Tech EQuity Week is dedicated to creating a more inclusive tech ecosystem by gathering emerging movements and leaders in tech company diversity and STE(A)M education.

 

Join us for Tech EQuity Week (@TEQWEEK) from April 20 – 30, 2017 to celebrate the world’s inaugural gathering of social impact organizations and technology companies working with local communities to deepen and promote a more equitable tech ecosystem.

 

 

EVENTS

 

PUSHTech2020

PUSHTech2020

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Intersection of Diversity, Inclusion, and Race Equality Workshop

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SPORTSTech2020

SPORTSTech2020

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 6:00pm - 8pm

The new way to play!

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Computer Science Showcase

Computer Science Showcase

Thursday, April 20, 2017 2:00-4:45 PM

FREE

Rev Jesse Jackson's PUSHTech 2020 initiative, Oakland Unified School District, and the Oakland Public Education invite you to learn more about Oakland's success at an Oakland Public Schools Computer Science Showcase.

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Detroit TEQWeek Kickoff Gala

Detroit TEQWeek Kickoff Gala

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:30pm - 10:00pm

$20 - $30

Join us as we celebrate the kick-off of Detroit's first Tech EQuity Week (April 20 - April 30)!

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CodeCrew TEQWeek Kickoff Reception

CodeCrew TEQWeek Kickoff Reception

Thursday, April 20 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

FREE

Join CodeCrew as Memphis kicks off Tech EQuity Week!

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TEQWeek 2017 Oakland Kickoff

TEQWeek 2017 Oakland Kickoff

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

$25

We are pleased to welcome Reverend Jesse Jackson to Oakland's kick off event for TEQWeek 2017! Come enjoy a night of delicious food, great music and inspiration at SPUR Oakland.

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An Evening with Anita Hill and Ellen Pao

An Evening with Anita Hill and Ellen Pao

4/20/2017 6:30-8:30pm

$40-$500

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The Women In Tech Summit

The Women In Tech Summit

Friday, April 21, 2017 - Saturday, April 22, 2017

$35 - $125

The Women in Tech Summit is a series of events that inspire, educate and connect women in the technology industry.

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Code Oakland Screening

Code Oakland Screening

Friday, April 21, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

FREE

Join us for dinner and a discussion into the fixes to Silicon Valley's leaky pipeline happening right here in Oakland.

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Oakland Hacks II

Oakland Hacks II

Saturday, April 22 8:00am - 9:00pm

FREE

The first hackathon in Oakland run by high school students for high school students.

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#HACK313

#HACK313

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017 9:00AM - 6:00PM

FREE

#Hack313 is a hackathon empowering young Detrotiers through an immersive and interactive coding experience.

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Gameheads: Open World Event

Gameheads: Open World Event

Saturday, April 22 9:00am - 6:00pm

FREE

Want to learn more about video game design and development? Interested in Cyber Security and IT Management?

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Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual Reality Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 2017 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

In this workshop, you are invited to learn how VR works by creating a simple 3-D object or environment and then experiencing your creation in a virtual world.

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Blog Like a Boss

Blog Like a Boss

Sunday, April 23, 2017 12:00pm - 4:00pm

$30 - $45

Interactive Brunch Workshop for aspiring Detroit bloggers.

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She Started It – Film Screening

She Started It – Film Screening

Monday, April 24, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

$10

Screening of She Started It - a documentary film empowering the next generation of women founders.

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Fostering Equity in Oakland : OpenOakland + City of Oakland

Fostering Equity in Oakland : OpenOakland + City of Oakland

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

FREE

Join OpenOakland’s community to learn about civic engagement, its projects and how they and the City of Oakland are "Fostering Equity in Oakland”.

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BDPA Open House

BDPA Open House

Tuesday, April 25 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

FREE

The BDPA Open House is a networking event where young black college students, who are computer science or computer engineering majors, can network and meet black IT Professionals from various companies in Memphis, TN

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Startco Lounge

Startco Lounge

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

FREE

Join us for this special edition of the Start Co. Lounge during the nationwide TEQWeek!

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Detroit Youth in Tech Showcase

Detroit Youth in Tech Showcase

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:30pm - 8:30pm

FREE

Detroit Youth in Tech is a showcase highlighting tech projects completed by youth from across the city.

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Passport to Tech Career Pathways: An Employer-Led Coaching Tour

Passport to Tech Career Pathways: An Employer-Led Coaching Tour

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00pm

FREE

Calling Oakland’s diverse, job & internship-ready tech talent!

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East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day

Thursday, April 27th

Closed Registration

The annual East Bay STEM Career Awareness Day is part of a larger local, collaborative effort to engage youth in activities to promote career exploration in STEM fields.

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Digitize Detroit

Digitize Detroit

Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:00am - 4:00pm

$40 - $55

Conference highlighting Detroit's initiatives

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TechEquity Collaborative Member Launch Party

TechEquity Collaborative Member Launch Party

Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

$50 - $100

We're throwing a party to launch our membership program and kick off our initiatives to advocate for change in policy areas like housing, workforce development and access to technology.

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Film Screening – Code Girls

Film Screening – Code Girls

Thursday, April 27 7 PM - 10 PM

FREE

This thrilling, heartfelt documentary introduces you to high school-aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration.

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Millennial Entrepreneurs Redefined

Millennial Entrepreneurs Redefined

Friday, April 28, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm

FREE

A free, nationwide workshop series connecting minority-millennial entrepreneurs to strategies for defining and designing their idea, as well as pitching to investors.

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Starting Lean with Social Impact

Starting Lean with Social Impact

Friday, April 28, 2017 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

$0 – $40

In this one-day intensive, you will receive valuable training, resources and support to apply lean startup principles and tools in starting and developing a business with positive social, environmental and economic impact.

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The Soulcial Hour

The Soulcial Hour

Friday, April 28, 2017 5:30pm - 8:30pm

FREE

Join us for 3 hours of eating, drinking, and connecting with like-minded influencers from Detroit.

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VR Hackathon

VR Hackathon

Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30

FREE

This two day event will entail activities, challenges, workshops, guest speakers, presentations and prizes!

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CodeCrew TEQWeek Coding Workshop

CodeCrew TEQWeek Coding Workshop

Saturday, April 29 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

$10

Join CodeCrew as Memphis rounds out Tech EQuity Week!

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Not Your Average Brunch

Not Your Average Brunch

Saturday, April 29 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

$35

Your fav's favorite brunch is back like we never left, bringing you all the brunch, mimosas, and sophistiratchetness your life's been missing.

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