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Disrupting Bias: Evidence-based Solutions to Increase Diversity in Tech
March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Kapor Center invites you to attend a full-day convening to discuss emerging research and share promising strategies to increase diversity across the technology ecosystem. All stakeholders working on increasing diversity in tech are invited and encouraged to attend, including researchers, D&I practitioners, educators, and funders.
This unique event will feature four panels across the following topic areas:
- Engaging Girls of Color in Computer Science
Expanding Pathways into the Tech Workforce
Improving Diversity in Hiring and Retention in Tech
Increasing Diversity in Tech Entrepreneurship
Each panel will include presentations from researchers from Kapor Center’s inaugural Grants for Research on Inclusive Tech (GRIT) portfolio, and short presentations about promising tools and programs. All panels will conclude with the opportunity for attendees to engage in discussions about the topics being presented and identifying potential opportunities for collaboration and expansion of research and strategies.
Click here to see the day’s full agenda! We encourage attendees to attend the sessions that are of the most interest to them, and attendees are invited to attend either the full day or individual sessions.
Space is limited. Please register ASAP.
The Kapor Center’s GRIT portfolio funds innovative research projects that examine interventions to reduce bias and barriers across the technology ecosystem. Funding areas include: interventions to improve outcomes for girls/women of color in computer science; strategies to enhance equitable participation in tech workplaces; and broadening participation among tech startup founders and investors.