Empovia rainbow gradient logo made up of three overlapping circles in increasing sizes with the Empovia wordmark next to it in a bold black font in all caps


Today’s Leaders: Youth in STEM

Did you know that African-Americans and Latinos make up only 3-5% of the technology workforce, while white employees make up 71% of leadership, according to data aggregated by Silk? Or that women only represent 28% of workers in science and engineering, even though they make up nearly half of college-educated workers according to the National Science …

Today’s Leaders: Youth in STEM Read More »

Impact Investing Resources

I was putting together a resource list for people to learn more about impact investing after our informative event “Changemakers: Investing in Change,” when Lauren Booker Allen from Omidyar Network sent me this amazing resource. The following list is published here with Omidyar’s permission. Guides/Case Studies Short Guide to Impact Investing, The Case Foundation (2014) Impact Investing: …

Impact Investing Resources Read More »

List of Accelerators for Women

There are a growing number of accelerators who are creating programs to better support women. Here’s a window into my Evernote list of them. Please let us know if I missed one! AVINDĒ  Texas Avion Ventures San Francisco Bad Girl Ventures Cleveland Change Catalyst Online Dreamit Athena Philadelphia Equita San Francisco Hera Labs San Diego Merge Lane Boulder Ogunte London (we deeply love them, as …

List of Accelerators for Women Read More »

New Dates and Ticket Pricing For Tech Inclusion Conference

One of the key visions behind the Tech Inclusion conference is to create an event that allows tech companies/startups, individuals, consultants, diverse communites/organizations and thought leaders to share their solutions, lesson learned and case studies around tech diversity and inclusion. We originally set an ambitious date of June 12-13th. We opened call for speakers and …

New Dates and Ticket Pricing For Tech Inclusion Conference Read More »

Changemakers: Investing in Change

Join us for our next event… Changemakers: Investing in Change Monday, June 1, 2015 6:00 to 8:30 PM Galvanize, 44 Tehama St, San Francisco This is a session you won’t want to miss! Come meet an experienced panel of investors who are earning not just a financial return but also a social return on investments. We’ll explore …

Changemakers: Investing in Change Read More »

Tech Inclusion Conference – A Call For Speakers On Solutions To Tech Diversity and Inclusion

I’m pleased to announced on June 12th-13th I’m co-organizing the first Tech Inclusion conference and workshops in San Francisco. As technology continues to affect every sector of business and innovation, there’s a growing concern for the lack inclusion across the tech ecosystem: from the pipeline to the boardroom to Capitol Hill. Entrepreneurs, corporations, education facilities, …

Tech Inclusion Conference – A Call For Speakers On Solutions To Tech Diversity and Inclusion Read More »