HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Lisa Gelobter, Founder and CEO of tEQuitable

Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with Lisa Gelobter, Founder and CEO of tEQuitable, an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Ms. Gelobter was a Brown graduate and Computer Science concentrator.

On Monday, April 9 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Ms. Gelobter will be at CSREA for an informal lunchtime conversation about women and people of color in STEM industries. What are the opportunities? What are the visible and invisible barriers and hurdles? What are some good strategies for leveling the playing field in the ever-expanding and influential STEM industries?

We will serve lunch and spaces are limited, so please RSVP to Caitlin Scott at [email protected].

Later that evening, Ms. Gelobter will give a lecture as part of the Brown University Presidential Colloquium Series, Thinking Out Loud: Deciphering Mysteries of Our World and Beyond. For more information, visit


With 25 years in the industry and products that have been used by billions of people, Lisa Gelobter has a deep and proven track record in software. She has worked on several pioneering Internet technologies, including Shockwave, Hulu, and the ascent of online video. Lisa’s experience ranges from small, entrepreneurial startups to large, established organizations. Most recently, she worked at the White House, in the U.S. Digital Service, serving as the Chief Digital Service Officer for the Department of Education. Previously, Lisa acted as the Chief Digital Officer for BET Networks and was a member of the senior management team for the launch of Hulu. She has an expansive background in strategy development, business operations, user-centered design, product management, and engineering.