I am excited to help kick off Baltimore Innovation Week by participating in an event that celebrates women in technology and helps foster the leadership skills necessary to take your company and career to the next level.
Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 21, 2015
StraighterLine, one of the fastest-growing online education companies in the US, is proud to participate in Innovation Week in Baltimore. Kerry Nagle, StraighterLine’s Chief Operating Officer, will participate in the Baltimore Technology Conference hosted by The Women in Tech Summit. The Summit will be held at the University of Baltimore Business Center on September 26, 2015 during “Baltimore Innovation Week 2015”.
Nagle will discuss how to reach beyond your personal limitations and create your own personal board of directors as part of the panel, “Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Business.” She will be joined by Joanne Lang, the AboutOne.com Founder and CEO; and Anne Balduzzi, the Founder of SameGrain, an award winning “privacy first” social discovery start-up located in Baltimore’s ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) incubator. The moderator will be Deb Tillett, the President/Executive Director at Emerging Technology Centers.
StraighterLine COO Kerry Nagle said, "I am excited to help kick off Baltimore Innovation Week by participating in an event that celebrates women in technology and helps foster the leadership skills necessary to take your company and career to the next level.”
Nagle also added, “I’m looking forward to joining my colleagues for a strong StraighterLine presence at events throughout the week, including Women in Tech and Beta City. Baltimore Innovation Week truly highlights an exceedingly innovative time in our city, and I’m excited that StraighterLine will be an integral part of events that celebrate and elevate technology and entrepreneurship throughout Baltimore.”
Nominated for a Baltimore Innovation Award as “Best Web Product of the Year” – StraighterLine is also participating in other events throughout the week, including Beta City, a full day of live pitches, startup demos and a celebration of Baltimore’s growing community to be held at Betamore and City Garage on October 1, 2015.
A series of annual, multi-location events, The Women in Tech Summit works to inspire, educate and connect women in the technology industry. Each event is organized with the goal to support the community of women currently working in technology and to help pave the way for women and young women who want to enter the industry. By providing attendees with a unique combination of in-depth, hands-on tech workshops; discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and networking opportunities with other women in technology, The Women in Tech Summit provides a venue to bring together and empower women across the technology industry. For more information about the summit or to register for an upcoming summit, visit the website at http://womenintechsummit.net/.
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