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Zettabytes.Today is a networking space and a learning hub for LGBTQIA+ professionals who work in technology, data and design.

Come join us.

Learn a little.

Share a laugh.

Network.

Belong.

This is a safe place.

Networking is difficult. Finding folx who are LGBTQIA+ in the technology, data and design spaces can be challenging, and interacting with them in a safe environment can be  a formidable task.

That’s why we’re here. At Zettabytes.Today, you will connect, learn, collaborate and have fun.

Who will you network with?

LGBTQIA+ professionals as well as our straight allies who work in technology, data and/or design, or are interested in joining this community.

Straight allies are welcome.

Upcoming Events . . . .

June 4 2024, Speaker: Densil Porteous, Exec. Director of Stonewall Columbus and CEO of Pride Fund 1

06/04/2024 12:00 pm - 06/04/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Join Densil Porteous (hey/they), CEO of Pride Fund 1, for a discussion on the vital role that LGBTQ+ demographics play in the startup and venture capital world. This presentation, hosted by Zettabytes.Today, will delve into the transformative impact of inclusive venture capital.

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, throughout the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=790& 


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

Densil Porteous

(He, They)

Executive Director, Stonewall Columbus and CEO, Pride Fund 1

LinkedIn


During this discussion, Densil will discuss Innovating at the Intersection: The Impact of LGBTQ+ Talent in Startups and Venture Capital.

By attending you will:

  • Gain insights into the current landscape of LGBTQ+ representation in the startup ecosystem;
  • Discover the direct correlation between diversity in leadership and enhanced startup performance;
  • Explore the role of venture capital in championing LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs
  • Learn about practical strategies and initiatives to foster an inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ professionals in tech, data, and design

We are looking forward to seeing you on June 4, 2024.

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July 16, 2024 Speaker: Noel Castillon and Sidewalk Sidekick for our Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

07/16/2024 12:00 pm - 07/16/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us to listen to Noel Castillon, Co-founder, Sidewalk Sidekick and Co-founder, Columbus Code & Coffee, discuss the confluence of technology and safety.

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, throughout the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=795&


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

 

Noel Castillon 

(he, him)

Co-founder, Sidewalk Sidekick  & Co-founder, Columbus Code & Coffee 

LinkedIn

 


In this session, Noel will discuss the confluence of technology and community action by explaining how Sidewalk Sidekick aims to improve pedestrian safety through crowd-sourced data.

By attending, you will:

 

  • Be exposed to the current state of pedestrian travel and the hazards posed to those who do not travel with private passenger vehicles
  • Discover how solutions to avoid obstacles during vehicular travel can be leveraged in non-car-centric environments
  • Learn about Sidewalk Sidekick’s approach to collecting, filtering, and acting on crowd-sourced data
  • Explore Sidewalk Sidekick’s role in promoting accessible infrastructure and we contribute to the growing discourse of walkable communities

We are looking forward to seeing you on July 16, 2024.

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August 6, 2024 Speaker: Junell Felsburg for our Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

08/06/2024 12:00 pm - 08/06/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Junell Felsburg of Innovative Leadership Institute will discuss the value of the IT Leadership Training program https://innovativeleadershipinstitute.mykajabi.com/ITLeaders

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, throughout the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=800&


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

Junell Felsburg

(She, Her)

Senior Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastruture at Columbus Foundation

CoFacilitator for Innovative Institute of Leadership

LinkedIn


Junell Felsburg will discuss the IT Leadership Training Program that she cofacilitates with Maureen Metcalf. This training is provided by Innovative Leadership Institute. Past alumni and Zetta Stars Vinny Sanfillipo and Stephanie Reiser-Globus will join the discussion.

By attending this session, you will learn about the IT Leaders Program

  • Enrollment timeline
  • Program details and content
  • Certification
  • Class time and engagements

"The Central Ohio IT Leaders program is a peer group that meets monthly to network, learn leadership frameworks, discuss ideas, learn from experienced speakers, and establish collaborative relationships to help Columbus IT leaders better prepare to take their organizations to the next level.

Participants will earn certification from the program by attending at least seven of ten class sessions and completing all six deliverable assignments. The Mason Leadership Center at Franklin University and the Innovative Leadership Institute jointly issue the certification."


We are looking forward to seeing you on August 6, 2024.

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September 17, 2024 Speaker: Connie Matthews-Reynolds for our Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

09/17/2024 12:00 pm - 09/17/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us to listen to Connie Matthews-Reynolds, founder and CEO of ReynCon Security, discuss Cybersecurity in AI

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, throughout the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=805&


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

Connie Matthews-Reynolds

(She, Her)

CEO, ReynCon Security

LinkedIn

 


In this session, Connie Matthews-Reynolds will discuss Cybersecurity in AI.

By attending you will learn about:

  • The Power of AI
  • Things for consideration in using AI responsibly and securely
  • Tips and Tricks for Protecting yourself

We are looking forward to seeing you on September 17, 2024.

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October 15, Speaker: Babiya Polk for our Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

10/15/2024 12:00 pm - 10/15/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us to listen to Babiya Polk, DEIB advocate and Independent Agent for AFLAC. More details to follow.

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, throughout the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=775& 


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

Babiya Polk

(She, Her)

 

DEIB Programming Chair for Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO

Independent Agent, AFLAC 

LinkedIn

 


More details to come


We are looking forward to seeing you on October 15, 2024.

Zettabytes.Today Team

 


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November 19, 2024, Speaker: Seema Patel for our Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

11/19/2024 12:00 pm - 11/19/2024 1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us to listen to Seema Patel, Program Manager III of Buckeye Health Plan discuss best practices for working remotely with your team.

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Zettabytes.Today's Virtual Lunch and Learn events are typically held on Tuesdays -- once a month, through-out the year. Our Speakers are experts in their field and will be presenting on topics that are valuable to LGBTQ+ professionals in Tech, Data, IT and Design. 

This is a free virtual event.

Register here: https://zettabytes.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=740&


Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

Zettabytes.Today Presents

Seema Patel

(She, Her)

Program Manager III, Buckeye Health Plan

LinkedIn


Seema Patel will discuss how to work remotely with your team

By attending this session you will learn:

  • What are the best practices of working remotely with your team?
  • How to coach individuals remotely?
  • How to manage video team meetings effectively?

We are looking forward to seeing you on November 19, 2024.

Zettabytes.Today Team


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