UKBlackTech are dedicated to finding ways to increase the profile of BAME in tech, as well creating solutions to problems encountered in the pursuit of this. After speaking to a wide cross section of BAME in Tech, as well young BAME individuals who aspire to enter the tech sector, from these conversations it was clear that they do not see themselves represented in the media and images that exist of the sector. The few images that are available tend to be of POC in the tech sector in America, andSEE DETAILS
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A couple of weeks ago the picture of 14 young black men at Cambridge university was shared online. First on Twitter and then popularised even more on the BBC website. Many wondered what the big deal was. Yet still others were happy to celebrate a narrative that they were already aware of. Personally having been a mentor to black students at Oxford, Cambridge and a number of other Russell Group universities, this was nothing new to me. Last week another picture emerged, less viral, of a group of 16 youngSEE DETAILS
Race in the workplace can be contentious but it doesn’t have to be. These conversations that may be difficult but it doesn’t mean that they should be avoided.Over on our social media platforms we recently put up a post asking for members of the BAME involved in tech to answer a survey for us. It was a specific survey to a specific demographic that is about collating representation of people in different roles and across different industries. On our Facebook page we had a numerous amount of posts by peopleSEE DETAILS
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