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Lesbians Who Tech (and friends) March // Chicago Happy Hour

Lesbians Who Tech

Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Chicago, illinois

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Lesbians Who Tech is global community of over 3,000 queer women in and around tech.

Whether you work at a tech company, have a technical job or just love technology. Yes, even if you’re just obsessed with every new app that comes out. 

We want you to join Lesbians Who Tech and:

  • Get geeky with techy folks just like you
  • Enjoy tasty adult beverages
  • Land gigs, make new friends & connections

Why Lesbians Who Tech?

To Be More Visible To Each Other

We all know that familiar feeling of meeting someone in a work setting, knowing she’s a lesbian, and trying to work it into a conversation and make that connection. We’re about making that happen: connecting lesbians and building a network of colleagues, associates and friends in the industry.

To Be More Visible To Others

Outside of Ellen, Rosie, Melissa, and now Tammy, what other mainstream lesbian role models can most people name? We need more examples of lesbian leaders and that means we need to come out as the amazing, successful people we are.

To Get More Women and Lesbians in Technology

Lesbians are women first, and right now women are some of the most gifted folks in technology, yet there are far fewer of us than there should be (women account for 1 in 15 people in STEM fields). Because there aren’t enough women, women are rarely quoted as experts by the mainstream media and blogs, on panels, etc. And add the element of being lesbian, it’s equally important for us to represent women, and out women, for our communities. 

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Downtown Bar and Lounge
440 N. State Street
Chicago, illinois 60654

Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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Lesbians Who Tech

Lesbians Who Tech is a monthly gathering of women in the queer community in and around tech, chatting over drinks. Lesbians Who Tech is founded by: Leanne Pittsford, Founder & CEO of Start Somewhere @lepitts   

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