Social media has become a huge instrument for inspiration and impact. For Ricky Sánchez, he was inspired after reading a tweet by Lara Hogan (Engineering Director
at Etsy). and in response wrote the article “Sponsoring and promoting women and minorities in tech” expressing his thoughts and plan of action.
When I tell men to stop mentoring and start sponsoring members of underrepresented groups they get SO MAD https://t.co/wy3ryIhap4
— Lara Hogan (@lara_hogan) April 29, 2017
Austin Diversity in Tech Meetup goal is to promote women and minorities who are or want to be doing something in tech. Stories from their startups, jobs, or businesses.
Interested in presenting or pitching? Email the following below.
If you are a woman or a minority and want to present or pitch your idea, your startup, or share your story, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
Please include the following in your email:
• Name and title
• Name of startup/business (if any)
• What would you like to present or talk about
— Austin Tech Meetup (@atxtm) May 22, 2017
Check here to see photos from the first event.