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Maigen Thomas @Maigen
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Hey @alexisohanian, you *likely* won't remember this, but we met at a Super Bowl party in Harlem in 2011. Random? YES. I asked for your help wiping spilled beer off my back. You obliged, and we chatted for a minute. I was a flight attendant then, but now I'm in tech. 1/10
Meeting you,@alexisohanian, and @hueypriest at that party was one part of the catalyst that got me into the tech industry. I met REAL people who built an awesome thing that people LOVED. You brought tech into a reality for me in a way that my non-famous nerd friends did not. 2/10
I quit being a flight attendant to attend a full-stack bootcamp a few years after that Super Bowl party, and am now doing what I love as a woman in #tech. @alexisohanian, you helped inspire me, and I am hoping you're willing to inspire more #womenintech 3/10
@alexisohanian, you just (re)tweeted that your amazing, accomplished wife @serenawilliams will soon join the ranks of #womenintech! (And @karliekloss is jazzed as well!) That is inspiring to women all over the world! 4/10
Since starting working in tech, I’ve felt an overwhelming urge to give back and lift up other #womenintech. I have been a volunteer with @chicktechorg since I started my first job as a developer. We are committed to… 5/10
“Supporting women and girls in tech with community, education, and inspiration.” Last year, served 8,000 girls and women at 250 events with 1500 amazing volunteers in 27 locations in North America. 6/10
Our major corporate sponsor unexpectedly closed their foundation, leaving us without bridge funding as we search for a new sponsor. @alexisohanian, you could help us find that corporate sponsor and allow us to continue our mission to serve #womenintech and #girlsintech 7/10
While I would love to ask for short-term financial support, @alexisohanian, for the #RallyforChickTech campaign, I am publicly requesting for some of your time. I would love to tell you about the impact we have made in the lives of #womenintech… 8/10
You can read more about our goals and our impact here:…
Would you take a meeting with me and the CEO of @chicktechorg to find a way we can work together to continue to empower women and girls in tech? 9/10
My email is and I would love to hear from you, your team, or the person who gets you coffee! (Especially if @serenawilliams is the one bringing you coffee, she is #AMAZE!) 😍😍😍

hey, @hueypriest would love to reconnect with you, too!
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