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2018 CHICAGO DREAM TOUR ||MEET YOUR SPEAKERS: Natasha Smith-Walker has 20 years of experience in youth development and education. Her career has focused on supporting youth and communities having access to opportunities that will support their development. As the Executive Director of Project Exploration she works to ensure that there is equity, access and opportunity for girls, minority youth and communities to get high quality science out of school programming. In addition, her efforts have positioned Project Exploration to lead the development of a STEM Learning Ecosystem for Chicago. Her career has included classroom teaching and numerous administrative and educational roles in Chicago’s out-of-school time landscape, including the James Jordan Boys & Girls Club, Mayor Daley’s YouthNet and After School Matters. She has worked on several projects as a private consultant, including a national examination of public sectors in an effort to identify best practices of leadership. She has a BA from University of Illinois at Chicago.
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We love our devs! And we love when our devs meet other devs at our events and become friends! Yay for Philly tech and the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection 🌃 #Philly #tech #techevents


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2018 CHICAGO DREAM TOUR ||MEET YOUR SPEAKERS:

Brenda Darden Wilkerson is a passionate proponent for students, women and underrepresented communities gaining access to technology in education. She has established herself as a social justice advocate and an education policy creator, author, and speaker. Brenda also worked to develop a program of study for the “Early College STEM Schools” initiative.
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After years in the tech industry, Brenda found her way into education. Just prior to her new role as President and CEO of the Anita Borg Institute, she served as the Director of Computer Science and IT Education for CPS and led the “Computer Science for All” program, which works towards establishing Computer Science education policies and standards in the Chicago Public Schools system. She brings this same passion and drive to her new leadership role at ABI.
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The curriculum for this program seeks to prepare students for the technological jobs of the future, and the students graduate with both a high school diploma and an associate’s degree in Information Technology. Brenda has stated that “Computer Science education...maximizes the innate potential of every student to become upstanding citizens, committed to lifelong learning, able to transform and advance their community, nation and the world. Our aim is to democratize Computer Science for all CPS students and to revolutionize STEM education.”
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On a national level, Brenda has helped establish collaborations with college partners on both coasts to increase students’ access to postsecondary education. Speaking as part of a congressional panel in favor of a bill to establish Computer Science as a core educational requirement, she has also lobbied to amplify the need for a national conversation around access to computers and computer education for every student, especially those who would usually not have much access for educational purposes, and who are underrepresented in higher education and employment in computer technology fields.
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2018 Chicago DREAM Tour || MEET YOUR SPEAKERS: Born and raised on Chicago's South Side, Jimmy Odom is a local Chicago serial entrepreneur who also aids the region's non-profits in their pursit of constructive inclusive economic growth programs. Currently serving as the Director of Inclusive Entrpernueship with ChicagoNEXT, a unit within World Business Chicago, with the support of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, Jimmy funds local non-profits who develop programs to spur entrepreneurship across all areas of the city.
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2018 DREAM TOUR || MEET YOUR SPEAKERS: Andrea Zopp is the President and CEO of World Business Chicago, where she leads the organization’s mission of inclusive economic growth, supporting businesses, and promoting Chicago as a leading global city. Most recently, she served as Deputy Mayor, Chief Neighborhood Development Officer for the City of Chicago. Andrea has dedicated her career to being a force of change.
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She has championed job creation, access to education, corporate responsibility and promoting economic development initiatives in underserved communities.
Andrea served in the United States Attorney's Office and was the first woman and African American to serve as the First Assistant in the Cook County State's
Attorney's Office. In these roles, she fought to keep neighborhoods safe by taking on illegal guns, violent crime and gangs, worked to protect victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
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Andrea is a successful businesswoman and has held executive leadership positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Sara Lee, Sears Holdings and Exelon. As the former President and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, she led the nationally-recognized organization's focus on expanding economic opportunity in underserved communities, helping youth and young adults achieve academic and career success, and advocacy for social justice.
Andrea has held multiple civic and business appointments. She was appointed to the Chicago Police Board and Chicago Board of Education by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and to the Cook County Health and Hospital System Board by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Andrea also currently serves on the board of the Urban Partnership
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Andrea Zopp is a graduate of Harvard College and Law School. She lives on Chicago’s South side with her husband Bill. They are the proud parents of Alyssa, Kelsey, and Will.
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2018 DREAM TOUR || MEET YOUR HOST: Jeffery Beckham is a community leader known for helping organizations achieve their business goals using digital marketing strategies and technology. Over the course of his career, he’s developed expertise in healthcare, sales, community development, and digital strategy.
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After working for Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and Atlas Medical Corporation, Jeffery founded Black Box Creative Incorporated in 2009. Black Box Creative is a digital marketing company that helps clients grow revenue while increasing their audience engagement. In his capacity there, Jeffery led projects for clients such as Oscar winner Common, Tuskegee University, and numerous charitable organizations all over the country. In 2017 Jeffery took on a new challenge and became the Director of Digital Marketing for New Teacher Center, a global non-profit whose mission is to improve student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers, experienced teachers, and school leaders.
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WVON and Ariel Investments named Jeffery one of Chicago’s Top 40 Game Changers Under 40 years old in 2015 and he was a finalist for the Chicago Inno 50 on Fire Award in 2016.
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Jeffery lives by the quote, “to whom much is given, much is required” and constantly finds opportunities to help people while working to build community and develop our country’s youth. He serves as a mentor for many young people through his work with The 100 Black Men of Chicago, where he runs the organization’s Pathways to Success program, preparing high school and college students for corporate careers and training them to be innovative entrepreneurs. Jeffery has also served as the elected community representative on the Local School Council at King College Prep High School and currently serves on the board at Foundation’s College Prep in the Roseland community.
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#Technology is constantly evolving: join the #community of #developers, #designers, #managers and #influencers and play your part in #redefiningtech ! Get your early bird tickets now! #mceconf #MCE2018 #techconference #techevents


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Just 4 days to go till the biggest tech event of the year. If you haven't registered yet for Techpoint Build, you really need to do that right away. Follow @techpointdotng to find out more about it. #techpointbuild #techevents #technigeria #techpoint


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Morning site visit for something exciting coming later this year... #eventprofs #londonvenues #londonevents #conference #eventsplanner #planningahead #techevents


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Thinking back to some of the great #techevents we attended in 2017 like @Techweek in #LA. What #events are you attending this year? Would love to hear. Leave me a comment if you have any recommendations! 😃 #tech #digital #losangeles #latech #laevents


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Technology needs more than just a human face. It deserves a #Myriad of them 💢. Only 113 days till the event launches, have you got your tickets yet? You can purchase via the link in our bio 🙌🏼❗️ #Myriad2018

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