FOUNDER & CEO
START SOMEWHERE, LEAN IMPACT, LESBIANS WHO TECH
Leanne Pittsford is an entrepreneur, investor and thought leader at the intersection of technology and diversity. As the founder of Lesbians Who Tech, she’s built a global community of over 11,000 queer women and allies in tech to create community, increase visibility and improve representation among women and lesbians in technology. Before her work with Lesbians Who Tech, Leanne founded and led Start Somewhere, a design and technology agency focused on helping social good organizations. From 2006 to 2010 Leanne served as the senior director at Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ organization in the U.S. Leanne travels between San Francisco, DC and Berlin,. You can find her on Twitter at @lepitts.
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