Partner Series: /dev/color and Xperi — A Chat with Julian Casey
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Partner Series: /dev/color and Xperi — A Chat with Julian Casey We’re continuing our series that highlights some of the work and conversations we have with our wonderful partners who are committed to joining us in changing tech for good. Today, we’re sharing our conversation with Julian Casey, a Senior Data Engineer at Xperi, as he talks about his work at Xperi and experience as a technologist. Julian Casey, senior data engineer at Xperi. The following conversation has been lightly edited for clarity. Hi Julian, great to speak with you today. To kick things off: How did you get ..read more
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Partner Series: /dev/color and Intuit — A Chat with Samantha Bretous
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by /dev/color
1y ago
Partner Series: /dev/color and Intuit — A Chat with Samantha Bretous We’re continuing our series that highlights some of the work and conversations we have with our wonderful partners who are committed to joining us in changing tech for good. Today, we’re sharing our conversation with Samantha Bretous, a Senior Software Engineer at Intuit Mailchimp, as she talks about her career path, life at Intuit, and her /dev/color community. The following conversation has been lightly edited for clarity. Hi Samantha, great to speak with you today. To kick things off: How did you get into tech ..read more
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Hot Off the Presses: Our Partnership with Pinterest
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1y ago
Hot off the Presses: Our Partnership with Pinterest /dev/color and Pinterest are committing to a multi-year, $3 million partnership to continue /dev/color’s mission of changing tech for good while supporting Pinterest’s Black technologists and leaders. If you came to #dcim22 this year, you might have heard our exciting news! Last year, we began an epic partnership with Pinterest that aims to continue doing the good work of elevating Black technologists and leaders throughout the tech industry, but especially in /dev/color’s own community and within Pinterest. As part of the partnersh ..read more
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Partner Series: /dev/color and Intuit: A Look Inside Partnering to Change Tech for Good
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by /dev/color
2y ago
In this series, we’ll be highlighting some of the work and conversations we have with our wonderful partners who are committed to joining us in changing tech for good. Today, we’re sharing some reflections from a fireside chat we had with Intuit’s Tech Women @ Intuit and DEI Programs team facilitated by one of our fantastic members, William Kimeria, a software engineer at Intuit working on the QuickBooks team. William Kimeria joined /dev/color’s A* program in 2016, years before he found his current position at Intuit. He had spent well over a decade in tech in Boston, and had been presented w ..read more
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ICYMI: The Recap of /dev/color’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Pitch Contest
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by /dev/color
2y ago
After months of hard work, 12 inaugural founders of /dev/color’s entrepreneur accelerator participated in a pitch competition held virtually on January 27, 2022, followed by a Founders’ Reception. Accelerator cohort and partners, Concrete Rose, at /dev/color in motion, /dev/color’s annual conference Founders competed for over $75,000 of cash prizes, as well as in-kind resources, follow on opportunities, and wrap-around support. Founders were given four minutes to pitch, followed by four minutes of juror Q&A. Both founders and ventures were evaluated on the following criteria: A well-defin ..read more
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Announcing /dev/color’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Pilot for 2021–2022
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by /dev/color
2y ago
We are excited to launch the /dev/color Entrepreneur Accelerator featuring an inaugural cohort of 13 phenomenal Black founders. The /dev/color Entrepreneur Accelerator is designed to foster deep community, sharpen business strategies, and increase access to opportunity within and beyond the cohort. Download our Meet the Cohort one-pager to learn more and share widely within your networks! The /dev/color Entrepreneur Accelerator is made possible by the support of the /dev/color team and partners: Concrete Rose, Gusto, 4th and King, and Basis Set Ventures. /dev/color and accelerator partners ar ..read more
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Aaron Clark Becomes Matchstick Ventures’ Equity Advisor
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3y ago
/dev/color member Aaron Clark, founder & CEO of Justice Reskill and Equity Solutions, recently joined the Matchstick Ventures board as their new Equity Advisor. We spoke with him on his journey with Matchstick Ventures, and on their collective goals moving forward. “Matchstick Ventures is a venture capital fund based in Boulder, Colorado and Minneapolis, Minnesota, founded by Natty Zola and Ryan Broshar. They’re attempting to provide funding, resources, and support for companies in Colorado, Minnesota, and nationwide. I met Natty last year, after the death of George Floyd. He was a p ..read more
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#winning: William Hill, Engineering for the Earth
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by /dev/color
3y ago
William “MJ” Hill, currently a front end developer at New Relic, has been involved in environment-related software engineering for over six years. For this month’s bonus #winning member spotlight, we connected with him to learn more about his work on the “Earth System Grid Federation” project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs, an impactful project both personally, and globally. Read the full conversation below! /dev/color member William “MJ” Hill. /d/c: Tell me about your work in climate research. MJ: At Livermore National Laboratories, the team I worked on there was the Climate Science ..read more
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#winning: Rudi De Marco Helps Us Understand the Air We Breathe
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3y ago
This Earth Day, we have a particularly environmental spotlight for you. /dev/color member Rudi De Marco has worked with UC Davis in air quality research since 2012. Keep reading to learn more about his role in the global pursuit of understanding the air we breathe. /dev/color member Rudi De Marco Our member spotlight #winning series goes behind the scenes with the leaders, achievers, and go-getters of the /dev/color community, celebrating how our members are shaping the future of tech. For Earth Day, we’re featuring Rudi De Marco, full stack software engineer and /dev/color veteran ..read more
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#winning: Ayo Suber & the Intersection of Art, Tech, and Black Liberation
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by /dev/color
3y ago
We sat down with /dev/color A* member Ayo Suber, polymath, creative technologist, artist and UI Engineer at Square, for her thoughts about Black Liberation-focused education in tech-oriented spaces. /dev/color’s member spotlight #winning series goes behind the scenes with the leaders, achievers, and go-getters of the /dev/color community, to celebrate how our members are shaping the future of tech. For this issue, we spoke with SF-based UI developer, Ayo Suber, on the overlap between the Black Liberation movement(s) of the mid-Twentieth Century, and the tech industry as we know it today ..read more
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