USERNAME: SX NOIR
SX Noir is a self-proclaimed “thot leader” leading the conversation on the intersection of Sex work and SexTech. SX has created a podcast “Thot Leader Pod” in an attempt to hack the conversation on Sex, love, dating and tech. Creating more empathy in digital space is the key to intimacy.. SX is from Missouri, very into Frank Sinatra and adult animation. SX aims to de-stigmatize the conversation regarding Sex in digital space.
USERROLE: PRODUCT MANAGER
Alison (she/her) is a cybersecurity professional, founder of WITPGH, SEXTECHSPACE, and previous president and co-founder of WOST. She holds a Master’s in Cybersecurity Engineering and Policy Compliance from GWU where her research focused on FOSTA-SESTA. She has presented at the Cybersexurity panel at DEFCON, Google, Linuxfest, and more. She is a recipient of the (ISC)2 Center for Cyber Safety and Education award and BiTCH 50 2019 Science and Technology acknowledgment. Her area of expertise in the field revolves around data privacy with particular concentration in policy, compliance, nonconsensual pornography/revenge porn, sextortion, disinformation, and more.
USERNAME: KIANNA CHAUNTIS
USERROLE: CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Kianna is a web developer, graphic designer, photographer and music producer living in Austin, Texas. She has worked with numerous clients and organizations to help shape the look and visual appeal of their presence in digital spaces. She is also a former burlesque dancer and sex worker, having worked in the nightlife entertainment industry as both a performer and event promoter for over a decade. Currently she runs her freelance business Aethernet Online where she aims to continue helping brands cultivate unique identities on the web.
As an organization, WoST is led by these core values:
• Active inclusion of all marginalized and underrepresented communities in all facets of our organization
• Tech equity for all
•Community-centered leadership and professional development