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Leaders Over Lunch: The Future of an Equitable Workforce powered by MassTLC

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free - $75.00
A candid conversation with IT industry leaders about its dedication to diversity and inclusion and the way forward.

Welcoming Remarks by Secretary Rosalin Acosta, Massachusetts Executive Office of Workforce and Labor Development

Moderated by Dr. J. Keith Motley, Consultant/President & CEO and Joseph Feaster Board Chairman of the Urban League of Eastern MA

Panelists:

  • Beth Chandler, CEO, YWCA
  • Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and CEO, Affectiva
  • Dr. Aisha Francis, CEO, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Fred Goff, Co-Founder and CEO, Job Case
  • Niraj Shah, Co-Founder and CEO, Wayfair

A candid conversation with industry leaders about diversity and inclusion and the way forward to increase the percentage of people of color entering the workforce.

The Leader Over Lunch Series is hosted by Dr. J. Keith Motley, Consultant/President & CEO and Joseph Feaster Board Chairman of the Urban League of Eastern MA, conducting in-depth conversations with men and women that are instrumental in addressing the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities that are important to the Black and Brown community.

100% of donations (less Eventbrite processing fees) for this event will support Msimbo Coding Academy. Msimbo means “code” in Swahili. Msimbo is a twenty (20) week job training program for unemployed and underemployed workers interested in becoming software engineers. This program seeks to address the IT industries’ issue of diversity and inclusion of marginalized communities.

Thank you to our Social Justice Underwriters