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Elizabeth Lindsey

Executive Director

Byte Back

Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing a pathway of inclusive tech training that leads to living-wage careers. Elizabeth earned her bachelor’s from Swarthmore College and master’s in public affairs and urban and regional planning from Princeton University.

Elizabeth was one of The Root 100 most influential African Americans of 2019 and was selected for the Washington Business Journal’s most competitive list – 40 Under 40. She was also named an Enterprising Woman by Tagg Magazine, a multi-year Tech Titan winner in the Washingtonian, and a top 100 leadership speaker in Inc.

Elizabeth serves on the Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment and is a member of the Washington, DC Mayor’s Innovation & Technology Inclusion Council. She is on the Board of Directors of The Workplace DC, the Goodwill Excel Center, The Engine Room, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.

Under Elizabeth's leadership, Byte Back has earned national attention and expanded into Baltimore in 2019, helping even more people thrive in a digital society and change the face of the tech sector.

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