100 Solutions to Diversity and Inclusion in tech.
Since the inaugural Tech Inclusion Conference in 2015 we have received and granted over 100+ scholarship applications to attendees. For each scholarship application we ask one simple question “What solutions would you like to see for diversity and inclusion in tech?” Below is a series leading up to the 2016 Tech Inclusion Conference of “100+ Solutions to Diversity and Inclusion in tech”. The Theme for Tech Inclusion 2016 Conference is Inclusive and Sustainable Innovation and will be held October 26th — 27th at the Innovation Hangar in San Francisco. Tech Inclusion Conference is presented by Google for Entrepreneurs. The conference will feature a career fair, a startup showcase and an tech innovation demo hall. Early Bird tickets are on sale now.
Solution: Addressing How Cultural Diversity Impacts Employee Performance
Being a volunteer for poverty alleviation back my native Argentina, made me realize the importance of working with multicultural groups to overcome the most difficult issues that societies and economies currently have. For Diversity and Inclusion in Tech I’m looking forward to seeing solutions that focuses on cultural diversity in working structures.
How cultural diversity shapes the culture of a company and the way the business is being conducted? What influence the american working culture has in each employee’s performance? How can companies that are culturally diverse act as referents/mentors to startups that want to follow an inclusive path?
Diversity and Inclusion In Tech Solution Submitted by Candelaria
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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.