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Nate Yohannes says Microsoft is actively recruiting diverse talent

Nate Yohannes is the product leader of artificial intelligence and mixed reality engineering at Microsoft. After a stint with the Obama administration on the Broadband Opportunity Council and SBA’s Office of Investment and Innovation developing policies to improve the U.S.

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Ebbie Parsons III connects the dots for Black economic empowerment

Rolling out tech correspondent Meagan Sunn spoke with Ebbie Parsons III, Ed.D., of Yardstick Management about supporting HBCUs, mission-based for-profit businesses, diversity, equity and inclusion and advancing the next generation of Black business leaders. Yardstick Management is one of the

Digital mentoring with Christopher King of We Are Marcus

Christopher King is the founder of We Are Marcus (WAM), an education technology venture that creates scalable character analytics for students of color to affect suspension rates and substance abuse disorders.   We spoke with King about the importance of education

Black empowerment through tech with DeRay McKesson

We caught up with activist DeRay McKesson to talk about the importance of tech in building up the Black community. How important is technology for the advancement of Black people? There is no America without Blackness. There is no culture

BlocPower CEO Donnel Baird creating clean energy in the inner city

Donnel Baird is the CEO of BlocPower, a proptech startup that is greening American cities by helping residential building owners modernize their heating and cooling units. Using renewable energy and smart monitoring tools, BlocPower is creating better health and environmental

Stefon Walters knows how to finesse finances

Stefon Walters is the author of Finessin’ Finances, a fun and refreshing guide to personal finance. Graduating with a degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Walters became gainfully employed and realized there was a

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