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Minorities Missing in Tech Fields

Posted Thursday, July 5, 2012

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Minorities Missing in Tech Fields A new study produced by local urban think tank Policy Bridge says there is a growing threat to regional competitiveness in Northeast Ohio: The dearth of blacks and Hispanics in emerging technology businesses. On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll talk about regional efforts to fix that, concentrating on entrepreneurship, engagement, employment and education. Join our discussion, Thursday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Race, Technology

Guests

Gregory L. Brown, executive director, Policy Bridge
Johnathan Holifield, VP of Inclusive Competitiveness, NorTech
Darlene Darby Baldwin, founder, Midtown Scientific
Kevin Trice, CEO, Pulmonary Apps, LLC
Julian Earls, PhD, Executive in Residence, Cleveland State University
Carlin Jackson, CWRU tech student

Additional Information

Ohio Science and Mathematics Education Policy Advisors
Development Fund for Black Students in Science & Technology
Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy

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