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Announcing the Startups for the Tech Inclusion NY Startup Showcase

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Change Catalyst empowers diverse, inclusive, and sustainable tech innovation — through education, community engagement, and startup programming. Our Tech Inclusion programs explore and develop innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech. We partner with the tech community to solve diversity and inclusion together through conferences, career fairs, strategic consulting, and training. Our work spans the full tech ecosystem, including: …

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Registration & Call For Speakers Now Open For The First Ability In Tech Summit & Career Fair in Berkeley, CA

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The Ability in Tech Summit will address barriers and biases for people with different physical and mental abilities in tech – through workshops, panel discussions, solo talks, a technology showcase, a career fair and a safe space to learn and meaningfully connect. The summit is partnership between Computer Technologies Program (CTP) and Change Catalyst’s Tech Inclusion program. As technology continues to affect every sector of …

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Atlassian and Galvanize Partner To Offer $20k Towards Full Stack Scholarships For Underrepresented Women In Tech To Learn To Code

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With women being 51% of the US Population it’s disheartening to hear the staggering numbers of not enough women in tech. What’s worse is the number of women in various STEM occupations have been declining over the last 30 years. From the mid-1980s, 37% of computer science majors were women and in 2012 the number was 18%. The good news …

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5 Signs During The First Week of 2016 Our Work In Diversity In Tech Is Working

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Week one of 2016 just completed and there are clear signs of hope for a true diverse and inclusive tech workforce and entrepreneurship ecosystem. I know it’s early and we are really still at ground zero but we can have hope…right? Just last month(December) Forbes published a report titled “Why Diversity And Inclusion Will Be A Top Priority For 2016“. …

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Tech Inclusion Supply Chain Diversity

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  Inclusion is a way of being and doing. At Change Catalyst, we work hard to make sure it permeates everything we do. We’re not perfect, but we try to get close – right down to the vendors we use. Since our 2015 Tech Inclusion Conference, we are pleased to hear stories of conference attendees working with our vendors since …

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The Mommy Pod is Coming to Tech Inclusion!

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      Working While Female: The Nursing Mom Edition by Tina Lee Yes, this is kind of a rant. Because we have a real problem. And at the end of this post you’ll find an invitation to participate in an experiment that might help working women who breastfeed their babies at professional conferences. Here’s You, Indulging Me: Why This …

Final Tech Inclusion Conference Scholarship Winners

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One of our goals is to make the Tech Inclusion Conference available and inclusive to everyone, and with that being said we’re providing scholarship opportunities. To date, we have received over 100+ scholarship applications to attend. Today we’re kicking off our weekly scholarship winners for the conference. Each submission was asked to answer the question “What solutions would you like …

Tech Inclusion Conference Scholarship Winners Week 2

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  One of our goals is to make the Tech Inclusion Conference available and inclusive to everyone, and with that being said we’re providing scholarship opportunities. To date, we have received over 66 scholarship applications to attend. Today we’re kicking off our weekly scholarship winners for the conference. Each submission was asked to answer the question “What solutions would you …

Tech Inclusion Conference Scholarship Winners Week 1

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One of our goals is to make the Tech Inclusion Conference available and inclusive to everyone, and with that being said we’re providing scholarship opportunities. To date, we have received over 66 scholarship applications to attend. Today we’re kicking off our weekly scholarship winners for the conference. Each submission was asked to answer the question “What solutions would you like …

New Dates and Ticket Pricing For Tech Inclusion Conference

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One of the key visions behind the Tech Inclusion conference is to create an event that allows tech companies/startups, individuals, consultants, diverse communites/organizations and thought leaders to share their solutions, lesson learned and case studies around tech diversity and inclusion. We originally set an ambitious date of June 12-13th. We opened call for speakers and reached out to key speakers …