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

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

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

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

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

Willie Jackson is an inclusion strategist who empowers thoughtful organizations & the leaders who run them. He is the President & CEO of Equity Impact Group, Founder & Publisher of Abernathy, & a frequent speaker on the topics of workplace equity, global diversity, & 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 & lead.

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

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