Our Team

Meet the leaders who help us meet our mission to address equity and access in tech.

vision & Mission

Black Tech South

NOLAvate Black believes it takes everyone to invest and advocate for an inclusive, asset and talent-filled space where everyone benefits and innovation can thrive.

NOLAvate Black is committed to shifting power toward racial equity and inclusion by mapping a sustainable and accessible technology ecosystem in the Greater New Orleans Region.

NOLAvate Black promotes equity and access by leading advocacy efforts toward an inclusive and accessible tech pipeline for entrepreneurs and tech professionals of color. Our programming has reached and engaged over 3,000 professionals worldwide.

Founding advisory board


Sabrina Short

Founder & CEO

Shercole King

Information Systems Administrator

Bernard Robertson

CEO & Wealth Advisor

Yolanda Williams

AI & Robotics Engineer

Tony Zanders

CEO & Founder @Skilltype

Join the movement


Join our efforts to build a more sustainable and inclusive talent pipeline by investing in a tech ecosystem where everyone is valued, engaged, and empowered.