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Seeding a Movement-Advancing Diverse Women in Tech

What started as a focused program goal for a tech training nonprofit, has become a movement that is reshaping the way we achieve diversity in the tech industry. A tide of support has united efforts to advance women of color into tech careers with surprising learnings along the way. Hear from the leader of NPower, a female graduate, and the program lead from Citi Foundation on how, with intention and heart, they are propelling diverse women into tech with insights from new original research.

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  1. Understand the multitude of barriers young women of color face in entering and growing careers in tech
  2. Discover the immense value that diverse instructors offer their all students
  3. Learn ways everyone can root out bias and discrimination and aid in the advancement and retention of diverse talent

Speakers

  • Bertina Ceccarelli, Chief Executive Officer, NPower Inc.
  • Tia Hodges, Senior Program Officer, Citi Foundation
  • Daney Forbes, IT Business Analyst, Citi

Organizer

Binta Vann-Joseph, Vice President Of Marketing, NPower Inc.

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