Past Speakers

2021 Speakers


Tiffany Xingyu Wang, Chief Strategy Officer at Spectrum Labs, and Co- Founder of Oasis Consortium


Jessica Robinson, CEO of PurePoint International and the brand Consciously Secure Living



Aunyea Lachelle, Lifestyle & Entertainment Reporter for NBC10 Philadelphia




Jordanne Barrett, Founder and CEO of TCP Cybersecurity Plug – Know Your Worth: The Impact of Data Privacy on You


Adora Nwodo, Software Engineer at Microsoft – Designing Secure Cloud Applications


Gina Sharp, Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) | Angel Johnson, Information Security / Cybersecurity Specialist at U.S. Census Bureau | Bobbie Shrivastav, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Benekiva – Women in Cyber Unlocked


Maasha Kah, Head of Outreach and Inclusion at DocuSign – Work of your life: Design, find, and obtain your dream job!


Tonya Evans (she/her), Professor at Penn State Dickinson Law, CEO of the Advantage Evans™ Academy – Data Privacy, Identity and Blockchain


Jihana Barrett, Author, Speaker, and Founder of CybrSuite LLC – Like, Share, Swipe Left or Right: Social Security


Valerie Phoenix, Founder & CEO at Tech By Choice – Human centered design needs a security first mindset


Renee Small, Cybersecurity Super Recruiter and the CEO of Cyber Human Capital – What We Learned About Breaking Into Cybersecurity After 200 Podcasts




The [HUE] Seat: Women in Tech Leadership – A conversation about the importance of women and cybersecurity in corporations, financial institutions, and government.


Angelique Slagle, Head of SAP’s Human Experience Management (HXM) Line of Business in North America


Jumoke Dada, Technologist & Founder, Tech Women Network & HUE Tech Summit


Christine Reese, Senior Vice President / Pacific Series Practice Leader for the Lockton Cyber Technology


Amelia Estwick, Director of the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College

2020 Speakers


Host – Adesina Sanchez, @adesinatv

Welcome – Jumoke Dada, @jumokedada

Special Remarks – Dr. Tracee Gilbert, CEO, System Innovation

Special Remarks – Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, Coronavirus Scientific Lead (Daily)


Power Women: Cultivating Your Leadership Identity:

Lauren Legette, Business Lead at Facebook, @laurenlegette_

The Science of Cosmetics & Crowns

Dr.Isfahan Chambers-Harris, Founder of Alodia Hair Care, @alodiahaircare

Toyin Odulate, Founder & CEO of Olori Cosmetics, @olori_cosmetics

Candace Mitchell, Founder and CEO of Myavana, @candyvharris

Jennifer Ford, Associate Beauty Editor at Essence, @msjenniferford

Imposter Syndrome – How to Advance Your Career (if you have it)!: 

Curated by @Etsy

How to be a Fierce Self Advocate: Learn how to be a fierce self-advocate

Selena Rezvani, Author/Leadership Speaker, @selenarezvani

Security and Privacy: Defending Your Digital Assets

Jihanna Barrett, Cybersecurity Consultant at CyberSuite, @iamjihana

Renata Spinks, Cyber Technology Officer at US Marines Corps, @cyberbosslady

Taz Khan-Norelius, Founder of Cyber Collective, @techwithtaz

Aunshul Rege, Professor at Temple University, @prof_rege



The [HUE] Seat: A Fireside Chat with April Walker, Director of Microsoft Technology Center – Philadelphia,

Interview by Jumoke Dada



Host – Stephanie Humphrey, Technology & Lifestyle Contributor, @techlifesteph

Special Remarks – Angela Benton, Founder & CEO at Streamlytics


Experience and Interface: Inclusivity in Design

Ashley Janelle, UX/UI Designer & UX Course Creator for Ashley Janelle, LLC & Caterpillar, Inc., @theashleyjanell

Denise Francis, Sr. Product Designer at Salesforce

Lesley Ann Noel, Associate Director of Design Thinking for Social Innovation at Tulane University

Regroup and Rebuild: Propelling Your Business Through a Crisis

Arshiya Malik, Co-Founder of Aleria

De’Havia Stewart, Business Strategist at Accenture

Olivia Owens, Head of Partnerships at IFundWomen, @olivialowens

Bobbie Shrivastav, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Benekiva, @bshrivastav

Data Decoded: WOC Talk Data Science

Bhavini Patel, CEO and Co-Founder of beamdata, @bhavinipatel_

Kim Campbell, Lead Product Researcher for Salesforce, @kim_campbel

D&I: Positioning WOC to Win: Learn about Diversity and Inclusion: Positioning Women of Color to Win

Yaneris Rosa, Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)

Brandi Rand, Associate Director of Social Media at Burrell Communications

Sian Morson, Director of Strategy & Investments at Starfish Accelerator, @sianmorson

