Jessica Williams is currently Co-Facilitator of 1871’s WiSTEM – a 12-week program for women entrepreneurs designed to provide access to capital, community and technology resources. In this role, she coordinates the day to day operations and support of the program. Prior to her role at 1871, Jessica led infrastructure services at McCormick Place, the largest convention center in North America, to deliver wired and wireless internet services for large tradeshows and events. Jessica is also the founder of Tech Biz Gurl – a side hustle empowering women to use technology to pursue their passions on the side. Most recently, Jessica was recognized by Built in Chicago as one of the Top 50 Tech Influencers to follow.