Tech Diversity

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
For Employers, Opinion, Tech Diversity

White Coworkers – This is What I Want You To Say To Me After Tuesday’s Election

I stayed up the night before in disbelief. Not sure how this country elected a man, who has made discriminatory remarks against women, blacks, and muslims, as their next leader. He has made discriminatory remarks against many other marginalized communities, but the intersection of the three communities aforementioned, is where I sit. Yesterday, morning - I headed to work with…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
For Employers, Tech Diversity

We Found the Leak In Your Pipeline

A look at 2014 undergraduate computer science degrees awarded by institutions may reveal why blacks are underrepresented at tech companies. Each year the National Center For Education Statistics (NCES) releases data on colleges and universities located in the United States. Data available through NCES includes student demographics for each school and degrees awarded. We took a look at the data to see…read more