Lisa Mae Brunson

Founder and Social Innovator in Los Angeles, California

Lisa Mae Brunson

Founder and Social Innovator in Los Angeles, California

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Lisa Mae Brunson is a Creative Visionary, Speaker, Author & Social Innovator committed to impacting humanity on a global scale. She is founder of Wonder Women Tech, an International conference that picks up where TED leaves off in the Diversity and Inclusion sector, which celebrates, highlights and educates women and diversity in STEAM and innovation. She launched Junior Innovation Camp and Wonder Girls Camp teaching underprivileged kids how to code, build games and film, two hackathons--Hacks 4 Humanity, a hackathon for Social Good, (featured at ASU) and Wonder Women Hacks, a hackathon where women and men build mobile apps to address challenges facing women and girls.

In an effort to 'disrupt the conference model', Lisa Mae produces programming and initiatives that provides an immersive and experiential journey for attendees, sponsors and partners. She recently received a three year commitment from the City of Long Beach to host the Wonder Women Tech Conference from 2016 - 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center! The WWT 2016 Conference will be from July 15th - 17th, 2016.

Lisa Mae also created EqualityTV, a digital media start-up highlighting marginalized and underrepresented communities, which is currently on hiatus while she focuses on developing the Wonder Women Tech Conference. She is the Founder/Director of the Wonder Women Tech Foundation, which produces the WWT Conference and its initiatives. Lisa Mae is also a Founding Member for a nonprofit, Uncoded, an open source tech community, and was on the Board of Directors for the Alcoholism Center for Women. She is on the Advisory Board for the California Women’s Conference and Urban Media Foundation and speaks at conferences, events and universities.

In Sept, 2015 Lisa Mae created The Wonder Women Tech Show, a talk show web series that highlights pioneering women in STEAM, innovation and entrepreneurship. Think "The View meets TechCrunch TV."

Lisa Mae organizes socially innovative projects like the global “I Am Equality” photographic campaign, which launched in 17 cities and 5 countries. She has hugged over 8,000 people with her Love, Hugs and Inspiration Campaign. She volunteers with the Long Beach Code for America Brigade, and other initiatives geared towards civic engagement and community building. She helped organize a global #Fishackathon with the U.S. State Department and has been tapped to organize the 2016 #Fishackathon on Earth Day weekend in Long Beach.

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