Originally posted to LinkedIn I saw this article from Forbes about Canvas, a company that raised $50 million dollars (after previously raising $20 million) to help diverse candidates get hired. That sounds great, right? Well – not exactly. Canvas is a rebrand of Jumpstart founded… Read More »White funding, diverse markets: should white people run diversity focused companies?
On Sunday, June 21 I was on Black Tech Unplugged with Deena McKay. We covered a number of topics and it was an awesome conversation! You can listen to it on all sorts of platforms! Black Tech Unplugged: https://blacktechunplugged.com/2020/06/30/ep-037-caren-young-unplugged/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7sJJzqZzVJ7nIYawnHPNi8 iTunes: http://apple.co/2uPHluv Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2h23UqN Google Play: http://bit.ly/2ufelPO Stitcher: http://bit.ly/2teXkRy PlayerFM: http://bit.ly/2uRXWyR
In early June, I was honored to host a webinar with Natalie Bonifede about how organizations can move from being an ally to an accomplice. This was a fantastic webinar and we were able to share a lot of great information. I’m delighted to share… Read More »Webinar replay: Beyond the Acknowledgement
“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth gets its shoes on” -Proverb with multiple attributions Do you remember the game telephone? One person would say a sentence and everyone would have to repeat what the sentence and the last person would say… Read More »Don’t let your desire for clout get you embarrassed.
Hi, my name is Caren Young and I am the founder of the Professional Adult. I’d like to share a story with you. I worked for a number of tech companies, each doing great work and gaining notoriety in how they do business and how… Read More »Who is the Professional Adult?