3RD Annual Tech Inclusion New York
Jun
27
8:00 AM08:00

3RD Annual Tech Inclusion New York

This is our third annual Tech Inclusion New York, convening the tech industry to focus on solutions to diversity and inclusion!

Our theme this year is “Voices of Innovation” – featuring diverse, underrepresented voices building the innovative technologies and cultures of our future. Join us for a full day of keynotes, panel discussions, solo talks and an interactive session focusing on inclusive innovation across the tech ecosystem.

Spend the day learning new solutions, meeting diverse people who care, being stretched in a safe environment, and gaining new tools and strength to advocate for change. Then join us for Happy Hour in the evening to network, debrief and unwind.

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Emoti-Con NYC: Youth Digital Media & Technology Challenge Judge
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Emoti-Con NYC: Youth Digital Media & Technology Challenge Judge

  • The New York Public Library,  Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Emoti-Con is NYC's biggest showcase for young designers, makers, technologists, and tinkerers who believe in digital innovation as a tool for positive change in the world around them. 2018 will be Emoti-Con's 10th Anniversary!

  • WHEN: Saturday, June 16th, 2018, 12PM - 4:30PM (tentative)
  • WHERE: Celeste Bartos Forum

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Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Marketing Implications of VR/AR

Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) market are forecast to increase by 100% or more over each of the next four years, according to the latest update from the International Data Corporation (IDC). 

Specifically, total spending on AR/VR products and services are expected to soar from $11.4 billion in 2017 to nearly $215 billion 2021, achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 113.2% along the way.

While the scientific research and healthcare industries are expected to be the strongest growth areas, with AR/VR spending in both industries expected to climb over 150% annually, no industry will be left untouched.

Will you be ready for AR and VR versions of practically everything—along with its ample marketing opportunities?

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Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

NCNW - Howard Section Height of Black Womanhood Conference Gala

The Howard Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) was chartered in 2001 on Howard University’s renowned hilltop in Washington, DC.  The legacy of the National Council of Negro Women merged with Howard University’s illustrious legacy could only produce a truly impactful organization. Remaining true to its legacy, since this organization’s inception on Howard’s campus, it has been one of the biggest and most influential women-led organizations on campus. Currently, Howard Section has over two hundred and fifty members and with this, we maintain the status of one of the largest collegiate section of NCNW nationwide.

This year as we celebrate our 16th anniversary on Howard’s Campus we present the 2018 Height of Black Womanhood Conference entitled “Uplift The Vision”. This conference will provide an opportunity for Howard and the surrounding community to come together and celebrate the beauty and spirit of the  African-American women. The conference begins with the Gala of Visionary Excellence on March 23, 2018 at 7pm. During the gala we will see talent from the Howard Community to include dance ensembles, spoken word, and visual art. Following the performances we would have a keynote speaker to share with members how they can “Uplift the Vision” in their everyday lives. The mission of our organization is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.  

Mary McLeod Bethune envisioned not another organization but an "organization of organizations" that would represent the national and international concerns of black women. It would also give African American women the opportunity to realize their goals for social justice and human rights through united, constructive action. After the Gala on Saturday will be our “Your Vision Reimagined” Workshop Series and then Sunday our Dorothy Heights Recognition Brunch to award our annual scholarship to a high school student in DC and recognize new members. 

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Women in IT Awards USA: Advocate of the Year Finalist
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Women in IT Awards USA: Advocate of the Year Finalist

ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR

A company or person that has gone out of its/her/his way to support the cause of getting more women in IT in the last 18 months. As well as examining the women in IT initiatives the candidates have pioneered, judges will also assess their impact on, and integration with, the business.

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BWISE Hidden Figures Presents..."Emerging Technologies:
Mar
13
5:00 PM17:00

BWISE Hidden Figures Presents..."Emerging Technologies:

As a part of SXSW activities, BWISE and the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (GABCC) will host a reception and a panel with a focus on real-life “Hidden Figures” in the Emerging Technology community. A reception will open the event with a few words from a “Featured Guest” TBD who will provide insight into the linkages between emerging technologies and venture capital. The reception will be followed by a panel of real-life “Hidden Figures” who are Emerging Technology Entrepreneurs.

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Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) Official Austin Launch
Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) Official Austin Launch

  • Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hey Austin, BWISE is coming to your city!

Join me as we launch our newest BWISE chapter. Come learn more about the organization and meet our phenomenal new BWISE Austin Director, Tasha McCarter, as we get ready for SXSW! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to network with some of the area‘s best and brightest women in STEM.

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Mar
11
12:30 PM12:30

SXSW: How Diversity is Pushing Augmented Reality Innovation

Ever wanted to see what was on store shelves, literally, without leaving your home? What about watching a game from your seats, from your couch? Diverse marketplace needs are influencing how companies engage customers, and Augmented Reality is changing what's possible for the customer experience. Hear from these experts about how Augmented Reality is making what seemed impossible for customer engagement a reality.

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