Dom currently travels around speaking, coaching and encouraging others to pursue STEM careers. Talk topics have included working with Brogrammers, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, Diversity and Inclusion and LGBTQA in Tech.  


UPCOMING

2017

Oct

Grace Hopper Celebration - Orlando, FL

"Moving Beyond Women in Technology: Intersectionality and Workplace D&I" // Panelist

"Why has Tech failed at Building Diverse Workforces and Inclusive Cultures? " // Panelist

Nov

AWS Re:Invent - Las Vegas, NV

"Bridging the Racial Divide" // Panelist 


PAST

2017

Back Fence PDX - Portland, OR

Speaker & Storyteller

Video

Lesbians Who Tech Summit - San Francisco, CA

"Life of Orchestrated Chaos"  // Speaker

Carleton College - Northfield, MN

Guest Speaker

Under Represented in Tech: Bridging the Racial Divide @ AWS Pop Up Loft SF - San Francisco, CA

Panelist

Instacart - San Francisco, CA

Guest Speaker 

Airbnb - San Francisco, CA

"Challenging Conventions" // Speaker

Figma Presents: Mentorship in Tech - San Francisco, CA

Speaker

2016

WISH, the Women Involved in Software & Hardware @ Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo, CA

Guest Speaker

Telegraph Academy - Oakland, CA

Guest Speaker

CA Diversity Council Luncheon - San Francisco, CA 

Guest Speaker

LGBT Mixer @ Medium - San Francisco, CA

"Breaking the Bro-Code" // Speaker

Lesbians Who Tech - San Francisco Summit 2016 - San Francisco, CA

Emcee 

#DevTO 2nd Annual International Women's Day Talks - Toronto, Canada

Speaker

Video - Breaking the Brocode

SXSW - Austin, TX 

"Why Diversity Can't Be Built in a Day" // Panelist

Signal 2016 - San Francisco, CA

Speaker

CODE2040 - Mountain View, CA

"Career Pathways in the Innovation Economy" // Speaker

CODE2040 - San Francisco, CA

"Level Up: Building the Future as Engineers of Color" // Panelist

Taking Flight: Owning Impact In  Your Career @ AirBnb - San Francisco, CA

Speaker

Tech Inclusion - San Francisco, CA

Emcee

Closing Keynote Panel: Diversity & Inclusion Trends // Panelist

Lesbian Mentorships @ Airbnb - San Francisco, CA

Moderator

Geek Girl Dinner @ Twilio - San Francisco, CA

Panelist

 

2015

LGBT Tech Panel - Bloomberg - San Francisco, CA

"Closing the LGBT Gap in the Tech Industry" // Panelist

Social Good Tech Summit - San Francisco, CA

"Twilio and the Polaris Project" // Ignite Talk Speaker

Developer Week Conference - San Francisco, CA

"Career Advice to Live By from Women Developers" - Panelist

Lesbians Who Tech San Francisco Summit - San Francisco, CA

Main Stage Speaker

Pizza With the Pros @ University of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

Career Panel // Panelist

Write/Speak/Code @ Pace University - New York, NY

Speaker Mentor

Queer Women in Tech - San Francisco, CA

"Finding Inclusive Spaces in Your Community" // Panelist

LGBT STEM Professionals Panel @ SJSU - San Jose, CA

Panelist

SWE & Tequity present: Celebration of Diversity - Berkeley, CA

Speaker  

O4B Presents: Qareer Panel - Berkeley, CA

Panelist

Harvey Milk Democratic Club - Technology Panel - San Francisco, CA

Panelist

Rainbow PUSH Silicon Valley PUSHTech2020 Summit - San Francisco, CA

Panelist

Ignite SF 11 - San Francisco, CA

"The California Drought Crisis: It's a Cowspiracy!" // Ignite Speaker

SIGNAL - Developer Conference for Communications - San Francisco, CA

"Diversity: Go Beyond the Noise" // Panelist

Hirepalooza - San Francisco, CA

"The Career Path of the 26%" // Moderator

#ILookLikeAnEngineer - San Francisco, CA

Speaker

Lesbians Who Tech (and allies) European Summit - Berlin 

Main Stage Speaker

Disrupt Bias! - Mountain View, CA

"What Can Hidden Bias Research Tell Us about the Causes and Fixes for Technology's Dismal Diversity Data" // Panelist

Tech Inclusion Workshop & Conference - San Francisco, CA

"Life as a Diverse Engineer" // Panelist

LEAN OUT BOOK SIGNING - San Francisco, CA

Reading from Lean Out 

Lesbians Who Tech (and allies) Media & Finance Summit - New York, CA

"IdeaHack: How to Start Diversity at Your Company" // Panelist

Grace Hopper Celebration - Houston, TX

"Protecting Yourself From Workplace Mistreatment" // Panelist

Grace Hopper Celebration - Houston, TX

"Queer Women in Technology" // Panelist

Twitter Flight 2015 - San Francisco, CA

#ILookLikeAnEngineer // Panelist

Atlassian 2015 Summit - San Francisco, CA

"From 2FA to Approvals: Utilizing Atlassian From Your Thumbs" // Speaker 

Building Diversity in Tech @ Optimizely, Inc - San Francisco, CA

"We're all talking about it, but what can we do about it?" // Panelist

Girl Geek Dinner Sponsored by Twilio - San Francisco, CA

Panelist

2014

Lesbians Who Tech - New York, NY

Main Stage Speaker

Geek Girl Meetup UK Summit - London, UK

Speaker

500 Women (Hosted by 500 Startups) - San Francisco, CA

Speaker 

Startup Diversity: A Conversation About Getting It Right Early On - San Francisco, CA

Panelist 

Girl Geek Dinner @ Twilio - San Francisco, CA

“From Passion to Grassroots Movement: Creating Employee Resource Groups from the Ground Up” // Panelist

Coders & Founders - Camden, UK

Guest Speaker