Interesting story, but seems like you are kind of ignoring Casey Gerald, who is the March 11…
Hugh Forrest
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Thank you for responding, Hugh. I appreciate it. You’re a champion of diversity here in Austin and I’ve noticed, but am really disappointed that you’re presenting Kerry Washington as an Interactive featured speaker. At least get someone from one of the Netflix shows! :) It’s mildly insulting to be honest. Yes, Casey is doing great work, phenomenal work, but I’m sure he’d agree that if we rely on MBA programs for diversifying tech — particularly the top programs VCs look too which have historically low numbers of Black students (Harvard has 5% in their MBA program, MIT has 4%) — it’s likely to produce more of the same. We have to do better.

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