Members of RIoT’s forum about diversity includes Denitresse Ferrell and Brandon Johnson as well as Tom Synder and others. Editor’s note: Tom Snyder is executive director of RIoT , the regional internet of things users group based in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire asked Tom to recap the event for us. Last week, TechWire also asked for and published an update from RIoT about the group’s efforts to promote racial equality and diversity .
RALEIGH – Last week, RIoT held a town hall style event to discuss racial equity across our ecosystem. RIoT, an economic development organization that helps startups and companies embrace the data economy, has been proud of the success that companies have achieved with us over the past six years. We feel we have made a positive impact on those we strive to serve. But we are compelled to look in the mirror and make an honest assessment of ourselves and the technology sector when it comes to supporting racial equity and inclusion. How can we do better?
We invited Denitresse Ferrell (Founder and CEO DF Coaching & Consulting) and Brandon Johnson (Systems Engineer, NetApp) to educate our audience on the nuances within the greater problem. Denitresse worked […]
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