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Elizabeth Lindsey

Executive Director

Byte Back

District of Columbia



Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing free technology education and career training to unemployed adults. Under Elizabeth's leadership, Byte Back's innovative training is earning national attention for its success in helping people traditionally left out of the tech sector launch living-wage careers in tech. Elizabeth serves on the Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment and on the Board of Directors of The Workplace DC, the Goodwill Excel Center, The Engine Room, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance. She competed in two WeWork Creator Awards pitch competitions, winning a total of $720,000 for Byte Back. As a recognized leader in tech, Elizabeth was featured in the Washington Business Journal and named a Tech Titan by the Washingtonian. She led a panel at SXSW in 2018 and was named a top 100 leadership speaker for 2018 in Inc. magazine.

Keywords: diversity in tech, tech education, nonprofit tech, digital inclusion, digital equity