Feb 1, 2023
Our founder, Pearce, was invited to explore how we can better encourage diversity in technology, and encourage minority groups to innovate. See the full article here
What does it mean to make innovation more inclusive?
Many corporations are fascinated that I do not look like the conventional stereotype of a scientist; black people are very much the minority in technology. I didn’t undergo the classic education in computer science, I am relatively self-taught. There are many other socioeconomic groups that are less likely to find themselves as founders in technology and, by changing policies and educating others, we can alleviate the barriers to entry.
Or top three tips for encouraging diverse tech innovators
Explore solutions to real problems
Create free programmes to allow upskilling
Expose children to positive role models and opportunities to create