BlackTech Weekend Heads to New Orleans During Essence Festival

BlackTech Week is an immersive week long series of events that brings together the most innovative young minds, creative influences and thought leaders of color. The organizers are hitting the road and bringing their celebration to New Orleans.

BlackTech Weekend NOLA is designed to connect black innovators and entrepreneurs in tech, media, and other industries for a daylong event on July 5, the beginning of Essence Festival weekend.

The event features a full day of programming, including everything from a panel celebrating black women in tech to an intro session about building black wealth.

A few of the confirmed speakers are:

The organizers plan to announce more speakers and keynotes as the event gets closer. Find out more about the schedule and purchase tickets here.