Speaking Events

Speaking engagements in the following format (chronological):
Topic, Organization, Location, Date.


  • Presenter, "Diversity Training is the First Step, Not the Finish Line", Venture Café, St. Louis, MO (Jun 18, 2020)

  • Presenter, "Start Your Own Consulting Company", Venture Café, St. Louis, MO (Mar 11, 2020)

  • Presenter, "The Importance of Being Flexible in Entrepreneurship", EXPLORE Program with DAP, EdHub STL, St. Louis, MO (Feb 19, 2020)

  • Presenter, "Data-Driven Diversity", PASS SQLSaturday St. Louis, Microsoft Technology Center, St. Louis, MO (Feb 8, 2020)

  • Special Guest, "The Virtues of Jean-Luc Picard with Dr. James Frey Croft", Ethics & Chill (Podcast), Ethical Society of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (Jan 27, 2020)

  • Presenter, "Diversity & Inclusion in Tech", Women Who Code St. Louis, OCI Training Center, St. Louis, MO (Nov 19, 2019)

  • Presenter, Sierra Nevada Corporation, "NewSpace: Space Entrepreneurs and Startups", Venture Café, St. Louis, MO (Nov 14, 2019)

  • Keynote, "Data-Driven Diversity", Women in Technology Luncheon, PASS Summit 2019, Seattle, WA (Nov 7, 2019)

  • Presenter, "Networking for Introverts", VISION - Small Business Symposium 2019, St. Louis, MO (Oct 18, 2019)

  • Presenter, "The Importance of Recognizing Intersectionality: Your Biggest Opportunity Doesn’t Look Like You”, Venture Café, St. Louis (Jul 25, 2019)

  • Presenter, "Your Biggest Opportunity Doesn't Look Like You", Entrepreneur Quarterly (EQ) Leadership Labs, Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC), St. Louis, MO (Apr 15, 2019)

  • Guest Speaker/Interviewee, Personal Journey of Diversity in STEM, Coro Women in Leadership STEM, Focus St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (Feb 21, 2019)

  • Keynote Speaker, Personal Journey with Diversity in STEAM, "Lifelong Learning", Black History Month Celebration, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St. Louis, MO (Feb 11, 2019)

  • Host, GeekGala 5, LaunchCode, St. Louis, MO ( Oct 11, 2018)

  • Speaker, Space Camp Story, Story Collider  - St. Louis Public Radio (NPR), St. Louis, MO ( Oct 4, 2018)

  • Workshop Speaker, "I Just Took the Leap: My Personal Journey into Entrepreneurship", Rock Your Brand, St. Louis, MO ( Sep 18, 2018)

  • Speaker, Code with Pride, LaunchCode, St. Louis, MO (June 15, 2018)

  • Presentation Speaker, "Redefining Weakness", Lesbians Who Tech San Francisco Summit, San Francisco, CA (Mar 3, 2018)

  • Speaker & Mentor, TechJobs Tour, St. Louis, MO (Oct 16, 2017)

  • Guest Speaker, NFTE Summer BizCamp, Girls Inc (Jun 19, 2017)

  • Presentation Speaker, PASS Women In Technology VC, Webinar (Jun 7, 2016)

  • Presentation Speaker, Lesbians Who Tech NYC Summit, New York, NY (Oct 2, 2015)

  • Keynote Speaker, NCWIT STL Aspirations Award Ceremony, St. Louis, MO (Mar 8, 2015)

  • Presentation Speaker, CoderGirl_Relaunch, St. Louis, MO (Jan 14, 2015)

  • Presentation Speaker, LaunchCode 1-year Anniversary, St. Louis, MO (Nov 11, 2014)


  • Panelist, "Jobs of the Future", Voices of the Region, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Louis, MO (July 10, 2020)

  • Panelist, "Reach for the STARs: Realizing the Potential of America’s Hidden Talent Pool", Opportunity@Work, Accenture Federal Digital Studio, Washington, DC (Mar 12, 2020)

  • Panelist, "Coding, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence", Civil Rights and You (Podcast), Civil Rights Enforcement Agency, St. Louis (Jan 14, 2020)

  • Panelist, Diversity Corporate Talks, Olin School of Business, Washington University, St. Louis (Dec 9, 2019)

  • Contributing Speaker/Educator, "The Formation of Implicit Biases and Practical Strategies to Address Them", National Society of Genetic Counselors, Online Course (Launched Dec 5, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Best and Next Practices and Challenges in Diversity and Inclusion", FOCUS St. Louis, Edward Jones HQ, St. Louis (Nov 2, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Startup Stories: Out in Business", Mastercard Tech Hub, New York City, NY (June 26, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Shift the Hustle: Opportunities for Women in Tech", NPower St. Louis, Ameren Headquarters, St. Louis, MO (June 8, 2019)

  • Web Developer Panelist, Building Basic Websites, Summer Camp, GlobalHack, UMSL North Campus, St. Louis, MO (June 7, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Meeting in the Middle" To Address Talent Demand in St. Louis, C2ER - The Council for Community and Economic Research, Venture Cafe, St. Louis, MO (June 6, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Career Navigation: Surviving & Thriving in the Tech Industry", HUE Tech Summit, Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Ethics and Challenges in Digital Innovation", Interagency Mentoring and Collaboration Workshop, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, St. Louis, MO (Mar 23, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Bridging the Gap" between St. Louis transplants and natives, FOCUS St. Louis, Maryville University, St. Louis, MO (Mar 13, 2019)

  • (Radio) Panelist, "Bridging the Gap" between St. Louis transplants and natives, St. Louis Public Radio (NPR), St. Louis, MO (Mar 11, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Voicing Our Differences", St. Louis Business Journal Women's Conference, St. Louis, MO (Jan 25, 2019)

  • Panelist, "Diversity & Inclusion", Building Block Series, Claim Academy/Covo St. Louis/EQ St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (Sept 19, 2018)

  • Panelist, "Inclusion and Equity in the Tech Sector", TechHire Roundtable, Chicago, IL (Sept 24, 2017)

  • Guest Panel, Career Talk, John Burroughs High School, St. Louis, MO (March 3 & 6, 2017)

  • Workforce Panel, The Future of Work, New America Conference, Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2016)

  • Alumni Tech Panel, Mentor Center Liftoff Celebration, LaunchCode Mentor Center, St. Louis, MO (October 29, 2015)

  • Diversity Lunch-and-Learn panel, Diversity Awareness Partnership, Old Post Office, St. Louis, MO (October 8, 2015)

  • "How Technology & Data are Being Leveraged to Increase Your Privacy", Lesbians Who Tech NYC Summit, NYU Law School, New York, NY, MasterCard representative (October 2, 2015)

  • Women in Technology (WIT) panel, Girls Inc., MasterCard Campus in St. Louis, MO, MasterCard - WIT (July 17, 2015)

  • Women in Technology (WIT) panel, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, MasterCard - WIT (June 23, 2015)

  • TechHire Initiative, SIM St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, LaunchCode (Mar 19, 2015)

  • Women in Technology, Connections to Success, St. Louis, MO, MasterCard - WLN (Feb 12, 2015)

  • Personal Journey, St. Louis Women 2.0, St. Louis, LaunchCode/MasterCard (Feb 5, 2015)