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Givewith Gatherings: A Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in Tech

June 19th 2019 at The Space at Flatiron

NPower Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships, Matt Velez, contributed to a compelling panel conversation on diversity and inclusion in tech. 

Moderator Jason Uechi Chief Technology Officer at Givewith

Clive Thompson longtime contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and a columnist for WIRED. His newest book, Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World, was released in March.

Laura Medalia New York-based software engineer and influencer, who runs the popular Instagram account @codergirl__.

Rebecca Wessell Vice President at JPMorgan Chase & Co., working in the firm’s legal department in data and product management.

The panel shared their experiences to the packed room and discussed their expectations for the future of diversity in technology. 

Matt shared NPower’s mission and how we are advancing non-traditional talent across the industry.  Later in the conversation, he explained  the hurdles and opportunities that veterans and young adults experience when starting and growing their tech careers.