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 →

Disrupt Indy: What Diversity and Inclusion in Tech SHOULD Look Like

This is a guest post by Tyler Lawrence and Destiny Loyd. ———————————————————— Before I say anything else, two things: I am so thankful that Black Tech Unplugged entrusted me with obtaining live coverage of this magnificent techie experience. And also, my life has been changed, forever. I am still struggling to truly find the right... Continue Reading →

Major Announcement…

I am happy to announce that Black Tech Unplugged has partnered up with DisruptIndy for its conference August 2nd-August 4th. This conference was created by Be Nimble, a social enterprise that accelerates diversity and inclusion initiatives in technology. The event, which takes place at the NCAA Hall of Champions & Conference Center, is for thought leaders,... Continue Reading →

Black Tech Unplugged Radio

So it's not what you think... Black Tech Unplugged is not coming live to your airwaves (well at least not right now). However, the host of Black Tech Unplugged, Deena McKay, got to share her story on Tech Scene Chicago. Joined by Jamila Parham, listen to the women talk about being Black women in tech, the Chicago tech... Continue Reading →

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