Category Archives: SXSW

2014 SXSW Talk: Building The Bridge To Equality With Allies

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Next week SXSW kicks off in Austin, TX with Interactive and film followed by SXSW Music. I’m honored to be speaking for the fifth year in a row.

I’m giving a talk titled, “Building The Bridge To Equality With Allies” and co-presenting with Dr. Kortney Ziegler — author, activist, creative artist and founder of Transhack.

This topic is especially close to my heart this year due to my experience last year of being targeted for a massive online harassment campaign by hate groups after speaking out about sexual harassment at a tech conference.  … Continue Reading...

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I Won The AppSumo Lean Startup Challenge!

I’m excited to announce I won!  Thank you everyone who voted for me on Twitter, left encouraging words and signed up to get notified about my new startup UseYourDeals!

I have won mentoring time with two amazing mentors who have a huge amount of experience starting companies!

This took my breath away!  … Continue Reading...

SXSW 2011 The Experience: Photos Of Friends, Parties, Tech, Food & More!

I’ve uploaded my photos from this year’s SXSW and couldn’t stop smiling thinking back through the amazing experience I had! Make sure to check out the slideshow (which I’ve also embedded here for you) and look for blog posts and video now that I’ve recovered from the 8 day experience!

SXSW The Experience

Wow! I had such an amazing time this year thanks to the support of my friends and Twitterfam!… Continue Reading...