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Online session:

Thursday, April 11

12:00pm est - 1:00pm est
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Blockstack is committed to building an inclusive culture and creating pathways for growth and success. Level Up: Women in Emerging Tech mini-series will provide an outlet for professionals in the USV network and beyond to learn from those who are "two steps ahead," hearing their stories and gaining tangible skills to enhance their careers along the way. The series will delve into the art of creating space and making one's voice heard in emerging industries. By learning from those who have seen success, we hope to empower women in tech and inspire new leaders for the future.
What to expect
In this online session, Gina Abrams, People Ops Partner at Blockstack, will be chatting with Katherine Wu and Brittany Laughlin on their careers in tech and what they've learned along the way. The session will be followed by a Q&A.

We look forward to having you join us!
Gina Abrams
People Operations Partner at Blockstack
Gina Abrams is the People Operations Partner at Blockstack. She studied Psychology and Social Sciences at Binghamton University. Previously she spent two years in technical recruiting, during which time she assisted numerous NYC start-ups in mission-critical hires.

Twitter: @Gina_Abrams_
Brittany Laughlin
Investor Relations Partner at Blockstack and Founding Partner at Lattice Ventures
Brittany Laughlin is currently an Investor Relations Partner at Blockstack and a Partner at Lattice Ventures. At Lattice Ventures she provides launch capital and connections to entrepreneurs serving industries underserved in innovation. Prior she served as General Manager at Union Square Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm with $1B+ under management. Some portfolio companies include Etsy, Twitter, SoundCloud, Tumblr, Lending Club, and Kickstarter. Her entrepreneurial endeavors include founding VetsinTech NYC, transitioning military veterans into technology jobs, and founded gtrot, a social travel recommendation engine sold to Groupon. She has a BA in Marketing and International Business from NYU Stern. Laughlin writes about building great companies, venture investing, tech, and travel.

Twitter: @br_ttany
Katherine Wu
Independent Crypto Consultant
For the past year, Katherine was the Director of Business Development for Messari, an NYC-based crypto company aimed at promoting transparency and smarter decision-making in the token ecosystem through information gathering. Prior to Messari, Katherine has worked at Bank of China, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bank of America, and the U.S. State Department. Katherine holds a J.D. law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a B.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University. She grew up moving between in Hong Kong and mainland China and has native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

Twitter: @katherineykwu
This event is 100% free. It will be limited to 50 participants to make sure everyone has a great experience.
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