Being Black in Technology: Closing the Diversity Gap

Carita Marrow
Carita Marrow
Being Black in Technology: Closing the Diversity Gap

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As a Black woman in the Technology community, I know firsthand just how much we're lacking when it comes to racial diversity. If we're failing to achieve true equality in the workforce, we are certainly falling behind when it comes to helping the Black community feel supported in Tech. I want...

As a Black woman in the Technology community, I know firsthand just how much we're lacking when it comes to racial diversity. If we're failing to achieve true equality in the workforce, we are certainly falling behind when it comes to helping the Black community feel supported in Tech. I want to talk about helping you leverage your skills to move into the Tech world and feel confident doing so.

In this chat, we will cover:

  • How to create community and safe spaces for Black Tech Employees and other communities
  • Tips on being an Intrapreneur
  • Skills to possess to transition from a nonprofit to tech

Meet The Speaker

Carita Marrow
Carita Marrow

Carita Marrow is an intrapreneur serving as Adobe’s, Diversity & Inclusion Talent Program Manager. She drives strategy around attracting and recruiting diverse talent into Adobe in tight partnership with key stakeholders such as talent acquisition and branding teams in addition to employee networks.

Before joining Adobe, Carita was Senior Manager, Science Education, UNCF, the nation’s largest scholarship provider where she co-managed UNCF’s 48 million dollar initiative --- Fund II Foundation STEM Scholars Program, UNCF Merck Science Initiative, and HBCU Innovation Summit. At UNCF, she Carita has administered over 11 million dollars in scholarship & leaderships grants to over 700 historically underrepresented students. Beyond her current Adobe day job, Carita loves to paint + draw in her spare time.

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