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Monday, October 3 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Leaning In: Why People of Color and Women Must Pull Up A Seat | 4:00 - 5:30 PM

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The challenges of diversity in the tech startup ecosystem are not one sided. We all know mainstream investors need to diversify their portfolios, but what can the other side of the table, namely ethnically diverse and women leaders, do to help close the gap? Join us for a very candid, productive, collaborative and informative roundtable focused on how we effectively enhance the tech startup ecosystem today for a more robust and inclusive community tomorrow.

Austin Startup Week is supported in part by Capital FactoryTechstarsGalvanize, and Janik Vinnakota LLP. If you see someone from their teams, give them a hug and hi-five!   

Moderators
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Ashley Jennings

Co-Founder & CBDO, DivInc

Speakers
avatar for Ainee Athar

Ainee Athar

Immigration Reform and Education Equity, Community Leader
avatar for Ruben Cantu

Ruben Cantu

CEO, CORE Media Strategies
Stories connect us all. They are the thread by which we all grow, learn, and prosper. The hero's journey from obscurity to triumph is something we can all relate with. Ruben has established this caveat at the center of his, and CORE Media Enterprise's, mission, which is to change the world through social entrepreneurship and thought provoking content.
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Lisa Fritsch

Founder, PHENOMENALISM.org
Lisa has been a social and political strategist and speaker for nearly two decades. She is theauthor of the best-selling book, Obama Tea Parties and God and the e-book, PoliticallyCorrected, and from her provocative TEDx, “The Freedom to be ‘The Angry Black Woman.”For over 12 years Lisa was a talk radio show host and a national radio and televisioncommentator appearing regularly on Fox News Channel’s and Fox News 7. Other... Read More →
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Paul O'Brien

Founder, MediaTech Ventures
Marketer, author, entrepreneur, father, blogger, and general socializer. Founder of MediaTech Ventures and growth hacker of startups.
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Sterling Smith

Founder & CEO, SandBox Commerce


Monday October 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Galvanize 118 Nueces St, 2nd floor, Austin, TX 78701

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