POCIT

POCIT

@pocintech

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The stories of ‘people of color’ in tech / Jobs 👉🏾 https://t.co/Aii7Fp8vLA / The #Techish Podcast 🎧 https://t.co/qwSsEjXGHH / By @michaelberhane_

Joined on August 17, 2015
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Inside 100 Tweets

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Average replies
6
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POCIT
an hour ago
ON THE POCIT WEEKLY! 💁🏾

Slack hires former Live Nation exec, Nadia Rawlinson { @nadianicolej } as new chief people officer!

https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/uWzSnim7nu

ON THE POCIT WEEKLY! 💁🏾 Slack hires former Live Nation exec, Nadia Rawlinson { @nadianicolej } as new chief people officer! https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/uWzSnim7nu

POCIT
2 hours ago

"I know — this is much more intensive than cutting a check, issuing a statement, or sitting through an unconscious bias training." https://t.co/3LgbXkfria

POCIT
3 hours ago

"Work cultures that champion freedom of expression, lax dress codes, and employee resource groups should have a better shot at reducing some of the burdens that employees feel when they decide to code-switch." https://t.co/e4H2JbQGDk

POCIT
5 hours ago
👀👀

Wells Fargo CEO frustrates employees by claiming there is 'limited pool of Black talent to recruit from'

https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/AU6zjbOtt9

👀👀 Wells Fargo CEO frustrates employees by claiming there is 'limited pool of Black talent to recruit from' https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/AU6zjbOtt9

POCIT
5 hours ago

"Get help from those who are in and around your problem. Who else is working on a business that is complimentary, competing, similar, or adjacent to solving the problem you are solving? Meet with those who have been on and are working in the same arena..." https://t.co/EC2WayOAGC

POCIT
5 hours ago

I believe that some of the biggest barriers to accessing seed funding for Black Founders are the expectations placed on Black Founders during the early days (co-founders, traction, etc.). Many of these requirements are usually more possible with capital. https://t.co/QdVDzBr4lr

POCIT
7 hours ago
NEW POCIT WEEKLY ⚡️

🤔 @WellsFargo CEO claims there is 'limited pool of Black talent to recruit from'

🙌🏾 @lolitataub shares First Time Founders Resources

🙅🏿 Wrongly accused by an algorithm

💻 Slack hires @nadianicolej as new Chief People Officer

https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/LLGgM1XUIb
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NEW POCIT WEEKLY ⚡️ 🤔 @WellsFargo CEO claims there is 'limited pool of Black talent to recruit from' 🙌🏾 @lolitataub shares First Time Founders Resources 🙅🏿 Wrongly accused by an algorithm 💻 Slack hires @nadianicolej as new Chief People Officer https://t.co/LoJ8XK1yTV https://t.co/LLGgM1XUIb

"Knowing that it is possible to build a product for the entirety of the continent inspires optimism; nevertheless, this cannot be done without the bottlenecks associated with operating in Africa..." https://t.co/3LgbXkfria

"I wanted to use the left and right side of my brain. Science was very left-brain focused. But I also wanted to develop that creative side as well and that’s what drew me to UX." https://t.co/bSvZQzuuvH

"Some people will interpret these suggestions as giving Black talent an unfair advantage. This conclusion underscores the need to implement such actions because it highlights how race-based bias is so deeply embedded in the workforce..." https://t.co/3LgbXkfria

👀 👀 

"The Board Challenge" is challenging U.S. firms to add a Black director to their boards within 12 months.

via @MorningBrew 

https://t.co/0TzJS5qOWs https://t.co/JboIs5A5Kb

👀 👀 "The Board Challenge" is challenging U.S. firms to add a Black director to their boards within 12 months. via @MorningBrew https://t.co/0TzJS5qOWs https://t.co/JboIs5A5Kb

NEW POCIT ALERT!! "Most of what I’ve accomplished professionally, I’ve done while also being a mom. Mothers, it’s not too late. I remember feeling uncertain about the timing of being in graduate school because my daughters were so young..." via @Wogrammer https://t.co/9Agw7QAL0L

"At the time, I didn’t have a “team” page because I thought that the idea and the execution mattered most — I was wrong..." https://t.co/3nxZR93sHP

"Keep in mind that there are bad reasons to become an entrepreneur, such as telling yourself “everyone is doing it” or you want to become a millionaire quickly..." https://t.co/EC2WayOAGC

POCIT
2 days ago

"Black women can expect to lose about $941,600 over the course of a 40-year career if the gap remains. This is close to a million dollars that Black women miss out on..." https://t.co/OnYLCsZhFN

POCIT
2 days ago

"Many companies are looking to improve board diversity. But even the most diverse boards are limited if they don’t have an understanding of how Black employees and other underrepresented populations are experiencing your workplace." https://t.co/mA52nPy1YE

POCIT
2 days ago
👏🏾👏🏾

"Oakland Black business fund launches an investment platform for Black-owned businesses."

via @crunchbase 

https://t.co/0TzJS5qOWs https://t.co/9OLqNj0VBE

👏🏾👏🏾 "Oakland Black business fund launches an investment platform for Black-owned businesses." via @crunchbase https://t.co/0TzJS5qOWs https://t.co/9OLqNj0VBE

Black women deserve so much fucking more.

POCIT
2 days ago

"Knowing that it is possible to build a product for the entirety of the continent inspires optimism; nevertheless, this cannot be done without the bottlenecks associated with operating in Africa." https://t.co/mA52nPy1YE

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