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Diversity + Inclusion in Tech

Diversity + Inclusion in the workplace drives innovation and improves the bottom line - when organizations actively create and implement D+I initiatives they are able to highlight and promote the different viewpoints, strengths, experiences, and talents of their entire team.

NC TECH is committed to providing opportunities for discussion, learning, and collaboration on Diversity + Inclusion topics and strategies to our members and beyond.  Throughout the year you can participate in events, utilize resources found here, and engage with our Diversity + Inclusion network. 

2021 Diversity + Inclusion SUMMIT


John Samuel, Chief Innovation Architect at LCI Tech, presented an incredible opening keynote during the 2020 Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit.  

As a blind entrepreneur, advocate, and public speaker, John shares his passion for creating opportunities by eliminating accessibility barriers.  Click below to learn about "Spreading the IDEA of Diversity + Inclusion in Tech" in a blog post by John.

blog post

WRAL TechWire interviews Donald Thompson, CEO of NC TECH member Walk West, on racial equality and and how to turn statements into actionable strategies.

Read this and additional pieces by Thompson, who writes a weekly column for WRAL TechWire, below.  

read Interview

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additional resource links


past events

2020 Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit

The inaugural Diversity + Inclusion in Tech Summit took place on June 23 + 24, 2020.

View a message from some of the summit speakers, below:

view event page

D+I network

If you'd like to join our D+I distribution and virtual community, please email the membership team and request to be added!


If you are interested in sponsoring one of NC TECH's programs or networks please contact Tracy Sternberg.

Our sponsor menu covers all of the available sponsorships for events, programs, networks + more with prices ranging from $250 to $25,000. Click button below to view the 2020 sponsor menu.



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