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25 Organizations Bringing Diversity and Inclusion to Tech

This post closes out a week-long series on solutions for inclusion and diversity in tech. Previous posts include:

Day 1 — How Startups Embracing Diversity Can Lead with Inclusion

Day 2 — Accessibility is Key for Diversity & Inclusion in Tech

Day 3 — Visuals Matter: Using Imagery to Promote and Support Diversity & Inclusion Efforts

Day 4 — How to Retain Diverse Talent

The series offered insights into the Change Catalyst mission of focusing on solutions that we all can use to build better products, create inclusive cultures and better connect with our audiences.

It seems fitting that 3 short weeks before we open the doors to San Francisco’s Innovation Hangar to welcome crowds of innovators, policymakers and entrepreneurs for #TechInclusion16, that we share a short list of 25 organizations with diversity and inclusion in their DNA.

To ensure we captured a range of changemakers, we’ve included groups that cover Education, Workplace, Entrepreneurship, Policy and Ecosystem Development. The lists are by no means exhaustive. We encourage you to visit, explore and add the organizations you see making a difference.

EDUCATION

  1. Black Girls Code
  2. Hackbright Academy
  3. Learner’s Guild
  4. Vets Who Code
  5. Telegraph Academy

WORKPLACE

  1. Coalition for Queens (C4Q)
  2. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  3. Code 2040
  4. Project Include
  5. Year Up

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  1. 500 Startups
  2. Cross Culture Ventures
  3. Mothers Coders
  4. DigitalUndivided
  5. Kapor Capital

POLICY

  1. Engine
  2. Office of Science and Technology Policy
  3. Startup Policy Lab
  4. SPUR
  5. Tech Policy Lab

ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

  1. Change Catalyst
  2. Google For Entrepreneurs
  3. Impact Hub
  4. Galvanize
  5. dev/color

About Change Catalyst:

Change Catalyst empowers diverse, inclusive and sustainable tech innovation — through education, community engagement and mentorship. Change Catalyst is a Certified B Corp, winning the “Best for the World”​ award for community impact in 2014 and “Best in the World”​ overall in 2015.

Tech Inclusion:

Our Tech Inclusion programs explore and develop innovative solutions to tech diversity and inclusion. We partner with the tech community to solve diversity and inclusion together through conferences, career fairs, strategic consulting and training. Our work spans the full tech ecosystem, including: Education, Workplace, Entrepreneurship and Policy.

Interested in sponsoring?

This is a unique chance to meet diverse engineers, entrepreneurs, designers and more! Contact us for more information.

Interested in volunteering?

We need volunteers to help make this an amazing event. Sign up to be a volunteer on our community site: //community.techinclusion.co/

Interested in a scholarship?

Apply for a scholarship on our community site://community.techinclusion.co/

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