Inclusivity and its merits are non-existent within most career fields.
“If you build it, they will come.” – quote via Field of Dreams
Inclusivity and its merits are non-existent within most career fields. Tech, STEM, and the start-up world are well-documented spaces where people of color are lacking representation. Diversity programs and dynamic individuals are somewhat helpful in driving change.
However, there is a real problem when it comes to safe spaces to discuss these issues are discussed in a productive manner. Luckily, there are strong collectives and voices that have emerged from across the country. Enter Hustle House. The event, held at this year’s SXSW Interactive conference, was packed with content that called out for tangible solutions to commonstart-up founder problems.
Aniyia Williams, Hustle House co-creator and Executive Director of Black and Brown Founders, was inspired to create this event by her own experiences as a start-up founder. Her brand Tinsel, is a company that combines eye-catching jewelry design with high quality audio technology.
Given Williams’ varied experiences as a start-up founder, she understands that Black and …