Allyson has been named one of the Most Influential Women in Tech by Fast Company, a "Tech Titan" by the Washingtonian and one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by Forbes. She is the co-author of the nonprofit best selling book Social Change Anytime Everywhere with Amy Sample Ward.
Allyson is also the co-founder of Rad Campaign, a web design, web development, and social media agency that works with nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, and foundations. Her campaigns have been recognized with several web awards and featured on several top media networks ranging from CNN to NPR and the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
In 2007 Allyson founded Women Who Tech, which brings together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy skills to transform the world and inspire change. Women Who Tech provides a supportive network for the vibrant and thriving community of women in technology professions by giving women an open platform to share their talents, experiences, and insights. Over the past few years she has brought together thousands of women from across the US and abroad for an incredible lineup of thought provoking panels featuring technology change makers ranging from Arianna Huffington of Huffington Post to Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare and Joan Blades of Moveon.
Allyson was an Expert Blogger for Fast Company focusing on trends in technology and currently serves as the Blogger-In-Chief for Care2’s nonprofit communications blog Frogloop. Allyson is a tech expert to media and has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, etc.
Women in Tech Breakfast
Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and how they are fostering the next generation of leaders.
Intro to the DC Startup Community
The inside scoop on DC's key events and meetups, people, companies, VCs, blogs, programs, and more.
Stories from College Entrepreneurs
Hear stories and lessons learned from a variety of successful entrepreneurs on how to start a business.
Bootstrapping to Big Bucks: Tips for Funding Your Startup
You have the best idea for a startup. Now you need funding to thrive and survive. But only 7% of all investor money goes to women-led startups. Join us for this soup to nuts panel.