2019 RVAtech/Women Conference

by | Sep 24, 2019

Friday, October 18th Shockoe will sponsor, take part in, and attend RVATECH’s eighth annual Women in Technology conference that highlights leading women in the technology industry.

This year’s theme “Seasons” is a nod to the changes and unique challenges women face in their careers. This event will feature a diverse panel of keynote speakers, fascinating breakout sessions, and ample opportunities for networking. Speakers will touch on a variety of topics experienced during their career and professional journeys, share stories and examples of successes, challenges, and lessons learned. 

Whether you are just starting your career journey, considering a transition into the technology realm, or working your way up the leadership ladder, this conference provides a perspective into each “season” of your path.

Want to join us at RVAtech/Women? 

Here at Shockoe we are proud to be female owned and have strong women who impact the work we do. From developers to designers, project managers, marketers & senior leadership – Shockoe benefits from the dedicated and unique drive they bring to all of our projects.

Rebecca Thompson

Rebecca Thompson

Project Manager

Rebecca has over 10 years of production and project management experience in advertising and tech. She has led numerous national multi-media campaigns including television, print, out-of-home, radio, digital, social, and PR events. Rebecca approaches project management with three goals in mind: to keep the process efficient, team members happy, and the work cutting-edge and award-winning.

Samantha Carbonell

Samantha Carbonell

UX/UI Designer

 While living in Okinawa, Japan, she freelanced as a graphic designer for a transportation company, tasked with finding a creative solution for encouraging a younger audience to use the bus system. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Sam holds a degree in Graphic Design. Inspired by modern, simplistic design, she adds an aesthetic and conceptual quality to all branding material she creates.

Misty Smith

Misty Smith

Director of Mobile Delivery

Misty provides the direction for project management methodologies and delivery, expectation setting and effective communication with all levels of stakeholders, and is accountable for overall quality and success of program management. Seeing projects from concept to completion, she is an innovative process builder who has the perspective to understand what clients require and how to drive teams toward success.

Laura Pierce Little

Laura Pierce Little

Digital Marketing Specialist

Laura graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and holds a degree in Creative Advertising. She’s passionate about authentic narratives, finding what a brand believes in and figuring out how to best translate that to consumers. In her downtime she can be found going on outside adventures with her dogs, enjoying local breweries, or doing experiments in her kitchen

Natalie Hunt

Natalie Hunt

React Native Developer

An alumna of the startup world, where she shepherded apps from concept to product,  Natalie takes a disciplined approach to writing flexible and adaptable code for Shockoe’s cross-platform team. When she isn’t working, you can find her getting creative in the kitchen or competing in Magic tournaments around Virginia.

Check out more rad women: Our Women in Tech podcast