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ToC Strives To Create A Cohesive And Thriving Community of African Americans In Technology.

Technologists of Color is fiscally sponsored by Successful Paths, Inc. a 501c3 corporation.

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HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT FOR TOC AND OTHER NOTABLE EVENTS

Oct 3rd: ToC Foundations – Algorithms I

Foundations is a program designed to provide immediate awareness of foundational...

Oct 8th: Coding While Black – with AWS

Coding While Black is a working session where we focus on collaborating, buildin...

Oct 22nd: Coding While Black

Coding While Black is a working session where we focus on collaborating, buildin...

Oct 24th: ToC Foundations – Interviewing and Whiteboarding

Foundations is a program designed to provide immediate awareness of foundational...

About Us
WE STRIVE TO PROVIDE A PLATFORM FOR GROWTH OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN TECHNOLOGY

All about comunity

Established in May of 2012, Technologists of Color is a passionate collection of professionals from the information technology arena. We understand the influence of technology on everything from the food we eat to the way we spend money. We want to make sure that African-Americans are among our nation’s technology influencers and policy decision-makers.

 

The community we form is committed to building the African American tech community in Atlanta. We share skills and knowledge to support and assist in the advancement of African Americans in information technology. Our primary goal is to connect tech professionals, entrepreneurs, “newbies” as well as “career changers” so that they can share knowledge,

 

resources and opportunities. We strive to inform and educate the community to help increase African American participation in this rapidly growing world of technology. ToC has steadily grown to become a valued voice in the African-American technology scene – and that growth is only just beginning.

CONNECT

To build a strong and cohesive community of African American technologists we first bring together professionals, entrepreneurs and students alike.

INFORM

In order to take advantage of the vast amount of opportunity in the technology industry, we help to make the community aware that these opportunities exist; so that it can move to meet the demand.

TEACH

To help address the shortage for technology professionals, we help to create a pipeline of young technologists by training them on the technologies highest in demand.

MOBILIZE

We provide opportunities for technology professionals to reach back and contribute their expertise to the education of those looking to grow in the industry.

Programs
OUR CORE PROGRAMMING FOCUSES ON CONNECTING, INFORMING,TEACHING AND COLLABORATING.

Meetups

Meetups

Our meetups are designed to provide information on the latest trends in technology as well as to provide a forum
for discussing issues as it relates to African Americans in technology fields.

Happy Hours

Happy Hours

The ToC Happy Hours provide an opportunity to meet tech professionals in a casual setting. It also helps those interested in technology to get plugged in to what’s happening in and around the tech scene.

Coding While Black

Coding While Black

Hosted at The Russell Center in Atlanta, Coding While Black is a learning, working and collaboration session for developers, systems engineers, devOps, data scientists, and those who just want to learn.

Code Your World

Code Your World

Code Your World is a series of programming workshops for students from elementary to high school. The workshops cover technologies such as Arduino, Javascript, mobile and web app development.

Paid Membership Benefits
MEMBERSHIP HAS IT'S PRIVILEDGES! (COMING SOON)

Event Streams

For those who cannot or choose not to attend, recordings of events will be made available for viewing for Platinum and Gold members.

Premium Event Access

Premium events such as App Showcase, the Holiday Social and select meetups are free to Platinum members and discounted for Gold members.

Tech Conference Passes

Paid members are eligible to receive free or discounted passes to many of the premier tech conferences in Atlanta and across the country.

Workshop Discounts

Receive discounts on all workshops and classes. ToC offers the “Professional Series” and “Code Your World” programs for professionals and students respectively. 

Free Happy Hours

Entry, drink tickets and a chance to win raffle prizes are all free for Platinum members.

Career Tools

Platinum members have access to career development sessions, counseling and advice from industry professionals that understand the unique challenges of Blacks in the technology. industry.

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Team
THE LEAD TECHNOLOGISTS
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Marcellus Haynes
Co-Founder / Fearless Leader
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Yolanda Davis
Co-Founder / Advisor
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Jon Exume
Programming Lead
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Mark Lawson
Programming Lead
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Bridgette Depay
Education Lead
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Miriam DeAna
Technical Training Lead
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Lola Shonaike
Programming Lead/ WebMaster