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Accessible
Tech

NOLAvate Black is committed to mapping accessible pathways into the tech industry by sharing resources to help professionals advance their careers.

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EXPLORE TECH

Explore Tech Talent Accelerator provides the support and resources to help entry level talent to get hired in tech.  Next cohort Spring 2024. Join our Waiting List!

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Our Work

Community

Build a strong network of tech professionals of color who operate as vital contributors toward the economic sustainability of our region.

Access

Identify, connect and communicate clear pathways that help individuals navigate, participate and become decision-makers within the technology ecosystem.

Education

Facilitate and create spaces for professionals and entrepreneurs to find jobs, get training, share resources and engage with executive mentors to advance their careers.

Advocacy

Promote a culture of inclusive innovation through initiatives that transform recruitment, retention, advancement and investment in underresourced and underrepresented communities.

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Connecting Black technologists since 2018.

Tech + Art + Culture

BLACK
TECH
NOLA

An annual convening of global influencers bringing the best and brightest in Black tech together. The event showcases leaders from global brands committed to supporting NOLAvate Black’s efforts to build ‘an inclusive and sustainable ecosystem in technology’. Black Tech NOLA is the only Black Tech event in the region where tech meets Black culture. 

Black Tech NOLA is going on the road! We will be activating on HBCU campuses across the state – and it is FREE! The Black Tech NOLA HBCU Tour is presented by JPMorgan & Chase.

  • Xavier University – Sat., Oct. 21st Watch On Demand
  • Southern University Baton Rouge – (Postponed)
  • Southern University Shreveport – Fri., March 2nd (New Date)
 

"NOLAvate Black is doing the work to build a sustainable tech ecosystem. Everyone needs to know what is happening in New Orleans."

Tony Zanders CEO and Founder @skilltype
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