Conferences, Mentorship, Tech Diversity

Mellody Hobson Teaches Us How To Be Unapologetically Black In Her Talk At Google

As soon as her name popped up in my inbox from the Black Googler's Network group, I had to open it right away. I've been a huge fan of Mellody Hobson for quite some time. When I was exploring the world of investing, her name appeared several time to remind me that it is possible for a Black woman to…read more
Conferences, Startup Life

5 Things We Learned At AfroTech16

#1 We are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For The theme of the conference perfectly captured and affirmed what so many hungry Black tech entrepreneurs yearn for! With a powerful lineup of speakers that included  Zim Ugochukwu of TravelNoire, Apps without Code Founder and CEO Tara Reed, and LISNR’s confident Founder Rodney Williams, audience members were reminded that failure…read more

Watch the National HBCU Week Conference Online

The National HBCU Week Conference takes place this week in Arlington, VA. The conference which was started by the White House Initiative on HBCUs is in its fourth year of running. Sessions include topics such as "Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and HBCUs" to "Diversity and Inclusion in Tech." A few workshops will be available to watch live online through the…read more
Conferences, Tech Diversity

Upcoming Must Attend Tech Conferences For the HBCU Student and Alum

  1. Spotify's Opening Act HBCU Conference, Oct 6-7th - New York The first conference kicking off the fall season is the Spotify Opening Act HBCU Conference. This conference is specifically for current HBCU students interested in music-tech and media industries. The conference is held Oct 6th - 7th in New York. Travel and lodging accommodations are provided for those who…read more