About

For three days, REFACTR.TECH focuses on technology while creating a safe space for thoughtful and nuanced conversations around diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality in tech. We’ll be featuring marginalized people and allies doing amazing work.

Call For Proposals

Deadline - February 15, 2019.


Whether you’re a frequent conference speaker or submitting a talk for the first time, your knowledge and voice is important. Talks can be anything from sharing your work-process to demonstrating new technologies.

Code of Conduct

Everyone participating in the REFACTR.TECH conference, events and Slack community are required to agree to our code of conduct.


Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.

Featured Speakers

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Tracy Lee

Co-Founder

This Dot
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Mekka Okereke

Engineering Director

Google
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Tara Z. Manicsic

Developer Advocate

Progress
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Alicia Carr

CEO & Founder

Purple Evolution Inc. (PEVO)
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Tia Caldwell

Sr. Engineering Manager

Slack
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Jennifer Bland

Sr. Software Engineer

Stanley Black & Decker
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Osa Gaius

Software Engineer

Mailchimp
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Mike Hartington

Developer Advocate

Ionic
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Chloe Condon

Sr. Cloud Developer Advocate

Microsoft
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Tara Walker

Principle Software Engineer

Microsoft
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Ray Gesualdo

UI Engineer

SalesLoft
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Diana Rodriguez

Sr. DevOps/SRE & Full Stack Developer

This Dot
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Jen Looper

Senior Developer Advocate

Progress
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Brandon Kearns

Staff Software Engineer

The Home Depot
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Jeremy Likness

Sr. Cloud Developer Advocate

Microsoft
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Jared Jordan

UI Engineering Manager

Netflix
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Rob Ocel

Sr. Software Engineer

This Dot
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Jenn Schiffer

Director, Community Engineering

Glitch
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Susa Hart

Director, User Experience, NextGen Payroll Innovation

ADP
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Leonardo Graterol

Web UI Engineer

Globant
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Alicia Barrett

Support Software Engineer

SalesLoft
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Laurel Lawson

Co-founder, CTO

CyCore Systems
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Chris DeMars

Front-End Developer

Tuft & Needle
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Jamie Harrell

Business Intelligence & Analytics Lead

Emory University
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Pratik Patel

Lead Developer Advocate

IBM
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Adrianna Valdivia

Software Engineer

Polar Notion
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Susan Lin

Lead Product Designer

Cloudflare
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Sarrah Vesselov

UX Manager

GitLab

Sponsor REFACTR.TECH

Companies, are you looking for an opportunity to engage with hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds at our Exhibit Hall and Career Expo? Please take a few minutes to review the various ways to support REFACTR.TECH in our attached sponsorship prospectus

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