Laquitta S. DeMerchant

Micro Focus

Security Officer and Founder

Laquitta is a proud graduate of the University of Houston-Victoria and the University of Houston-Downtown. She is the Security Officer at Micro Focus and Founder of Fuzion Apps, Inc., home to the national award winning app Aequitas: Education and Career Manager. The app won the Grand Prize and the Women Innovation Mobile award at the U.S. Department of Labor Equal Pay app competition.

She also serves as the CTO of For her working families and equal pay efforts she has been featured in The Shriver Report, USA Today, Vice News, Essence Magazine and the Lumina Foundation report.

Session: Interviewing and Working While Minority