Closing keynote speech presented by Sarah Granger, fall 2013, at the MINK WIC (Missouri Iowa Nebraska Kansas Women in Computing) conference, hosted by The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, MO. The MINK WIC conference is for young women in technology in the Midwest. The conference is also affiliated with the Anita Borg Institute and The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Sarah Granger is a Kansas City native who became a high-tech innovator and author. In her keynote, "Empowerment in the Digital Age," she highlights "10 lessons from 30 years in tech."