We are champions for inclusion this Friday.
I’m in Charlotte this week for a few projects, and I must admit I’m a little jealous that I’m missing out on Black Tech Weekend. Duty calls. Moments like this when I’m unable to attend major events, social media comes in handy. I’m following along with the #BTWKND17 hashtag.
The opening reception provided some serious gems.
Sherrell will be on site collecting interviews and groundbreaking knowledge from the dynamic lineup of speakers. Next week, ThePLUG will share a recap and major jewels from Black Tech Weekend.
Relax and refresh this weekend.
In addition to the grant, Google engineers will put their time and skills to work on improving the Center for Policing Equity’s national database.
JESSICA GUYNN | USA TODAY
How a political strategist and former NAACP advisor became Silicon Valley’s fixer.
RUBEN HARRIES| TECH CRUNCH
The search giant quietly dropped the first episode of its own series, Google Immerse VR, devoted to exploring the nuances and complexities of race, diversity and identity.
DAVID LUMB | ENGADGET
Shaun Andrews discovered #BLKTECHCLT when Sherrell Dorsey hosted the kick-off event last December, and says the experience was refreshing in a world where he rarely sees fellow entrepeneurs that look like him and face similar obstacles.
RYAN PITKIN | CREATIVE LOAFING
Robotics engineering is merely one of Noelle’s interests.
TAYLOR PITTMAN | HUFFINGTON POST