Call For Speakers Now Open For The Ability In Tech Summit and Technology Showcase

The Ability in Tech Summit will break down the barriers between people with different physical and mental abilities through workshops, panel discussions and simply having a safe space to learn meaningfully and connect. The summit is partnership between Computer Technologies Program (CTP) and Change Catalyst/Tech Inclusion.

As technology continues to affect every sector of business and innovation, there’s a growing concern for the lack inclusion across the tech ecosystem: from the pipeline to the boardroom to Capitol Hill. While we work to correct through the increasing focus on [...]

Diversity in Tech – Employee Breakdown Of Key Technology Companies – #infographic

 

Which tech companies employ the most people of colour and which are more of a whitewash?

We sifted through the global employee data of 18 tech firms from Amazon to Yahoo, ranked ‘em by race and gender, then compared against the general US population.  The data isn’t exactly black and white: not all companies declare their figures and most don’t reveal the ratio of manual labourers to executives. But some interesting patterns arise and it’s clear that some races are better represented than others.

The most graphic un-equalizer of all, though, is gender. Considering [...]

BUILDUP Radio Podcast Special Episode – Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson On Diversity and Inclusion In Tech

BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion in Tech roundtable with Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. During the interview Rev. Jackson discussed everything from Selma, why is he involved in tech space and Black History Month. You can watch the video interview here, Interview With Rev. Jesse Jackson On Diversity And Inclusion In Tech, Politics And Black History Month

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BUILDUP Interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson on Diversity and Inclusion In Tech, Politics and Black History Month

Last week BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion in Tech roundtable with Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. During the interview Rev. Jackson discussed everything from Selma, why is he involved in tech space and Black History Month. You can watch the interview below.

You can view photos from the event on the Event Photos: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco post.

BUILDUP Event Photos: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco

Last week BUILDUP co-hosted a Diversity and Inclusion Technology Round Table With Rev. Jesse Jackson at Galvanize in San Francisco. Prior to the roundtable, BUILDUP General Partner Wayne Sutton had the opportunity to interview Rev. Jesse Jackson. You can watch the interview here.

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