TeleSummit Committee

Allyson Kapin, Founder, Women Who Tech

Allyson has been named one of the Most Influential Women in Tech by Fast Company, one of the top Tech Titans by the Washingtonian, and one of the Top 30 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter by Forbes for her leadership role in technology and social media. She is the co-founder of Rad Campaign, a web agency that works with nonprofits to fight the world’s toughest problems, ranging from climate change to health care reform. She is also a philanthropic adviser to Craig Newmark, the founder of craigslist and craigconnects. In 2012, Allyson wrote the nonprofit best-selling book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere, with Amy Sample Ward. In 2007, Allyson founded Women Who Tech: A Telesummit for Women in Technology featuring Arianna Huffington of and Joan Blades of She sits on the Advisory Board of the Anita Borg Institute and the Planning Committee for NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference. Allyson blogged for Fast Company, focusing on trends in technology and Web 2.0 and currently serves as the Blogger-In-Chief for Care2’s nonprofit communications blog, Frogloop.


Eve Fox

Eve is the founder of Fox Strategies and the former Vice President of eCampaigns at M+R Strategic Services. Eve plans and implements online advocacy campaigns for nonprofits. She has worked with the Save Darfur Coalition, Oxfam America, Defenders of Wildlife, and the ACLU. Eve is also passionate about helping to build sustainable local economies and supporting local agriculture. She writes about food and food policy The Garden of Eating. Prior to joining M+R, Eve worked in women’s health and environmental advocacy. She was also a member of the start-up communications team at Oceana, an international ocean conservation and advocacy group.


Judith Freeman

Judith co-founded the New Organizing Institute, which trains organizers to build and manage effective movements by integrating community organizing, cutting-edge digital strategy, and data-driven decision making, using revolutionary tools, technologies, and research. Prior Judith was the Senior Political Strategist in the AFL-CIO’s Political department and the Director of Information Technology for Working America at the AFL-CIO. During the 2004 presidential election, she worked for the Kerry campaign at national headquarters as an online organizer, playing a key role in mobilizing hundreds of thousands of volunteers nationwide. Before combining her two passions of organizing and technology, she worked for five years as a Network Engineer and Systems Programmer for the Network Security Center at the University of Chicago where she also organized for human rights campaigns.


Lynne D Johnson

Lynne is a veteran journalist turned digital and social media strategist who led cross-functional teams to develop creative content and community experiences for popular media brands like Vibe, Spin, and Fast Company, as well as for a host of B2B and B2C brands. Formerly, she was Senior Editor & Community Director for where she oversaw both content and community functionality, and wrote the Digital Media Diva blog. She’s also a sought after speaker, and has presented keynotes and moderated panels around the world about the future of media, web 2.0, women in tech, African-Americans in tech, hip-hop, and the intersection of music and technology. She is the recipient of the 2006 Black Weblog Awards Black Blogger Achievement Award.


Rosalyn Lemieux

Rosalyn is the co-founder of, a social CRM platform. Lemieux previously served as the Director of the New Organizing Institute, worked for, and was the Internet director for the Feminist Majority.


Michelle Murrain

Michelle has worked with nonprofit and educational organizations on technology issues, particularly internet technologies, since 1994, and is a nationally recognized leader in the nonprofit technology field. She was the coordinator of the Non Profit Open Source Initiative (NOSI) cofounder of Open Issue and part of the DevCollaborative.


Kelly O’Neal

Kelly is an independent consultant helping nonprofits organizations develop online campaign strategies to better utilize the Internet as an organizing, fundraising, and outreach tool. She has created and implemented online strategies recruiting hundreds of thousands of online supporters and raising millions of dollars online for a variety of organization including Oceana, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, League of Conservation Voters, Union of Concerned Scientists, and


Holly Ross

Holly is the Executive Director of the Drupal Association. Previously, she spent 10 years as the Executive Director of NTEN. Holly is a frequent public speaker, author, and leader in the technology field. She was named as one of the most powerful and influential leaders by the Nonprofit Times. Holly is also the editor of the book Managing Technology to Meet your Mission.


Katrin Verclas

Katrin runs and grows entrepreneurial ventures in the nonprofit and commercial space. She has expertise in mobile tech in human rights, advocacy, democracy support, governance and transparency/accountability. She is avid about open data while honoring citizen privacy, and tech policy as it affects international development and democracy support. Previously she was the Executive Director of NTEN and Katrin has led several nonprofit organizations, and served as a program officer at the Proteus Fund for six years, focusing on the use of technology in civic and democratic participation, and in government transparency.