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Change the World – The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium

Every major technology giant from Google, Facebook, Salesforce, Linkedin, Microsoft, Apple, Tesla, Amazon, etc., have all claimed that their platforms have changed the world. Not only have they changed the world, but they’ve expanded the job market and they’ve made more millionaires and billionaires over the last twenty years than any other time in history. The “Technology Revolution” has been created and blacks need to insert themselves into the conversation for wealth and community building and how to build and grow successful technology companies.

Carl West

“I’ve been actively involved in the tech space for nearly ten years, now, and what I’ve discovered was that my community has been missing from this very lucrative wealth-building mechanism,” express Carl West, creator of The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium. The “Technology Revolution” has become a massive way to not only instantly communicate with billions of people but to also create businesses that can sell their goods and services across the globe within minutes. Black people over-utilized every technical gadget or social media platform more than any other race, but we share in the wealth generated in this now 500 billion-dollar commerce, the least,” states Carl, founder of TRUTH 4 Literacy, an after school initiative teaching “Leadership and Critical Thinking skills.”

The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium, which is the 3rd Annual Tech Symposium, is a day that will feature 7 speakers, 300+ attendees, and a tech expo showcasing the latest gadgets from emerging youth innovators. Also introducing the 1st Tech & Innovator Awards.

The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium (Tech Symposium) is designed to not only increase the presence of Black emerging innovators in the tech space but to initiate an ongoing conversation that’s long overdue. The scheduled date for this anticipated Symposium is Friday, August 23rd. The venue hosting the half-day event is The University of Chicago Logan Center at 900 East 60th.

For more information, call 312.980.2681 or [email protected]. The Tech Symposium is FREE. Register here:

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