Blacken the Payroll: Leveling Up Black Womxn in Tech



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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST: Speaker Panel 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM PST: Mini Workshop

On average, Black women make $0.62 for every dollar earned by white men. At this current rate, Black women will have to wait until the year 2119 to earn equal pay with white men. It's time to #blackenthepayroll and level up Black womxn's earning potential.

Blacken the Payroll: Leveling Up Black Womxn in Tech is an event for Black womxn in (or aspiring to be in) tech. Learn from and with our pay equity squad and stay for a workshopping session on one of four actionable topics:

  • The Practicalities of Personal Finances: Awareness Planning & Goals

  • Navigating Compensation Packages: Understanding Salary, Equity, & Benefits

  • Valuing Yourself: Supporting Yourself and Replenishing your Cup

  • The Network Effect: Mentorship & Building Your Advocacy Network


  • Kalisha Davis, CS Equity Curriculum Project Director at the Kapor Center and co-creator of the award winning Detroit 67 Project: Looking Back to Move Forward.

  • Eugenie George, Financial Wellness Specialist, Money and Flow podcaster, and author of Our Money Stories: A No B.S. Guide to Financial Wellness

  • Jasmine Shells, Founder/ CEO of Five to Nine and one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for enterprise technology in 2020

  • Emily Kramer, Founder of Help Wanted Project and co-author of the Gender Equity Gap study and co-creator of the Table Stakes Initiative @ Carta

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