Revelations from Our Pandemic Pivots

For four groups that inspire young women to pursue tech careers and healthy, balanced lifestyles, the pandemic was more than an operational challenge. It was an existential crisis. How do you comply with COVID-19 lockdown and distancing protocols when direct, in-person interaction between students, instructors, and mentors is the backbone of your organization’s mission? Join a panel of executives from TechGirlz, Black Girls Code, Tech Sistas and Girls on the Run who have some answers to share.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Amy Cliett

TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures

Isis Miller

Black Girls CODE

Lauren Psimaris

Girls On The Run

Ashley Turner

Swarthmore College