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Thursday, May 6 • 14:20 - 15:05
From Allyship to Sponsorship: Solutions to Design a Diverse and Inclusive Community, Sponsored by Red Hat

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From Allyship to Sponsorship: Solutions to Design a Diverse and Inclusive Community. This session will engage the audience in creating a more diverse and inclusive open-source community. Research undoubtedly shows that investing in diversity and inclusion helps you develop better technology and increases your bottom line. The challenge is how do we get there; and how do we, as individuals, develop the leadership skills required to be part of the solution.

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Yulkendy Valdez

Co-Founder & CEO, Forefront
Yulkendy Valdez is a master educator and expert in developing experiential programs focused on diversity and inclusion. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur and TEDx Speaker. She has received numerous fellowships from the Harvard Kennedy School, Opportunity Nation, Young... Read More →

Josuel Plasencia

Co-Founder and President, Forefront
Josuel Plasencia is the Co-Founder and COO of Forefront. Recently, he was selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for the year 2020. Josuel has corporate experience in finance, business strategy, and international development with Accenture, Goldman Sachs, EY, KPMG, BNY Mellon, and... Read More →

Thursday May 6, 2021 14:20 - 15:05 CEST