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BIT members enjoy the benefit of leveraging a global community to receive discounts on training and certifications, technical products and services, access to career resources, and exclusive professional networking and social events. 
 
Join Blacks In Technology

BIT x Techqueria Career Fair

Friday, April 16, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

The Blacks In Technology and Techqueria career fair series makes it easy for companies seeking diverse technical talent. Our goal is to help you stand out from the crowd and to shin a spotlight on Black and Latinx talent.⁠

Whether you’re looking for your first job in tech, or you’re a seasoned tech veteran exploring options, we’ll place you in direct contact with organization who are making a deliberate effort to add diversity to their teams. ⁠

These career fairs are free to join if you are a member of Blacks In Technology or Techqueria. ⁠Register here: https://foundation.blacksintechnology.net/career-fair-registration/⁠

Virtual Spotlight: An Inside Look at Google with Blacks In Technology

April 22, 2021 5:30PM - 6:30PM EST

Google is excited to virtually welcome members of the Blacks In Technology community from the DC and NYC Chapters to the upcoming Virtual Spotlight: An Inside Look at Google with Blacks In Technology.

This virtual event is intended to provide participants with a look into Google’s company culture, hear directly from Googlers who will share their personal experience and insights on projects, teams, and communities at Google, and provide a space to connect in small groups with Googlers, peers, and Blacks In Technology representatives.

Since Google and Blacks In Technology would like to meaningfully engage with attendees during this virtual event, there will be a capacity limit. For that reason, we invite you to RSVP in advance.

Prior to the event, please utilize this website to learn more about the Googlers in attendance, resources available, and review technical tips to enhance your Google Meet experience here in the FAQs.

Additional information and registration here: https://events.withgoogle.com/virtual-spotlight-google-with-blacks-in-technology/
The Black Channel Partner Alliance Accelerator Program seeks to create new partnerships with community organizations, activate cloud transformation workshops, launch solutions on commercial marketplaces and drive black partners to achieve co-sell status with Microsoft. 

Ideal candidates will be/have: 
  • Can dedicate up to 8 hours per week to the Accelerator
  • Business is at least 51% Black-owned
  • Business is managed by a Black partner
  • Business must be based in the United States
Applications are being accepted through April 12th, 2021

Growth workshops include:
  • 1:1 Coaching from Industry Experts
  • Comprehensive courses for how to partner with Microsoft
  • Access to our Directory of Members and Partners
Apply here.  Applicants can expect to hear the results by April 16, 2021.

Upcoming Events

DATE EVENT | REGISTRATION
4/14 Blacks In Technology Cincinnati Chapter Kickoff Event
4/16 BIT x Techqueria Career Fair
4/19 April Chapter Meeting – BIT Twin Cities
4/22 Virtual Spotlight: An Inside Look at Google with Blacks In Technology – Google
4/22 How to Practice Self-Care During a Coding Bootcamp – Galvanize
4/27 Microsoft Leap Apprenticeship Program BIT Info Session
4/28-4/29 Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Certification
4/29 Using Therapy to Reset in IT Workplaces – BIT PDX

Feature Program

AWS Virtual Classroom Training

April 20-April 27, 2021
 

One of our core offerings for AWS is Virtual Classroom Trainings which brings an engaged, hands-on learning experience delivered by expert instructors who teach in-demand cloud skills and best practices. Typically, the value of these 1-day and 3-day classroom trainings range from $700 – $2,100 per seat, but AWS is providing BIT members with fully-sponsored vouchers at no cost. These trainings are on a first come first serve basis with 25 open seats per class. The classes are based in the US but BIT members can attend from anywhere.

 
Class Name Class Start Date Class End Date
Architecting on AWS April 20th @ 9AM CT April 22nd @ 5PM CT
AWS Technical Essentials April 23rd @ 9AM PT April 23rd @ 5PM PT
AWS Technical Essentials April 26th @ 9AM CT April 26th @ 5PM CT
Architecting on AWS April 27th @ 9AM PT April 29th @ 5PM PT

Details and registration can be found in the member's section of the BIT Foundation website: https://foundation.blacksintechnology.net/programs/

Chapter Spotlight

BIT Charlotte Promise Scholarship


Blacks In Technology Charlotte has partnered with Google Fiber to provide 10, $500 scholarships to Black juniors and seniors at Charlotte public high schools. If you know any Black high school students interested in STEM at the following schools, please email nwr@blacksintechnology.net for application information.
Many programs and resources are free to Blacks In Technology Foundation members. You can become a BIT member for free here:
https://foundation.blacksintechnology.net/join-bit
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