$1M to catalyze tech inclusion
Close the racial and gender equity gaps in the technology sector with your strongest partners, together.
• Oakland, CA
• Los Angeles, CA
• Bronx, New York
• Baltimore MD
• Houston, TX
• Austin, TX
• Washington, DC
• Albuquerque, NM
• Pittsburgh, PA
• Kansas City, MO
• Atlanta, GA
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We are interested in solutions that tackle systemic exclusion facing communities of color breaking into tech. These one-time grants will support local trailblazing organizations with the time and resources to experiment with collaborative models.
The technology industry is a 1.4 trillion industry and contributes to 10.4 million jobs in the U.S., generating local and national wealth. However, underrepresented women and people of color are being left behind as a result of a complex set of structural and social/psychological barriers, or “leaks,” which occur across the technology pipeline. Solutions to fix the “leaks” in the Leaky Tech Pipeline should address:
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New approaches to tech opportunity, access, and philanthropy are needed to disrupt the status quo. Read more about Sergio Rosas, Program Lead for the #TDR Challenge, and his distance traveled story.
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