Ep. 005: 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. 004: 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

Ep. 003: 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 →

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 →

Ep. 002: Sherrell Dorsey Unplugged

Episode 2 features the amazing Sherrell Dorsey, a noted technology journalist and social entrepreneur. She is founder of the daily tech newsletter, ThePLUG, where she leads content strategy, business partnerships, and growth of the only newsletter dedicated to highlighting the significant voices of black founders and business leaders in the news.  Listen as she takes... Continue Reading →

Ep. 001: Deena McKay Unplugged

Learn about the tech path of Deena McKay, the host of Black Tech Unplugged. https://soundcloud.com/user-978657499/ep-001-the-path-of-deena-mckay   Follow Deena on social media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Deena_mckay Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deena.mckay Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Deena_McKay Website: https://www.deenamckay.com  __________________________________________________________________________________________ FOLLOW BLACK TECH UNPLUGGED Instagram: Instagram.com/blacktechunplugged Facebook: facebook.com/BlackTechUnplugged Twitter: twitter.com/Blktechunplged  

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