Catch up on the progress being led and supported by Stanford People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) in 2022 and learn what's ahead for 2023.
The fourth Explore Careers in Technology Event (ExCITE) was held on Nov. 16. The theme of this ExCITE was “the self” including self-empowerment, self-improvement, self-advocacy, and self-compassion.
Sixteen participants from nine of the 15 organizations represented on the CIO Council attended the Explore Careers in Technology Event (ExCITE) Pulse Check on July 28. Check out what was discussed.
Stanford’s People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in May with guest speaker Cindy Cho, chair of the Asian Staff Forum and senior human resources manager in the School of Humanities and Sciences.
The Explore Careers In Technology Event (ExCITE) is an event sponsored by the CIO Council and the People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group. ExCITE is focused on career advancement and increasing internal DEI hiring within the Stanford technology community.
The Elimination of Harmful Language Initiative (EHLI) is a multi-phase, multi-year project to address harmful language in IT at Stanford. The EHLI website is geared toward helping individuals recognize and address potentially harmful language they may be using.
Eric Abrams, chief inclusion officer for Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, was the featured speaker for POC-IT’s Black History Month event held Feb.15, 2022. During his talk, he expressed hope that everyone would leave the event feeling both curiosity about Black history and optimism about the American experiment itself, admitting that optimism can be very hard to come by these days.
In December 2020, the CIO Council (CIOC) and the People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group published a Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Action to stand in solidarity with the Black community at large and, specifically, at Stanford.
More than 90 attendees participated in the first-ever quarterly Explore Careers In Technology Event (ExCITE) sponsored by CIO Council and People of Color in Technology (POC-IT).
On May 4, Maria Inciong, Director of Technology Solutions Alignment in University IT’s Enterprise Technology group, shared lessons she has learned through her 23-year career at Stanford in an event entitled “The Career Journey of an Asian American at Stanford.”
Maria Inciong, Director of Technology Solutions Alignment in University IT’s Enterprise Technology group, will share her story Tuesday, May 4, from 10 to 11 a.m. in a virtual event entitled “The Career Journey of an Asian American at Stanford.”
POC-IT Hosts Van Williams, Vice Chancellor of IT and Strategic Technology Initiatives at UC Santa Cruz
More than 245 people tuned in last week to hear UC Santa Cruz' Van Williams share his insights and experiences as an IT leader who is also a person of color.