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BLACK TECH NOLA 2020
BLACK TECH NOLA 2020
The 3rd Annual Black Tech NOLA 2020 Virtual Conference presented by Entergy & JPMorgan Chase & Co. June 29 – July 1. The Black Tech NOLA 2020 Inclusive Innovation Conference illuminates the intersection of Tech, Art & Culture from New Orleans. Global Brands committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in tech invest in our local efforts to promote a sustainable creative economy.
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MONDAY, JUNE 29
Inclusive Innovation: Ecosystem builders and advocates will engage in powerful dialog about ways to foster an inclusive culture in the industry. Global brands will share best practices for recruiting and retaining top talent.
TUESDAY, JUNE 30
Tech Startups: Entrepreneurs will hear from tech startup leaders and investors in the industry. Get valuable insights from experienced leaders on how to scale and grow you tech startup.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1
Culture Curators: Black Tech Creatives hear fireside chats and talks that will explore the intersection of tech, art and culture. Learn from local and national leaders who will inspire artists to refine their craft and build their brand.
ARTIST & CULTURAL ARCHITECT
Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is a Chicago-born, Grammy award-winning American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and community advocate. Rising to fame in 2006, following the success of his debut album, Food & Liquor, Lupe has released more than four acclaimed studio albums; his latest being Drogas Wave released fall 2018. While musical genius and ingenuity are at the forefront of Lupe’s achievements, the artist extends his innovation to projects that aim to foster creative discourse and opportunities in underprivileged and impoverished communities.
Tune in live Monday, June 29th, 2pm
Building Black Wealth - Powered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Pathways Into Tech: Finding Your Niche - Powered by Lucid
Black Builders: Growing and Building a Black Led Startup - Powered by Amazon Web Services
Mentorship, Allyship & Sponsorship: Diversity From The Top - Powered by Entergy
Keystring Labs - Powered by Entergy
Cracking the Code: Contracts and Supplier Diversity - Powered by MAWSS
Founders Lab: Fundraising Strategies for Black Founders powered by Amazon Web Services
Athletes, Entertainers & Tech - Powered by GNO Inc
Our Voice. Our Story: Changing the Narrative
Protecting Your Tech: Protect Your Assets and Your Business
Gaming and the Virtual Divide - Powered by Unity
NOLAVATE Black and the New Orleans Black Tech Collective
BLACK TECH NOLA 2020 HOST
Executive Director of the non-profit I Am My Sister, Kyndra is affectionately known as “Gullah Gal” in the community and actively educates and creates awareness of the Gullah culture through her interactive workshops of language, dance, and song.
Culture Bearer, Holistic Counselor, Recording Artist, and Emcee, Kyndra is a bright beam of light.
Thanks to all of our Black Tech NOLA speakers for sharing their time and their talent.
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ABOUT NOLAVATE BLACK
NOLAVATE Black offers a safe place for professionals and entrepreneurs to build collective capacity and economic sustainability in the Greater New Orleans Region.
“We want more than a seat at the table. We want to be an integral part of creating the menu and nurturing a space where everyone can enjoy the meal.” – Sabrina Short, NOLAVATE Black
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