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#WITDemoDay From The Garage At Capital One

By November 1, 2016January 15th, 2019No Comments
J. Kelly Hoey - Build Your Dream Network

On October 29, 2017, Capital One again hosted a Women In Tech Demo Day (the third in a series of community focused hackathons focused on women and girls in technology). The event took place at The Garage at Capital One in Plano TX and the challenge supported Girls Inc. Dallas.

Capital One ✔@CapitalOne: Women are making waves in tech and rocking the #WITDemoDay challenge to support @GirlsIncDallas. #InvestedinTech

Emily Rouse @emily_rouse : Playing I spy w/ @AngelHack at #TheGarage @CapitalOne in #Dallas before #WITDemoDay tomorrow! You can still sign-up: http://WomenInTechDemoDay.com

Ihudiya Finda Ogburu @iogburu: Preparing for #WITDemoDay. #WomeninTech

Kelly Hoey ✔@jkhoey: Inclusive technology and more innovation — this is what is happening NOW @CapitalOne’s #WITDemoDay #Dallas #spon#womenintech

Check out images and posts from the full #WITDemoDay at Capital One’s #TheGarage here on Storify. I previously shared my experience at #WITDemoDay in New York, here on Medium. As with the other Capital One #WITDemoDay events, a diverse group of employees volunteered to make it all possible. Read Maxie McCoy’s post on what the dudes can do to support #womenintech.

I’ve invested a lot of my career in mentoring talent and in particular diverse talent. As an investor in emerging technology companies since 2011, I’ve seen first hand how important having women at the helm of the future of innovation is, which is why I’m proud to partner and work with companies like Capital One. These opinions, like everything I post and tweet, are obviously my own. Learn more about Capital One here.

J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey

Kelly Hoey is the author of Build Your Dream Network (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee). She has been lauded from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“1 of the 25 Smartest Women On Twitter”) to Business Insider (“1 of the 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter”) and Inc. (1 of “10 Most Well-Connected People in New York City's Startup Scene”). Empowering A Billion Women By 2020 included her on their list of the “100 Most Influential Global Leaders Empowering Women Worldwide”. Not bad for a former corporate lawyer. She’s a limited partner in two emerging tech funds (Laconia Capital Group and Lattice Ventures) and can frequently be found on Twitter @jkhoey.