Diversity Reboot Summit

Empty Allyship: Using Data Journalism To Reveal Truths Over Rhetoric

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 Empty Allyship: Using Data Journalism To Reveal Truths Over Rhetoric

Join Sherrell Dorsey a data journalist, social entrepreneur, and speaker who founded ThePLUG to provide in-depth reporting and analysis on the black innovation economy. Sherrell also founded Build the Good and BLKTECH Interactive. During this talk Sherrell will be joined by Labrina Loving, a Senior Engineer at Microsoft, to discuss how she uses data to cover whether companies are fighting for racial justice, the black innovation economy and more. ThePLUG recently published a spreadsheet, showing the delta between companies making statements in support of the Black Community with how many black people they employ.

Meet The Speakers

Labrina Loving
Labrina Loving
Germantown, Maryland | Professional
Sherrell Dorsey
Sherrell Dorsey
Founder, ThePLUG and Build the Good

Sherrell Dorsey is a data journalist, social entrepreneur, and speaker. She is also the founder of ThePLUG, providing in-depth reporting and analysis on the Black innovation economy. As the founder of Build the Good, a community development consulting company, Sherrell runs BLKTECH Interactive—North Carolina’s first hub supporting over 2,000 Black entrepreneurs and technologists.