The JuneteenthConf kicks off at noon today, June 19th, 2020. The event takes place June 19th-20th. The event provides a space to celebrate Black Excellence in technology and to counterbalance the biases in the technology industry. The event will kick off with an inspirational speech by Danny Thompson, a Software Engineer who worked in retail and never knew the path to a tech career was possible. There are other keynotes and sessions throughout the event.
This event is a free virtual tech conference featuring Black people in technology. However, they welcome anyone and everyone aligned with the goal of promoting underrepresented in the tech industry to come and listen. You can discover more about the origin of the event by visiting https://jasong.us/2YLSYTT.
To register for the event, visit https://jasong.us/2BgOAnU.