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Ep. 08: Fred Mwangaguhunga Unplugged
On this episode of Black Tech Unplugged I chat with Fred Mwangaguhunga, founder of the infamous website mediatakeout. Yes that's right the owner of THAT gossip site we've all read a time or two. You're probably wondering why is the founder of mediatakeout on a tech podcast... Well there's more to Fred than you would ever know, but you're gonna learn today! With a JD/MBA in Law from Colombia University, accompanied by an intuitive knack for business, Fred Mwangaguhunga made his opening...
Ep. 07: Black Tech Women Unplugged
On this brand new episode of Black Tech Unplugged I had the pleasure of interviewing the women of Black Tech Women (BTW). If you haven't heard of the organization you are in for a treat! Black Tech Women began when founder, Anndrea Moore, saw a gap when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. Everyone wants to be inclusive, but they forgot a certain group of people... BLACK WOMEN. After going back and forth with the idea Anndrea made the leap and started Black Tech Women,...
Ep. 06: Innovate Inclusion Unplugged
Continuing with the theme of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) reporting on this episode of Black Tech Unplugged, I have Innovate Inclusion as the featured guests. Innovate Inclusion, is an organization started by two women out of Toronto, Canada. Jessica Yamoah and Sarah Juma are tackling the issue of diversity, specifically in incubator sector of Toronto's tech ecosystem. Listen to this episode to learn about the Toronto tech ecosystem, find out why Sarah and Jessica started Innovate...
Ep. 05: Black Tech Mecca Unplugged (Part 2)
On this bonus episode of Black Tech Unplugged I speak to Fabian Elliot and Dineo (Dee) Seakamela on a more personal note. In the first episode, we spoke about Black Tech Mecca and it's goals and mission. This episode we speak about them as individuals in the tech industry. This includes working together as a married couple. I did mention they were married right? Listen to their advice and tips for working with a spouse, how they got into tech and much more! Full show notes here:...
Ep. 05: Black Tech Mecca Unplugged (Part 1)
On this episode of Black Tech Unplugged I have the pleasure of speaking with Fabian Elliot and Dineo (Dee) Seakamela, the co-founders of Black Tech Mecca. Black Tech Mecca’s mission is to ensure Black people are full participants in the global technology sector. BTM uses data to paint a clearer picture of Black participation in local tech ecosystems. Their goal is to democratize the tech sector, ecosystem by ecosystem.
Ep. 04: Rohan Gilkes Unplugged
Rohan Gilkes is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of Innclusive, a platform that allows you to rent unique, local accommodations on any budget, anywhere in the world. Rohan also serves as a thought leader in customer acquisition and local inter-mediation, bringing seekers and providers of local services together using technology. He serves on the advisory board of a number of local startups and has developed and presented business case studies for Catholic University MBA program and...
Ep. 03: Kelley O. Williams Unplugged
Kelley O. Williams is the co-creator of the Paige & Paxton Elementary STEM curriculum. While working for signature companies such as American Express and JPMorgan Chase, Kelley led nationally recognized STEM pipeline programs for girls and youth of color as one of the founding team members of the New York Chapter of Black Girls Code. She was also a lead member of the planning team for #YesWeCode youth hackathons, designed to expose middle and high school students to opportunities in...
Ep. 02 Sherrell Dorsey Unplugged
Episode 2 of Black Tech Unplugged features Sherrell Dorsey, a noted technology journalist and social entrepreneur. She is founder of the daily tech newsletter, ThePLUG, where she leads content strategy, business partnerships, and growth of the only newsletter dedicated to highlighting the significant voices of black founders and business leaders in the news. Full show notes: https://blacktechunplugged.com/2017/07/13/ep-02-black-tech-unplugged-sherrell-dorsey-unplugged/
Ep. 01 Deena McKay Unplugged
The very first episode of Black Tech Unplugged is out! And what better way to learn more about the host than having her share her story? Jump right in and learn about Deena McKay, not only the woman behind this podcast, but also her journey as a Black women in tech. Full show notes: https://blacktechunplugged.com/2017/07/13/ep-01-deena-mckay-unplugged/
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