We believe that as a leader in the technology space, we have a responsibility to build a better, more inclusive community for the underrepresented engineers, developers, and technical practitioners we serve. That’s why New Relic is hosting BIPOC In Tech, a free event for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in the engineering and tech community.
BIPOC in Tech will be a place for all identifying Black, Indigenous, and People of Color engineers, developers, and technical practitioners (and tech students who wish to hold these careers one day) to build community, share insights, and uncover ways to advance together as BIPOC in the technology space. The event will also explore, discuss, and celebrate the intersectionality and diversity of all experiences of the BIPOC community, including gender diversity and crossover with other communities who are underrepresented in the tech industry.
The goal is to bring all BIPOC together to support, engage and uplift one another. We’re creating a stage to spotlight powerful voices in the BIPOC community. The event includes a rising community of professionals from multicultural and intersectional backgrounds within tech. We have engaged incredible experts and speakers to lead our programming and share their personal experiences with the greater community. Together, we’ll ensure that BIPOC and allies work with the same goals in order to ensure access, inclusion, and support for BIPOC in Tech. We hope you’ll join the conversation.
BIPOC in Tech: Writing Your Own Script
Register for Writing Your Own Script.
Anti-racist economist and event host Kim Crayton will lead BIPOC attendees in an open discussion of advancing psychological safety in systems, institutions, and policies, at scale. Kim will host conversations with Arlan Hamilton, the founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, Gabby Rivera, the first Latinx to write for Marvel Comics, and a panel of practitioners within the industry who will share their experiences working, struggling, and thriving as BIPOC professionals.
When: September 15, 10 AM - 1 PM PST
Who: This event is reserved for BIPOC engineers, developers, and technical practitioners.
BIPOC in Tech: Allyship in Action
Register for Allyship in Action.
Simma Lieberman and Fresh “Lev” White will lead a session for those who identify as allies to the BIPOC Community, with the goal of “leveling up” their allyship game and becoming co-conspirators for change. We encourage anyone who wishes to support the BIPOC community in Tech to join this riveting, honest, and empowering series of discussions.
When: September 15, 1 PM - 2:30 PM PST
Join us at BIPOC in Tech on September 15, 2021.
BIPOC professionals can register for Writing Your Own Script.
Allies can register for Allyship in Action.
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