Black Tech NOLA 2021 Convenes Creatives

Black Tech NOLA 2021 gathered creatives and creators in New Orleans for its 4th annual event.

 Black Tech NOLA was completely virtual this year held June 28 – 30 with talks, recruitment events, networking, and more. NOLA is the largest Black tech conference in New Orleans in partnership with industry leaders and global brands committed to supporting our local digital and creative economy. Talks and meetups highlight media, film, gaming, design, and music in tech. Thank you Entergy, all of our sponsors, volunteers, partners and production team for supporting our mission to connect the Black tech community around Inclusive Innovation. 375 tech professionals, creatives, and artists came together at the only tech conference where tech, art and culture collide. We truly couldn’t have done it with out you! Stay tuned for updates about on demand content and upcoming Black Tech NOLA Meetups. We are outside yall!

A special thanks to Abdul Aziz for allowing us to use his artwork as our backdrop this year. Yes, we are indeed here! Follow him on IG @photoaziz .

The 504 The Culture closing event in Virtual Reality was an amazing experience! Black Tech NOLA, VR105 and MetacultureVR hosted an album listening party with recording artist Dawn Richard presented by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy. Thanks to everyone who came out and turned up!

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About NOLAvate Black:
NOLAvate Black is committed to shifting power toward racial equity and inclusion by building a sustainable and accessible technology ecosystem in New Orleans. NOLAvate Black is led by Founder and CEO Sabrina N. Short, a community organizer and tech advocate. Sabrina’s unwavering passion for community and social justice has driven her to build the largest Black tech community in the Gulf South.