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SXSW Interactive 2016

#Gaymafia: Meet the Gay Ladies Taking Over Govtech

The #gaymafia is all up in your government. From startups inside government, to system disruptors outside it, we’re at every level making change happen.

Our all-female panel is made up of senior leaders in government and startup founders working with government, who all happen to be gay. Operating at the highest levels of government, they’re influencing policy, and tech, in groundbreaking ways. Hear their views on the future of GovTech around the world and the biggest issues facing technology in government.

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Carrie Bishop, Dir, FutureGov

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  • Tags: government, govtech, lgbtq
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Government and Policy
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate
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