July 9, 2014

Deena Pierott to Offer Keynote on Inclusive Technology at #14LCS

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This September 3-6, NTEN will debut the Leading Change Summit. In addition to the conversations with participants in three separate tracks, #14LCS includes a stellar lineup of keynote speakers who will spark new conversations and nudge existing conversations to introduce new questions.

deena-pierott.preview.jpgToday we’re excited to share that Deena Pierott, founder of the White House honored youth program called iUrban Teen Tech, will offer a keynote called Moving from Diversity to Inclusion: Changing landscapes of nonprofit technology.

iUrban Teen Tech has an intentional outreach to male youth of color and exposes them to STEM+Arts career opportunities. Deena believes in digital equity and inclusion and ways tech can drive economic development in more marginalized communities. She is also the founder of Mosaic Blueprint, a Pacific NW firm specializing in diversity consulting, nonprofit diversity recruiting, and multicultural branding. She recently created the Portland Metro Diversity Employment Network, which consists of Portland Metro Human Resource Managers and Corporate Recruiters who are creating a whole new model for diversity recruiting and on-boarding.

She has been featured in the following publications: Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise, Ebony Magazine, Deliver magazine, Neurology Now, the Chicago Tribune, NPR, and Working Mother Magazine.

You can follow Deena Pierott at @deenapierott.

And check out the full lineup of #14LCS speakers and facilitators!