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ABI.DC Event: CODE — Debugging the Gender Gap

April 8, 2016 · 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for a screening of the documentary “CODE – Debugging the Gender Gap, on Friday April 8 at 1PM ET. This event is sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Capital One, an ABI.DC Community, an AnitaB.org Community.

CODE exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap.  CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code? Watch the trailer.


1:00 PM Opening remarks by US Chief of Staff of the Patent and Trademark Office, Vikrum D. Aiyer.

1:05-2:20 Screening of CODE, Debugging the Gender Gap

2:20-3:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A, featuring




From left to right

Robin Hauser-Reynolds, Director of CODE, Debugging the Gender Gap

Alaina Percival, CEO Women of Code

Julie Elberfeld, SVP, Commercial CIO Bank, Capital One

Danielle Cummings, PhD, Department of Defense, Moderator

Jennifer Anastasoff, U.S. Digital Service

Vivian Motti, Assistant Professor, George Mason University


Additional Activities: (optional)

3:20-5:00 PM Coding activity for students
3:20-5:00 PM Networking session in the atrium adjacent to the auditorium. Meet our panelists and connect with fellow #womenintech in the DC area.

Metro Stops Nearby:
King St  – Old Town on Blue and Yellow line
Eisenhower on Yellow line

Register Early >> RSVP Here!

@ABIdotLocal    #ABIdotDC    @CapitalOne    @USPTO



April 8, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Madison Building Auditorium
600 Dulaney Street
Alexandria, 22314 United States
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