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
As part of our Dreamforce 2017 thought leadership series, Amanda Thurston, Marketing Services Leader at IBM iX, sits with Maria O’Hollearn, Program Director of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, to discuss diversity, early education, and the importance of support communities. Theme music by Andrew Atkin & Michael Simonelli, of Full Stop Art