With over 40,000 jobs being created in Austin in 2018 and unemployment sitting at a decades low of 2.6%, companies face increase competition for diverse talent. To stay competitive and ahead of industry trends, businesses need diverse talent that’ll integrate with company culture, while bringing different skills and perspectives to the team.
In order to overcome these challenges, the Austin Urban Technology Movement and Harlem Labs have partnered with local institutions and organizations to host Re-THINK Austin 2019 and bridge the gap between the Black and Brown communities and technology companies.
This event is for you if you are:
Searching for a career path
Interested in entrepreneurship
Looking to get into the tech/business industry
Aiming to connect with Black and Brown professionals
9am - 9:30am: Check-in
9:30am - 10:30am: Living in the Digital Age...10 Years from Now
11am - 12pm: The Economics of Minority Retention
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch (tentative)
2pm - 3pm: Interactive session
3:30pm - 4:30pm: TBD
5pm - 6:30pm: Hacking the Black Community
7pm - 9pm: Mixer
Go beyond a typical job fair and facilitate meaningful conversations in a curated environment of 150 local college students and over 200 professionals from different companies, non-profits, and organizations.
Please send all resumes and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to space, those seeking job placement will have top priority.