#Tapia2014 New Diversity Interventions for the Tech Workforce & Entrepreneurs

 

#Tapia2014 New Diversity Interventions for the Tech Workforce & Entrepreneurs

Friday February 7 from 11am to 12:30pm PST
Come learn about efforts that diversify the tech workforce and entrepreneurial startups. Coding bootcamps, pitch events, startup accelerators, co-working spaces, and other activities are popping up across the country.

  1. New Diversity Interventions for the Tech Workforce & Entrepreneurs
    Friday February 7 from 11am PST  http://ow.ly/i/4wqnh  #Tapia2014
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  3. #FF to @MinorityPostdoc, who is doing great work as ED of DiverseScholar. Check out his recent tweets from #Tapia2014 @Tapia_con
  4. The @Tapia_con is the most diverse computing conference racial/ethnic and gender representations. #tapia2014
  5. Happening Now at #Tapia2014 New Diversity Interventions for the Tech Workforce & Entrepreneurs  http://buff.ly/1fN9vLe 
  6. Session starting out with AAEIT African American Entrepreneurs in IT created by @DrJuanGilbert from Clemson #tapia2014
  7. Also @LabDaze online video series about being in a Computing Research group. #tapia2014
  8. Unfortunately @DrJuanGilbert couldn’t make it to panel  http://is.gd/Tapia14  today at #Tapia2014 due to flight cancellations
  9. Jennifer Arguello (@engijen) from @KaporCenter talking about strategies to diversify Silicon Valley #Tapia2014  http://is.gd/Tapia14 
  10. .@engijen: @KaporCenter is all about filling the gap. Mixed venture capital/ foundation model. Finding disruptive technologies #Tapia2014
  11. .@Kapocenter Fellowship: Paid 10-wk internship in Silicon Valley company for students from US-based undergrad. and grad. programs #Tapia2014
  12. Kapor Center Impact Fellowship, Coding Nation, White House Tech Inclusion Summit. @KaporCenter spreading social good. #tapia2014 @engijen
  13. I-corps is a @NSF program, boothcamp open for academics too. Not only programs for undergrads! @engijen #Tapia2014
  14. Sylvia Flores: @ManosAccel targeting Latino entrepreneurs who are generally under-represented in early-stage ventures #Tapia2014
  15. .@ManosAccel is a 3-month startup accelerator. Offers workspace and mentorship, a highly collaborative community and culture #Tapia2014
  16. Sylvia Flores up discussing @ManosAccel. Opening next cohort in April targeting US and Latin America.
  17. .@ManosAccel first cohort: 70% male, 30% female entrepreneurs, hugely popular and with great applicants #Tapia2014
  18. Gregorio Rojas talks about @WeSabio during #Tapia2014 panel in diversity interventions for Tech & Entrepreneurs pic.twitter.com/3NzxmkHUGf
  19. Gregorio Rojas talking about @WeSabio developer bootcamps for anybody incl. women & under-represen. groups #Tapia2014  http://is.gd/Tapia14 
  20. From LA, @g8rojas founder if @WeSabio. “No matter your background does not dictate your future. You can learn to code.” #tapia2014
  21. Gregorio Rojas: You need to learn so many things beyond software development, needed to deliver a product successfully #Tapia2014
  22. Rojas: at @WeSabio we start by giving you the skills to be a full stack developer. Soft skills part of training too #Tapia2014
  23. Rojas mentions additional resources and partnership with DiversiTech  http://www.iamdtech.com/  #Tapia2014 Check it out!
  24. “What we do at @WeSabio is make impossible possible through technology.” @g8rojas #tapia2014
  25. Stu Feldman from Google giving some pointers about why local diversity important for company #Tapia2014 pic.twitter.com/UmSvapmLmf
  26. Teams benefit from diversity, local diversity is essential for Google. Stu Feldman at #Tapia2014
  27. Additional resources: Startout  http://startout.org/  Creating Great Business Leaders by Fostering LGBT Entrepreneurs #Tapia2014
  28. Enjoying all the tweets from #tapia2014 Thinking of ways that @CienciaPR can more proactively support diversity in computer sci… @mapq
  29. Panelists ready for questions at diversity interventions for tech and entrepreneurs #Tapia2014 pic.twitter.com/tJnf4fPEXX
  30. Lots of questions for panelists at #Diversity for Tech & entrepreneurs panel. Wish we had more time! #Tapia2014 pic.twitter.com/xuKWHI11gp
  31. #Tapia2014 out take away from us to u – tech &programming is fun and easy – don’t keep it a secret pic.twitter.com/rrBZlPjgnX