Per Scholas to host first ever tech gala: Beta Bash 1.0, October 7

A tech gala. No ball gown required.

Join us for a night to celebrate the vibrant tech ecosystem in the Capital Region, and Per Scholas as an innovative, effective means to building successful career paths for the future tech workforce, presented by Accenture and Symantec.

Help us further spark economic renewal and untapped talent in the National Capital Region. Join us on October 7 at Beta Bash 1.0 and change the future of our communities.

With your support we will transform communities, businesses and the local tech workforce. Purchase or your ticket and share with friends. Your ticket gets you unlimited beer and wine as well as food.

Thank you to presenting sponsors Accenture and Symantec, as well as supporting sponsors Capital One, Dynamic Network Solutions, Ironbow, Catholic Charities and MagView for their generous support.

  • Celebrate with our growing tech community
  • Party with innovative entrepreneurs and companies
  • Enjoy amazing food and drinks
  • Invest in the future of the Capital Region’s booming tech ecosystem

We are still offering Silver, Gold, and Platinum sponsorship levels. To sponsor the Beta Bash, please contact Bridgette Gray or click here for benefits for each level.


  • Martin “Marty” Rodgers, Accenture
  • Bill Varner, ManTech International
  • Ed Glabus, Veterans Consortium
  • Steve Jarboe, Accenture
  • Charles Britt, Northern Virginia Community College
  • Barbara Ebel, State of Maryland/DWDAL
  • Ellie Giles, Montgomery Business Development Corporation
  • Monsignor John Enzler, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Greater Washington
  • Lisa Paro, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Greater Washington

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