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How They Got There: Black CTOs

Tuesday, August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Organized By General Assembly Kansas City


About This Event

Join us for a virtual conversation of Black executive inspiring the next generation of leaders in technology. We’ll be discussing how they navigated their careers to reach the c-suite, advice on career paths, what it takes to break into the C-Suite and the future of the tech industry as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion.

These innovative industry heads will share their stories about how they got to where they are today as well as insights on how we can shepherd diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces in 2021 and beyond.


  • How can Black software engineers, UX designers, product managers break into the C-Suite

  • What are the best career moves to make to break into the C-Suite

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