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SXSW Interactive 2014

Digitalundivided: From the “Valley” to the “Hood”

digitalundivided (DID) is a tech based social enterprise founded by black women, that is leading the charge to develop a model for tech entrepreneurship and education created by the community, for the community. 25% of the companies who participated in DID programs have received Angel/Venture funding and millions are reached each week via DID’s various social media activities (#DIDTECHTALK). In this panel we explore how digitalundivided is creating a sustainable tech pipeline that is focused on engaging diverse communities.

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Takeaways

  1. Share three to four lessons learned on the path to creating diversity in tech?
  2. What is digitalundivided’s mission?
  3. How can others create an inclusive tech community?
  4. How do you harness the power of social media to develop a community?
  5. What is next for digitalundivided?

Speakers

Organizer

Ashley Scott, Marketing Associate, digitalundivided

Meta Information:

  • Tags: technology
  • Event: Interactive
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Diversity and Emerging Markets
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate
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