Nerds In NoMa

Season 6 arriving January – April 2019

Thank you to all of the 2018 Nerds In NoMa participants for a wonderul season!

• January 9
My Side Hustle, My Self: Dreaming and doing in D.C.
The “slash generation” makes it work.
Moderator: Chris Maier | Founder, Made by Little / Little Salon
Panelists: Holly Bass | Artistic Director, Holly Bass / 360 Inc.  •  Nicole Crowder | Founder, Nicole Crowder Upholstery  •  Holley Simmons | Co-Founder, The Lemon Collective  •  Maggie Winters-Gaudaen | Co-Founder, Pop! Wed Co.

• February 13
Love Me Tinder: Digital dating in the city
Does modern romance need an app?
Moderator: Michelle Cottle | Date Lab column, Washington Post
Panelists: Ashlee Keown | LezLink  •  Carl Pierre | Eaton House  •  Jose Magaña-Salgado | Story District  •  Brian Van Den Oever | Red Bear Brewing

• March 13
“I’m Totally Starting a Podcast”: Learning to love the mic
Talking about what folks are talking about.
Moderator: Lauren Ober | The Big Listen (NPR)
Panelists: Erin Saul | Dude, That’s F****d Up  •  Amber J. Phillips + Jazmine Walker | The Black Joy Mixtape  •  Will Warren | Washington City Podcast (City Paper)

• April 10
The Games We Play: Recreation in the urban space
Washingtonians take sport seriously.
Moderator: Matt Liddle | Outdoor Programs and Outreach Mid-Atlantic Manager, REI
Panelists: Martin Espinoza | President, Stonewall Sports  •  Robert Kinsler | Founder, DC Fray  •  Joe Tezak | Program Manager, Capital Adaptive Rowing Program  •  Najeema Washington | Co-Founder, Black Women Bike

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