Latino Community Fund is committed to diversity in the tech industry and supporting access to STEM and technology fields for underrepresented communities. As part of our commitment, our Latinos in Tech network is a community led collaborative fortifying community leaders. The group was created in 2014 in collaboration with two community leaders and Latino Community Fund, to provide the community with a space to innovate, develop, and connect with others. Our collaborative keeps community at the center of our work with the following core values of connect, share, and act. We have over 800+ Members on Latinos in Tech Facebook Page and NEW in 2019 is our LinkedIn Group with 65+ members and growing!
For more than 30 years, MassTLC has served as the premier network for thousands of companies and entrepreneurs seeking valuable connections. By connecting tech leaders, investors, academics, and policymakers, we help:
Accelerate innovation by fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and research
Grow tech businesses through peer groups, recruitment initiatives and networking
Provide technology leadership through local and national technology advancement
MassTLC leads numerous initiatives that connect, promote, and celebrate the Massachusetts technology ecosystem, including:
Advocating at the state and national level to help make the region one of the best places to innovate, connecting tech leaders with policymakers, and offering a collaborative platform to solve critical industry issues.
Kate Reynolds McLeod
Memphis Women in Technology
MWiT is an organically grown non-profit organization in Memphis, TN developed to empower, educate, support, and attract the female validity in a career path of information technology.
MentorNet, a division of Great Minds in STEM, connects STEM students from freshman year through the doctoral level with mentors working in a variety of STEM fields. Any STEM student in an accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. and professionals with STEM degrees may join our new open social network for mentoring at http://www.mentornet.org/join. More than 60% of MentorNet mentees are women and more than 30% are pursuing degrees in computing. We welcome mentors from any and all of NCWIT's partners.
Minnesota State - IT Center of Excellenceis a center within the Minnesota State College and Universities (MnSCU) system. The Center’s mission is to engage employers, educators, and learners to develop a more robust IT Workforce in Minnesota. The Center’s vision is to position Minnesota as a top-ten regional economy for information technology careers as measured by total IT-related employment.
Women are the greatest untapped source of IT talent in Minnesota. Center leadership recognizes that numerous engagement strategies need to be employed to support high school age young women to choose a technology education and career pathway. Advance IT Minnesota endeavors to provide MnSCU enrolled students with IT learning and work-ready experiences to meet the needs and demands of technology-based and technology dependent businesses.
To ensure American competitiveness in a flat world by leading and supporting the national effort to expand U.S. capability through increasing the number of successful African American, American Indian, and Latino young women and men in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers.
Today, more than ever, advancement of the engineering profession depends on the work of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). NSBE is committed to widening the pool of engineering talent from Black communities around the world. In the United States, where African Americans and other people of color will soon outnumber other groups in the workforce, NSBE is expanding the pipeline to engineering careers from third grade through graduate school. The tools used to accomplish this expansion are NSBE’s programs and activities, which are designed to nurture Black students’ and professionals’ interest and aptitude in engineering, expand their professional horizons and lead the nation to greater economic prosperity fueled by innovation. All engineers and all Americans benefit from NSBE’s dedication to its mission: to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Through its 350 pre-collegiate, collegiate and professional chapters, NSBE trains its 31,000 members around the globe in the essential skills for their professional lives. Among those skills are leadership, which NSBE members learn by taking on ever-increasing responsibility in the Society’s governance. All major decisions within NSBE are deliberated and made by college students, who are elected or appointed by their peers and supported by a professional World Headquarters staff.
Npower is a national nonprofit organization of 23 members providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. Through programs and service, Npower aims to bring the IT community together to do social good.
Based at New America in Washington DC, Opportunity@Work is a civic enterprise whose mission is to re-wire the U.S. labor market to enable more Americans to achieve upward mobility in the job market and workplace, to facilitate actions by U.S. employers to develop the talent they collectively need to succeed and grow, and to scale up innovations that unlock more fully all people’s potential for higher-value, meaningful work as a source of economic opportunity and national competitive advantage.