How To Build It – The VentureLab Female Founders Speaker Series

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

VentureLab’s Female Founders Speaker Series features conversations with successful women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial experts. These virtual sessions are open to all who are eager to learn about building a startup.

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WSO2 Announces Free Linux Systems Administration and DevOps Engineering Training Program

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Southeastern Software Association | Talent | Young Professionals

Aimed at closing the skills gap, the company commits to a program that builds foundational digital skills by providing access to high-quality computer science training resources.

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Liger Partners Creative Agency Opens New Hybrid Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Marketing | Talent | Young Professionals

With the roll out of vaccines, many large corporations have announced plans for employees return to the office. While many remote workers are reluctant to go back into a corporate setting, for others the transition to all-screens, all the time was too much. That’s why Atlanta creative firm Liger Partners has opened a new hybrid workplace designed with the future of work in mind. The company combines flexible office hours and remote work with an open-environment and shared common space. Think funky fresh hotel lobby meets a comfortable student center with all of the amenities. There are no assigned desks, so everyone is free to sit where they feel the most inspiration.

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Siyana Info Solutions Announce the Launch of their HRMS Product SiHrX

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Talent | Young Professionals

Siyana Info Solutions announces the launch of its advanced HRMS solution SiHrX. Designed for the modern workforce, SiHrX is being called as the ultimate disruptive innovation for human capital management.

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Chubb Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergrads Studying Risk

Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Talent | Young Professionals

The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to two to five students annually for three years, beginning in the fall 2021 academic year.

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Comcast to aid 80 Black Atlanta businesses with tech, consulting

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Cable giant Comcast has pledged to help 80 small Black-owned businesses in metro Atlanta with consulting, media and creative production services in the coming year through Comcast Rise. Rise is part of Comcast’s $100 million diversity, equity and inclusion initiative it launched last summer in the wake of protests over racial and economic injustice.

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GSU’s Award-Winning Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund Opens Applications

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Talent | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

Georgia State’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (ENI) just launched applications for its 2nd annual Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF). This business accelerator program recently received the Award for Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship Education from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. The MSESF is designed to support underrepresented student, recent alumni and Georgia State community entrepreneurs with seed funding and mentorship to start and grow new ventures. The program is supported by donations from Georgia Power and Georgia State alumnus, Ahmet Bozer (‘83), a retired Executive Vice President at Coca-Cola.

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InSight Digital Summit 2020 Presented by Convergint Technologies

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain & Manufacturing | Talent | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

November 17th-19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST Daily

InSight Digital Summit, hosted by Convergint Technologies, is an exclusive virtual trade show event. This fully immersive digital summit will allow for a traditional trade show experience live from the comfort of your own home or office.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Its Annual Diversity Leadership Award Finalists

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Converge will honor top companies and organizations that embrace and embody inclusion and serve as stewards of our community fostering innovation. We will also celebrate one of the highest honors in Georgia’s technology community of Diversity and Inclusion leader of the year.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Converge Line Up

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Virtual Conference Continues to Bolster Content from Biggest Leaders of Inclusion and Innovation.

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Technology Executives Roundtable to Host Accelerating Black Entrepreneurship in Atlanta Webinar

Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an association that consists of more than 120 CEOs, CFOs and general managers in Georgia’s technology community, will feature a panel discussion on accelerating Black entrepreneurship in the Atlanta tech community. The roundtable discussion will be held virtually from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Keynote Line Up for Converge

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Explores Strategies, Plans and Outcomes Emerging at the Intersection of Inclusion and Innovation.

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Robinson College of Business Graduate Enrollment Surges 78 Percent; Incoming Class is Largest, Most Diverse in its History

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Talent | Young Professionals

The incoming class of graduate students at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the largest and most diverse group ever to enroll in its advanced-level programs.

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UYOA Virtual Cyber Security Student/Student Apprentice Job Fair

Blockchain | Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Southeastern Software Association | Talent | Young Professionals

Join United Youth Of America (UYOA), at 10am – 2pm EST, Friday, September 18, 2020, for the live Virtual Student/Apprentice JobFair. Book your time slots to meet and interview and hire the students of UYOA face-to-face. Meet the Cyber Security students and interview them live. Find students who may be your future employee or student apprentice. If you are a Cobb County Georgia Company or Enterprise, we have the funding available now. Your company will receive a six-month payroll reimbursement for staffing our students for an apprenticeship or hiring our graduates. Register for your time, pick which (one hour) time slot would you prefer to interview the UYOA students on Friday, September 18, 2020.

https://bit.ly/uyoavirtualjobfair

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Google Awards $1 Million Grant to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine to Study Racial Impact of COVID-19

Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Google.org has given $1 million to Morehouse School of Medicine to study racial disparities in COVID-19. The new partnership between Google.org and the Satcher Health Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine will also include a team of Google engineers and data scientists who will work full-time over the next six months to support the project.

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Now Accepting Applications for Pitch for Purpose Startup Competition

Blockchain | Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Media & Entertainment | Mobility | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

PITCH FOR PURPOSE is a startup competition celebrating social entrepreneurs and their ideas that will change the world. Finalists will get the opportunity to pitch their venture for a chance to win $15,000.

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