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Recruitment Strategies to Attract Black Professionals
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About this Speaker
Karen Williams is a speaker, entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of MinTech Agency & Cultural Avid. Karen has spent the last three years assisting companies with hiring more diverse tech talent. During this time she has discovered some of the most persistent issues companies face when attempting to hire and retain Black, Latinx, and women professionals.
Karen studied Business Administration and Human Resource Management at Strayer University and thereafter she spent 5 years as an HR Generalist. She serves as a member of WITT (Women in Technology of Tennessee) Scholarship Committee and the Nashville Technology Council Diversity Committee.
For her immense efforts to increase diversity in tech, Karen won the Nashville Black Chamber Rising Star award in 2019 and was a finalist for the 2021 Nashville Next Awards Emerging Entrepreneur and Technology startup of the year. She has since been featured in a local publication, Nashville Business Journal, Nashville Post, and Urbaanite and national publications Essence and Business Insider. Let’s make an impact in tech together!
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