Recent data released by tech companies on employee diversity confirms what has been quite obvious: Amongst leadership and technical employees, few are women, and even fewer are African-American or Latino.
Companies should care about these numbers. Studies show that companies with gender and ethnic diversity are more creative and profitable, A variety of perspectives help them design products and services that appeal to a diverse, global audience.
Front & Center is an organization founded to increase diversity in tech through design. Join us for our inaugural event Designing for Diversity: How can we design a company culture that is inclusive?
During this humble interactive workshop, we’ll break into small groups to discover and design solutions aimed at increasing and retaining diversity in tech.
All genders and ethnicities are welcome.
6:30pm - 7 - Registration
7pm - 7:30pm- Lightning talk
7:30 - 8:30pm - Ideation
8:30pm - 9pm - Presentations
You don’t have to be a designer in tech to contribute your insights and ideas – in fact, some of the brightest solutions may be found in the most unfamiliar areas.
There will be food, drinks and great people to meet.