Empowering Black Designers in the Tech Industry | Mitzi Okou, WATBD

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It's 2021, and Black designers only make up 3% of the workforce at major tech companies. It's disheartening to think about, but you have the power to make a difference, especially if you're a white creative leader, educator, or designer. Representation is crucial to attracting people of color to the tech industry and ensuring an inclusive environment, and retaining them as employees.

In this episode, Mitzi Okou and I discuss the importance of empowering black designers in your workplace and community. Take a listen and learn how Mitzi is raising awareness for the lack of diversity in most companies.

Where are the black designers (WATBD)

https://www.watbd.org

WATBD 2021 Conference

https://www.watbd.org/2021

Mitzi Okou’s Instagram @ok_mitz

https://www.instagram.com/ok_mitz

Mitzi Okou’s LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mitzi-okou-30918b144/

Mitzi Okou’s Website

https://www.mitziokou.com/

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