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Virtual Meetup: Fireside Chat with Pariss Chandler from Black Tech Pipeline
August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Hear from Pariss Chandler from Black Tech Pipeline while we save some time for virtual networking in small groups before and after the talk!
Pariss began her career as a front-end developer after graduating from Resilient Coders. She works for G2i as a hiring and platform member- vetting engineers as an engineer, and taking lead on social media marketing efforts.
5:00-5:30- Event check-in begins; mingling
5:30-5:40- Welcome, SGO intro, housekeeping/announcements, intro to panelists
5:40-6:15- Moderated fireside chat
6:15-6:30- Audience Q&A
6:30-7:00- Closing and open networking
How is this going to work?
We’ll be sending out a calendar invite to all attendees one week prior to the event. In that invite, you’ll get a bunch of details on how it works, as well as a list of virtual table topics that we’ll pre-set for you to assist in our virtual networking (don’t worry, we’ll leave some room for random on-the-fly conversations too, you can just consider these icebreakers!). You won’t need to download any software, but for the best experience we recommend having a computer with both camera and microphone capability.
About SGO DEI Meet-Ups:
If you’re leading efforts around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at your company, are just starting to dive into the topic at your workplace, or want to learn more about DEI at work, this meetup is for you! Join others from a variety of industries, with various levels of experience and backgrounds who are also working toward creating equity in the workplace. Make connections, share experiences and learn from each other in a casual setting. Open to all genders.
“I absolutely loved the tables! IRL events I have horrible social anxiety so it’s super hard for me to dive into a conversation by walking up to a group. Having these set topics made me feel instantly welcomed and able to really get into the topics with everyone. I wish more events were run this way.”
“For being a virtual event, it was surprisingly easy to engage and feel connected to people. I loved the UI with the tables and table topics, and the speaker part worked very well too.”
“Wonderful content and great conversations. This was my first event and I found it very valuable. I also loved the virtual interface, it’s very user-friendly.”
“The speeches were intriguing and the online forum was incredible! The virtual chairs and tables where attendees could mingle, offered a perfect alternative to physical meetups during our time of social distancing.”