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June 6, 2022

Why Workplaces Need to be Inclusive, Not Just Diverse

If you’re a person of colour - and are anything like me - D&I is usually one of the first things you look out for before joining a new company. In the past, I’ve spent hours looking through a business’s career and LinkedIn pages trying to suss out how many people like me work there (at all levels).
June 6, 2022

Unmissable sessions at BTF21

With 1 more day to go before Black Tech Fest kicks off here’s a rundown of some of the amazing virtual sessions you should check out! Don’t forget to make sure you check out the full https://www.blacktechfest.com/agenda to add them to your schedule:
July 7, 2021

The tech companies pioneering in diversity and inclusion 

Discover how companies are implementing successful diversity and inclusion programmes and find inspiration to launch your own workplace initiatives. 
July 7, 2021

Black tech founders who secured major valuations or notable acquisitions

We’re taking a moment to look back at other black founders who have also found success when selling or growing their respective businesses.
March 3, 2021

Where is Black Representation in Esports and Gaming?

Playing games is serious business. More people watch esports than the NBA and lockdown boredom has fuelled a spike in gaming. Fortnite, the game famous for recreating dance routines by Black artists, is worth $2 billion. Experts predict jobs in the sector will grow threefold by 2025. Despite these advances, Black representation across esports and gaming remains low. 
February 24, 2021

What Dionne Warwick got right on Twitter

Think about it: do you ever ‘Walk on By’ when you see a tweet from Dionne Warwick? You can’t. While she makes us laugh and hit that heart button, we can learn some valuable tips from the musical diva about how to engage with professional peers on social media.
February 24, 2021

Tips on how your tech startup can celebrate Black History Month

If your tech startup is looking for practical ways to amplify black voices and pay homage to black history, check out these fantastic BHM campaigns and find inspiration to truly celebrate the month in style.
December 10, 2020

Closing the Funding Gap

Three VCs share their initiatives for addressing diversity in investment
December 10, 2020

Purpose, Belonging & Storytelling-blog

A Q&A with marketing legend Jonathan Mildenhall
December 10, 2020

Cultural Inclusion In Emerging Markets

Our fireside chat with Facebook’s Director for Network Investments in Emerging Markets, Alex Aimé.
December 10, 2020

Black History, Black Present, Black Future

An insider’s look at how TikTok has responded to Black Lives Matter