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July 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
CreativeMornings is an international breakfast lecture series for the creative community with regional gatherings all over the world. This month’s theme is ‘Equality’, and CreativeMornings Oakland’s featured speaker will be Laura Montoya.
Laura is the Founder and CEO of Accel.AI, a global career development program lowering the barriers to entry in engineering artificial intelligence while fostering inclusion. She has been described as a natural and versatile leader with a passion for AI, Computer Science, Research, and Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Physical Science, and Human Development. She jumpstarted her career in software engineering at Intuit revamping their Quickbooks online platform, after completing an intensive bootcamp training program. She is a Director with Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. She also founded and maintains a monthly reading group, TechLore, which focuses on literature that addresses empowerment, entrepreneurship, culture, social justice, and inclusion through the lens of technology.