bringing techies together


Upcoming Events

NOLAvate Black is known for our amazing meetups and networking events. We bring technologists together to share the awesome innovation happening in our ecosystem. We are excited to be back in person! Come see us at the Black Tech Lab!

  • Black Tech HBCU Summer Series

    NOLAvate Black HBCU Tour is going virtual presented by T-Mobile! NOLAvate Black invites you to hear from industry leaders on how to get hired in tech! Save The Dates: June 6th, 1pm NOLAvate Black, Sabrina Short & Courtney Hodge - Top Certifications for Tech Job Seekers June 10th, 12pm Microsoft TEALS, Tiffiney Carter-Washington - Give Back by Sharing Your Passion for Computer Science June 18th, 12pm Microsoft, Journea Armant -Mastering Copilot & AI June 26th, 12pm Designer Rule, Tracie King - Building Your Brand July 22nd, 12pm JPMorgan Chase & Co, Marlice Sanders - Power of Credit July 26th, 5pm David Shapiro, Oschner - Tips for Getting Hired July 30th, 12pm Everett Woods, Rypplzz - The Basics of Web3 and Augmented Reality Learn more at

  • StartUp NOLA

    Join us Tuesday, June 4th 5pm-7pm for Taco Tuesday at the Black Tech Lab for a fireside convo about the recent findings in the report "Where are the workers?" funded by Greater New Orleans Foundation. Through a collaborative effort of workforce focused institutions, the report explores the challenges and opportunities around our talent pipelines in the New Orleans region. Special guests Courtney I. Williams, CEO TORSH and Sunae Villavaso, City of New Orleans. Sponsored by Greater New Orleans, Inc. – GNO, Inc.. Moderated by Founder & CEO Sabrina Short.