Teddi Rene, Consultant and Founder at Deloitte, LLP and The Collektiv, @teddi_rene


The [HUE] Seat: A Fireside Chat with Aisha Bowe, Founder and CEO of STEMboard, @aishabowe

Interviewed by Jumoke Dada



Host – Stephanie LeBlanc-Godfrey, Global Head of Inclusion for ​Women of Color at Google, @iamslg

Special Remarks from Eloise Young, SVP Strategic and Information Services at Philadelphia Gas Works


Digital Voices: Your Passion, Your Platform, Your Power

Angelina Darrisaw, CEO of C-Suite Coach, @linadarrisaw

Deepti Sharma, Founder & CEO of FoodtoEat

Delilah Dee, Found of SHFT World, @iamdelilahdee

Pariss Athena, Founder & CEO of Black Tech Pipeline, @ParissAthena

Trends and Opportunities in the Drone Industry

Denise Wong, Principal Robotics Engineer at Exyn Technologies, @ExynTech

Career Advancement: Maintaining Career Momentum

Moderator – Catalina Peña, Founder and Career Coach at Catalyst Creation, @catalystcreation_

Ariel Solomon, Sr. Mgr, Energy Business Programs and Operations at Tesla

Danielle Hilliard, Manager Discovery Program at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Imani Grant, Senior Strategy and Operations Manager at DoorDash

Nanneral Brown, UX Researcher at Figma, @nannearl_



The [HUE] Seat: A Fireside Chat with Dr. Marian Croak, Vice President of Engineering at Google

Interview by Jumoke Dada

2019 Speakers


Arlan Hamilton– Founder and Managing Partner, Backstage Capital, @ArlanWasHere

Lisa Gelobter– CEO and Founder, tEQuitable Inc, @LisaGelobter



12 Steps to Building Your Digital Brand- Workshop

Brandi Rand– Associate Director, Social Media, Burrell Communications Group, @brandi_rand


Aligning Your Intellectual Property and Business Strategies- Talk 

Crystal Lacey– Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions 

Joycelyn Brown– Managing Partner, IPS Legal Group, P.A., @IPSLegalGroup (Instagram)

Peter Singh– Attorney, Smith Anderson, @peterdsinghjr


Artificial Intelligence: Calculating for Our Culture- Talk 

Amanda Chavis– NY Ambassador, Women of Wearables, @Women_Wearables

Annalisa Fernandez– Intercultural Strategist, Because Culture LLC, @BecauseCulture

Asia Rawls– Director of Software Education and Training, Trumble Inc

Ayodele Odubela– Founder, fullyConnected, @ayodeleohh


The Block is HOT: Centralizing the Power in Blockchain- Panel 

Anne Griffin– Lead Product Manager, OpenLaw (ConsenSys), @annetgriffin

Corinne Wright– Sr. Software Engineer, Change Healthcare

Semirah Dolan– Co-Founder, Roper, @semirahd


Cheree Warrick– CEO, Black Blockchain Consultant, @bizplangirl


Career Navigation: Surviving & Thriving in the Tech Industry- Panel

Lashana Lewis– CEO and Founder, L. M. Lewis Consulting

Minda Harts– Founder, The Memo LLC, @mindaharts

Nicole Jackson– Executive Director PMO, Duet Health (MedData), 


Toni Cunningham– Managing Director, Per Scholas,  @ImageAnu4U


CloudWatch-ing: Creating More Useful Logs & Alerts with AWS- Workshop

Rhia Dixon– Software Engineer, Veriship, @TheFakeRiRi


Cybersecurity Strategies for your Business and Personal Life- Workshop

Chasity Wright– Visionary, WrighTek Solutions Consulting Group


The [HUE] Seat: A Day in the Life As a Woman in Tech (Sponsor Picks)- Panel

Arylee McSweaney– Senior Manager, Quality Assurance, Etsy

Estelle Cephas– Executive Director IT Organizational Management, JPMorgan

Margot Goodson– North America Diversity & Inclusion Lead, SAP

Stephanie LeBlanc– Retention Stategist, Google


Level Up by Educating, Elevating, & Empowering Women- Panel

Dr. Marlo Barnett– Technology Teacher, Chicago Public Schools, @marlobarnett

Dr. Nicki Washington– Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Winthrop University, @dr_nickiw

Tonya Evans, Esq.- Professor and Chair of IP & Technology Programs, Univ. of New Hamshire School of Law, @IPProfEvans @CryptoSmartEsq


