June 27


06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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Out in Tech

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500 West 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701

Austin, TX, US, 78701

How can we create a healthy relationship with our bodies and our minds? How has technology & media impacted ties between fitness and body image; and how can gyms build safer spaces for the queer community? 

Join us for a panel discussion with LGBTQ+ thought leaders and allies from Austin’s health & fitness industries! We’ll even kick things off with a 30-minute workout led by Austin’s first queer-friendly fitness studio Transform.

Event Details


Pre-panel workout session at 6:00 PM. Panel starts at 6:45 PM. Networkings starts at 8pm. Event ends at 9:00 PM.

RSVPs are required but free. There is a $5 suggested donation that will go toward funding future OIT Austin events.


Vice President of Product, Snap Kitchen

Sushma is the VP of Product at Snap Kitchen, a healthy, convenient meal concept. She has a strong track record of bringing customer inspired software products to market. She has a solid technical foundation with 6+ years in software engineering and 10+ years in product management within a startup environment. Delighting customers is her passion, along with hitting the Austin trail, and making an impact on people’s lives.


Founder, Transform

Erica Nix is on a mission to Make Working Out Fun Again! Her kitschy, sex-positive aerobics classes have grown a loyal following, and now she’s taking her movement to the next level. In December of 2016 she opened her own studio, Transform, hosting a full range of fitness classes and events.

Owner, Spectrum Yoga Therapy

Kelly is a yoga therapist, mindfulness coach, and massage therapist serving the LGBTQIA and queer community in Austin. He specializes in creating a safe space of healing and empowerment for individuals whom are addressing trauma, anxiety/depression, body and gender issues, and more.


Owner, Non-Nomaste, LLC

Gina Mateer is a registered dietitian, licensed dietitian in the state of Texas, and is recognized as a certified eating disorder registered dietitian. Gina studied nutritional sciences at the University of Texas and graduated from their Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Bringing this experience & passion for helping others into private practice, Gina specializes in working with those who want to heal their relationship with food and their bodies.  Gina also loves yoga and has recently completed her RYT 200.

Community Engagement Coordinator, Kind Clinic

The Kind Clinics Community Engagement Coordination Jeremy Teel is a motivated, talented artist. As a community leader and artist, Jeremy has used tech and social media to push initiatives, create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people and track the progress of movements across the world. He works with communities to ensure safe and equitable care at Kind Clinic and throughout the state with his network of hard-working friends and colleagues. 

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