Ep. 07: Black Tech Women Unplugged

In this episode of Black Tech Unplugged, I chat with 3 of the 4 women who are the eboard of Black Tech Women. Black Tech Women (BTW) is the premier community for black women in the technology ecosystem to connect, learn, and develop. With over 1400 members since launch, Black Tech Women continue to engage... Continue Reading →

Ep. 06: Innovate Inclusion Unplugged

In this episode of Black Tech Unplugged, I'm continuing with this month's theme of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) reporting. Therefore, I want to introduce my current podcast guest Innovate Inclusion. Innovate Inclusion, comprised of Jessica Yamoah and Sarah Juma, is a non-profit that advocates for the entrepreneurial success of underrepresented communities. They use an innovative approach... Continue Reading →

Ep. 05 BONUS: Black Tech Mecca Unplugged (Part 2)

In the first part of this series I spoke with Black Tech Mecca co-founders, Fabian Elliot and Dineo (Dee) Seakamela, about what Black Tech Mecca does. In this bonus episode, I get a little personal and talk to them about what is is THEY do in tech and what it's like to be a husband-wife... Continue Reading →

Ep. 05: Black Tech Mecca Unplugged

On this brand new episode of Black Tech Unplugged I have the pleasure of speaking with Fabian Elliot and Dineo (Dee) Seakamela, the co-founders of Black Tech Mecca (BTM). BTM’s mission is to ensure Black people are full participants in the global technology sector. BTM uses data to paint a clearer picture of Black participation... Continue Reading →

#TechUnplugged: Cycmode Cycling Studio

If you're into cycling classes and exercising I'm sure you’ve heard of SoulCycle and Flywheel, right? Well there’s a new cycle class in town... Cycmode. Where indoor cycling gets real! If you follow me on Instagram you've probably peeped my posts about Cycmode. Well I'm officially introducing you to the studio that combines tech and exercise,... Continue Reading →

Ep. 04: Rohan Gilkes Unplugged

Rohan Gilkes is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of Innclusive, a platform that allows you to rent unique, local accommodations on any budget, anywhere in the world. Rohan also serves as a thought leader in customer acquisition and local intermediation, bringing seekers and providers of local services together using technology. He serves on the advisory board of a... Continue Reading →

Check Us Out on Average Black Girl!

Founder and host of Black Tech Unplugged, Deena McKay, was featured on the Average Black Girl Youtube page. Average Black Girl's main purpose is to promote and expose Black Owned Businesses and Products. Listen as Deena describes how to carve your own path. And of course let us know your thoughts in the comments! https://youtu.be/U6lr8vzfkfE

The Great Debate: Who’s More Innovative Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg?

This past Saturday morning I was scrolling Facebook, as I usually do, but something particular caught my eye. My girl, Jazmine Henley-Brown (also a fellow podcaster! Go check out her podcast the #20SomethingSeries) asked a great question: Who is the most innovative: Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs? Jasmine started the conversation off with her insightful thoughts: But you know... Continue Reading →

Ep. 03: Kelley O. Williams Unplugged

Kelley O. Williams is the co-creator of the Paige & Paxton Elementary STEM curriculum. While working for signature companies such as American Express and JPMorgan Chase, Kelley led nationally recognized STEM pipeline programs for girls and youth of color as one of the founding team members of the New York Chapter of Black Girls Code.... Continue Reading →

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