Blavity To Celebrate Technology With Two-Day 'AfroTech' Educational Conference
Blavity, known across these interwebs as “The Voice of Black Millennials,” has been creating stellar projects + functions since dominating timelines since 2014. The community that has come under the umbrella of founder Morgan DeBaun‘s embrace has not only influenced pop culture, but have also deepened the bonds of community-focused events. Partnering up with some of the best minds inside + out of Silicon Valley, Blavity aims to help digital-minded folk learn more about growing their products and leveraging their creative ideas with the first annual AfroTech Festival in San Francisco, California.
Taking place at Galvanize San Francisco — Soma (44 Tehama Street, San Francisco) — creators, designers, influencers and hustlers will be in attendance and in the crowd to work with others to “amplify their message, reach a wider audience and shape a new culture in the tech world.” AfroTech itself is a two-day event, which will focus on connecting founders, techno-lovers, employees and entrepreneurs with the fastest-growing tech startups. With appearances from speakers such as Rashad Drakeford (REVOLT), Megan Rose Dickey (TechCrunch), Erica Joy Baker (Slack), Emeka Anen (THRONE) and Tara Reed (Apps Without Code) — AfroTech is just the right situation for those interested in navigating the tech industry.
— Blavity (@Blavity) August 22, 2016
Conversations between attendees and companies will present strategies meant to grow their products, while information about raising venture funding and combining tech and culture are also on the books. For those who are looking to have a post-event good time, the Bay Area lifestyle brand, Toasted Life, will have a party lituation that is going to totally be worth your time.
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