A Wider Net: Inclusion And Innovation In Tech Panel Discussions Oct 22

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Christina Lewis Halpern

A WIDER NET: INCLUSION & INNOVATION IN TECH on October 22nd 5pm-8pm

In partnership with Digital Diversity Network and NYC Tech Talent Pipeline, this important program will spotlight approaches to increasing diversity in the tech sector, with a particular emphasis on Black and Latino leadership and employment opportunities.

Leaders from the media industry will also examine the impact of media representations on participation in STEM fields.

The event will be at the Paley Center for Media and the panels and presentations will LIVE STREAM.

THE SPEAKERS:

Panel #1: Daisy Auger-Dominguez, Global Head of Diversity Staffing, Google 


Matthew Burnett, CEO & Cofounder, Maker’s Row  


Christina Lewis Halpern, Founder & Executive Director, All Star Code

David Tisch, Managing Partner, BoxGroup 

Moderated by Mario Armstrong, Contributor, NBC TODAY Show; Founder, #NeverSettleClub

 

Panel #2: William Caballero, Filmmaker & Content Creator

Knatokie Ford, Senior Policy Advisor, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

Kay Madati, Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, BET Networks

Alex Sepiol, SVP, Original Scripted Programming, USA Network

Moderated by Tanzina Vega, Digital Correspondent, CNN

 

Presenters:

Adrian Grant, Founder & CEO, SENNATV.com

Sebastian King, web developer, Foursquare

Suma Reddy, Co-founder, Waddle

 

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