BIPOC in Tech: Inspiring Discussion Among Local Black Leaders About Opportunities
21 Apr 2021
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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and MnTech hosted a virtual panel discussion on Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) representation in today’s tech industry featuring three Black entrepreneurs.
The panel included BIPOC tech professionals at the forefront of the discussion, including:
Jonathan Banks, President and Founding Partner of NCXT; Erin Horne McKinney, CEO of WomenVenture; and Caroline Karanja, CEO of Hack the Gap. The discussion was facilitated by Jade Denson, Vice President, Programming & Member Experience at MnTech.