With experience in higher education, marketing and technology and a strong passion for inclusion and diversity, Alicia Jessip works at TEKsystems, the nation’s leading IT services and staffing firm, and understands that every company thrives by emphasizing their people. Jessip helps companies take a look at their current technical workforce, realize their talent opportunities and create plans that impact teams individually and organizationally. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa. She is passionate about giving back to the community and is Founder of the Denver Women in Tech MeetUp, consisting of more than 700 members. Their mission is to provide women in the Metro Denver area with a community based on educating, empowering, and creating relationships centered in technology.