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October 23-26, 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic
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Deena Pierott

iUrban Teen & BWiSTEM
Founder, iUrban Teen & Founding Member BWiSTEM
Seattle, WA
Deena Pierott is a Social Entrepreneur and the Founder of the award winning and nationally recognized STEM+Arts program for youth of color called iUrban Teen which has chapters in five states, and most recently co-founded and launched Black Women in STEM 2.0. Before launching her businesses, she had a stellar career in both private and public sector organizations such as Exxon, Mattel Toys, City of Portland and City of Seattle.
Besides being a community advocate, Ms. Pierott is also a diversity strategist and an international public speaker. She has served on several boards and commissions including a Gubernatorial appointment to the Commission on African American Affairs in the State of Washington. And honored by President Barack Obama as a White House Champion of Change for Technology Inclusion.
She holds the following awards and honors:
· Essence Magazine Top 50 Black Female Founders 2018
· Essence Magazine Top Black Women in STEM 2017
· Washington State African American Achievement Award 2017
· Clark College Iris Award 2017
· Alpha Kappa Alpha Global Impact Award 2016
· Whitney M. Young Award 2015
· White House Champion of Change for Technology Inclusion 2013
· Ebony Magazine Power 100 List 2013
· Rockefeller Innovation Award Nominee 2013
· Business Journal Orchid Award 2013
· The Delta's Woman of Excellence 2011
Featured in the following publications: Government Technology, Essence Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Black Enterprise, Ebony Magazine, Deliver magazine, Portland Business Journal, Geekwire, Colors of Influence, Neurology Now, the Chicago Tribune and on NPR.
Monday, October 23
 

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Wednesday, October 25
 

12:05

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Thursday, October 26
 

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