CECP Accelerate Community: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech

CECP Accelerate Communities provide the opportunity for cross-functional leaders from CECP companies to take a deeper dive on priority areas with their peers to advance their strategies individually and the field, more broadly. Communities draw upon curated CECP and partner expertise and engage in both in- person and virtual meetings, best-practice sharing, and framework creation.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech
The Accelerate Community Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech takes an intensive and collaborative look at how companies can more effectively drive excellence, equity, and long term systemic improvements in workforce development and STEM education.

Participating companies include: Best Buy, BNY Mellon, CenterPoint Energy, Cognizant, Deutsche Bank, General Electric, Honeywell, Intel, Northwestern Mutual, PSEG, PwC, Tata Consultancy Services, and Travelers.

Accelerate Community Resources

CECP Accelerate Community Overview: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech

Video and PPT presentation from 2017 CECP Summit presentation, “Systemic Investments for Equity, Talent, and Tech” by Dr. Kamau Bobb

Q1 Accelerate Community meeting presentation (September 28, 2017)

CECP Insights Blog: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Towards an Equity Lens

Q2 Accelerate Community meeting presentation (December 8, 2017)

2017 Problem of the Color Line by Kamau Bobb

CECP Insights Blog: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech –Along the Spectrum

Medium, Unifying Equity and Access in Computing https://medium.com/@CSforALL/unifying-equity-and-access-in-computing-948b28c2f02d by Dr. Kamau Bobb

CECP Insights Blog: Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent and Tech – When Establishing a Tech Hub is the Objective

Resources on Afterschool STEM, prepared by STEM Next

Program Videos

Best Buy Teen Tech Center

Travelers EDGE Program

Related Resources and Communities of Practice
Change the Equation http://www.changetheequation.org/
STEMworks http://stem-works.com/
STEM Funders Network http://stemecosystems.org/about-the-stem-funders-network/
Business Roundtable http://businessroundtable.org/issues/education-workforce
The Connectory https://theconnectory.org/
STEM Next https://stemnext.org/


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