Image for post
Image for post
Original photo by Brooke Novak, modified a little by me.

Diversity First

Mar 30, 2016 · 2 min read

“…can you recommend any photographers of color in Oakland?”

That was the message I got from my significant other, B, one morning several months ago. This wasn’t a casual question. In the middle of the work day, he is very much about business and this was no exception. The company he co-founded, Clef, was updating their web presence and wanted to include pictures of the team on their site. Being the CEO of a small startup includes many tasks, and one of his tasks was to find a photographer for this project.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch

Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore

Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store