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Meet and Mentor: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy / US Digital Service
June 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for the Foundry’s first ever “Meet and Mentor” event with Nancy Weiss, Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Erie Meyer, founding member of the U.S. Digital Service, and Lisa Gelobter, Chief Digital Service Officer, Department of Education, Executive Office of the President.
Meet and Mentor events provide Foundry members the opportunity to meet and network with established professionals in a variety of technology policy and law positions.
Nancy Weiss is the Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She previously served as General Counsel of the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Nancy serves on the U.S. delegation to the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at the World Intellectual Property Organization, and has represented the United States Government on delegations to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), the Organization of American States (OAS), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and international conferences relating to Holocaust-Era Assets.
Earlier in her career, Nancy practiced litigation and media law at Williams and Connolly, held a research fellowship in New Delhi, India, and held a federal judicial clerkship with the Hon. William W Schwarzer (N.D. California and Director of the Federal Judicial Center). Nancy graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, and phi beta kappa with a degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Erie Meyer is founding member of the U.S. Digital Service and previously served as Senior Advisor to the U.S. CTO at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Before joining the White House, Erie worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she was a member of the founding Tech + Innovation Team. She also launched the first open source website for Ohio’s state government, led user research, and stood up a digital team in the Ohio Attorney General’s office at the time. She has also been part of the strategy team at Blue State Digital, working on student loan issues for Senator Ted Kennedy and campaigns like She Should Run, a nonpartisan effort to get more women in elected office.
Erie is a co-founder of Tech Ladymafia, a group of women living everywhere from San Francisco to Shenzhen, China, working on anything from DIY circuit boards to theoretical physics. She was named one of Forbes’ 2014 “30 under 30” for technology.
Chief Digital Service Officer, Department of Education, Executive Office of the President
Lisa Gelobter has decades of experience in corporate roles accelerating teams through periods of rapid growth and ground-breaking product development while also working toward STEM education for future generations. Lisa has served in senior management team at Hulu and BET Networks.
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