Mark your calendars! The first-ever NCWIT Conversations for Change is coming next month. You are invited to this online experience where a series of events will occur throughout May 4-22. Get ready for conversations, Q&As, on-demand videos, and more! Fully immerse yourself in research-based recommendations and peer-to-peer discussions to further your efforts in creating inclusive cultures.
This comprehensive online series features:
- Q&As, keynotes, and workshops with Ruha Benjamin, Princeton University, Professor, African American Studies; Temple Grandin, Philosophical Leader; Paul Marciano, Author; Tommy Orange, Author; Lucy Sanders, NCWIT, CEO and Co-founder; Colleen Lewis, Harvey Mudd College, McGregor-Girand Assistant Professor, Computer Science; and Janine Vanderburg, Colorado Encore Network, Co-founder
- a fireside chat between 2020 NCWIT Pioneer Award Winner Ruzena Bajcsy and 2020 Collegiate Award Winner Eshika Saxena
- a Twitter chat on Modern Figures Podcast, hosted by @NCWIT and @ModFigsPodcast
- a follow-up to the Color of Our Future online conversations, featuring promising practices and next steps for advancement and inclusion of black women and girls across the tech ecosystem
- an overview of the Tech Inclusion Journey, a new NCWIT tool that helps organizations learn, assess, and improve on their efforts to creating more inclusive cultures
- access to podcasts and on-demand, exploratory resources with guided questions
- multiple ways to further engage with NCWIT and all of its fellow supporters through social media
You can expect more details in your inbox in the coming weeks, including how to register for each Conversations for Change event. Meanwhile, stay tuned to www.ncwit.org/conversations for further details about the presenters and events, as they are added.
Get Ready by Joining the Book Club
NCWIT has compiled a list of books written by Conversations for Change presenters. Move these select picks to the top of your reading queue (www.ncwit.org/bookclub), and note your insights and takeaways for forthcoming discussions.
We look forward to connecting with you from wherever you are!
Psst! Spread the word amongst your peers and colleagues; this will be a free, public event that anyone with relevant interests can attend.
We are incredibly grateful for 2020-21 NCWIT Summit Sponsors Anchor Point Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Bloomberg, Facebook, PNC, and Walmart.