Why this Philly entrepreneurship conference is hosting a Diversity Dinner – Generocity

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This is is a guest post by Mogulette founder Brigitte Daniel. Also, Technically Media Editorial Director Chris Wink is a Diversity Dinner table leader; that relationship is unrelated to this guest post.
The lack of diversity in tech has become a national issue as well as a local one.

Even though studies have shown that diversity in technology is important because diversity helps breed innovation, helps companies perform better and helps attract talent, the gap and lack of representation of diverse demographics is still shockingly large.

In Philadelphia, statistics have shown that there is a higher rate of women working in technology — however, people of color are still not adequately and proportionately represented in Philadelphia’s tech organizations and companies.

Driven by the mantra “You can’t be what you can’t see,” my organization, 

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