September 11, 2015
This talk is about big tent diversity vs. a more narrow focus, and why both are important. We’ve made all of the progress we’re going to make by talking about diversity with those who agree—we now have to develop ways to bring the “haters” into the conversation and to show them they’ll benefit from more […]
September 12, 2015
What would an inclusive STEM pipeline look like in a perfect world, and what are organizations doing today to move us in the right direction? Join us to discuss the current state of education pipeline – k-12, higher ed, boot camps, code schools, and more – and how it can be improved. Together we’ll better […]
With a continued drive to meet developer shortages and to hire talent that better represents the communities companies exist in, great amounts of energy is being placed on training and recruiting diverse talent. But these efforts miss out on easy wins by ignoring talent that exists outside the visible segments of the technology industry. This […]
In this panel, we’ll hear from diverse middle and high school students to learn about their STEM and technology projects, and to learn the youth perspective on “tech inclusion.” We’ll discuss ways to involve youth in inclusion at a young age and how today’s youth – and tomorrow’s leaders – can be part of the […]
Moderated by Elliot Adams.
This panel will spotlight the invisibility of intersectionality in mainstream discussions about diversity in tech. As women and black people in Silicon Valley’s technology industry, the narratives of each panelist are by virtue of our diverse identities, intersectional. We will share the experiences & insights of diverse women in technology as entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, and […]