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Thursday, October 4 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Design Track | Designing Systems to Support People of Color in Tech - A Workshop with The Design Thinking Social (@ WeWork Barton Springs)

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The Design Thinking Social is hosting a human-centered design workshop focused on diversity and taking action. Our goal is to bring people together to tackle the design challenge of "how could we create a product or system to better support people of color in Austin's tech scene?"

We'll kick off with an introduction from The Design Thinking Social, dive into a workshop led by Nina Ho and Paula Nguyen, and end with attendees sharing their takeaways. This is an inclusive event and all are welcome to participate! However, this is an intentional and safe space created for minorities by minorities, and we ask that all attendees are mindful of this coming in. Hope to see you there!

The Design Thinking Social brings together a diverse group of stakeholders from Austin's Tech Ecosystem to discuss crowdsourced topics on diversity and inclusion with the goal of developing solutions and best practices to move Austin towards equity and justice. Our socials have developed into a supportive community and roadmap for underestimated entrepreneurs to utilize as they enter the tech scene. Everyone is welcome; so come join us.

Speakers
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Nina Ho

ceo & creative director, collective blue
I love talking about diversity and inclusion, brand building, event production, human-centered design, and the arts.
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Paula Nguyen

Technical Project Manager, Walmart Technology
Paula is currently changing things up at Walmart through her role as a technical project manager on the Walmart Technology team here in Austin, Texas. She focuses on helping her team to continuously deploy software to help innovate internal practices at the Walmart headquarters in... Read More →
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Ikechi David Nwabuisi

Founder, Tribl
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Rachelle Oribio

CEO & Founder, ValorUp LLC

Sponsors
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WeWork

We wanted to build a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where we're redefining success measured by personal fulfillment, not just the bottom line. Community is our catalyst.


Thursday October 4, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
WeWork Barton Springs 801 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704

Attendees (102)