Code/Art Co-founder to Speak at EMERGE Americas Conference

Apr 20, 2018 | All News, Press Release

MIAMI—Co-founder of Code/Art, Marina Ganopolsky to join panel of distinguished women for the WIT Keynote session on Tuesday, April 24th at the EMERGE Americas Conference in Miami, FL. The panel will focus on the current state of women in technology, the need for more and how we move forward encouraging the next generation of women to get involved in technology.


The Need for More Opportunity for Women in Technology

Women make up less than one quarter of those employed in STEM occupations. The statistics are appalling, only 18- 20% of all engineering students are Women and only 5% of all tech startups are owned by women. It is time to make a change and encourage women to pursue professions in tech industries.

The panel runs from 10:00 to 10:30am and includes these incredible panelists:

Kristin Johnson Karp President & CEO
Hotwire Communications
Carmen Perez-Carlton Former President
FPL, FiberNet
Marina Ganopolsky Co-Founder
Rosie Perez Division Director
Miami-Dade County’s Information Technology (IT) Department Transportation Services Division
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey CEO
Radical Partners