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#techInColor presents Success Hacks: Paving Your Own Way in Tech

On Thursday May 5, 2016, 5:30 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. at First Round Capital, 4040 Locust St., #techInColor presents “Success Hacks: Paving Your Own Way in Tech” as part of Philly Tech Week 2016. The popular free event, now in its 3rd year, is tailored for underrepresented groups in the tech industry: African Americans and technologists of color, women, members of the LGBTQ Community, individuals with disabilities and more diverse groups. This year’s #techInColor is presented in partnership with youth non profit organization Hopeworks ‘N Camden.

This year, attendees will have the chance to hear from presenters on what it means to be successful in the tech world and their personal story of how they got where they are today.

Come and enjoy an evening of food, drink, speakers, breakout sessions with mentors and a chance to network with some of the best and brightest that the Philly tech industry has to offer.

Speakers include:

Derrick Pitts, Franklin Institute’s Chief Astronomer and Director of the Fels Planetarium; Dan Rhoton, executive director of Hopeworks N' Camden; Felix Addison, COO and Co-Founder of Whose Your Landlord; Courtney Wilburn developer and 2015 White House LGBTQ Tech & Innovation Summit Fellow; serial entrepreneur Tiffanie Stanard; executive coach Kelly Meerbott; Bernardo Margulis, graphic designer and professor; David Dylan Thomas, content strategist & filmmaker; AND diverse youth technologists from Hopeworks ‘N Camden sharing their experiences!

Whether you are a seasoned technology professional or seeking to learn about the tech industry this event is for you.

Please register with us on MeetUp.com!

First Round Capital
4040 Locust Street
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  • #techInColor
  • Hopeworks N' Camden
  • Yikes
  • Exponent Entertainment
  • First Round Capital
  • DMD
  • RJ Metrics
  • Leadnomics
  • Blinebury Design
  • The Creative Group
  • Robert Half Technology
  • Tech In Motion Philadelphia
  • JMT Technology Group
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