Is an unconference focused on innovation and collaboration
Brings together local government officials, municipal employees, civic leaders, experts, developers, designers, citizens, journalists and residents to share perspectives, insights to build a stronger Oakland
Create outcomes that participants will act upon
California—the San Francisco Bay Area in particular—is a global hub for high-tech innovation and by 2020 there will be one million high-paying software jobs unfilled across the county. Unfortunately, only 54% of Latino families in California have internet access at home and only 3% of high-tech industry employees are Latino. How can we change this reality?
Please join the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the The East Bay College Fund for a tech industry education and workforce briefing on April 5th, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kapor Center for Social Impact, 2148 Broadway in Oakland.
Join us for a riveting conversation between two women who became symbols of a movement. Hill and Pao will candidly discuss workplace bias and harassment spanning over decades to current-day conversations. Get Tickets Here
Join us for dinner and a discussion into the fixes to Silicon Valley's leaky pipeline happening right here in Oakland.
The first hackathon in Oakland run by high school students for high school students. A Hackathon is an event in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.
Tech Diversity Week pulls in diverse sets of people within higher education, tech companies and junior & high school education to celebrate and advance diversity in the technology industry over a five-day period of events, including fairs, concerts, panels, workshops, and award ceremonies. The occasion will serve as an opportunity to bring together the brightest minds and let them bounce ideas off one another concerning tech, diversity, inclusion and the cross-sections in between.
The TechEquity Collaborative is a new organization harnessing the civic energy of the tech community to create the conditions where the Bay Area's tech-driven economy can work for everyone. We're throwing a party to launch our membership program and kick off our initiatives to advocate for change in policy areas like housing, workforce development and access to technology.
The Bay Area is a hotbed for opportunity and innovation in America today. All around the Bay, companies are innovating and expanding to build the future, and participation in this economy depends on access and opportunity. Join Foundation Center West and the Kapor Center for Social Impact for a Meet Up featuring organizations that work to bridge the access gap and create a more inclusive workforce that represents the entire Bay Area.