As we enter into the month of June, we begin to look forward to the recognition of Juneteenth on Monday, June 19th. To honor this day, we are excited to announce our 3rd annual Juneteenth panel event where we will build on the Juneteenth conversations we held in 2021 and 2022.
In other exciting news, the latest round of the Girls in Tech Mentorship Program for Professional Women is now open and accepting applications – read on for more information about everything happening this month!
Juneteenth Panel Discussion
In this virtual event on Thursday, June 15, at 12 PM EST, our distinguished panelists will gather for a discussion to reflect on the meaning behind Juneteenth through the lens of enabling meaningful connections and insights for Black talent in the tech space and the workforce at large.
Stay tuned to hear more from our panelists:
Cara Holdsclaw (moderator) – Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at Columbia University Athletics
Darien Maples – Managing Director, GIT Dallas
Bree Frank – Founder of Hue You Know
Pariss Chandler – Founder of Black Tech Pipeline
Panelists will share their experiences and perspectives as Black women in tech, which will give them a platform to highlight the unique challenges, successes, and insights that arise from navigating the tech industry as a Black woman.
Please make sure to register here, as virtual seats fill up fast!
The Girls in Tech Mentorship Program is Now Open!
The latest round of the Girls in Tech Mentorship Program for Professional Women is now open! Whether you’re a computer scientist, strategist, designer or manager, we would love for you to sign up.
Here’s what you can expect from the (free!) program:
- Useful career resources, lectures, and coaching sessions.
- Meaningful 1:1 connections and conversations with a like-minded woman in tech.
- A supported mentoring framework, where you contribute 15-20 hours over the course of a 3-month period.
- Growth in your confidence, tech knowledge, skills, and professional network.
Don’t wait to secure your spot, register today!
About Girls in Tech NYC
If you haven’t joined Girls in Tech NYC yet, what are you waiting for? Girls in Tech NYC is one of our biggest chapters, offering mentorship, job boards, free technical training, networking events, and other opportunities to engage with the community – both virtually and in-person. Register for free and become a member here, and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn for updates.