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19 Oct: 16 Reasons to Be Excited About Tech Inclusion Conference

#TechInclusion16 Speakers SF16.TechInclusion.co 16 Reasons to Be Excited About Tech Inclusion By Kriz Bell Kriz Bell lends her storytelling skills to the orgs who need them most. A traveler, blogger and single mom, she believes that #RepresentationMatters. She is always thrilled about using her power for good, prioritizing underrepresented stories and voices. Find her online as @krizbell Accessibility – Ensuring multiple access points is part of the Tech Inclusion DNA. We work to provide as much…

17 Oct: Introducing Tech Inclusion Conference 10 Startup Showcase Finalists

At Tech Inclusion, we celebrate inclusive innovation. So, when it comes to startups we seek out the most diverse and impactful entrepreneurs to showcase at our annual event. This year ten (10) early stage startups will pitch to judges and investors and showcase their solutions at Tech Inclusion 2016, being held at the Innovation Hangar in San Francisco, October 26–27, 2016. These amazing and diverse startups and entrepreneurs are building new products and services in the…

13 Oct: Don’t Miss the Value of Inclusive Engineering Teams Panel at Tech Inclusion Conference

The Value of Inclusive Engineering Teams panel Hear from the Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn, Head of engineering at Medium,Technical Recruiter at Google and Founder and CEO of /dev/color Moderated by Co-founder of Project Include. The Value of Inclusive Engineering Teams panel focuses on the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive team of engineers solving problems together. It will also address methods for developing teams that value diverse perspectives — and where all members feel like they belong…

11 Oct: Announcing More CEO’s, Investors, Engineers and Members of the White House to Speak at Tech…

Tech Inclusion Conference Speakers Announcing More CEO’s, Investors, Engineers and Members of the White House to Speak at Tech Inclusion Conference! Join us at the Tech Inclusion Conference, Career Fair & Startup Showcase on October 26–27th. We’re 14 days away from one of the most important and impactful tech conferences of the year. We’re beyond excited with the line-up of speakers for the 2016 annual conference. Today we’re announcing our fourth batch of speakers. Included in…

06 Oct: 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,…

05 Oct: The Important Role Accelerators and Incubators Play in Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

The tech industry is at a massive crossroads toward increasing diversity in the tech workforce and creating inclusive cultures. Often the diversity in tech conversation is discussed along two primary topics. One being the low numbers of women and minorities employed at tech companies. The second focused on how few underrepresented minorities raise angel or venture capital. But what if we could start over in tech? What if the next Google, Twitter, Snapchat or Facebook was…

05 Oct: How to Retain Diverse Talent

by Jared Karol Jared Karol is the founder and chief storyteller at Storytelling for Good, connecting people and ideas through the power of story. The son of a gay father who died of AIDS, he values diverse perspectives and building inclusive communities. Learn more at www.jaredkarol.com. When it comes to retaining the diverse employees that you’ve worked so diligently to hire, we have to remember one crucial thing: diversity and inclusion, while often paired together, are…

04 Oct: Visuals Matter: Using Imagery to Promote and Support Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

By Kriz Bell Kriz Bell lends her storytelling skills to the orgs who need them most. A traveler, blogger and single mom, she believes that #RepresentationMatters. She is always thrilled about using her power for good, prioritizing underrepresented stories and voices. Find her online as @krizbell Representing Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion Prioritizing diversity and inclusion programs is an important way that organizations can share their values. In order for D&I programs to reach their targets, the…

04 Oct: Accessibility is Key For Success In Diversity And Inclusion

By Kriz Bell Kriz Bell lends her storytelling skills to the orgs who need them most. A traveler, blogger and single mom, she believes that #RepresentationMatters. She is always thrilled about using her power for good, prioritizing underrepresented stories and voices. Find her online as @krizbell Diversity and Inclusion efforts are top of mind for many organizations, from leadership adding Chief Diversity Officer titles to their C-Suite and programs addressing explicit and implicit biases. Data showing…

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