Month: April 2017

Diversity & Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Aniyia Williams from Black & Brown Founders

By Jared Karol In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, we hear from Aniyia Williams, Founder of Black & Brown Founders, a project committed to providing tools, resources, and an expansive network to Black and Brown entrepreneurs in tech. Aniyia is...

/ April 6, 2017

LinkedIn: Sarah Clatterbuck on Keeping Inclusivity at the Top of Mind

By Jared Karol Sarah Clatterbuck, Senior Director of Engineering at LinkedIn, admits that the biggest challenge to building an inclusive company — both from an internal perspective as well as client-facing — is the sheer volume of concerns that come up on a regular...

/ April 5, 2017

Building Inclusive Tech Hubs Requires Intentionality

By Jared Karol “In order to build inclusive tech hubs we have to focus on the community building aspects,” says Catherine Bracy, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Tech Equity Collaborative in Oakland. “The reason that tech hubs are vibrant...

/ April 4, 2017

Blacks In Technology Announces New Editor

By Blacks In Tech Over the years Blacks In Technology has always done our best to feature and promote the success and achievements of Black men and women in technology.  Our efforts have yielded quite a bit of great content...

/ April 4, 2017

Bonus: Exciting news! Backstage has acquired the Mission & Values podcast!

[unable to retrieve full-text content]This bonus episode is from the Mission & Values podcast hosted by our Producer, Bryan Landers. Listen in to hear Arlan and Bryan share how Backstage and Mission & Values are joining forces to feature exceptional...

/ April 3, 2017

Call for Contributors

By Michael Jenkins In a continued effort to increase the visibility of people of color in tech, Blacks In Technology (BIT) is seeking contributors for our media outlets. Are you a blogger, podcaster, or multimedia expert looking for a new...

/ April 3, 2017