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Table 4 Twelve: Racial Diversity in Tech

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Net Impact Seattle is excited to host our first Dinner 4 Twelve, a round table dinner (with a set menu) with special guests, Laura Clise, Founder of Intentionalist and Maya Appiah, Co-lead, Upwardly Global– Seattle Chapter.

According to a study by Fortune, less than 1 percent of employees at major tech companies are Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander or Native American, only 5 percent are Black and only 7 percent are Hispanic. Fewer than 50% of employees are women at most tech companies. How can we turn the tide and improve diversity in tech across the Seattle metro?

Our presenters, Laura and Maya will share successes (and failures) that has enabled them to increase diversity in Seattle workplaces.

Key Topics for Discussion

Level the Playing (and recruiting) field
Expanding the Reach and Developing a diversity pipeline
Retaining Talent (so they don’t want to leave)
Identifying strong corporate partners and allies (workforce NGOs)

Come join us for a fun time with good food and great conversations about Diversity in Tech.


April 29
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Net Impact Seattle


Cafe Flora
2901 East Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98112 United States
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(206) 325-9100