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BIPOC Summit – Technology Industry Leadership Table
May 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$1500
Developing a racial equity platform for system change in your company and the tech sector in partnership with BIPOC communities
FOR TECH/TECH-RELATED COMPANIES
C-level in companies who have started RE work and are looking for a like-minded organization to work with on that journey to learn from each other; has an organizational readiness for DEI.
FOR BIPOC COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDERS
Working with BIPOC youth (19+) and adults to prepare and connect BIPOC to good-paying / career-level jobs, particularly in the technology sector; has a record of placement
TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP TABLE BIPOC SUMMIT
THIS IS FOR ACTION-ORIENTED CEOS WHO UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF RACIAL EQUITY FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
Tech leaders across the greater Seattle business community find it increasingly difficult to attract, hire, and retain BIPOC talent for their companies. What would access to skilled BIPOC tech talent and the methods to keep them mean to your company?
The BIPOC tech workforce is the future of your company. Where is our talent? Why are we experiencing challenges in bringing them into our work teams?
We have created a unique learning space for corporate leaders to listen to and engage BIPOC community members. Together we will share and learn about their successes, failures, and plans around racial equity.
THE BIPOC TECH TALENT COMMUNITY GOES LARGELY UNTAPPED
The talent you want to attract is in your backyard. Tech company leaders, namely the CEO, need to embrace learning about the community and talent pool you are trying to connect as a business imperative.
This Technology Industry Leadership Table BIPOC Summit helps you explore the roadblocks to locating, attracting, and retaining BIPOC talent.
NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES – GET TO KNOW C-LEVEL PEERS IN THE INDUSTRY AND COMMUNITY
Meet and develop relationships with providers who can help create a BIPOC pipeline. Developing the means for finding and retaining an untapped workforce of BIPOC talent is a business imperative. So is knowing what needs to
get done and align with like-minded organizations on a journey to work together.
Take this opportunity to strengthen existing sector partnerships and initiate new ones. This program helps you meet your hiring targets, improve job quality, and address racial equity.
COME READY TO WORK!
This summit is not just a knowledge-sharing exercise where you check the box and go back to the office. Creating a racially equitable company requires your active participation, willingness to explore your own role in the lack of diversity in your workplace, and committing to the work.
This is just the beginning! It’s a jumping-off point into a collaborative effort with your peers to give your companies the best chance of hiring and retaining BIPOC talent in our region.