Tyrona Heath, Global Lead for Market Development, LinkedIn, @tyrona


$ecure the Bag- Talk

Liz Martinez– President, Stratical Consulting LLC, @lizzybrightblue


She’s Got G.R.I.T (Grind, Resilience, Influence, and Talent)- Panel

Khalilah Wright– Owner, Mess in a Bottle

Melinda Emerson– CEO, Quintessence Group, @SmallBizLady

Nichelle Browne– CEO, Bold Startups, @Nichelle_McCall

Sian Morson– Entreprenuer and Investor, Kollective Media


Yai Vargas– Founder, CEO, The Latinista


UX/UI Awareness: Building an Accessible UI (with React) and Keeping Your Users’ Needs in Mind- Workshop 

Sara Hall– Project Manager, City of Philadelphia, @_sarahall

2018 Speakers


Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, Global Head of Women and Black Engagement and Co-Founder, Google and Women’s Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN)

Sandra K. Johnson, CEO, SKJ Visioneering LLC and one of the first African American Women to receive her PhD in Electrical Engineering in the United States


CIS Golden Girls

Angel Johnson, Senior Scrum Master – Mobile Apps, Marriott

Dela Acolatse, Storage Engineer, GlaxoSmithKline

Olutosin Adegbite, Manager/Product Owner, Pearson

Moderator: Jumoke K. Dada, Technologist and Founder, Signature RED and Tech Women Network

Hidden Figures in Tech: C-Suite Execs in the HUE Seat

Cathy Beech, ,Chief Information Security Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kenyatta Powers, Chief Information Officer, State of Maryland

Tiffany Polk, Executive Director of Global Technology, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Tonya Adams, Executive Director, Reliability Engineering, Business Services, COMCAST

Moderator: Eloise Young, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Information Services, Philadelphia Gas Works

Tech Business 101: How to Launch and Grow Your Company

Alexandra Morton, Founder, Morton Consulting Group

Rica Elysee, CEO & Founder, BeautyLynk

Tamika Taylor, CEO and Founder, The TaylorMade Executives Company

Moderator: Sabrina Lowery, Technology Evangelist and CEO, Legacy Realty & Management

Women in Tech: Unplugged and Unstoppable

Janeya Griffin, Founder, The Commercializer and NASA Consultant

LaToya Finney, Director of Technology of Corporate Financial Systems, Appollo Global Management Group

Odetta Scott, Associate Director of Interiors Engineering Excellence, UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS

Moderator: Xina Eiland, President and Founder, X+PR


Better Management = Better Results

Dr. Brandi Baldwin-Rana, CEO and Founder, Millennial Ventures Holding Company

Christie Lindor, Consultant and Author, The MECE Muse Project

Andrena Sawyer, Founder, P.E.R.K. Consulting

Janine Truitt, Chief Innovations Officer, Talent Think Innovations, LLC

Biased Products: Why AI Desperately Needs Women of Color

Anne Griffin, Product Manager, Red Fuse Communications

Build, Don’t Code

Chris Davis, Co-Founder, Jobtack

Building Inclusivity In Tech’s “Bro” Culture

Amanda Fakhreddine Goedde, Senior Data Analyst, COMCAST

Creating Your Own Lane: Using Tech to Brand Yourself and Your Initiatives

Krysten Copeland, Founder, KC & Co Communications

Khali Gallman, Founder, PR Consultant & Creator of the Not Just Spring Break®️ Mobile App

Napiya Nubiya, Founder, The Next IT Girl

Intellectual Property 101

Antonia Dean, Vice President, External Relations,Venture for America

Jean Rivers, Director of Litigation Support (EDiscovery), Berg & Androphy

Kelly Shapiro, Founder, Law Offices of Kelly D. Shapiro

Digital Marketing Fundamentals

Frances Chua, Marketing Strategist, Optikal Inc.

Lynn Cooper, Managing Partner, Socially Ahead

Marie Denee, Owner, The Curvy Fashionista

Moderator: Renee Ducree, Founder & Managing Principal, Digital, Digital Business Consulting Group

Future of Technology and New Trends

Mahesh Chand, CEO, Mindcracker Inc.

Get In Formation: Getting Ready For Capital

Anne Richie, Managing Partner, JumpStart Inc.

Gloria Ware, Director and Partner, KeyBank Center for Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth, JumpStart Inc.

Jumping Back Into A Developer Role

Taylor Poindexter, Backend Engineer, Crowdskout

Leveraging Technology to Obtain Work-Life Harmony

Priyanka Raha, CEO & Founder, PopSmartKids

Prototyping Made Easy

Jay Tolentino, CEO and Founder, Morena

Tech For Good

Idalin Bobe, Founder and Social Justice Techie, Tech Activist

Khalia Braswell, CEO and Founder, INTech Foundation, Inc.

Moderator: Alize Garcia

Teen Techpreneurs to Watch

Briyana Johnson, College Student, Temple University

Miracle Olatunji,

Moderator:  Stephanie Humphrey

Think Like an Analyst: Become a Data Rockstar Using Tableau

Chantilly Jaggernauth

Using Slack To Get (And Keep) Your Community In Formation

Chasity Cooper