Black Professionals in Tech Network partners with Canadian companies to support Black tech workers
The Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) has partnered with eight Canadian companies, including TD Bank, Bell Canada, and Rogers, pledging “to create a more reflective, supportive and transformational space for Black tech professionals in Canada.”Other new BPTN partner organizations include Hootsuite, Rangle.io, Top Hat, PointClickCare, and MaRS Discovery District.
“Tech will lead the future economy, and these companies are leading the way for tech.”Founded in 2017, BPTN is a Toronto-based networking platform designed to support the advancement of Black tech workers and combat systemic racism in the tech industry.
It aims to help bridge the tech talent gap by giving Black developers, engineers, sales, and marketing professionals access to sponsorship, training, and networking opportunities.
We’d like to encourage our friends at other Canadian tech companies to do the same.”RELATED: Canadian tech and innovation leaders launch new anti-racism coalitionCounting over 10,000 members, BPTN is the largest network of Black tech talent in Canada.
Image source Black Professionals in Tech Network via BPTN’s website
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