Aug 30, 2022 | 1 min read

Partnering with Organizations to Create DEI Opportunities

By: Sienna Provvidenza

Partnering with Organizations to Create DEI Opportunities

Lately, a core focus of the technology industry has been building inclusive and diverse teams. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) opportunities not only lie within internal teams but also apply externally to customers, vendors, and partners. Many tech companies are developing unique strategies to broaden their user base.

Members of the Forbes Technology Council discuss actionable steps leaders can take to actively reach a diverse audience. Patrick Emmons, Founder & CEO at DragonSpears, shares insight as to how leaders can look outward to cultivate an inclusive culture.

Emmons advises partnering with organizations that “create more opportunities for diversity and inclusion.” He mentions his involvement with a local organization in Chicago, i.c.stars, that works to “create more economic opportunities for underserved, disconnected young adults within the tech industry.” Partnerships are a great way to build inclusive networks that work together towards a common goal.

Read the full article ‘15 Strategies To Ensure Tech Products And Services Truly Serve A Diverse User Base.’

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About Sienna Provvidenza

Based in Delray Beach, Florida, Sienna Provvidenza is a Senior Marketing Coordinator at DragonSpears. She graduated in May 2022 from The University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science in International Business & Marketing and a Spanish minor. Sienna is responsible for event management, social media, content creation, and campaign management. She is passionate about driving impactful results to bring visions to life.