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Technology Changing Communities – Guest Speaker Irma Olguin @ Owens Corning
Feb 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

TuesdayFebruary 18th 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
4:30-5:00 pm            Registration & Networking
5:00 pm                    Program & Speaker
6:15-6:30 pm            Wrap-Up & Networking

Location:    Owens Corning Corporate Headquarters
Downtown Toledo
Parking is no cost in OC’s Guest parking lot.

Light refreshments will be served. No cost to attendees.

Speaker Biography:
In 2013, Irma L. Olguin Jr. decided to build a company focused on strengthening the tech industry in Fresno, Calif. and leveraging it as the economic driver to remake the city. Bitwise Industries now operates with the goal of activating human potential for the technology industry in underdog cities across the United States.

As CEO and co-founder, Irma oversees the company’s operations teams, as well as the technology-focused training program of Geekwise Academy, and software development firm, Shift3 Technologies. A main component of her role is ensuring the company’s fidelity to mission, strategy, and long-term goals.

Previously, Irma created 59DaysOfCode, a software development competition to highlight and encourage the Central Valleyʼs tech industry. She co-founded Hashtag, an open workspace for designers, developers, and entrepreneurs to collaborate. And, she co-founded Edit LLC to solve efficiency and data issues in the agricultural industry.

Education : University Of Toledo, Ohio; B.S. Computer Science & Engineering

Learn more about Irma in this article from the University of Toledo.

All women and men in computing-related jobs and majors are welcome to attend!  Hope to see you there!  Invite your family,  friends and peers.

Please register by February 3rd

Maker X @ Ohio Expo Center - State Fairgrounds
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

MakerX The Columbus Maker Expo will happen 10 am to 4 pm in the Lausche building of the Ohio Expo Center on Saturday, February 29, 2020. This public festival of creating with technology is suitable for all ages. Attendance at MakerX is free and requires no tickets. However the Expo Center will charge $5 per vehicle for parking.

OCWiC 2021 @ Sawmill Creek Resort
Feb 26 – Feb 27 all-day