Jessica Lawrence: Why Diversity Drives Growth In Tech [PSFK 2014]
The Executive Director of NY Tech Meetup talks about how to even the playing field for women in tech.
In anticipation of PSFK CONFERENCE 2014 coming up on April 11th we interviewed Jessica Lawrence, the Executive Director of NY Tech Meetup, on the state of New York’s burgeoning tech industry. Jessica will be joining the conference as a panelist this year. She has overseen a rapid rise in the number of startups creating apps, web experiences and B2B tech services in the city. We spoke with Jessica on how women and minority groups are faring in this brave new world.
Since becoming Executive Director, what are the biggest changes you’ve witnessed at the NY Tech Meetup?