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With Christopher Coles (Dev Bootcamp alum), Bie Aweh (Career Developer) Willie Jackson (Founder, Abernathy).
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Dev Bootcamp NYC, 48 Wall St, 15th Fl

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Join Abernathy and Dev Bootcamp for a panel discussion about how high-demand technology skills, lifelong learning, and investing in education are tools for empowerment.

Panelists include Dev Bootcamp alum Christopher Coles, Career Developer Bie Aweh, and Abernathy founder Willie Jackson. The event takes place at Dev Bootcamp HQ on Wall Street and will feature an interactive panel, networking, and light refreshments. Space is limited, so be sure to register and arrive before 6:30 to ensure a seat.

6:00 6:30 Networking and refreshments
6:30 6:45 Welcome and introductions
6:45 8:00 Panel discussion
8:00 8:30 Q&A
8:30 9:00 Networking

Bie Aweh's professional and personal passion is to enhance lives, solve problems, and drive growth by bringing people of diverse identities together. Within the innovation economy (technology) her focus is on recruitment, retention, learning, and development. She helps audiences think beyond obligatory diversity trainings and unconscious bias trainings, empowering participants to see the dialogue as opportunities for self and professional development.

Christopher Coles is an engineer whose experience lies in Application Design, Systems Design, UI Design, Architecture Design, and Product Management. He believes people are the sum of their experiences and that it's through these experiences we are all connected. His access to an array of social, cultural, professional, and economic circles, through his own unique experiences, allows for powerful collaboration and exchange.

Willie Jackson is an inclusion strategist who empowers thoughtful organizations and the leaders who run them. He is the President and CEO of Equity Impact Group, Founder and Publisher of Abernathy, and a frequent speaker on the topics of workplace equity, global diversity, and multicultural millennial leadership. Willie also serves as Technical Lead of Seth Godin's altMBA program, a 4-week online workshop for high-performing individuals who want to level up and lead.

Abernathy is a New York based media company that produces events and long-form, sophisticated content for black professionals. Our mission is to produce quality content for an overlooked audience that speaks at once to and for that audience: spreading the word about remarkable black men, reinforcing expectations for what our leaders can contribute, and amplifying the good news from all corners of our world.

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