Stanford People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) is a university-wide affinity group that advances representation, engagement, and support of people of any color in technology roles at Stanford.

While primarily aimed at university, SLAC, and Stanford Medicine staff who work or have an interest in technology roles, POC-IT also welcomes faculty and students, allies, and those in non-technology roles who are interested in participating.

This program is part of Stanford IDEAL IT, which provides innovative approaches for increasing diversity, inclusion, equity, and access across Stanford IT.

Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Action

The Stanford CIO Council (CIOC) and the Stanford People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group stand in solidarity with the Black community at large and, specifically, at Stanford. Furthermore, we support transformative measures to increase representation and opportunities across the Stanford IT community for Blacks and other people of color. Read the full statement.

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Get ExCITEd! Explore Careers in Technology. Brought to you by the CIO Council & People of Color in Technology

Get ExCITEd About Your Future

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). 

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Maria Inciong Shares Lessons Learned From a 23-Year Career at Stanford

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.”

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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.”

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