Women in Tech conference focuses on ways to make business world more equitable
Date: September 28, 2021
Outlet: WRAL TechWire
Written by: Tracy Sternberg, Director, Programs + Sponsorship, NC TECH
Excerpt: “The past 18 months have had a tremendous impact on the way organizations function and how they will operate in the future. But I don’t think anyone would have anticipated the tremendous disruption that the pandemic has had in our world, or the focus that the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubrey, and others have put on diversity, equity and inclusion...
A second panel discussion explored the topic of Digital Equity: How COVID Has Changed Technology and the World Around Us and was made up of speakers from Dude Solutions, Google, MCNC and the NC Department of IT, and was moderated by Accenture. These corporate and government leaders talked about the spotlight that the pandemic has put on the digital divide and what we can do to narrow that gap. They also discussed how COVID has fundamentally changed the way many organizations are working and the technologies that have made that shift possible..."