Tag: inclusion

The Morson Tech Inclusion Scholarship: Opportunities For African-American Women Entrepreneurs

Announcing the Morson Tech Inclusion Scholarship: Providing Opportunities For African-American Women Entrepreneurs The third annual San Francisco Tech Inclusion Conference, Career Fair, and Startup Showcase is October 17th — 18th at The Armory. For the past two years, our goal...

/ August 25, 2017

Woke: A New Media Platform Gives Voice to People from Underrepresented Communities

“Right now we’re in a pivotal moment in media. We’re seeing stories in mainstream platforms that are really putting communities of color and queer folks up in front of storylines, whereas traditionally it’s been hard for us to get into...

/ August 2, 2017

Why Women Need to Get Out There and Speak

Poornima Vijayashanker at the 2016 Tech Inclusion Conference You don’t have to be a history buff to know that women have not been given equal opportunities to share their voice throughout America’s existence as a country. In a powerful talk...

/ July 28, 2017

Female Talent in Tech Is There to be Found. You Just Need to Look for It.

Kathryn Brown of Scout Savvy on Being a Women Entrepreneur in Tech By Jared Karol Kathryn Brown, CEO and Founder of Scout Savvy, a Portland, Oregon-based data driven diversity recruiting platform, doesn’t buy into the common refrain from companies that say...

/ July 21, 2017

Why the Tech Industry Can No Longer Delay the Conversation About Race

Insights from Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations “We will postpone and delay the conversation about race because it makes people extremely uncomfortable.” That’s Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations, speaking with Change Catalyst’s Juliette Roy on the Tech Inclusion...

/ June 23, 2017

Seattle Diversity and Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Cheryl Ingram, CEO of Diverse City

In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Leader Spotlight, we hear from Cheryl Ingram, PhD, CEO and Founder of Diverse City LLC. Diverse City offers the development and implementation of long term high quality, diversity, inclusion, and equity strategies, policies, and practices....

/ June 1, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Kevin L. Nichols

  In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Leader Spotlight, we hear from Kevin L. Nichols, Founder, President & CEO of The Social Engineering Project. TSEP addresses four key areas to make the tech industry more diverse and inclusive: develop pipelines for...

/ May 23, 2017

Tech Inclusion Seattle: Eric Osborne of HERE Seattle on Building a Local Black Tech Community

“I really want to make people think about young Black and Latino males,” Eric says. “No one is putting any real effort into them. Literally when people think of young Black and Latino males they think of programs to keep...

/ May 19, 2017

Tech Inclusion in Detroit: Organizations and Programs That Are Driving an Inclusive Future

Today, Thursday, May 11, Change Catalyst is holding its second Tech Inclusion Forum of the year in Detroit, Michigan, after a successful tour kick-off in Austin in March. Still to come on the tour are stops in Seattle, Atlanta, New...

/ May 12, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations

In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Leader Spotlight, we hear from Karen Fleshman, Founder of Racy Conversations. Karen facilitates conversations about race that help people of all demographics see, hear, and understand each other. Her particular focus is on helping individuals...

/ May 11, 2017