- Founder & CEO
As an entrepreneur, investor, and thought leader, Leanne is committed to visibility, intersectionality, and changing the face of technology. As the CEO and Founder of Lesbians Who Tech, the Tech Jobs Tour, and include she has nurtured the largest LGBTQ community of technologists in the world and the largest event for women in tech in California while also building the Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship for non-binary and LGBTQ women.
Between 2006 and 2010, Leanne served as the Senior Director at Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ organization fighting Prop 8, which aimed to make same-sex marriage illegal. That proposition was deemed unconstitutional in California in 2013.