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State of Womxn of Color: Advancing Community, Culture and Careers
September 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$5 – $100
Join The Riveter and Future for Us for The State of Womxn of Color Roadshow, an evening to tell audacious stories of womxn of color at work, accompanied by an overview of the data, insights and solutions. This collaboration provides a platform for rising and established womxn of color professionals to share their experiences and next step strategies as they build powerful communities to create a future for where womxn of color lead at the highest levels across all sectors.
The State of Womxn of Color – Austin tour stop features Future for Us’ State of Womxn of Color data presentation and a panel phenomenal womxn of color leaders. Toya Circa Bell, Pooja Sethi and others will share personal experiences, discuss how womxn of color can navigate the world of work, and leave us with insights on negotiation, building community, and true allyship. The metro Austin area is adding upwards of 50,000 people each year to work in the growing tech scene, and disrupting the culture and community in central Texas. This moment of flux is the perfect opportunity to build community for womxn of color, one of the largest segments of newcomers to the region.
Allies and champions are invited to come together to support womxn of color professionals through community, culture and career development – to create equity of access and opportunities for advancement. Together we can take actions to advance womxn of color and explore what it takes to build intentional communities for and with womxn of color, examine how allies can strengthen their cultural competency muscle, and explore what true workplace collaboration can make possible!