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Philly Startup Leaders Announces 2018 Diversity Dinner Date

It’s about that time again: Philly Startup Leaders (PSL) just announced the date of its Diversity Dinner, an event that’s now shaping up to be […]

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Philly Startup Community, Here’s Why You Should Take This Diversity and Inclusion Survey

Philadelphia’s startup community has ways to go on the diversity and inclusion front, and following last year’s various community gatherings around the issue, stakeholders have […]

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SXSW Day 3: 7 Ways Philly Can Become a Leader in Tech Diversity and Inclusion

A major theme hanging over SXSW this year was diversity and inclusion. After attending the conference last year, Mayor Kenney lamented how white SXSW was. […]

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Dear Philly Startup Community: Black Women Are Not Here to Save You

This week, Philly Startup Leaders welcomed marketing guru Kiera Smalls as its new and second-ever executive director. Across social media, people in Philly’s startup, tech and government communities congratulated […]

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Philadelphia Is the Nation’s 4th Best City for Women in Tech

Fintech company SmartAsset just released its annual women in tech study, which ranks the country’s leading cities for women in the industry. This year, Philadelphia […]

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What Philly Can Learn From Miami’s BlackTech Week

This month I had the opportunity to speak at Miami’s 2018 BlackTech Week for the first time, and after the experience, it’s clear that Philadelphia, […]

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Philadelphia: The No. 1 City for Diversity in Sciences, Tech

Philadelphia is the nation’s no. 1 city for diversity in STEM, according to a new ranking from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The 2017 ranking […]

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Philly Tech Investor to Double Down on Black, Latinx and Women Entrepreneurs in 2018

Philly’s tech community has ways to go before it’s truly inclusive of all kinds of Philadelphians. Efforts like the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship and […]

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Can We Really Count on Philly’s Tech Community to Increase Diversity?

It’s been about two weeks since Philly Startup Leaders (PSL) partnered with Mogulette to host the Philly tech community’s second annual Diversity Dinner, and on […]

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Why Is Philly Startup Leaders Still Having a Diversity Dinner?

Philly Startup Leaders (PSL) will host its second Diversity Dinner on Wednesday in partnership with the networking group Mogulette. While the dinner’s registration list is […]

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Philly Startup Leaders Announces Changes at the Top

Over the weekend, Philly Startup Leaders released a memo that enumerates a number of changes the organization has already made and action steps it hopes to […]

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A Philly Expat Returns From Silicon Valley to Talk Funding for Entrepreneurs of Color

It’s October, and I’m still reeling from the idiocy of the Google Manifesto. And just this week, a new report smacked me with some reality […]

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All Companies Should Copy This Josh Kopelman Hiring Tactic

Tech and VC firms that release diversity reports then go ghost on “next steps” are only dragging their feet on the issue. And despite those […]

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New York VC Gayle Jennings O’Byrne on Tech Scene: “There’s Nothing Philly Can’t Do”

Philly Tech Week this year gathered thousands of people around 100 events, and one person who stood out from the crowd was Gayle Jennings O’Byrne. […]