Paley Impact

The Paley Center, Digital Diversity Network, and NYC Tech Talent Pipeline Present A Wider Net: Inclusion & Innovation in Tech

Thursday, October 22, 2015
5:00 pm
New York

Presented in partnership with the Digital Diversity Network & The New York Tech Talent Pipeline

Please join us for an evening of engaging and interactive conversation with diverse tech and media industry leaders and innovators— including a dynamic showcase of emerging technology talent.

Speakers will spotlight successful approaches to broaden tech hiring and discuss practices for encouraging more inclusive participation in the digital community. Media executives will address the impact of depicting diverse representation of the tech industry on-screen and online.

PANEL#1:
Daisy Auger-Dominguez, Global Head of Diversity Staffing, Google
Matthew Burnett, CEO & Co-Founder, Makers Row
Christina Lewis Halpern, Founder & Executive Director, All Star Code
David Tisch, Managing Partner, BoxGroup

Moderated by Mario Armstrong, Contributor NBC TODAY Show & Founder, #NeverSettle Club

PANEL #2
William D. Caballero, Filmmaker
Knatokie Ford, Senior Advisor, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
Kay Madati, EVP & Chief Digital Officer, BET Networks
Alex Sepiol, SVP, Original Scripted Programming, USA Networks

Moderated by Tanzina Vega, Digital Correspondent, CNN

PRESENTERS:
Adrian Grant, Founder & CEO, Senna
Sebastian King, Web Developer, Foursquare
Suma Reddy, Cofounder, Waddle

 

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