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Student Life Events at St. George

Student Life Events at St. George

Black Futures: Let's Talk Careers in Tech

Feb 26, 2020 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Hart House, 2nd Fl.

Registration Deadline: Feb 26, 2020 08:00 PM

Technology is pervasive across all fields and sectors. This event offers Black students industry knowledge, access to Black professionals, and pathways to careers in Tech.
1.       Connect & network with Black professionals in Tech;
2.       Gain new insights into various Tech infused careers;
3.       Receive tips, tools, & techniques for creating an outstanding resume & LinkedIn profile, and get your LinkedIn photo;

Confirmed Black tech professionals are from corporations, start-ups, and non-profits:

  • Janey Buguzbe, Chief of Staff, Talent X / Black Professionals in Tech Network and Tech Consultant, https://www.linkedin.com/in/janeybuzugbe/;
  • Andrew Bromfield, Business Executive & Software Developer, President of Formative Innovations Inc., https://ca.linkedin.com/in/andrewbromfield;
  • Therese Owusu, UX Researcher focused on inclusion in Tech for startup Parkdale Centre for Innovation and as Co-Founder of professional development organization Tech Teahouse. U of T alumni, https://www.linkedin.com/in/thereseowusu/
  • Colleen Ward, VP Technology Solutions, TD and U of T alumni, https://ca.linkedin.com/in/colleenwardtd/tr;
  • Dak Turner, Product Designer at start-up 7shifts, a UX Coach for a cohort of BrainStation students, and Podcaster, https://ca.linkedin.com/in/dakturner. 

Wheelchair accessible, LGBTTI2SQQ+ positive, light food and beverages, .

No spaces remaining OR Registration is currently not available. Please check back 2-3 weeks before the event start date.