Month: April 2017

The Future of America Depends on S²TEAM

The fourth industrial revolution race lynchpin Americans want to win. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, it’s natural. Unfortunately America is lagging behind in the most important race known to mankind. America is lagging behind many other advanced industrial nations...

/ April 18, 2017

Diversity And Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Mawulom Nenonene

By Jared Karol In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, we hear from Mawulom Nenonene, D&I Consultant and Talent Acquisition Advisor at Thumbtack, a company that matches customers who need projects completed with qualified, local professionals ready to get things done....

/ April 17, 2017

Bonus notes from Arlan: "Entrepreneurship is messy, and that’s OK!"

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Arlan gives her thoughts on the daily nuances and imperfections of entrepreneurship, how she handles the bigger challenges at Backstage, and how self-care can make you a better founder. Bonus notes from Arlan: “Entrepreneurship is messy,...

/ April 17, 2017

Diversity & Inclusion Best Practices: How to Improve Your Recruiting Process

Job candidates and recruiters at our Tech Inclusion 2016 Career Fair http://techinclusion.co At Change Catalyst, we have worked with small startups and large multinational tech companies, and found that regardless of size the majority of companies begin their diversity and...

/ April 16, 2017

How to Prepare For The Coding Interview

Austin’s Hispanic Hackers recently held their second coding interview practice session thanks to HomeAway and Capital Factory. As we discovered in January, the whiteboard coding interview is often, for better or worse, the typical rite of passage most developers have to overcome to land...

/ April 14, 2017

Tech and The Defaults That Dictate Our Lives

In 1878, Christopher Sholes was granted the patent on the QWERTY keyboard layout. He’d been granted the patent on the typewriter in 1868, 10 years earlier. His original typewriter had problems with tangling mechanical keys and the QWERTY keyboard was...

/ April 14, 2017

The Best Podcasts Focused on Diversity in Tech

According to Edison Research, 21 percent of Americans have listed to a podcast, which is up from 12 percent in 2013. 64 percent people say they most often listen to a podcast on their mobile device, which is up from...

/ April 14, 2017

Bay Area Film Screenings Highlight African, Millennial Entrepreneurs

By Michael Jenkins Two free events in the San Francisco Bay area will offer exclusive opportunities to view films that follow the lives of African and millennial entrepreneurs.  Along with the screenings, the events will include question and answer sessions...

/ April 11, 2017

Ellen Petry Leanse on the Value of Experience Diversity in Tech

By Jared Karol Contrary to what some of us may think, technology was not created in the 21st Century. And contrary to what Mark Zuckerberg said back in 2007, it’s not true that “young people are simply smarter.” Technology has...

/ April 11, 2017

#17 Austin’s Global Development Initiatives + The Austin-Pakistan Connection | Alicia Dean + Dr. Umar Saif

Share this on Twitter! Share this on Facebook! UPDATE: iTunes isn’t showing this episode for some reason. Talking to support right now 🙂 in the meantime, listen to Alicia and Umar Saif on my SoundCloud RSS Today, I’m sitting down with...

/ April 7, 2017