entrepreneurship, industry and academia. “We need technology that looks like the people it seeks to serve,” said national director Leslie Smith.
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Mar. 5, 2021 4:44 pm

Events Roundup: Technical.ly’s NET/WORK hiring fair returns (virtually) March 18

Plus, virtual tech gatherings from JLABS @ Washington, DC, National Security Innovation Network, Tech, Rebalanced and more.

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