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Let’s talk about events, baby. Let’s attend them virtually! (I tried)

Anyway, I hope your summer is going well, even if you’re enjoying it safely from inside. There are some dope events coming up that you’ll want to take advantage of, and share with your network! And the best part is, you can attend them straight from your couch😌

Learn to understand, not debate: Diversity Panel

Coming up on July 16th, 2020, Hexagon UX Boston will be hosting a panel with these dope women in the Boston tech scene (yes, i’m in there), to talk about their journey’s into tech and why companies should be prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Join us by signing up to attend: here 🔥

Owning Our Future

On July 17th, 2020, Owning Our Future will be hosting an event focused on how venture capitalists evaluate the competitive edge of the startups they invest in. We strongly encourage aspiring and existing Black Founders to attend and grab all the gems that will be dropped that day 💎

Check out this speaker lineup! Chris Lyons, Candice Brackeen, Charles Hudson, and Jewel Burks Solomon are headlining as they talk about their investment philosophy, and the scorecard they use to evaluate whether a founder is primed to thrive in the future of tech. Take advantage of this opportunity and sign up now: here

#HackExcellence

Happening September 7th- October 9th, 2020, #HackExcellence is a free virtual hackathon open to current students and recent graduates of Texas Southern University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Allen University, Norfolk State University and Tennessee State University. HBCU’s are eligible to compete for bragging rights a chance to win a cash prize🥇💰

Participants will create a platform or develop solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. HBCU students will build Fintech, artificial intelligence or medtech solutions that drive social impact, with the aim of tackling some of the challenges related to the current coronavirus pandemic and economic collapse. Each team will create a pitch deck, business model and no-code MVP for their solution. Sign up to participate: here

Register and get these events secured in your calendar. You won’t want to miss them! And don’t be shy, share with your friends, family, and followers 🌎🤎