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Event Summary


CHICAGO, IL –  In celebration of Tech Chicago Week 2023, and MuniTask, in partnership with Workbox, proudly present an insightful panel discussion themed, "The Future of Work: Government, Emerging Workforce, and the Role of Applied Intelligence."

With opening remarks by
Phil Leslie, Head of Ventures at Workbox Holdings, Inc., the panel will feature Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford of the 8th District (D), alongside a diverse group of Chicago’s leading entrepreneurs and civic leaders.  A film crew will be on-site to record the conversation which will be aired as a special edition of the Tech in the Hood podcast at a later date.  Attendees are invited to learn about innovations in workforce development in tech, government and the other AI: Applied Intelligence.

Breakfast, catered by Masa Madre will be served prior to the event at 9am, accompanied by a networking session.


Rep. LaShawn K. Ford | Illinois State Representative for the 8th District (D)
Ahmed “Flex” Omar | CEO & Founder,
Martina Matthews | VoC Expert & Founding Team Member at Chegg
Bashir Muhammed | Founder, Net-Telligence Group (NTG) & Chair of the Westside Health Authority
Julio Rodriguez | Deputy Director, Office of Employment and Training at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Sara Agate (Moderator) | Founder, MuniTask & Former Assistant Legal Counsel at IL State Senate Democratic Caucus

About is a Black-owned technology consulting and design company that leverages Applied Intelligence to shrink the digital divide through unique interventions in Educational Technology (EdTech), Web 3.0 tools, and advisory guidance for startups, growth-phase companies, minority-owned businesses, and nonprofit organizations. 

About MuniTask

MuniTask is a minority-women owned company whose team believes government workers are essential workers that make our communities a better place to live, work, and play. That's why MuniTask is democratizing access to government jobs with the power of the gig economy and AI. 

***This event will be filmed and recorded, to be aired as a special episode of the Tech in the Hood podcast at a later date. Attendees acknowledge and consent to the possibility of being included in this recording.

Event Details

9:00 - 10:00 | Breakfast & Networking
10:00 - 11:00 | Panel Discussion

Building/Suite Access:  
When you arrive, please use the callbox to the right of the front door. Select "Directory" then “Workbox Reception” to be granted entry access. Once you’ve entered the building, make a right to the elevators. Take them to the third floor, where a member of the Workbox team will welcome you into the space.

Parking: Paid street parking is available on N Franklin St and W Erie St. SpotHero is also a good option for convenient discounted parking in the area.



General Terms

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Refund Policy

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When & Where
Jul 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM CDT
306 W. Erie St.
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60611
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