Empowering The Black Tech Policy Agenda

December 1st thru 5th, 2020

1 Week. 4 Panels. 16+ Speakers.

The inaugural #BlackTechPolicy Week places Black lives at the epicenter of AI ethics, EdTech, VC investments into tech startups, privacy, bridging the digital divide, and more.

A National Black Tech Policy Agenda

December 1, 2020
6:00 PM CT

Black Public Interest Technology

December 3, 2020
6:00 PM CT

Organizing Black Tech Communities Online

December 4, 2020
6:00 PM CT

Supporting Local Black Tech Ecosystems

December 5, 2020
10:00 AM CT

December 1, 2020

A National Black Tech Policy Agenda

A National Black Tech Policy Agenda

December 1, 2020
6:00 PM CT

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Meet Our

Inaugural Speakers







Dr. Menna Demessie

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation







Jamal Watkins

(National Org.)







Andreen Soley

New America







Clinton Odom

The National Urban League







Michelle Ferguson

Tech Dream Corps







Dr. Cynthia Warrick

President of Stillman College







Rev. Leah Daughtry

Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Black Church PAC







Chris Lewis

Public Knowledge







Erin Horn McKinney

Founder of Black Female Founders







Maurita Coley

President and CEO of Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council







JaNay Queen Nazaire

Chief Strategy Officer Living Cities







Dr. André Brock








Dr. Nicol Turner Lee

Director, Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings Institute; Senior Fellow, Governance Studies







Sharon Kennedy Vickers

City Of Saint Paul, Chief Information Officer (CIO); Co-founder, Blacks in Technology

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