Monday, Jun 28, 10 AM-4 PM

Black Tech Nola 2021

Early Bird $35, $35.00-$150.00

Marques Colston Joins Black Tech NOLA Line Up NEW ORLEANS, La. (May 19, 2021) – Black Tech NOLA 2021 presented by Entergy welcomes Marques Colston to talk Black startups and leadership Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 11am Central Time. The three-day virtual event will be held virtually from June 28 - June 30, 2021 right from New Orleans. Focused on inclusion in tech, the convening connects artists, entrepreneurs, professionals, investors, advocates, and ecosystem builders to strengthen the digital and creative economy in the region. Each year Black Tech NOLA brings an all-star lineup as the only Inclusive Innovation conference in New Orleans with industry leaders and global brands for main stage talks, professional development, job recruitment, and virtual networking. Job seekers exploring opportunities can check out jobs at the Black Tech NOLA Virtual Hiring event during each day of the conference - FREE. Participants can apply to organizations that value diversity and inclusion right from the Black Tech NOLA website. About NOLAvate Black NOLAvate Black is committed to shifting power toward racial equity and inclusion by building a sustainable and accessible technology ecosystem in New Orleans. NOLAvate Black launched in 2018 to address the systemic racism and social injustices preventing Black people and under-resourced communities from gaining access to high-demand and high-wage jobs in the growing technology sector. Since launching our social impact programming, we have reached over 2,000 tech professionals. And, as the New Orleans tech industry continues to grow as the “Silicon South,” NOLAvate Black works to find solutions that will promote employability, retention, advancement, and entrepreneurship for people of color interested in advancing their career in technology. NOLAvate Black is led by Founder and CEO Sabrina N. Short, a community organizer and tech advocate. Sabrina’s unwavering passion for community and social justice has driven her to build the largest Black tech community in the Gulf South. Learn more at #blacktechnola2021 #504theculture