Resources for the Black Tech Community in the UK!
Welcome friends 👋
The purpose of the workshop was to brainstorm and create a library for individuals of the African diaspora in the UK who are currently working or interested in Tech.
Things that we covered during the session:
- Forums/communities that cater to individuals currently working or interested in tech.
- Inspirational people in tech of Black/African/Caribbean descent.
- Local organisations / business that support with funding / co-working space / mentoring / advice / job opportunities.
This was the result of 25 people split into 3 groups, please refer to the tweet thread for the original answers (twitter post below).
I decided to do some research and create a starting point list for individuals who want to join groups, which are :
- Specifically designed to cater to individuals of the African Diaspora [or inclusive for all – tested by myself]
- Open for people who are currently working or interested in tech.
- Offers job opportunities / mentoring ( can be either for non-technical or technical roles).
Groups / Organisations / Communities
A collection of media content available online that I enjoy as a techie and for my personal growth.
A podcast by two millennials talking about all things tech, pop culture, and life.
The podcast where science/tech journalism meets pop-culture
The millennial woman’s guide to success in tech.
The series looks at the incredible women revolutionizing our lives through technology.
If you think a group /organization/community/ individual is missing from this list, please just add via the comment section. Your contribution is welcomed.
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