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Self-Examination, and Action: I Stand With #BlackLivesMatter

I want to acknowledge the events that are happening in our world today and acknowledge any feelings y
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I want to acknowledge the events that are happening in our world today and acknowledge any feelings you are having. 
I am exhausted emotionally, I am angry, I am frustrated and I am hopeful. The inequalities that we are seeing in the Black community have been around for hundreds of years in the U.S. My hope is that this conversation doesn’t end in 60 days, but keeps going. There is a long journey ahead.
In this month’s digest I am sharing the top resources that I have shared with many founders, mentors, friends and family that have reached out to me asking for guidance.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace
Building a race equity culture
A guide to help you and your team begin to take action against racism and set up the foundation for your organization to have a race equity culture
A Journey To Taking Action Against Racism - Andrea Perdomo
Understand that coming to terms with your own bias and privilege will not be an easy experience. It is necessary to feel feelings of guilt, shame, and anger throughout this process. “Racism is a…
Resources for Black Founders
Resources to Find, Support and Invest in Black Founders
The recent Black Lives Matter protests have sent a long overdue wake up call to many people around the country about the daily racism inflicted upon Black people in the United States. As we continue…

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
Techstars Startup Digest Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is curated by:
Andrea Perdomo Andrea Perdomo - Network Catalyst - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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