Aleria Workshop at Grand Central Tech

January 25, 2018

Thank you for taking part in the Aleria workshop at Grand Central Tech. You will find below links to the resources we described during the workshop. We will be in touch about our progress and let you know when our platform launches.

Please come back to this page often as we will be adding more resources.

Links To Sources Of Talent From Diverse Backgrounds

  • Après Group - Believing that women shouldn't be penalized for reentering the workforce, Après helps women get hired, be inspired, and learn.
  • Black Girl Group - A platform for women of color to showcase their projects and freelance services, connect with potential clients, and share with one another.
  • Fairygodboss - Offering a job board and honest company reviews for women.
  • Include.io - From the CEO of Lesbians Who Tech, Include.io is helping companies build their best team and talent get hired for who they really are.
  • Jopwell - Empowering underrepresented ethnic minority professionals and students to successfully navigate their careers, Jopwell is the leading career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals.
  • Lane - by Women 2.0 - With a strong focus on women in tech, Lane offers a connection point between high-quality tech talent and workplaces that care about making their companies more successful through inclusion.
  • Next Billion - Works with universities and tech companies to run collaborative mentorship programs that support students with disabilities.
  • Noirefy- An excellent resource for connecting diverse talent with top companies.
  • Out & Equal - The world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workplace equality.
  • People of Color in Tech - A top recruitment platform that helps connect people of color with jobs in tech and startups.
  • reacHire - Through comprehensive recruiting, training and placement programs that support diverse hiring, reacHIRE gives companies an alternative channel for tapping into a powerful, underutilized talent pool—returning women.
  • Werk - Using a two-prong approach, Werk helps companies build cultures of flexibility through enterprise assessment technology, while offering a members-only career platform that will help prospective employees find, negotiate, and succeed in a flexible role.
  • Women Who Code - Inspiring women to excel in technology careers, Women Who Code offers their members coding resources, scholarships, and access to a robust job board.
  • 2050 - Connects innovative companies with candidates of color. Click the link to signup to be notified when the website launches.

More Useful Resources

News & Information

  • Blavity - Technology and media company partnering with diverse content creators and influencers to help them reach a wider audience, amplify their message, and fund their hustles.
  • RaceAhead - A newsletter from Fortune focusing on culture and diversity in corporate America. 
  • ThePLUG Tech News - A daily tech newsletter covering black startups, founders, and innovators.
  • UrbanGeekz - Geared towards African American, Latino and multicultural audiences, UrbanGeekz is an online news site offering reviews, interviews, commentary and original video content on startups, commerce, geek gadgets, and more.

Blogs & Other Websites

  • Black Women Talk Tech - Identifies, supports and encourages black women to build the next billion dollar business.
  • The Complexity of Diversity - Featured as a contributor on Forbes, Aleria's Paolo Gaudiano explores some of the complexities of managing diversity and inclusion.
  • DiversAbility - Fostering a community online and off to connect, showcase, and empower people of all abilities doing amazing things.
  • The Kauffman Foundation's Entrepreneurship portal - One of the most comprehensive sources of information, tools and resources available to help aspiring entrepreneurs start businesses, create wealth and employ people.
  • Race Forward / Colorlines - Bringing systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity.