Diversity is a focus across the tech world, a focus which often takes the form of organizations and directives tasked with increasing the voice and role of underrepresented communities in board rooms and the workplace. This panel focuses on the benefits of diversity in the industry and the ways in which communities built around specific categories of diversity can work together to promote a better workplace for all.
– Nancy Kramer, Chief Evangelist, IBM iX (moderator)
– Maria O’Hollearn, Director, Hispanic Foundation of the Silicon Valley
– Jess Thompson, Director of Sales and Service Ops, Australia Post
– Nnena Ukuku, Co-founder of Black Founders Startup Ventures, & Partner, Venture Gained Legal
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