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Women In Tech Conference A Big Success!

Keynote Speaker, NASA Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger

Leaders from around the state and region attended TechConnect West Virginia’s first Women In Technology: A Formula for Success conference, held October 18-19 at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center in Wheeling.  The event highlighted the challenges and opportunities for women in the STEM fields and featured the stories of successful female tech entrepreneurs and others in their own words.

For an in depth overview of the event, please read these articles from the Wheeling Intelligencer/News Register and West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

TechConnect representatives Anne Barth, Jennifer Kmiec, DeeDee Newlon and Mary Hunt-Lieving

Panelists Mrs. Gayle Manchin, Rebecca Spyke–Keiser of NASA, and Nancy Sturm of The Sextant Group