iD8 Women in Tech Speaking Tour 2019


Presented by the University of Southern Mississippi and Craig Newmark Foundation


The iD8 Women in Tech Speaking Tour offers high school students an opportunity to hear technology entrepreneur, Sheena Allen, speak about her experiences as a tech company founder and business leader. Ms. Allen has been featured on CNN Money and is listed in the Forbes Magazine 2019 “30 under 30” and, in 2018, Business Insider’s “30 and Under: The Tech Industry’s Rising Stars.”


A native Mississippian and Southern Miss alumna, Allen is the founder of CapWay, an online banking and financial literacy app that aims to improve the financial health of underserved communities by serving the unbanked, underbanked and people living paycheck-to-paycheck.

Scheduled Dates

Jan 25 – Ocean Springs High School at 9:15 a.m.
Feb 1 – Meridian High School at 2:30 p.m.
Feb 8 – Oxford High School at 9:15 a.m.
Feb 22 – Terry High School at 9:00 a.m.