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The Work Ahead

So where do we go from here? How do we build a more inclusive future in tech? A good place to start is by listening to those who have worked to improve equity in Silicon Valley for years.

In this episode

Catherine Bracy

Catherine Bracy

Co-founder & Executive Director of TechEquity Collaborative

Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at MIT

Y-Vonne Hutchinson

Y-Vonne Hutchinson

Founder and CEO of ReadySet

Jared Erondu

Jared Erondu

Head of Design at Lattice, creator of High Resolution, Playbook

David Dylan Thomas

David Dylan Thomas

Author, speaker, content strategy advocate at Think Company

Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel

Software Engineer, Executive Director at Techquería

May-Li Khoe

May-Li Khoe

Cofounder, former Design VP, Inventor, DJ

Sydney Sykes

Sydney Sykes

Blck VC cofounder, Angel Investor

Sarah Kunst

Sarah Kunst

Managing Director at Cleo Capital

Stephanie Lampkin

Stephanie Lampkin

CEO and Founder of Blendoor

Highlights

“Don't think about allyship in terms of a noun, an identity. Think of it in terms of a series of practices.”

Y-Vonne Hutchinson

“At the end of the day, the venture firms will… need to understand their role in why the industry looks like it does because each venture firm has played a huge role in getting the industry to where it is right now.”

Sydney Sykes

“I think buy-in from leadership is by far the most critical aspect of whether or not diversity programs and initiatives succeed and fail.”

Stephanie Lampkin

“Call things out if they seem problematic… Don't ignore it, bring it up somewhere, basically be an advocate for those around you.”

Frances Coronel

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