March 11, 2016 IBOMLLC Team

Hackathon – Inspiring Diversity Within Tech Space | March 12-13, 2016

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Innov8tiv – Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa

There have been many attempts from numerous sections of the society (government initiatives, non-government initiatives, corporate social responsibility initiatives among others) to bring about diversity and inclusion within the tech space.

However, most of these attempts are often from the people already in tech trying to spark and inspire individual and communities underrepresented within the tech space to take up the STEM education and be en-route to Tech careers. Hackathon – Inspiring Diversity Within Tech Space | March 12-13, 2016″ width=”775″ height=”175″ srcset=”http://innov8tiv.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/div-hackathon-300×68.png 300w, http://innov8tiv.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/div-hackathon-768×173.png 768w, http://innov8tiv.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/div-hackathon-600×135.png 600w, http://innov8tiv.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/div-hackathon.png 775w” sizes=”(max-width: 775px) 100vw, 775px”>

hackathon is a different approach. It is a hackathon meant to spark and inspire the underrepresented communities in tech, but organized and operated 100% by the youths and students of color themselves. The bulk of those underrepresented in the tech space are people of color and women.

hackathon wants to inspire Millennials of color, not just to become tech consumers, but also tech producers, innovators, and disruptors of future tech development.

The inaugural

hackathon took place last year (2015) where 50 Millennials of Color (high-school and undergrads) spent the first weekend of …read more

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