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Equipt facilitates workshops and bootcamps in partnership with leading companies to upskill diverse talent and build inclusive and diverse workforces. These 60-90 minute online workshops focus on soft, hard skills and networking. Participants seeking new opportunities can also be prioritized for tech, sales, and business development jobs.

Example of previous bootcamps/workshops:

Break Into Tech Bootcamp
Career Hacking: Successfully Navigating Non-Diverse Industries
Project Management with the Agile Mindset (Video Trailer)
Master the Code: Lessons from a Senior Software Developer
Lean UX Design: From Deciphering the Problem Space to Ideation

Example Facilitators
Jide Osanyingbemi - A self-taught software developer and serial entrepreneur, Jide was the CTO at Squareknot, an edtech startup that raised over $1m. He also founded Cultivr, a software development company, and platform where he has developed software products across multiple industries and companies such as Nike and Safeway.

Hubert Dagbo - Over ten years of experience working at global financial services companies, such as Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, EY, and Private Equity firm Development Partners International across the USA, Europe, and Africa. He has worked in investment banking, strategy consulting, and as an investor. In addition, he has helped launch eCommerce businesses across several emerging markets. 

Upcoming events (4+)

Lessons from a Google Engineer: How to become a Senior Software Engineer

Network event

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Sandile Kwesa is a frontend-leaning software engineer with a whimsical sense of humor and a penchant for puzzles. He loves to hack on consumer-facing side projects that augment the human experience. He build webapps with React.js or Angular.js in frontend, and Node.js or Go in the backend. He’s worked with MySQL, PostgreSQL & MongoDB in the database layer

Path to Software Seniority: Proven Strategies for becoming a Senior Software Engineer
To take full responsibility for a software development process, you need to have a holistic understanding of how it all comes together. You must understand the mechanisms behind the environment, the system architecture, data structure and algorithms, and other elements that transform business ideas into a working software product. We’ll cover the mindset and skills you need to make the jump.

Sponsor
This speaker series is developed in partnership with Modyfi.io and showcases the future of tech (WebGPU, 3D Graphics) and workshops on best practices for navigating tech as an experienced professional. Modify.io, a tech startup reimagining the future of creative collaboration (design, artwork, and photo editing), is building a diverse and inclusive workforce and looking to connect with people excited to learn and develop. (Apply here for available roles at Modyfi)

Lessons from a Google Engineer: How to become a Senior Software Engineer

Network event

Link visible for attendees

Sandile Kwesa is a frontend-leaning software engineer with a whimsical sense of humor and a penchant for puzzles. He loves to hack on consumer-facing side projects that augment the human experience. He build webapps with React.js or Angular.js in frontend, and Node.js or Go in the backend. He’s worked with MySQL, PostgreSQL & MongoDB in the database layer

Path to Software Seniority: Proven Strategies for becoming a Senior Software Engineer
To take full responsibility for a software development process, you need to have a holistic understanding of how it all comes together. You must understand the mechanisms behind the environment, the system architecture, data structure and algorithms, and other elements that transform business ideas into a working software product. We’ll cover the mindset and skills you need to make the jump.

Sponsor
This speaker series is developed in partnership with Modyfi.io and showcases the future of tech (WebGPU, 3D Graphics) and workshops on best practices for navigating tech as an experienced professional. Modify.io, a tech startup reimagining the future of creative collaboration (design, artwork, and photo editing), is building a diverse and inclusive workforce and looking to connect with people excited to learn and develop. (Apply here for available roles at Modyfi)

Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Diverse Professional's Guide to Thriving in Tech

Network event

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This workshop will guide attendees on how to survive and thrive in corporate spaces, take a more strategic approach to their careers, and understand themselves and others more deeply. In addition, Carice will provide useful tips on how professionals can strengthen their workplace relationships, sharpen their communication skills, improve their personal brands and, ultimately, make an impact.

Facilitator
Carice Anderson holds an MBA from Harvard University and has worked with and for top companies such as Deloitte, Google, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, and Bain & Company. At McKinsey & Company, Carice managed a leadership development program for Black professionals and she currently does executive coaching, consulting, and facilitation for top firms.

Sponsor
This speaker series is developed in partnership with Modyfi.io and showcases the future of tech (WebGPU, 3D Graphics) and workshops on best practices for navigating tech as an experienced professional. Modify.io, a tech startup reimagining the future of creative collaboration (design, artwork, and photo editing), is building a diverse and inclusive workforce and looking to connect with people excited to learn and develop. (Apply here for available roles at Modyfi)

Intelligence Isn’t Enough: A Diverse Professional's Guide to Thriving in Tech

Network event

Link visible for attendees

This workshop will guide attendees on how to survive and thrive in corporate spaces, take a more strategic approach to their careers, and understand themselves and others more deeply. In addition, Carice will provide useful tips on how professionals can strengthen their workplace relationships, sharpen their communication skills, improve their personal brands and, ultimately, make an impact.

Facilitator
Carice Anderson holds an MBA from Harvard University and has worked with and for top companies such as Deloitte, Google, the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, and Bain & Company. At McKinsey & Company, Carice managed a leadership development program for Black professionals and she currently does executive coaching, consulting, and facilitation for top firms.

Sponsor
This speaker series is developed in partnership with Modyfi.io and showcases the future of tech (WebGPU, 3D Graphics) and workshops on best practices for navigating tech as an experienced professional. Modify.io, a tech startup reimagining the future of creative collaboration (design, artwork, and photo editing), is building a diverse and inclusive workforce and looking to connect with people excited to learn and develop. (Apply here for available roles at Modyfi)

Past events (10)

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