Dr. Gina Helfrich is an expert in women's leadership and gender equity with over 12 years of experience working to advance diversity and inclusion. Currently, Gina serves as Communications Director and Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion at NumFOCUS, a nonprofit that supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific computing. She is founder and co-organizer of Feminist Hack ATX, a gender-inclusive meetup community working to make the Austin tech scene more friendly for women—and therefore for everyone. Gina is the former Director of the Harvard College Women’s Center and was co-founder at recruitHER, a women-owned staffing & consulting firm committed to making the tech industry more inclusive and diverse. She is a frequent public speaker and has given talks on diversity and inclusion in tech at SXSW Interactive and the Texas Conference for Women.