Nov 19: D&I in ATX Tech Ecosystem
Attend a special discussion at 4 pm on Tuesday, November 19 at Capital Factory (700 Brazos Street) titled “Diversity & Inclusion in the Austin Tech Ecosystem.”
My guest for this conversation will be Janice Omadeke, who is Founder and CEO of the Mentor Method. This enterprise platform helping companies keep and develop their diverse talent using the proven power of mentorship. Her company won Capital Factory’s $100K Women in Tech Challenge, is a MassChallenge Texas Gold winner, and has been featured in respected publications including The Washington Business Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine. Black Enterprise magazine recognizes Omadeke as one of DC’s top 5 black women in tech, and she was a subject matter expert at the 2016 White House Summit on Building the Tech Workforce of Tomorrow.
Omadeke is also one of the organizers of the Austin Mosaic Awards, which honor business leaders who represent the very best of Austin’s fast-growing diversity and inclusion space.
The November 19 interview with is part of the “PowerUp Tech Talk” series presented by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Click here to obtain your tickets for this event.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.