Part II of Urban Co-Lab's Idea Incubation & Action Workshop Series
Diversity in Tech: Addressing the Technology & Innovation Gap in Austin
Urban Issue of Focus: Economic Equity & Entrepreneurship
Austin has one of the hottest tech scenes in the United States and has become one of the top innovative cities with many start up's arising. As Austin is growing in popularity, one of the main issues in the tech world is how to bring diversity to the workforce and encourage it. In this panel we will discuss the technology and innovation gap in Austin and how local leaders are targeting these issues. Many efforts have been made from local organizations to promote diversity as well as diverse programming to encourage entrepreneurs and civilians to engage in technological advancement as a career path.
This panel will encourage a conversation of the efforts made to bring diversity to the city and hear suggestions/take suggestions from community members of how to encourage diversity in the workforce/organizational development.
Idea Incubation and Action Workshop Agenda:
- 6:30 - Networking and Registration
- 6:45 - 7:25 - Idea Incubation Panel and discussion
- 7:30 - 8:00 - Action Workshops
- 8:00 - Program closing and post event networking
Panel Speakers and Moderators:
- Moderator: TBA
- Panelists: TBA