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The ITEM: Technology + Education (New Location!!!)

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  • Our theme this month will focus on The Future of Technology in 2017 and beyond. Where are things heading? We are approaching the question of the future from the micro and the macro. For the micro we will have three young adults talk about their experiences thus far in developing their careers in the technology space. For the macro, we will have a speaker who will provide a view from a regional perspective about the direction of the technology sector. 

    AGENDA - Subject to change

    5:30 - 6:00 - Networking

    6:00 - 6:15 - Adria One year ago, Adria was homeless in New York.  Now she is working full time in cyber security and moving ahead with her future.  You may have seen her featured recently on the cover of the Philadelphia Business Journal:

    6:15 - 6:30 Gabby: One of Hopeworks star web interns, Gabby is dedicated to moving forward as a woman in tech and bringing some diversity to the sector.  You may have seen her speaking at Philly Tech Week's #techincolor event last year, or heard her on KYW

    6:30 - 6:45 Nick: A longtime aspiring web developer, after interning at Hopeworks NIck is now launching his own startup, Bokers Microgreens.  Come learn about it.

    6:45 - 7:15 Speaker TBD - A Regional View of The Tech Sector in 2017

    7:15 - 8:00 - Networking

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