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Tuesday, November 15 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hiring Diverse Talent from Apprenticeship/Internship Programs for Your Startup LIMITED

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Are you a woman, minority, or veteran interested in working in the tech industry? Or a tech employer looking to hire diverse talent? Check out these apprenticeship and internship programs.

Leaders from Ada Academy, Apprenti, and Kal Academy will share how to get involved as an applicant or a hiring partner.

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wacarra yeomans

Founder, Chief Strategist, Loxley Digital
Wacarra founded Loxley Digital. Before founding Loxley, she worked as Vice President of Creative Services at Oracle.

Speakers
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Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson serves as Executive Director of the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) Workforce Institute, the workforce development arm of the WTIA focused on addressing the tech industry’s workforce and diversity needs through a registered technology apprenticeship program called Apprenti. She also is an Adjunct Professor at Seattle University. Previously, she successfully led east coast sales, development of web policy... Read More →
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Uma Rao

Uma Rao has been in the nonprofit sector for 17 years. Her roles have been to organize communities, serve on boards, train, and to raise funds, mostly within and for women and communities of color. She currently serves as the first Development Manager for Ada Developers Academy. Before joining Ada's team, she was the Director of Development and Communications for TAF, overseeing strategy & execution to raise a budget of 3M+ and comprehensive... Read More →
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Kalpana Viswanathan

Kal is a Principal Development Manager at Microsoft and also the CEO of Kal Academy. Kal Academy is a non-profit organization that wants to make quality technology education affordable to everyone – specifically women and minority groups. Her passion to technology and education has helped place 80 women into jobs today. She has been in the industry for the last 20 years and also a distinguished faculty.


Tuesday November 15, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Galvanize - Seattle 111 S. Jackson St, Seattle, WA

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