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Top Minorities in Technology 'Bridge the Gap" between Tech + Community during SXSWedu
BiTHouse organizes technology panels for the community to address diversity in technology and spark interest in areas of STEM during SXSW
By: BITHOUSE SXSW
Those interested in attending and/or participating in BiTHouse events March 5 - March 9, 2014 can register by visiting: http://bithouse.eventbrite.com (http://bithousepitch.eventbrite.com/?
BiTHouse has partnered with various organizations to enable access to members of the community throughout SXSWedu and SXSW. "Many times community gets left behind during conferences and business growth in big cities and BiTHouse wants to "Minimize Barriers to Entry" for members of the community and minority entrepreneurs and technologists. Several initiatives are taking place around the country to teach youth and those from disadvantaged communities how to code and generate interest in areas of STEM. BiTHouse aims to provide sustainable solutions to those teaching youth and adults how to code as well as providing resources continuously enhance financial and professional growth and development throughout one's career, states Jewell Sparks, CEO and Founder of BiTHouse.
Partners for BiTHouse's "Inclusion Factors" initiative throughout 2014 include: Striking.ly, DEXPERIO, GivKwik, MentorMe, Blacks in Technology, Latino Startup Alliance and others. Partners and sponsors specifially for the SXSW initiative include: Mondelez, Rackspace, UBER, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Sparks Fund, and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
The BiTHouse Pitch Competition takes place Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 10:30 am - 11:45 am in the Raul Salinas room at the ESB-MACC located at 600 River Street in Austin, Texas. Interested parties should register by visiting: http://bithousepitch.eventbrite.com/?
BiTHouse panel topics for 2014 include the following: Society, Culture and Stereotypes:
People interested in finding out more about BiTHouse can meet its founder and partners at The Four Seasons for a Digital Diversity: Who's Who in Tech Meetup in the Lobby Lounge on Sunday March 9, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. For more information visit: http://www.thebithouse.org. If you are interested in partnering with BiTHouse for future conferences send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.