Posted December 29, 2014 by Editorial Staff in 2014

[PHOTOS] Leading technology organizations gather in SF for successful holiday event promoting diversity, inclusion

All Access Holiday Social & Toy Drive
All Access Holiday Social & Toy Drive

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Event: All Access Holiday Social and Toy Drive
Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Location: if(we), San Francisco
Photos: Curly The Photographer

Leading the festivities was BUILDUP founder Wayne Sutton, one of the 46 most important African Americans in Tech and the main driver behind the event. The goal was to foster stronger ties between these groups that share a common vision. In Wayne’s recent USA Today article he covers the importance of collaboration to promote more diversity in tech (he also mentions this inaugural event as a step in bringing people together). USA Today’s Tech Bureau Chief Jon Swartz was in attendance, too; Jon and team have been providing ongoing coverage on the topic of diversity in the tech industry. Read more at if(we)>>

The inclusive event brought together a group of world changing tech organizations such as Accelerate With Google, Avion Ventures, BlackBirds (Twitter), BoldForce, BlackFounders, Black Girls Code, BuildUp, CODE2040, DreamFunded, femgineer, Girl Develope It, if(we), Kapor Center For Social Impact, Latino Startup Alliance , ODALC, Singularity University, STEMBOARD, StealthMode Group, Up Global, WomenWhoCode

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