FOCUSED ON CELEBRATING AND ENGAGING THE BLACK TECH COMMUNITY
>> >
>> > FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
>> >
>> > BLAVITY INC. TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL AFROTECH CONFERENCE, FOCUSED ON
>> > CELEBRATING AND ENGAGING THE BLACK TECH COMMUNITY
>> >
>> > (LOS ANGELES – Thursday, October 5 2017) Blavity Inc., is hosting
>> its
>> > second annual AfroTech Conference, the largest black millennial tech
>> > conference on November 10th and 11th, 2017 in San Francisco.
>> >
>> > Situated conveniently at Pier 27 on the Embarcadero waterfront,
>> Blavity
>> > anticipates 1500 plus in person attendees, doubling the attendance of
>> last
>> > years inaugural conference, in addition to thousands online. Major
>> > partners include industry leaders such as: Capital One, Google,
>> Johnson &
>> > Johnson, Tinder, Facebook, and more who will hold office hours for
>> > prospective new hires, and participate in interactive workshops and
>> > conversations throughout the conference. AfroTech is designed as the
>> > perfect opportunity for companies committed to engaging and
>> authentically
>> > connecting with a diverse talent pool in order to showcase their
>> offerings
>> > and build connections with future innovators.
>> >
>> > Additionally, AfroTech 2017 will feature three tracks consisting of
>> > workshops and fireside chats where participants can gain tangible
>> > takeaways through customized programming. Topics to be covered
>> include:
>> > design, data, and engineering, business scaling for entrepreneurs and
>> > startups, building strong teams, and growth marketing. There will also
>> be
>> > a student component that allows undergraduate students access to the
>> > makers and change agents of tomorrow, and new opportunities.
>> >
>> > Featured panelist and workshop leaders include Chief Brand Officer of
>> > Uber, Bozoma Saint John; Investor, Actor and Activist, Jesse Williams;
>> CEO
>> > and Co-founder at Pinterest, Ben Silbermann; CEO, Musician and Angel
>> > Investor, Chamillionaire; CEO and Partner at Y Combinator, Michael
>> Seibel,
>> > and many more.
>> >
>> > For pre or post event coverage, please fill out the media pass
>> inquiries
>> > form: [http://bit.ly/2fC6VS3]
>> >
>> > ABOUT BLAVITY:
>> >
>> > Blavity is a media and technology company focused on empowering Black
>> > millennials through original content, video and dynamic experiences.
>> With
>> > a social reach of over 30M people a month, it is the number one
>> digital
>> > platform for Black millennials operating a robust network of digital
>> > brands and conferences including Blavity [https://blavity.com/],
>> Shadow
>> > & Act [https://shadowandact.com/], 21Ninety [https://21ninety.com/],
>> > Travel Noire [https://travelnoire.com/] and AfroTech.
>> > [http://afrotech.com/]
>> >
>> > For additional information, contact pr@blavity.com

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