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Tuesday, January 28 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Diversity by Design: Including Women of Color in Tech

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Traditional organizational gender diversity efforts often ignore women of color. Through personal stories and data, our panel will illustrate what we're missing when existing conversations around diversity and inclusion in tech leave out women of color. We will propose ideas on how to best harness diversity and effectively include women of color in your organizations.

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Khristine Carino

Career Advisor/Mentorship Specialist, YWCA Tech Connect
I am a champion and mentor for moms relaunching careers who have taken time off for childcare. Talk to me about career transitions, strategic volunteering and job leads in BC tech!

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Cicely Blain

Instructor, Executive Leadership, Cicely Blain Consulting
Cicely Belle Blain is a diversity and inclusion consultant, activist and writer; they are one of Vancouver’s fifty most influential people of 2018, as awarded by Vancouver Magazine for their work as a co-founder of Black Lives Matter - Vancouver, Canada’s second Black Lives Matter... Read More →
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Patrick MacKenzie

CEO, Immigrant Employment Council of BC
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Jill Binder

Founder & CEO, diversein.tech
Jill Binder is the leader of the Diverse Speaker Training group in the WordPress.org Community Team (with a 50% sponsorship from Automattic). This group encourages folks from underrepresented groups to speak at WordPress events. She takes this impactful work to other tech conferences... Read More →
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Sweta Rajan

Founder, Inclusion Advantage | Next You
I am a founder, speaker, inclusion activist, career coach and a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion. I believe in a world where innovation and productivity are driven by equitable workplaces, where every voice is heard and celebrated. Inspired by personal experiences... Read More →

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