Hacking Tech’s Equity Gaps

Technology is transforming every facet of modern life, automating millions of jobs while simultaneously creating brand new career paths. Minority and low-income communities at most risk of displacement are least able to access emerging tech skills. Meanwhile, tech is facing a massive talent shortage. Could a win-win solution lie in the classroom? Join this panel of social entrepreneurs to learn how new education models can forge pathways to the tech economy for historically excluded groups.

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Michael Ellison


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Kristen Titus

Cognizant U.S. Foundation

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