Leanne Pittsford

Leanne Pittsford is an entrepreneur, investor, risk taker, world traveler, LGBTQ and Women’s Rights Activist. She’s the CEO and founder of Start Somewhere, which helps social good organizations with their technical and design needs. She’s also the founder of Lean Impact, a community of Social Good Organizations using Lean Startup Principles to increase impact (www.leanimpact.org).

Leanne Pittsford is also the founder of Lesbians Who Tech, the community of queer women in and around tech (and the people who love them). She is also the co-creator of the When You Work at a Nonprofit Tumblr Blog.

Previously, Leanne was a senior director at Equality California, the largest statewide LGBTQ organization in the U.S, and worked on the No on Prop 8 campaign. She’s also an advisor and investor in two tech startups. You can find Leanne in San Francisco, New York & Berlin (most of the time). You can find her on Twitter at @lepitts.